Dry Van Report: Industrial sector reports a solid second quarter – DAT Freight & Analytics


Industrial provide corporations are reporting continued development with their newest 2nd quarter outcomes, suggesting that there isn’t a downward shift in demand but. The economic sector is a vital business for truckload tonnage. Fastenal Firm, a pacesetter within the wholesale distribution of commercial and building provides, reported web gross sales elevated by $270.8, or 18.0%, within the second quarter of 2022 in comparison with the second quarter of 2021. The report additionally mentions that “the second quarter of 2022 continued to expertise robust, economically-driven development in underlying demand for manufacturing and building tools and provides. From an finish market standpoint, each day gross sales to our manufacturing prospects elevated 23.1% within the second quarter of 2022 from the second quarter of 2021. Day by day gross sales to our non-residential building prospects elevated 10.8% within the second quarter of 2022 from the second quarter of 2021.”

MSC Industrial, a number one North American distributor of a broad vary of metalworking and upkeep, restore, and operations services, reported a ten.7% enhance in gross sales within the 2nd quarter of 2022. Erik Gershwind, President and Chief Government Officer, stated, “Our fiscal third quarter is one other proof level of the constructing momentum inside our Firm. We achieved double-digit common each day gross sales development, roughly 500 foundation factors above the Industrial Manufacturing index.” The Firm expects double-digit common each day gross sales development to proceed into the subsequent quarter.

Enerpac Instrument Group Corp. additionally reported a worthwhile quarter. Internet gross sales had been $152 million, representing a ten% year-over-year enhance in core gross sales. “Our stable third-quarter gross sales and revenue had been the results of continued broad-based demand and robust execution by our workforce throughout our world footprint,” stated Paul Sternlieb, Enerpac Instrument Group’s President & CEO.


All charges cited under exclude gas surcharges except in any other case famous.

Accessible capability in Brooklyn, NY, the market tightened for the fourth week in a row following misplaced week’s $0.10/mile enhance to a mean outbound fee of $2.16/mile. Brooklyn load submit volumes are actually up 46% within the final month following final week’s 10% enhance. Hundreds 1,400 miles west to Hutchinson, KS, are up $0.15/mile within the earlier three weeks to a mean of $1.55/mile, which is simply $0.03/mile decrease than the identical time final 12 months. Within the Massachusetts manufacturing hub in Springfield, dry van capability was tight after spot charges jumped $0.28/mile to a mean outbound fee of $2.03/mile. Brief-haul hundreds to Harrisburg, PA, averaged $2.34/mile final week or round $0.30/mile decrease than the earlier 12 months. 

On the West Coast in Los Angeles and Ontario markets, capability tightened barely with charges transferring up $0.01/mile to a mean of $2.29/mile, whereas in Chicago, spot charges had been up by the identical quantity to $2.23/mile. In Atlanta, spot charges dropped for the third week in a row following final week’s $0.07/mile lower to $2.04/mile. 

Dry van load submit volumes dropped under 2020 ranges for the primary time final week following a 15% w/w lower. In distinction, tools posts remained at their highest stage recorded in July and round 8% larger than 2019 ranges. In consequence, final week’s dry van load-to-truck ratio decreased for the fourth week in a row to three.31. 

Dry van linehaul charges decreased once more by lower than a penny-per-mile final week to a nationwide common of $1.96/mile. Spot charges are $0.42/mile decrease than the earlier 12 months however are nonetheless $0.33/mile larger than the common of pre-pandemic years and $0.04/mile larger than this time in 2018. 


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