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4 Ways to Compete With the Big Fleets
4 Ways to Compete With the Big Fleets

It doesn't matter if you have four trucks or 400 – you have to get the most out of your assets for your company to stay competitive. That's why the big fleets invest in expensive fleet management systems that let them track their trucks and manage their costs. With DAT InView™, you get the same tools the big fleets use – starting at just $30 a month.

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An Easy Way to Boost Your Company’s Reputation
An Easy Way to Boost Your Company’s Reputation

One easy way to enhance your company's reputation is to ask business partners to review you. To make that process even easier, DAT has created a custom web link specifically for your company that sends users directly to a form they can use to review your office.

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New Analytics Service Shows Hidden Capacity
New Analytics Service Shows Hidden Capacity

DAT Solutions has launched a new online analytics service that helps brokers and 3PLs find hidden capacity, anticipate rate changes, and translate complex truckload data into easy-to-understand maps and graphs. See how your company can benefit from this new service.

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Write a Review, Get a Free Starbucks Card
Write a Review, Get a Free Starbucks Card

Last year DAT Solutions launched a new feature called Company Reviews. It gives members of the DAT network—carriers, brokers and shippers—the ability to rate and review companies they’ve worked with. As with any review site, the more reviews we have, the more helpful it will be to our customers. So, for a limited time, we’re offering a free Starbucks card if you write a review.

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Know the Rates and Beat the Competition
Know the Rates and Beat the Competition

When calling on a load or bidding on RFPs, you need to have reliable pricing information for those lanes. If you run the same lanes every day, that’s no problem. But if you’re running on a less familiar lane, or if the market conditions are up-and-down, you need to know what the going rates are so you can get the best price for your trucks.

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He Who Knows the Rates Wins
He Who Knows the Rates Wins

<p>When a shipper calls and wants to know if you can arrange to move a load, you need to have reliable pricing information at your fingertips. See what new features DAT Solutions has added to its freight rating product DAT RateView that will help you make pricing decisions faster and easier. p/</p>

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How to Make Your Dispatch Team More Efficient
How to Make Your Dispatch Team More Efficient

Ever called on a load and found out that your fellow dispatcher already called about it? DAT Power is the only load board in the trucking industry with search tools for groups, which means that you can eliminate that redundant effort.

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Track Loads Using Drivers’ Cell Phones
Track Loads Using Drivers’ Cell Phones

Freight brokers know that their ability to track loads gives them a competitive advantage. The only problem is that not all carriers have tracking devices. There are tracking apps for smart phones, but fewer than 40 percent of drivers have smart phones. Now there's a solution.

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"Swarming" Your Carriers?
"Swarming" Your Carriers?

<p>img class=blog_preview_image_left src=https://www.dat.com/site/assets/media/blog/2015/03/power-pop-up-with-bubbles-blog1.pngYou need to find a truck and you need it NOW. Everyone on your team pitches in, frantically searching the load boards. When you’re working in groups, “swarming” is common. Now, there’s a tool that can keep you and your co-workers from duplicating efforts and calling on the same truck—and it's only available to DAT customers./p</p>

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3 Ways to Better Paying Loads
3 Ways to Better Paying Loads

Now more than ever, speed matters when it comes to finding the best loads. The new web-based version of DAT Power shows loads in real time, meaning loads are added to the search results the second they're added. Completely redesigned from the ground up, the load board will allow you to work more efficiently, whether you're filling one truck or 100. See how you can start using it today.

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New Load Board "Puts Everything at My Fingertips" — Fast
New Load Board "Puts Everything at My Fingertips" — Fast

<p>The new, web-based version of DAT Power sets a new standard for load boards: it delivers results faster, reduces keystrokes, and remembers your previous actions, so you can do more in less time. Completely redesigned from the ground up, the load board will help you move more freight and get an edge on your competition. See how you can start using it today — or to get it if you don’t have it.</p>

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