Best Practices and Benchmarks

How Tax Reform Affects Owner-Operators

In December 2017, Congress passed one of the largest tax reform bills since the 1980s. The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act will… Read More

Freight Brokers Achieve Record Volume and Revenue in January

Freight brokers achieved record load volume and revenue in January, resulting in a slim, but positive net operating… Read More

Post Your Truck to Find Better-Paying Loads

It might seem counterintuitive… Read More

Confessions of an Owner-Operator: Advice for Getting Started

<p>Being an owner-operator turned out to be a lucrative business for me… Read More

Need Truckload Capacity? These 5 DAT Tools Can Help

This is supposed to be the slow time of year, but as many freight brokers know… Read More

Freight Brokers Moved 16% More Loads in 2017

Revenue rose steadily throughout 2017 for freight brokers in the DAT Keypoint benchmark project. The benchmark report… Read More

Detention Policies Need to Change in 2018

I am so hoping that 2018 will be the year when detention policies and practices change. Read More

How Truckers Can Shake Off the Winter Blues

Most of us owner-operators went home for the holidays… Read More

Protect Yourself and Your Company from Cyber-Attacks

Please note another holiday season is upon us and with it brings many cyber-related attacks and compromise opportunities… Read More

Freight Brokers Earn $62 Per Load in October, a 2-Year High

A net profit of $62 per load is the highest result achieved by mid-sized freight brokers for at least two years. That… Read More

Freight Brokers Earn a New High of $62 Per Load in October

It may not sound like a lot, but $61.65 is a new record for average net profit per load for freight brokers. That bottom… Read More

DAT's Tami Hart Awarded for Combating Cargo Theft

Tami Hart has your back. Just ask Mark Lavender, Special Agent with the Georgia Bureau of Investigation. Agent Lavender… Read More