Trucking Industry Trends

RFP season arrives amid uncertainty
RFP season arrives amid uncertainty

Uncertainty abounds as we begin to look forward to the New Year. As we have seen in 2020, freight patterns and rate levels can shift suddenly, so it pays to have a strong awareness of factors that can affect the marketplace when bidding on future freight.

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VIDEO: DAT iQ Market Update shows freight markets rebounding
VIDEO: DAT iQ Market Update shows freight markets rebounding

This week, DAT Chief of Analytics Ken Adamo speaks with Chris Caplice; Chief Scientist at Chainalytics, Executive Director of Center for Transportation and Logistics, and Senior Research Scientist at MIT. Chris will be transitioning to DAT as part of the recent FMIC acquisition. Watch Ken and Chris discuss further in this interview.

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VIDEO: Spot rates rebound to 2019 levels
VIDEO: Spot rates rebound to 2019 levels

As we wrap up the month of May and roll into June, it becomes much more evident that the freight markets are soundly in recovery mode. Most of our key indicators are tracking towards 2019 levels and testing where they sat before COVID-19 hit the U.S.

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