Reefer Truck Rates

The weekly fruit and vegetable truck rate report can be found below.
Source: U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Agricultural Marketing Service

Washington, DC  April 18, 2018
USDA Truck Rate Report

WA_FV190                                                                                                                            

PRovided by: Patty Willkie  Phone: 202-205-9690                                                                                                                                    

FRUIT AND VEGETABLE TRUCK RATE REPORT, WEEK ENDING TUESDAY APRIL 17 2018                                                            
                                                                                                                                    
Rates quoted represent open (spot) market sales that shippers or                                                                    
receivers pay, depending on basis of sale, per load, including                                                                      
brokers' fees for shipments in truck load volume to a single destination.                                                           
Extra charges for delivery to terminal markets, multi-pickup and multi-drop                                                         
shipments are not included unless otherwise stated.  Rates are based on                                                             
the most usual loads in 48-53 foot refrigerated trailers from the origin                                                            
shipping area to the destination receiving city.  The ten cities of                                                                 
destination are Atlanta, Georgia; Baltimore, Maryland; Boston, Massachusetts;                                                       
Chicago, Illinois; Dallas, Texas; Los Angeles, California; Miami, Florida;                                                          
New York, New York; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; and Seattle, Washington.     

A slight shortage of trucks was reported for the following commodities: 
citrus and avocados from South District California, tomatoes, mixed 
vegetables, and melons from Central and South Florida, potatoes from 
Aroostook County Maine, and sweet potatoes from Eastern North Carolina. 
All other districts reported an adequate supply of trucks. 
                                                       
                                                                                                                                    

FIRST PRICE RANGE FOR WEEK OF APRIL 11-17 2018                                                                                      
SECOND PRICE MOSTLY FOR TUESDAY APRIL 17 2018                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                    
PERCENTAGE OF CHANGE FROM TUESDAY APRIL 10 2018 SHOWN IN ().                                                                        
                                                                                                                                    
In areas where rates are based on package rates, per-load rates were                                                                
derived by multiplying the package rate by the number of packages in                                                                
the most usual load in a 48-53 foot trailer.                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                    

                WEEKLY  RANGE          TUESDAY  MOSTLY                                                                              

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES, ARIZONA                                                                                           
-- TOMATO, SQUASH, CUCUMBER, HONEYDEW, WATERMELON AND MIXED VEGETABLES   ADEQUATE --                                                
                                                                                                                                    
CHICAGO           3600   4000                        (-3)                                                                           
DALLAS            2400   2900                        (-4)                                                                           
LOS ANGELES       1800   2000                        (0)                                                                            
MIAMI             5400   5800                        (0)                                                                            
NEW YORK          6500   7200            6700   6800 (-3)                                                                           
PHILADELPHIA      6400   7000                   6500 (-2)                                                                           

CENTRAL SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY CALIFORNIA                                                                                               
-- ICEBERG LETTUCE   ADEQUATE --                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
ATLANTA           6300   6500                                                                                                       
BALTIMORE         7600   7800                                                                                                       
BOSTON            8500   8700                                                                                                       
CHICAGO           5800   6000                                                                                                       
DALLAS            4200   4400                                                                                                       
MIAMI             7800   8000                                                                                                       
NEW YORK          8000   8200                                                                                                       
PHILADELPHIA      7800   8000                                                                                                       
SEATTLE           2700   2900                                                                                                       

IMPERIAL, COACHELLA & PALO VERDE VALLEYS CALIFORNIA                                                                                 
-- BELL PEPPERS AND CORN   ADEQUATE --                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                    
ATLANTA           5700   5900                                                                                                       
BALTIMORE         7000   7200                                                                                                       
BOSTON            8000   8200                                                                                                       
CHICAGO           5600   5800                                                                                                       
DALLAS            3600   3800                                                                                                       
MIAMI             7100   7300                                                                                                       
NEW YORK          7400   7600                                                                                                       
PHILADELPHIA      7200   7400                                                                                                       

KERN DISTRICT CALIFORNIA                                                                                                            
-- CARROTS   ADEQUATE --                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                    
ATLANTA           6000   6200                        (+4)                                                                           
BALTIMORE         7300   7500                        (+4)                                                                           
BOSTON            8200   8400                        (+5)                                                                           
CHICAGO           5500   5700                        (+12)                                                                          
DALLAS            3900   4100                        (-4)                                                                           
MIAMI             7500   7700                        (+3)                                                                           
NEW YORK          7700   7900                        (+4)                                                                           
PHILADELPHIA      7500   7700                        (+5)                                                                           

