Spot Market Truck Freight and Rates Dip Seasonally in April: DAT Freight Index

PORTLAND, Ore. (May 11, 2015)—Spot market freight volume in April followed a typical seasonal pattern, declining 10 percent compared to March, according to the DAT North American Freight Index. Year over year, freight availability declined 27 percent compared to the extraordinary volume of 2014. When compared to 2013 and all previous years, April 2015 volume exceeded same-month totals.