Trucking Industry Trends

Driver Detention Issue Still Rankles

It’s been a few years since I sat in the dispatch chair or listened to a driver expound about delivery delays. Read More

Winter Rain Can Affect April Freight

California needs rain and the El Ni#241;o storm season promises to bring plenty, along with flooding and landslides. Read More

Readers Sound Off on Detention

<p>We recently posted a reader poll with a couple questions about detention times. Read More

Is Low-Cost Fuel Bad for Truckers?

Diesel prices fell to $2.11 per gallon last week at the pump, as a national average. Read More

Reader Poll: How Often Are Your Trucks Detained?

Detention fees are just a drop in the bucket when compared to what those lost hours actually cost in lost revenue. Read More

Who Makes More Money? Owner-Operators or Company Drivers?

Wages have stayed stagnant for most Americans, except for one group of workers: Truck drivers. Read More

Samsung Tests "Live View" Truck Camera and Display

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Truck Drivers: What Makes Your Day?

National Truck Driver Appreciation Week begins on Sept. 13. Read More

Capacity Higher Contract Rates = Opportunities in Disguise

Spot market freight volume is soft, and capacity is loose. Read More

Loose Capacity Offers Opportunities to Freight Brokers

We all know 2014 was a tight capacity year…. Driven by… weather, HOS regulation, driver shortages, and port… Read More

Technology Fuels Freight Logistics: Jeff Tucker in Wall Street Journal

Jeff Tucker pointed to the pivotal role of technology, including DAT Load Boards, in freight logistics… Read More

Breaking News in Freight Transportation: Read it Here First

If you read this blog regularly, you are familiar with DAT's perspective on the news and trends in transportation and… Read More