Trucking Industry Trends

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

Capacity is Up, Along with Freight Volumes, Rates

Overall truckload capacity—as measured by the millions of truck posts on DAT load boards—is higher than it has been in the… Read More

6 Ways Low Fuel Prices Affect Carriers

Springtime freight is coming on strong, and rates are climbing. Read More

Is it Time to Grow Your Fleet?

Spot market freight surged last year… Read More

More Carriers are Starting to Broker Freight

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6 Reasons Why the HOS Rollback Won’t Restore Lost Capacity

The trucking industry celebrated a victory in December when Congress and the President approved a spending bill that… Read More

2014 DAT Readers' Choice: Trucking Regulations and Freight Rates

<p>The most popular articles of 2014 on the DAT Freight Talk focused either on trucking industry regulations or on… Read More

HOS up for Grabs?

It’s not often that trucking regulations generate debate beyond the inner-circle of those who make their living in the… Read More

Trucking is the Derek Jeter of the Supply Chain

In his 20 years as a Yankee, Derek Jeter has been a model of performance and professionalism. Read More

Port Strike Threat Adds to Supply Chain Risk

Shippers have accelerated the pace of imports from Asia, to avoid the risk of a dockworkers' strike at 29 West Coast… Read More

Port Strike Threat Adds to Supply Chain Risk

Shippers moved Asian imports through West Coast ports ahead of schedule this year… Read More