Market Rates in the load boards are a more general, less precise version of the broker to carrier spot rates and the shipper to carrier contract rates with less supporting information.
Broker-to-Carrier Spot Rates with a Load Board only subscription, the shortest time used to calculate a rate is 90 days and the smallest area is an Expanded Market.
This rate does not capture recent market and seasonal changes or show differences in rates between adjoining areas. RateView subscriptions are available that provide rates based on as little as 7 Days data and areas as small as 3-Digit ZIP Codes.
RateView subscriptions are available that provide rates based on as little as 7 days of data and areas as small as 3-Digit ZIP Codes.
In addition, key supporting rate information such as the number of records, the number of companies, and 13-month history are not included with the Load Board subscriptions.
For RateView subscribers, the rate that appears in the Load Board is upgraded to the rate in their RateView subscription and all the detail in RateView is just a click away.
Shipper-to-Carrier Contract Rates are included in higher levels of the Load Board but they do not include Area and Timeframe, the number of records, the number of companies contributing t the rate, or the history.
Other features unique to RateView are the rate calculator, Multi-Lane Lookups, State and Regional Rate Matrices, and Rate Estimate controls.