OXNARD DISTRICT CALIFORNIA                                                                                                          
-- CELERY, CILANTRO, CABBAGE, KALE, LETTUCE ROMAINE, LEAF LETTUCE, STRAWBERRIES   ADEQUATE --                                       
                                                                                                                                    
ATLANTA           6100   6300                        (+4)                                                                           
BALTIMORE         7400   7600                        (+3)                                                                           
BOSTON            8300   8500                        (+4)                                                                           
CHICAGO           5600   5800                        (+10)                                                                          
DALLAS            4100   4300                        (-3)                                                                           
MIAMI             7600   7800                        (+2)                                                                           
NEW YORK          7800   8000                        (+3)                                                                           
PHILADELPHIA      7600   7800                        (+3)                                                                           

SALINAS-WATSONVILLE CALIFORNIA                                                                                                      
-- BROCCOLI, CAULIFLOWER, ICEBERG LETTUCE, LETTUCE ROMAINE AND LEAF LETTUCE   ADEQUATE --                                           
                                                                                                                                    
ATLANTA           6500   6700                        (+2)                                                                           
BALTIMORE         7800   8000                        (+3)                                                                           
BOSTON            8600   8800                        (+4)                                                                           
CHICAGO           5900   6100                        (+7)                                                                           
DALLAS            4400   4600                        (-4)                                                                           
MIAMI             7900   8100                        (+1)                                                                           
NEW YORK          8100   8300                        (+2)                                                                           
PHILADELPHIA      7900   8100                        (+2)                                                                           
SEATTLE           3100   3300                        (+8)                                                                           

SANTA MARIA CALIFORNIA                                                                                                              
-- BROCCOLI, CAULIFLOWER, ICEBERG LETTUCE, LEAF LETTUCE, CELERY AND STRAWBERRIES   ADEQUATE --                                      
                                                                                                                                    
ATLANTA           6400   6600                        (+4)                                                                           
BALTIMORE         7700   7900                        (+4)                                                                           
BOSTON            8600   8800                        (+5)                                                                           
CHICAGO           5900   6100                        (+11)                                                                          
DALLAS            4400   4600                        (-1)                                                                           
MIAMI             7900   8100                        (+3)                                                                           
NEW YORK          8100   8300                        (+4)                                                                           
PHILADELPHIA      7900   8100                        (+5)                                                                           
SEATTLE           3100   3300                        (0)                                                                            

SOUTH DISTRICT CALIFORNIA                                                                                                           
-- CITRUS, AVOCADOS   SLIGHT SHORTAGE --                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                    
ATLANTA           5800   6400            5900   6300 (+4)                                                                           
BALTIMORE         7000   8000            7200   7600 (+3)                                                                           
BOSTON            7700   8800            7900   8400 (+6)                                                                           
CHICAGO           5000   5900            5400   5800 (+10)                                                                          
DALLAS            3700   4350            3800   4200 (-4)                                                                           
MIAMI             7100   7900            7400   7800 (+3)                                                                           
NEW YORK          7300   8300            7500   7900 (+4)                                                                           
PHILADELPHIA      7100   8100            7300   7700 (+4)                                                                           
SEATTLE           2750   3800            3400   3600 (+1)                                                                           

SAN LUIS VALLEY COLORADO                                                                                                            
-- POTATOES   ADEQUATE --                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                    
ATLANTA           2967   3655                        (+6)                                                                           
BALTIMORE         3684   5268                        (-11)                                                                          
BOSTON            4372   5302                        (+1)                                                                           
CHICAGO           2438   2580                        (-4)                                                                           
DALLAS            1448   2103                        (-13)                                                                          
LOS ANGELES       1935   2008                        (-3)                                                                           
MIAMI             4172   5590                        (-1)                                                                           
NEW YORK          3982   5500                        (-14)                                                                          
PHILADELPHIA      3782   4300                        (-13)                                                                          

CENTRAL & SOUTH FLORIDA                                                                                                             
-- TOMATOES, MIXED VEGETABLES, MELONS   SLIGHT SHORTAGE --                                                                          
                                                                                                                                    
ATLANTA           1450   1500                        (+2)                                                                           
BALTIMORE         2600   3000            2750   2900 (+3)                                                                           
BOSTON            3800   4000            3800   3900 (+1)                                                                           
CHICAGO           2800   3000                        (+5)                                                                           
NEW YORK          3400   3600            3500   3600 (+4)                                                                           
PHILADELPHIA      2800   3200            3000   3200 (0)                                                                            

