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Extra capacity takes a bite out of prices

A lot of us in the trucking industry had to do something last week that we haven't had to do in a while — work a full,… Read More

Trucking wins business back from railroad

Last year rail intermodel took away loads from over-the-road trucking, but now the pendulum is swinging back the other… Read More

5 regulations to watch in 2019

The ELD mandate transformed the trucking industry last year. The dust has finally started to settle, but more changes… Read More

New Hot Market Maps show when and where you'll find a load

Looking for your next load? Need a truck? Check your watch, and then go to your DAT Hot Market Map. In addition to a… Read More

Rates rise, but gains may be temporary

Truckload capacity remained tight during the first week of 2019, and national average rates increased 3¢ for vans,… Read More

2018: Year of the ELD

ELDs ruled everything around us in 2018. The topic dominated our list of… Read More

Top 10 markets for freight in 2018

<p>What do you get when you combine an economy that's growing like gangbusters and a truck shortage? Read More

End of owner-operators in California?

A decision by the California supreme court could have a chilling effect on the owner-operator model in that state, and if… Read More

Flatbed freight regains footing in December

Flatbed carriers didn't hear a lot of good news in the second half of 2018. After the spikes we saw early in the year,… Read More

December van rates broke a 6-year streak

For the first time since 2012, the national… Read More

10 most-read stories of 2018

What stories got the most attention in 2018? ELDs and driver detention were the most popular topics, followed by business… Read More

6 rules for making money in the slow season

The spot market will likely be the same as it is every year around this time: From January to about the end of March, it… Read More

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