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  July 26, 2017
USDA Truck Rate Report
WA_FV190                                                                                                                            
                      
Provided by: Patty Willkie    Phone: 202-205-9690                                                                                                          

FRUIT AND VEGETABLE TRUCK RATE REPORT, WEEK ENDING TUESDAY JULY 25 2017                                                             
                                                                                                                                    
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: 
onions from Southern New Mexico and sweet potatoes from Eastern North Carolina. 
A slight surplus of trucks was reported for the following commodities: limes, 
mangoes, broccoli, tomatoes, carrots, mixed fruits and vegetables from Mexico 
Crossings through Texas, and watermelons from Texas. All other districts 
reported an adequate supply of trucks. A First Report was issued for potatoes 
from Big Lake and Central Minnesota and cabbage and beans from New York.
                                                        
                                                                                                                                    

FIRST PRICE RANGE FOR WEEK OF JULY 19-25 2017                                                                                       
SECOND PRICE MOSTLY FOR TUESDAY JULY 25 2017                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                    
PERCENTAGE OF CHANGE FROM TUESDAY JULY 18 2017 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                                                                                           
-- MANGOES   ADEQUATE --                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                    
CHICAGO          4000  4600           4300  4400                                                                                    
DALLAS           2800  3000                                                                                                         
LOS ANGELES      1000  1100                                                                                                         
MIAMI            5800  6200           5800  6000                                                                                    
NEW YORK         6400  6800           6400  6600                                                                                    
PHILADELPHIA     5800  6100           5800  6000                                                                                    

CENTRAL DISTRICT CALIFORNIA                                                                                                         
-- TOMATOES, ROMA TOMATOES, CORN, ARTICHOKES   ADEQUATE --                                                                          
                                                                                                                                    
ATLANTA          5300  5600                      (-5)                                                                               
BALTIMORE        6300  6800                      (-4)                                                                               
BOSTON           7300  7700                      (-5)                                                                               
CHICAGO          4800  5200                      (-7)                                                                               
DALLAS           3600  4000                      (-7)                                                                               
MIAMI            6700  6900                      (-7)                                                                               
NEW YORK         6700  7000                      (-7)                                                                               
PHILADELPHIA     6500  6900                      (-6)                                                                               
SEATTLE                3300                      (-6)                                                                               

KERN DISTRICT CALIFORNIA                                                                                                            
-- CARROTS AND POTATOES   ADEQUATE --                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                    
ATLANTA          5500  5600                      (-5)                                                                               
BALTIMORE        6800  6900                      (-4)                                                                               
BOSTON                 7400                      (-5)                                                                               
CHICAGO          5000  5200                      (-7)                                                                               
DALLAS                 3900                      (-7)                                                                               
MIAMI            6900  7000                      (-7)                                                                               
NEW YORK         7000  7100                      (-7)                                                                               
PHILADELPHIA     6900  7000                      (-5)                                                                               

OXNARD DISTRICT CALIFORNIA                                                                                                          
-- CILANTRO, CABBAGE, KALE, PARSLEY   ADEQUATE --                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                    
ATLANTA          5500  5700                      (-5)                                                                               
BALTIMORE        6900  7000                      (-4)                                                                               
BOSTON           7400  7500                      (-5)                                                                               
CHICAGO          5100  5300                      (-7)                                                                               
DALLAS           4000  4100                      (-7)                                                                               
MIAMI            7000  7100                      (-7)                                                                               
NEW YORK         7200  7300                      (-6)                                                                               
PHILADELPHIA     7000  7100                      (-5)                                                                               
SEATTLE          3100  3300                      (-6)                                                                               

SALINAS-WATSONVILLE CALIFORNIA                                                                                                      
-- BROCCOLI, CAULIFLOWER, LETTUCE, LETTUCE ROMAINE, LEAF LETTUCE   ADEQUATE --                                                      
                                                                                                                                    
ATLANTA          5900  6000                      (-5)                                                                               
BALTIMORE        7000  7200                      (-4)                                                                               
BOSTON           7500  7800                      (-5)                                                                               
CHICAGO          5400  5700                      (-7)                                                                               
DALLAS           4300  4400                      (-6)                                                                               
NEW YORK         7400  7500                      (-6)                                                                               
PHILADELPHIA     7200  7500                      (-5)                                                                               

SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY CALIFORNIA                                                                                                       
-- ONIONS   ADEQUATE --                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                    
BOSTON           4675  5100                 4888 (0)                                                                                
LOS ANGELES       850   900                      (0)                                                                                
NEW YORK         5313  5525                      (0)                                                                                
PHILADELPHIA     4888  5100                      (0)                                                                                

SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY CALIFORNIA                                                                                                       
-- PEACHES, PLUMS,NECTARINES AND GRAPES   ADEQUATE --                                                                               
                                                                                                                                    
ATLANTA          5300  6000           5800  6000 (0)                                                                                
BALTIMORE        6500  7200           6600  7000 (0)                                                                                
CHICAGO          5200  5600           5300  5500 (0)                                                                                
DALLAS           3900  4400           4000  4200 (0)                                                                                
MIAMI            7200  7500                      (0)                                                                                
PHILADELPHIA     6600  7400           6900  7100 (0)                                                                                

