Spot Market Freight Volume Seasonally Strong in May: DAT Freight Index

PORTLAND, Ore. (June 10, 2015)—Spot market freight volume remained strong in May, edging down just 1.7 percent compared to April, according to the DAT North American Freight Index. Compared to the extraordinary volume of May 2014, freight declined 27 percent. Compared to long-term historical trends, volume exceeded same-month totals for 16 of the 18 years since the DAT Freight Index was established in 1997.