FLORIDA                                                                                                                             
-- POTATOES   ADEQUATE --                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                    
ATLANTA            900   1400            1100   1300 (0)                                                                            
BALTIMORE         1900   3200            2100   2550 (0)                                                                            
BOSTON            3400   4000            3400   3600 (0)                                                                            
MIAMI              600    700                        (0)                                                                            
NEW YORK          3200   3500                        (0)                                                                            
PHILADELPHIA      2600   3000            2600   2800 (0)                                                                            

SOUTH FLORIDA                                                                                                                       
-- MELONS   ADEQUATE --                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                    
ATLANTA           1200   1500            1200   1400 (+4)                                                                           
BOSTON            3600   3900            3600   3800 (+6)                                                                           
CHICAGO           2600   2900                        (+4)                                                                           
NEW YORK          3200   3500                        (+2)                                                                           
PHILADELPHIA      3000   3200                        (+7)                                                                           

IDAHO AND MALHEUR COUNTY, OREGON                                                                                                    
-- ONIONS   ADEQUATE --                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                    
ATLANTA           4675   4888                        (0)                                                                            
BALTIMORE         5525   5950                   5525 (0)                                                                            
BOSTON            5950   6800                        (0)                                                                            
CHICAGO           3613   3825                        (0)                                                                            
DALLAS            3400   4675            3825   4250 (0)                                                                            
LOS ANGELES       1913   2125                   2125 (0)                                                                            
MIAMI             6375   6800                   6375 (0)                                                                            
NEW YORK          5950   6375                        (0)                                                                            
PHILADELPHIA      5525   5950                        (0)                                                                            

UPPER VALLEY, TWIN FALLS-BURLEY DISTRICT IDAHO                                                                                      
-- POTATOES   ADEQUATE --                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                    
ATLANTA           4250   5313                   4463 (0)                                                                            
BALTIMORE         5100   5500                   5300 (0)                                                                            
BOSTON            5525   6588            5950   6163 (0)                                                                            
CHICAGO           3188   3613                   3400 (0)                                                                            
DALLAS            3188   3825            3400   3613 (0)                                                                            
LOS ANGELES       1700   2231            1800   2000 (0)                                                                            
MIAMI             5950   6588                   6375 (0)                                                                            
NEW YORK          5300   5950            5313   5525 (0)                                                                            
PHILADELPHIA      4850   5525            5313   5525 (0)                                                                            

LOUISIANA                                                                                                                           
-- SWEET POTATOES   ADEQUATE --                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                    
CHICAGO           2000   2400                   2200 (0)                                                                            
NEW YORK          5300   5500                   5500 (0)                                                                            

AROOSTOOK COUNTY MAINE                                                                                                              
-- POTATOES   SLIGHT SHORTAGE --                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                    
ATLANTA           3500   4000            3600   3800 (0)                                                                            
BOSTON            1700   1900            1800   1900 (0)                                                                            
NEW YORK          2200   2450            2300   2450 (0)                                                                            
PHILADELPHIA      2250   2600            2400   2500 (0)                                                                            

MICHIGAN                                                                                                                            
-- APPLES   ADEQUATE --                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                    
ATLANTA           2800   3200            2900   3100 (0)                                                                            
BOSTON            3800   4200            3900   4100 (0)                                                                            
CHICAGO           1100   1300                        (0)                                                                            
DALLAS            3400   3800            3500   3600 (0)                                                                            
MIAMI             4500   4900            4600   4800 (0)                                                                            
PHILADELPHIA      3300   3600            3300   3500 (0)                                                                            

MINNESOTA-NORTH DAKOTA (RED RIVER VALLEY)                                                                                           
-- POTATOES   ADEQUATE --                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                    
ATLANTA           4038   4675            4038   4463 (0)                                                                            
BALTIMORE         4250   5100            4250   4888 (0)                                                                            
BOSTON            4675   5100                   5100 (0)                                                                            
CHICAGO           1913   2338            1913   2125 (0)                                                                            
DALLAS            2975   3825                        (0)                                                                            
MIAMI             5313   6163                   5950 (0)                                                                            
NEW YORK          4675   5313                        (0)                                                                            
PHILADELPHIA      4038   5100            4250   4675 (0)                                                                            

MISSISSIPPI                                                                                                                         
-- SWEET POTATOES   ADEQUATE --                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                    
ATLANTA           1200   1400                   1400 (0)                                                                            
CHICAGO           1800   2400            2200   2400 (0)                                                                            
DALLAS            2200   2500                        (0)                                                                            

EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA                                                                                                              
-- SWEET POTATOES   SLIGHT SHORTAGE --                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                    
ATLANTA                  2250                        (0)                                                                            
BALTIMORE         1500   2000                        (0)                                                                            
BOSTON            2750   3000                        (0)                                                                            
CHICAGO                  3000                        (0)                                                                            
MIAMI                    2500                        (0)                                                                            
NEW YORK                 2500                        (0)                                                                            
PHILADELPHIA             2000                        (0)                                                                            

