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Ken Adamo

Ken Adamo is DAT's Chief of Analytics. Before joining DAT in December 2019, Adamo served as manager of Decision Science and Innovation at FedEx Custom Critical. While at FedEx, Adamo developed rate forecasting models and advanced pricing principles that utilized DAT RateView and DAT Data Analytics. Adamo also leads DAT’s analytics team and serves as the company's senior industry analyst.

Predictive Power: Why forecasting matters in transportation

Freight is fraught with uncertainties, but with more and more technology and data science entering the industry… Read More

The fastest tools for freight rates just got faster

Our new 3-day average rate is the Goldilocks of rate benchmarks: the perfect blend of time and density. Read More

VIDEO: DAT iQ Market Update, Van rates climb, while reefer rates lose steam

This week, DAT Chief of Analytics Ken Adamo speaks with Virginia Addicott, former CEO of FedEx Custom Critical. Read More

Predictive Pricing: Cutting Through the Noise

Forecasting is an inexact science, and the most successful forecasting models aren’t always the most complex. Read More

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DAT operates the largest truckload freight marketplace in North America. Transportation brokers, carriers, news organizations and industry analysts rely on DAT for market trends and data insights derived from 249 million freight matches and a database of $110 billion of market transactions.

The Original Load Board - Trusted Since 1978

The company was established in 1978 as the Dial-A-Truck (DAT) load finder service at Jubitz® truck stop in Portland, OR.