SANTA MARIA CALIFORNIA                                                                                                              
-- BROCCOLI, CAULIFLOWER, STRAWBERRIES, LETTUCE, LETTUCE ROMAINE, LEAF LETTUCE   ADEQUATE --                                        
                                                                                                                                    
ATLANTA          5800  6000                      (-5)                                                                               
BALTIMORE        6900  7000                      (-4)                                                                               
BOSTON           7400  7600                      (-5)                                                                               
CHICAGO          5300  5600                      (-7)                                                                               
DALLAS           4300  4400                      (-6)                                                                               
MIAMI            7200  7300                      (-6)                                                                               
NEW YORK         7300  7400                      (-6)                                                                               
PHILADELPHIA     7100  7300                      (-5)                                                                               
SEATTLE          3000  3200                      (-6)                                                                               

SOUTH DISTRICT CALIFORNIA                                                                                                           
-- CITRUS, AVOCADOS   ADEQUATE --                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                    
ATLANTA          5100  5800           5200  5500 (-8)                                                                               
BOSTON           6000  6700           6300  6600 (-16)                                                                              
CHICAGO          4500  5000           4600  4900 (-10)                                                                              
DALLAS           3700  4100           3800  4100 (-2)                                                                               
MIAMI            6500  7100           6700  7000 (-5)                                                                               
NEW YORK         6600  7100           6700  6900 (-6)                                                                               
PHILADELPHIA     6400  6900           6400  6700 (-6)                                                                               

SAN LUIS VALLEY COLORADO                                                                                                            
-- POTATOES   ADEQUATE --                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                    
ATLANTA          2903  3225                 3006 (0)                                                                                
BALTIMORE        3655  4300                 3832 (0)                                                                                
BOSTON           3655  4372                 4133 (0)                                                                                
CHICAGO          2258  2438                 2351 (0)                                                                                
DALLAS           1448  1720                 1540 (0)                                                                                
LOS ANGELES      1613  2008                 1798 (0)                                                                                
MIAMI            3870  5160                 4429 (0)                                                                                
NEW YORK         3655  3982                 3873 (0)                                                                                
PHILADELPHIA     3225  4085                 3719 (0)                                                                                

VIDALIA DISTRICT GEORGIA                                                                                                            
-- ONIONS   ADEQUATE --                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                    
ATLANTA           950  1000                      (0)                                                                                
BALTIMORE        2200  2400                      (0)                                                                                
BOSTON           3300  3600                      (0)                                                                                
CHICAGO          2200  2400                      (0)                                                                                
DALLAS           2200  2400                      (0)                                                                                
LOS ANGELES      3500  4000                      (0)                                                                                
MIAMI            1300  1800                      (0)                                                                                
NEW YORK         3000  3500                      (0)                                                                                
PHILADELPHIA     2200  2500                      (0)                                                                                

UPPER VALLEY, TWIN FALLS-BURLEY DISTRICT IDAHO                                                                                      
-- POTATOES   ADEQUATE --                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                    
ATLANTA          3825  4250                 3910 (0)                                                                                
BALTIMORE        4463  4675                      (0)                                                                                
BOSTON           4800  5313                      (0)                                                                                
CHICAGO          2550  2975                      (0)                                                                                
DALLAS           2800  3188                      (0)                                                                                
LOS ANGELES      1488  1594                      (0)                                                                                
MIAMI            4994  5313                      (0)                                                                                
NEW YORK         4675  5100                      (0)                                                                                
PHILADELPHIA     4250  4675           4463  4675 (0)                                                                                

MICHIGAN                                                                                                                            
-- BLUEBERRIES   ADEQUATE --                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                    
ATLANTA          3400  3600                 3500 (0)                                                                                
BOSTON           4900  5200           5000  5100 (0)                                                                                
CHICAGO          1300  1500                 1400 (0)                                                                                
DALLAS           3800  4100           3900  4000 (0)                                                                                
NEW YORK         4300  4600                 4500 (0)                                                                                

MICHIGAN                                                                                                                            
-- CUCUMBERS   ADEQUATE --                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                    
ATLANTA          2200  2500           2300  2400 (0)                                                                                
BOSTON           3000  3400           3200  3300 (0)                                                                                
CHICAGO           900  1100                 1000 (0)                                                                                
DALLAS           2600  2900           2700  2800 (0)                                                                                
PHILADELPHIA     2700  3000           2800  2900 (0)                                                                                

BIG LAKE AND CENTRAL MINNESOTA                                                                                                      
-- POTATOES   ADEQUATE - FIRST REPORT --                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                    
ATLANTA                2903                                                                                                         
BOSTON                 3440                                                                                                         
CHICAGO          1075  1183                 1129                                                                                    
NEW YORK               3440                                                                                                         

MISSISSIPPI                                                                                                                         
-- SWEET POTATOES   ADEQUATE --                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                    
ATLANTA          1100  1400           1100  1200 (0)                                                                                
CHICAGO          1300  1500                      (0)                                                                                
DALLAS           1400  1600                 1600 (0)                                                                                

