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More van loads move but lane rates slip lower

Van load volume returned to pre-holiday levels during the first full week of the new year. Read More

Top 10 markets for truckload spot freight in 2019

The spot market continued to grow in 2019, even when compared to a banner year like 2018. Read More

VIDEO: Why do brokers want to track me and should I let them?

Hear from experienced drivers who share how they feel about being tracked — and from brokers who explain why tracking is… Read More

Reefer markets heat up in a "slow season" surprise

Reefer rates rose everywhere in the first week of January… Read More

Rates beat all 2019 averages for vans and reefers

The national average van rate hit $1.98 for dry vans last week. Read More

Knight-Swift and DAT announce pilot program for predictive rate forecasting

DAT Solutions announced that it is supplying Knight-Swift Transportation, North America’s largest truckload fleet… Read More

New California owner-operator law on hold for now

One day before California's AB5 law was to take effect… Read More

Van rates soar before and after Christmas

Spot market rates rose sharply last week… Read More

Life after AB5: Getting your trucking authority in California

The experts at DAT Authority advise California drivers who want to get their own authority that there are extra steps and… Read More

Last-minute retail freight boosts van rates

Santa's helpers -- also known as truck drivers -- were out in force last week… Read More

What carriers need to do for the Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse

Whether you're an employer, an owner-operator, or a company driver… Read More

'Don't step over dollars for nickels'

During the last major slowdown in the spot market, back at the beginning of 2016, getting a load was challenging. Read More

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