Posted: 18 May, 2018 by Mark Montague

  We often explain that freight rates in DAT RateView are based on $45 billion worth of actual freight payments per year, on 65,000 point-to-point lanes. But what does that mean? I get this question a lot. DAT has established very rigorous processes to collect and analyze rate data, and I have...

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Posted: 26 Apr, 2018 by Matt Sullivan

No carrier wants to haul cheap freight. Let’s say you’ve the choice between an inexpensive load of hay, or a trailer full of pricey electronics. You’re probably going to choose the expensive electronics since it’ll probably pay a better rate, right? The shipper with that expe...

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Posted: 09 Apr, 2018 by Pat Pitz

DAT just introduced our new load visibility platform for freight brokers. DAT OnTime™ tracks your loads using an app installed on the driver's smartphone. DAT OnTime gives you real-time visibility, so you can identify potential service failures immediately and manage them proactively. It reduc...

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Posted: 15 Mar, 2018 by Matt Sullivan

We've made some big improvements to DAT TruckersEdge, making it faster for independent owner-operators and small fleets to find loads, plus features and information that make negotiations easier for small motor carriers.

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