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

SOUTHERN NEW MEXICO                                                                                                                 
-- ONIONS   SLIGHT SHORTAGE --                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                    
ATLANTA          3400  4038                      (0)                                                                                
BOSTON           3825  4463                 4250 (0)                                                                                
CHICAGO          2975  3613                      (0)                                                                                
DALLAS           1488  1700                      (0)                                                                                
LOS ANGELES      1500  2125                 1700 (0)                                                                                
NEW YORK         4250  4675                 4463 (0)                                                                                
PHILADELPHIA     3825  4250                 4250 (0)                                                                                

NEW YORK                                                                                                                            
-- CABBAGE/BEANS   ADEQUATE - FIRST REPORT --                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                    
NEW YORK          900  1100                                                                                                         
PHILADELPHIA      700   900                                                                                                         

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS                                                                                                      
-- LIMES, MANGOES, BROCCOLI, TOMATOES, CARROTS, MIXED FRUITS AND VEGETABLES   SLIGHT SURPLUS --                                     
                                                                                                                                    
ATLANTA          2200  2600           2300  2500 (-4)                                                                               
BALTIMORE        3500  4200           3600  3900 (-12)                                                                              
BOSTON           4600  5000           4600  4800 (-4)                                                                               
CHICAGO          2500  2800           2500  2700 (-10)                                                                              
DALLAS           1000  1300           1100  1200 (+10)                                                                              
LOS ANGELES      2300  2600           2400  2500 (-11)                                                                              
MIAMI            3000  3500           3200  3400 (-7)                                                                               
NEW YORK         4200  4600           4400  4500 (-9)                                                                               
PHILADELPHIA     3800  4300           3900  4100 (-16)                                                                              
SEATTLE          4500  5100           4700  5000 (0)                                                                                

TEXAS                                                                                                                               
-- WATERMELONS   SLIGHT SURPLUS --                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                    
ATLANTA          2200  2600           2300  2500 (-4)                                                                               
BALTIMORE        3500  4200           3600  3900 (-9)                                                                               
BOSTON           4600  5000           4600  4800 (-4)                                                                               
CHICAGO          2500  2800           2500  2700 (-10)                                                                              
DALLAS           1000  1300           1100  1200 (+10)                                                                              
LOS ANGELES      2300  2600           2400  2500 (-11)                                                                              
MIAMI            3000  3500           3200  3400 (-7)                                                                               
NEW YORK         4200  4600           4400  4500 (-9)                                                                               
PHILADELPHIA     3800  4300           3900  4100 (-16)                                                                              
SEATTLE          4500  5100           4700  5000 (0)                                                                                

COLUMBIA BASIN WASHINGTON                                                                                                           
-- POTATOES   ADEQUATE --                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                    
ATLANTA          4250  4888           4250  4675 (0)                                                                                
CHICAGO          3400  3698                      (0)                                                                                
DALLAS           3188  3800                 3400 (0)                                                                                
LOS ANGELES      1000  1700           1488  1700 (0)                                                                                
MIAMI            5525  5950                      (0)                                                                                

YAKIMA VALLEY & WENATCHEE DISTRICT WASHINGTON                                                                                       
-- APPLES AND PEARS   ADEQUATE --                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                    
BOSTON           6800  7200                 7000 (+5)                                                                               
CHICAGO          4800  5000                      (+8)                                                                               
DALLAS           5000  5200                      (+5)                                                                               
LOS ANGELES      2100  2500           2100  2300 (+10)                                                                              
MIAMI            7000  7500           7400  7500 (+7)                                                                               
NEW YORK         6800  7000                      (+6)                                                                               
PHILADELPHIA     6500  6800           6700  6800 (+11)                                                                              
SEATTLE           900  1100                      (+11)                                                                              

CENTRAL WISCONSIN                                                                                                                   
-- POTATOES   ADEQUATE --                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                    
ATLANTA          2550  2763                      (0)                                                                                
BALTIMORE        2975  3400           2975  3188 (0)                                                                                
BOSTON           3188  3825                      (0)                                                                                
CHICAGO           850  1063            850   956 (0)                                                                                
PHILADELPHIA     2975  3400           2975  3188 (0)                                                                                

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

                   2017           2016                                                                                              

              JUL 16-22      JUL 17-23                                                                                              

U.S.             30,455         30,896                                                                                              
IMPORTS          12,736         14,604                                                                                              
           ------------ --------------                                                                                              
sum              43,191         45,500                                                                                              

              JUL 09-15      JUL 10-16                                                                                              

U.S.             29,443         31,276                                                                                              
IMPORTS          16,163         13,805                                                                                              
           ------------ --------------                                                                                              
sum              45,606         45,081                                                                                              

              JUL 02-08      JUL 03-09                                                                                              

U.S.             27,116         30,193                                                                                              
IMPORTS          13,512         14,000                                                                                              
           ------------ --------------                                                                                              
sum              40,628         44,193                                                                                              
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