Posted: 04 Oct, 2018 by Rebecca Cervantes-Kling

This story comes from our partners at KeepTruckin.   When I married my husband Will in 2002, I thought we’d be an active duty military family for at least 20 years, but that didn’t happen. Life had other plans for us. After four years of being a navy wife, we moved our family back t...

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Posted: 02 Oct, 2018 by Matt Sullivan

As people in the Carolinas try their best to return to their normal routines, the freight markets have settled back down into typical seasonal trends following Hurricane Florence. Unlike with Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, the impact from Florence on freight movements was mostly felt regionally. There ...

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Posted: 18 Sep, 2018 by Pat Pitz

While the winds of Hurricane Florence have subsided, the effects of the hurricane will be felt for weeks and months to come. More than 30 people have died in storm-related incidents and several towns remain flooded. Some rivers have not yet crested, which could bring more damage. In North Carolina a...

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Posted: 18 Sep, 2018 by Matt Sullivan

As many parts of the Southeast deal with flooding as a result of Hurricane Florence, the transportation industry is re-adjusting to recovery mode, as demand for emergency freight shipped to the area will increase in the coming days.  That typically comes with a temporary spike in inbound rates ...

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Posted: 18 Sep, 2018 by Pat Pitz

If you're a freight broker and your customer calls and demands "Where's my load?" you'd better have an answer. And it better NOT be, "Let me make a few calls and get back to you." A new feature in DAT OnTime — DAT's load tracking platform — enables brokers to send their customer a l...

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Posted: 13 Sep, 2018 by Pat Pitz

Although the coastal towns in the path of Hurricane Florence are generally at the receiving end of the distribution chain, there are 4 port cities in the hurricane's path that will certainly affect freight movements — and likely result in rate increases in those markets. Want to help? Visit ou...

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