This week’s DHL Supply Chain Pricing Power Index: 85 (Carriers)
Last week’s DHL Supply Chain Pricing Power Index: 85 (Carriers)
Three-month DHL Supply Chain Pricing Power Index Outlook: 80 (Carriers)
The DHL Supply Chain Pricing Power Index uses the analytics and data in FreightWaves SONAR to analyze the market and estimate the negotiating power for rates between shippers and carriers.
Lingering distortions from the Labor Day holiday make weekly comparisons difficult. Accepted tenders up 15% year-over-year this week, compared to 18% a week ago. Carriers are being particularly selective and rejecting more than 1 in 4 contracted loads, which has pushed spot rates above $3/mi. In 46/100 lanes.
The Pricing Power Index is based on the following indicators:
Load volumes: Absolute levels and momentum positive for carriers
Our Outbound Tender Volume Index (OTVI) is calculated on a seven-day moving average basis to smooth out interday fluctuations. Due to this, the