Daily Tip: FreightWaves’ National Truckload Index (NTI)

Ashley McAvoyDaily Tips

Did you know? The truckload spot market leads longer term pricing trends by ~90 days on average.  Each day we’ll send you a daily tip designed to guide you to become a SONAR expert. If you have any questions, please contact your Customer Success Representative or email the team at cs@freightwaves.com. FreightWaves’ National Truckload Index (NTI) is a national truckload … Read More

Daily Tip: National Truckload Index (NTI)

Ashley McAvoyDaily Tips

Did you know? The truckload spot market leads longer term pricing trends by ~90 days on average.  Each day we’ll send you a daily tip designed to guide you to become a SONAR expert. If you have any questions, please contact your Customer Success Representative or email the team at cs@freightwaves.com. FreightWaves’ National Truckload Index (NTI) is a national truckload … Read More

Spot (linehaul) to contract rate spread (RATES, RATES12, RATES20)

FreightWaves Customer SuccessFreightWaves National Indices

What is it? The difference between spot and contract dry van rates at a national level excluding estimated fuel costs. It is based on the National Trucking Index less the cost of fuel at various levels (NTIL, NTIL12, NTIL20) and FreightWaves van contract rate data initial report (VCRPM1), which is a  lagging index (14-day lag). The rate spreads are offered … Read More