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06/18/2018


Total MDI: Down 5.9 points from the previous week.
The MDI is a measure of relative truck demand in the spot market. It compares load availability to truck availability.

The MDI for Total equipment decreased 5.9 points in the latest week to 71.8, a decrease of 7.6%. Compared to last year the MDI is up 36.5 points, or 103.5%.  Over the last 4 weeks it has averaged an increase of 3.2 points.  According to the Market Outlook from FTR we should expect to see it average a decrease of 2.6 points over the next four weeks.

Total Rates: Down 0.3% from the previous week.
Total equipment Rates posted on Truckstop.com decreased 0.3% in the latest week to $2.74.  Compared to last year Rates are up 23.5%. According to the Market Outlook from FTR we should expect to see Rates average a decline of 0.8% per week over the next four weeks.  


Load Availability: Decreased 1.0% from the previous week.
Load Availability for Total equipment on Truckstop.com decreased 1.0 % in the latest week to an index value of 210.1. Compared to last year Availability is up 54.7%. Over the last 4 weeks Availability has averaged an increase of 3.71%.

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