Strong Freight Volume Adds 9% in June: DAT Freight Index

PORTLAND, Ore. (July 9, 2015)—Spot market freight volume increased 9.0 percent in June, compared to May, due to seasonal trends that also drove rates up for all equipment types. Last month’s strong volume exceeded same-month totals for all prior years except 2014, according to the DAT North American Freight Index. Freight availability declined 28 percent compared to last year’s atypical results.