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Joel Weiler

Joel is DAT's analytics and social media guru.

Facebook Group Chases Best-Paying Loads
Facebook Group Chases Best-Paying Loads

Most drivers will face challenges when they make the transition from company driver to running on their own authority. DAT customer Chad Boblett faced many challenges, too, but has now found success and encourages others to take the leap and become owner-operators. He recently started a private Facebook group called “Rate Per Mile Masters,” and the group has grown to nearly 1,400 members in just a few months.

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Food Trucks: Our Second Favorite Kind of Truck
Food Trucks: Our Second Favorite Kind of Truck

While helping folks who drive big rigs is our bread and butter, I think it's safe to say the staff here at DAT also loves the kind of truck that serves you bread and butter (or fried chicken, or pulled pork, or mac and cheese...) The Portland area is home to an estimated 400 food trucks or carts and exploring the cuisine has become ...

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DAT Customers Help Deliver Wreaths for Fallen Soldiers
DAT Customers Help Deliver Wreaths for Fallen Soldiers

On December 14, Wreaths Across America delivered a record 500,000 wreaths this year to 900 locations across the U.S. on National Wreaths Across America Day, an annual event to honor fallen soldiers. This year, DAT helped Wreaths Across America coordinate the transportation of wreaths from Columbia Falls, Maine to several distribution centers ...

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