Trucking Industry Trends

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

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