Trucking Industry Trends

Top 10 Markets for Reefer Loads in First Half of 2018

As noted in our rundown of the… Read More

Top 10 markets for van loads in the first half of 2018

It's been an unprecedented year on the spot market so far. In 2018, we've seen record volumes and record prices, with the… Read More

Trade War? "Watch Transport Stocks" Says Broughton

Will the recent tariffs lead to a full-blown trade war? Not so fast, says Donald Broughton, managing partner at Broughton… Read More

Pressure Rises on Truck Load Freight in May: DAT Freight Barometers

Demand continues to escalate for trucks equipped with dry van trailers, and capacity is still constrained, as we head… Read More

Intermodal Appeal Grows as Truckload Capacity Tightens

Will the ELD mandate spur an increase in market share for rail intermodal? Some believe the mandate is a watershed event… Read More

How High Will Truckload Rates Go?

Industry analysts seem to agree that spot and contract rates will keep rising due to the stronger economy and the ELD… Read More

Capacity Imbalance Persists in April: DAT Freight Barometers

Capacity constraints for vans loosened seasonally in April, but there are still many more loads than trucks available in… Read More

1980s Freight Matching Secret Weapon: High School Students

When Jim Syfan, CEO of Syfan… Read More

How Did Truckers Find Loads 40 Years Ago?

Gene Schultz has been in the trucking business for nearly 60 years. Ask him what technological advances have made his job… Read More

AUDIO: How Intermodal and ELDs Are Affecting Rates

DAT Industry Pricing Analyst Market Montague spoke with OOIDA's Terry Scruton this week on Land Line Now. Read More

ELDs Add to Pressure on Driver Pay and Truckload Costs

Shippers are already paying more, sometimes a lot more, to move freight, and driver compensation will soon follow that… Read More

DAT on 'Land Line Now' Radio: ELDs Affect Seasonal Slowdown

Listen… Read More