European Road Freight Rate Development Benchmark Q2 2021

Ti and Upply’s collaboration to provide transparency on European road freight rates through their online platforms.

Q2 2021 edition now available to download.


Key Takeaways:

1. The European benchmark rate was €1.60/km in Q2-2021, up 0.9% quarter-on-quarter

2. Fronthaul rates grew by 0.4% compared to the previous quarter, to €1.77/km

3. Rates on UK routes were 7.2% higher year-on-year in Q2, representing no change from rates in Q1.

4. Duisburg-Rotterdam saw the largest quarterly price change in Q2-2021, where rates rose 5.3% compared to Q1 levels.

5. Duisburg-Milan is the lane to watch over the coming months


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The European Road Freight Rate Benchmark report provides exclusive insights and analysis on:

  • Weekly road freight rate development across the top 36 international European lanes
  • The continued impact of Covid-19 on road freight rates in Q4 2020
  • Brexit impact on UK rates
  • Rate development on key high volume lanes
  • Rate development on key import/export lanes
  • Performance of Europe’s import and export hubs
  • Economic comeback
  • Significant price changes
  • Lanes to watch for the future

Ti and Upply will continue to collaborate and create quarterly updates on European Road Freight Rate Benchmarks.