Trucking Industry Trends

RFP season arrives amid uncertainty

Uncertainty abounds as we begin to look forward to the New Year. Read More

Spot Premium Ratio hits 2-year high. What does that mean for contract rates?

As we move into the fall, the truckload market is still seeing record-high spot rates. Read More

If By Bid: The good and bad in annual transportation procurement events

Annual bids are exceptionally important to shippers to set their plans and budgets… Read More

Gulf Coast freight haulers prep for Hurricane Laura

The Port of Houston handles about 70% of the container cargo making land in the Gulf… Read More

Beware of biased benchmarking: 3 ways to grade a transportation index

There are three questions you should ask when using a benchmark or index to make business decisions. Read More

VIDEO: DAT iQ Market Update, Van rates climb, while reefer rates lose steam

This week, DAT Chief of Analytics Ken Adamo speaks with Virginia Addicott, former CEO of FedEx Custom Critical. Read More

VIDEO: DAT iQ Market Update, What is the next major market driver after produce season?

The DAT iQ analytics team takes a weekly look at how the freight markets are responding to the COVID-19 crisis… Read More

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… Read More

VIDEO: Spot rates rebound to 2019 levels

As we wrap up the month of May and roll into June… Read More

VIDEO: How to stay healthy on the road

In the latest Ask Me Anything video, hear from real drivers on what they do to stay healthy while they are on the road. Read More

Rail intermodal sees historic shifts in wake of COVID-19

The COVID 19 pandemic has triggered a recent cratering in rail intermodal moves… Read More

Truckload rates are dangerously low for carriers

COVID-19 has dealt a heavy blow to trucking companies. Read More