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 shortage of trucks was reported for melons from Southwest Indiana and Southeast Illinois. A slight shortage of trucks was reported for the following commodities: melons from Delaware Maryland and Eastern Shore Virginia. A slight surplus of trucks was reported for the following commodities: onions from Vidalia District Georgia and onions from Southern New Mexico. A surplus of trucks was reported for the following commodities: onions, cabbage, oranges and grapefruit from Lower Rio Grande Valley, Texas, limes, tomatoes, broccoli, mixed fruits and vegetables from Mexico crossings through Texas. All other districts reported an adequate supply of trucks.

FIRST PRICE RANGE FOR WEEK OF AUGUST 7-13 2019
SECOND PRICE MOSTLY FOR TUESDAY AUGUST 13 2019

PERCENTAGE OF CHANGE FROM TUESDAY AUGUST 6 2019 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  

KERN DISTRICT CALIFORNIA
— CARROTS AND GRAPES ADEQUATE —

ATLANTA 5500 5800 (+2)
BALTIMORE 6500 6600 (+3)
BOSTON 7100 7600 (+3)
CHICAGO 4600 4900 (+2)
DALLAS   4400 (+2)
MIAMI 6500 6900 (+2)
NEW YORK 7000 7200 (+3)
PHILADELPHIA 6500 7100 (+3)

 

SALINAS-WATSONVILLE CALIFORNIA
— BROCCOLI, STRAWBERRIES, CAULIFLOWER, ICEBERG LETTUCE, ROMAINE AND LEAF LETTUCE ADEQUATE —

ATLANTA 6100 6200 (+2)
BALTIMORE   6900 (+3)
BOSTON 7600 8100 (+3)
CHICAGO 4800 5300 (+2)
DALLAS   5000 (+2)
MIAMI 7200 7600 (+1)
NEW YORK 7400 7800 (+3)
PHILADELPHIA 7200 7700 (+3)

SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY CALIFORNIA
— ONIONS ADEQUATE —

BALTIMORE 5313 5780 (0)
BOSTON 5950 6630 (0)
LOS ANGELES 950 1200 (0)
NEW YORK 5300 5525 (0)
PHILADELPHIA 5313 5950 (0)

SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY CALIFORNIA
— PEACHES, NECTARINES,PLUMS,GRAPES ADEQUATE —

BALTIMORE 6300 7300 (0)
DALLAS 3500 4400 (0)
MIAMI 6400 7500 (0)
PHILADELPHIA 6300 7200 (0)
SEATTLE 2600 3700 (0)

SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY CALIFORNIA
— WATERMELONS, HONEYDEWS, CANTALOUPS, BELL PEPPERS AND CORN ADEQUATE —

ATLANTA 5700 5800 (+2)
BALTIMORE 6600 6700 (+3)
BOSTON 7100 7700 (+3)
CHICAGO 4800 5000 (+2)
DALLAS   4100 (+3)
MIAMI 6800 7000 (+1)
NEW YORK 7000 7300 (+3)
PHILADELPHIA 6600 7200 (+3)

SANTA MARIA CALIFORNIA
— BROCCOLI, STRAWBERRIES, CAULIFLOWER, LETTUCE, ROMAINE, LEAF LETTUCE AND CELERY ADEQUATE —

ATLANTA 5800 6000 (+2)
BALTIMORE 6700 6900 (+3)
BOSTON 7500 7900 (+3)
CHICAGO 4800 5200 (+2)
DALLAS   4800 (+2)
MIAMI 7100 7200 (+1)
NEW YORK 7400 7500 (+3)
PHILADELPHIA 7000 7400 (+3)

SOUTH DISTRICT CALIFORNIA
— CITRUS, AVOCADOS ADEQUATE —

ATLANTA 4900 5700 (0)
BALTIMORE 6000 6900 (0)
BOSTON 6800 7500 (0)
CHICAGO 4500 4900 (-2)
DALLAS 3300 4100 (0)
MIAMI 6200 7100 (0)
NEW YORK 6300 7100 (0)
PHILADELPHIA 6100 7000 (0)
SEATTLE 2600 3700 (0)

SAN LUIS VALLEY COLORADO
— POTATOES ADEQUATE —

ATLANTA 2881 3314 (0)
BALTIMORE 4145 4515 (0)
BOSTON 4515 4919 (0)
CHICAGO 1935 2150 (0)
DALLAS 1613 1935 (0)
LOS ANGELES 1720 1935 (0)
MIAMI 4300 4945 (0)
NEW YORK 4300 4480 (0)
PHILADELPHIA 4085 4515 (0)

DELAWARE, MARYLAND AND EASTERN SHORE VIRGINIA
— MELONS SLIGHT SHORTAGE —

ATLANTA 1600 1700 (-8)
BALTIMORE 800 900 (-6)
BOSTON 1700 1800 (-3)
CHICAGO 1300 1400 (-4)
NEW YORK 1300 1400 (-4)
PHILADELPHIA 900 1000 (-5)

NORTH CAROLINA
— MELONS ADEQUATE —

ATLANTA 1000 1100 (-5)
BALTIMORE 1300 1400 (-4)
BOSTON 1900 2200 (-12)
CHICAGO 1500 1600 (+3)
NEW YORK 1900 2100 (-2)
PHILADELPHIA 1400 1600 (-6)

