Best Practices and Benchmarks

How DAT Tools Help Protect You From Cargo Scams

When you work with a broker or carrier for the first time, you might feel nervous. You could be asking yourself: "Is this… Read More

How Tami Hart Helps Protect DAT Customers From Cargo Theft and Other Scams

[No… Read More

How to Survive the ELD Mandate

The biggest impact from the ELD mandate will be felt by small carriers and owner-operators. Read More

Rate Forecasting and Analytics in Practice

Want to know tomorrow’s freight rates today? Read More

ELDs Mean There's No More "Don't Tell the Broker"

<p>An owner-operator who runs the spot market sometimes needs to be ready to improvise, adapt… Read More

Where Does Most Cargo Theft Happen?

Compared to 2016, cargo theft dropped by 32% in the second quarter of 2017, according to Keith Lewis… Read More

8 Numbers That Are Just As Important as the Rate

With DAT RateView, you can compare contract and spot market freight rates on more than 65,000 lanes in North America. Read More

Use Your TMS To Get Through the Capacity Crunch

The following article was condensed from a training session at the 2017 DAT User Conference. Save the date for the… Read More

Who is Managing Your Online Reputation?

The DAT Directory includes a company rating system. The system enables carriers to give each broker up to five stars,… Read More

How to Get the Most From DAT RateView Reports

DAT RateView already puts a wealth of information at your fingertips… Read More

Find Carriers With Fewer Phone Calls

On average, it takes a broker 7 phone calls to find a qualified carrier, and each call typically takes two minutes. Read More

One Way Carriers Can Protect Their Driving Time

Do pilots ever start flying without knowing where they will land? No, and drivers should not drive without a detailed,… Read More