Benchmark Analytics

Get deep insights into your transportation network performance with analytics from DAT iQ.

Manage your network with confidence, with a clear view of how your freight costs compare to the market, so you can add predictability and flexibility to your planning and execution.

Take the uncertainty out of transportation and logistics

Benchmark Analytics from DAT iQ provides freight intelligence to inform your budget and procurement strategies while managing your network.

Compare to the market

Get clear insights on how your freight network performs compared to the broader market with intuitive, robust dashboards and powerful segmenting.

Create flexible transportation budget strategies

Develop comprehensive yet flexible budgets by understanding emerging market trends, seasonal shifts and pinpointing aspects of your network that underperform.

Identify underperforming carriers and lanes

Prioritize your procurement efforts on the areas within your network that have the most impact on your bottom line.

Reduce RFP timelines

So you can instead focus on building long-term business partnerships with preferred carriers.

Diagnose and repair broken routing guides

See where your network is most at risk for unplanned spot market exposure.

Benchmark Analytics from DAT iQ compares your network against hundreds of leading North American shippers with over $35B in annual transportation spend.

Intuitive dashboards for dynamic analysis

High-level performance indicators

Designed to allow supply chain leaders to report up to executive stakeholders with ease.

Granular insights for day-to-day operations

Analysts can segment and filter data for unique use cases to uncover opportunities to reduce costs, increase service levels, and drive efficiencies.

Neutral shipper transaction data

Access to robust contract and spot data for by mode and equipment types, including FTL and LTL, dry van, flatbed, reefer, ocean, and intermodal, with reach across intra-US, intra-CAN, and cross-border MX<>US<>CAN.

Powered by industry-leading data models

Pre-built dashboards make it easy to interpret data from proprietary models that calculate rates based on key market factors (e.g. equipment type, inbound/ outbound, asset/broker, region, etc.).

Expert onboarding and shipper resources

Data submission processes help aggregate, validate, and centralize disparate data sets. Exclusive events, networking, market research, and reports keep up to date on best practices.

Benchmark Analytics for Brokers

Compare your revenue with the overall market to assess not just your costs and profits – but also your potential profits.

Get unparalleled performance insights

Real market analytics based on transactions by your peers.

See accurate carrier and regional assessments

See which carriers had the most competitive prices by lane and regions

Plan strategically

Unique modeling processes replicate your carrier pricing

Optimize your operations

See where costs and margins might be misaligned with the overall market.

DAT iQ Signal Report

Rate forecasts
Spot and contract rate indices
Inflation trends
In-depth analysis from DAT iQ’s transportation experts
Plans & Pricing

Benchmark Analytics

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A few things you
might be asking yourself

Hundreds of North American shippers representing over $35B in annual transportation spend use Benchmark Analytics to compare their costs. In order to benchmark their performance, they contribute data directly to DAT iQ, which is verified to ensure accuracy and reliability.

Data contributors are always anonymous, so you can feel safe that your valuable information is never compromised.

Yes! All subscribers are members of the Freight Market Intelligence Consortium, with events that present plenty of opportunities to network with peers and learn best practices from other organizations.
Shippers of all sizes across all industries: Food and beverage, heavy machinery, construction, automobile, consumer products, and everything in between.
Yes! There’s a package built specifically for brokerages and 3PLs looking to measure the performance of their agents against the broader market, so that they can uncover areas of profit potential.

Absolutely. You can request a demo here and our experts will schedule time to show solutions that are tailored specifically to your business.

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