NEBRASKA                                                                                                                            
-- POTATOES   ADEQUATE --                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                    
ATLANTA           2504   2975                        (-4)                                                                           
BALTIMORE         3000   4675                        (-3)                                                                           
BOSTON            3558   4675                        (-5)                                                                           
CHICAGO           1626   2550                        (-27)                                                                          
DALLAS            1522   2125                        (+6)                                                                           
MIAMI             3786   5525                        (0)                                                                            
NEW YORK          3184   5100                        (-3)                                                                           
PHILADELPHIA      3112   4250                        (-6)                                                                           

NEW YORK                                                                                                                            
-- APPLES   ADEQUATE --                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                    
ATLANTA           2800   3500                        (0)                                                                            
BALTIMORE         1500   2000            1600   1800 (0)                                                                            
BOSTON            1500   2000                   1900 (0)                                                                            
MIAMI             3500   3750                        (0)                                                                            
NEW YORK          1500   2000                   1800 (0)                                                                            
PHILADELPHIA      1500   2000                   1800 (0)                                                                            

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS                                                                                                      
-- LIMES, MANGOES, BROCCOLI, TOMATOES, CARROTS, MIXED FRUITS AND VEGETABLES   ADEQUATE --                                           
                                                                                                                                    
ATLANTA           3400   3800                        (0)                                                                            
BALTIMORE         5200   5600                        (0)                                                                            
BOSTON            6400   6500                        (0)                                                                            
CHICAGO           3600   4000                        (0)                                                                            
DALLAS            1400   1800                        (0)                                                                            
LOS ANGELES       3700   4000                        (0)                                                                            
MIAMI             4000   4200                        (0)                                                                            
NEW YORK          5800   6300                        (0)                                                                            
PHILADELPHIA      5400   5900                        (0)                                                                            
SEATTLE           6400   6800                        (0)                                                                            

COLUMBIA BASIN WASHINGTON                                                                                                           
-- POTATOES AND ONIONS   ADEQUATE --                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                    
ATLANTA           5300   5700                        (0)                                                                            
CHICAGO           4500   4900                        (0)                                                                            
DALLAS            3900   4500                        (0)                                                                            
LOS ANGELES       2000   2500                   2000 (0)                                                                            
MIAMI             5800   7500            6383   6825 (0)                                                                            

YAKIMA VALLEY & WENATCHEE DISTRICT WASHINGTON                                                                                       
-- APPLES AND PEARS   ADEQUATE --                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                    
BOSTON            7100   8000            7300   7700 (+4)                                                                           
CHICAGO           4100   5200            4600   4900 (0)                                                                            
DALLAS            3900   4600            4100   4300 (+1)                                                                           
LOS ANGELES       2100   2800            2500   2700 (+4)                                                                           
NEW YORK          6700   7600            7100   7500 (+6)                                                                           
PHILADELPHIA      6500   7400            6900   7300 (+6)                                                                           
SEATTLE            900   1200            1000   1100 (+11)                                                                          

CENTRAL WISCONSIN                                                                                                                   
-- POTATOES   ADEQUATE --                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                    
ATLANTA           2975   3400            2975   3188 (0)                                                                            
BALTIMORE         3400   3613                        (0)                                                                            
BOSTON            3400   4463            3613   4000 (0)                                                                            
CHICAGO            956   1275             956   1063 (0)                                                                            
MIAMI             4675   5313                        (0)                                                                            
NEW YORK          3400   4675            3800   4200 (0)                                                                            
PHILADELPHIA      3400   3613                        (0)                                                                            

                                                                                                                                    
TRUCK SHIPMENTS OF FRESH FRUITS AND VEGETABLES                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                    
Shipments are in 40,000 pound units.  Information is                                                                                
subject to revision.                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                    

                   2018           2017                                                                                              

              APR 08-14      APR 09-15                                                                                              

U.S.             24,154         27,882                                                                                              
IMPORTS          21,528         24,732                                                                                              
           ------------ --------------                                                                                              
sum              45,682         52,614                                                                                              

              APR 01-07      APR 02-08                                                                                              

U.S.             29,859         28,279                                                                                              
IMPORTS          20,680         23,415                                                                                              
           ------------ --------------                                                                                              
sum              50,539         51,694                                                                                              

              MAR 25-31  MAR 26-APR 01                                                                                              

U.S.             26,740         24,862                                                                                              
IMPORTS          23,020         24,230                                                                                              
           ------------ --------------                                                                                              
sum              49,760         49,092                                                                                              
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