Trucking Industry Trends

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

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