COVID-19 response disrupts freight flows and boosts rates

COVID-19 response disrupts freight flows and boosts rates

The word "disruption" seems too gentle to describe the impact of COVID-19 on truck freight.

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HOS regs waived for COVID-19 relief efforts

HOS regs waived for COVID-19 relief efforts

Hours of Service are being waived under some circumstances…

Spot market reefer freight refills stores

Spot market reefer freight refills stores

As more and more cities and states institute measures in response to the COVID-19 threat…

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DAT adds automated 'Book Now' options to load board

DAT's Book Now feature, currently being refined in a pilot program, will allow carriers using DAT load boards to search for freight and lock in the rate with the click of a button on their mobile or desktop device.


Carrier Broker Owner-Operator Shipper Comments

COVID-19 response disrupts freight flows and boosts rates

The word "disruption" seems too gentle to describe the impact of COVID-19 on truck freight. Read More

HOS regs waived for COVID-19 relief efforts

Hours of Service are being waived under some circumstances… Read More

Spot market reefer freight refills stores

As more and more cities and states institute measures in response to the COVID-19 threat… Read More

COVID-19 uncertainty spurs truckload rate increases

COVID-19 is causing the mother of all supply chain disruptions. Read More

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Rail intermodal faces an uphill battle in 2020

With the U.S. economy still doing well, why be glum about rail intermodal? There are four reasons for concern in 2020.


Broker Shipper Comments

A message from the CEO of DAT regarding COVID-19

We don't anticipate any changes in your service, though you may experience longer wait times on the phone. Read More

DAT has something special planned for the TIA conference

Be one of the first to try out DAT's advanced data analytics and forecasting tools: Ratecast, Market Conditions Index… Read More

Flatbed rates edge up on steady demand

Rates haven’t been all that high for flatbeds, but the national average has held in a pretty stable in a range of $2. Read More

Dry van demand rises as stores restock empty shelves

At some point, U.S. consumers may stay away from stores and other public places due to coronavirus fears… Read More

VIDEO: Avoid Low-Paying Routes with DAT TriHaul

DAT load boards automatically offer suggestions for better-paying three-leg routes. Read More

Spot rates stall for van freight in uncertain market conditions

Van carriers may be glad to see February recede in the rearview, as rates and volume slid lower in a typical winter slump. Read More

Rail intermodal faces an uphill battle in 2020

With the U.S. economy still doing well, why be glum about rail intermodal? There are four reasons for concern in 2020. Read More

DAT adds automated 'Book Now' options to load board

DAT's Book Now feature, currently being refined in a pilot program… Read More

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