SOUTHWEST INDIANA AND SOUTHEAST ILLINOIS
— MELONS SHORTAGE —

CHICAGO 1000 1200 (-13)

VIDALIA DISTRICT GEORGIA
— ONIONS SLIGHT SURPLUS —

ATLANTA 900 1000 (0)
BALTIMORE 2200 2850 (0)
BOSTON 3200 4200 (0)
CHICAGO 2300 2500 (0)
DALLAS 2350 2600 (0)
LOS ANGELES 3400 3700 (0)
MIAMI 1700 2350 (0)
NEW YORK 3200 3400 (0)
PHILADELPHIA 2300 2850 (0)

UPPER VALLEY, TWIN FALLS-BURLEY DISTRICT IDAHO
— POTATOES ADEQUATE —

ATLANTA 4250 5000 (0)
BALTIMORE 4888 5500 (0)
BOSTON 5525 6163 (0)
CHICAGO 2975 3613 (0)
DALLAS 3188 3613 (0)
LOS ANGELES 1700 1913 (0)
MIAMI 5950 6375 (0)
NEW YORK 5313 6000 (0)
PHILADELPHIA 5100 5500 (0)

MICHIGAN
— CUCUMBERS ADEQUATE —

ATLANTA 2200 2600 (0)
BALTIMORE 2400 2800 (0)
CHICAGO 800 1000 (0)
DALLAS 2500 3000 (0)
NEW YORK 2600 3000 (0)
PHILADELPHIA 2400 2800 (0)

MISSISSIPPI
— SWEET POTATOES ADEQUATE —

ATLANTA 1200 1400 (0)
CHICAGO 1800 2200 (0)
DALLAS 2200 2400 (0)

EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA
— SWEET POTATOES ADEQUATE —

ATLANTA   2500 (0)
BALTIMORE   2000 (0)
BOSTON 3000 3500 (0)
CHICAGO   3000 (0)
MIAMI   2500 (0)
NEW YORK   2500 (0)
PHILADELPHIA   2250 (0)

SOUTHERN NEW MEXICO
— ONIONS SLIGHT SURPLUS —

ATLANTA 2763 3825 (0)
BALTIMORE 4250 4880 (0)
BOSTON 4675 5100 (0)
CHICAGO 2975 3613 (0)
DALLAS 1700 2125 (0)
NEW YORK   5100 (0)
PHILADELPHIA 4250 4880 (0)

LOWER RIO GRANDE VALLEY, TEXAS
— ONIONS CABBAGE ORANGES AND GRAPEFRUIT SURPLUS —

ATLANTA 2300 2600 (0)
BALTIMORE 3800 4000 (0)
BOSTON 4800 4900 (0)
CHICAGO 2900 3000 (0)
DALLAS 1200 1500 (0)
LOS ANGELES 2300 2400 (0)
MIAMI 3000 3300 (0)
NEW YORK 4500 4600 (0)
PHILADELPHIA 4000 4400 (0)
SEATTLE   4800 (0)

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS
— LIMES TOMATOES BROCCOLI MIXED FRUITS AND VEGETABLES SURPLUS —

ATLANTA 2300 2600 (0)
BALTIMORE 3800 4000 (0)
BOSTON 4800 4900 (0)
CHICAGO 2900 3000 (0)
DALLAS 1200 1500 (0)
LOS ANGELES 2300 2400 (0)
MIAMI 3000 3300 (0)
NEW YORK 4500 4600 (0)
PHILADELPHIA 4000 4400 (0)
SEATTLE   4800 (0)

COLUMBIA BASIN WASHINGTON
— POTATOES AND ONIONS ADEQUATE —

ATLANTA 5738 6300 (0)
CHICAGO 5200 5950 (0)
DALLAS 4200 4500 (0)
LOS ANGELES 1913 2125 (0)

YAKIMA VALLEY & WENATCHEE DISTRICT WASHINGTON
— APPLES, PEARS, CHERRIES, PEACHES, NECTARINES. ADEQUATE —

ATLANTA 5300 6300 (+2)
BALTIMORE 5900 6900 (+2)
BOSTON 6600 7400 (+1)
CHICAGO 4100 5000 (0)
DALLAS 3900 4600 (0)
LOS ANGELES 1900 2300 (0)
NEW YORK 6300 7100 (0)
PHILADELPHIA 6000 7000 (+2)
SEATTLE 950 1400 (0)

CENTRAL WISCONSIN
— POTATOES ADEQUATE —

ATLANTA 2763 3000 (-4)
BALTIMORE 3188 3400 (-3)
BOSTON 3613 4000 (-5)
CHICAGO 1000 1200 (0)
DALLAS   3000 (0)
MIAMI 4250 4800 (-6)
NEW YORK   4000 (0)
PHILADELPHIA 3188 3400 (-3)

 

TRUCK SHIPMENTS OF FRESH FRUITS AND VEGETABLES

Shipments are in 40,000 pound units. Information is subject to revision.

 

  2019 2018
  AUG 04-10 AUG 05-11
U.S. 27,881 32,792
IMPORTS

10,953


17,396


sum 38,834 50,188
  JUL 28-AUG 03 JUL 29-AUG 04
U.S. 28,240 32,301
IMPORTS

14,570


16,952


sum 42,810 49,253
  JUL 21-27 JUL 22-28
U.S. 29,297 31,894
IMPORTS

15,669


14,590


sum 44,966 46,484