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Reefer volumes level off, but rate trends are mixed

It's been an up-and-down kind of market for reefer equipment. Read More

What's in the stimulus bill for carriers, brokers, owner-operators?

The $2 trillion CARES Act provides stimulus funds for both businesses and individuals. Read More

Van rates drop as more Americans shelter at home

Van rates fell last week, on the heels of a decline in load-to-truck ratios. Read More

Should truck drivers be fined for using emergency off-ramps?

Truck drivers who find themselves going too fast on a mountain road will be looking for the emergency off-ramp. Read More

VIDEO: How is coronavirus affecting the supply chain?

In the latest "Ask Me Anything" video, hear first-hand how the coronavirus is affecting drivers… Read More

Van rates rise again, but trends could reverse soon

Van rates may fall as fast as they rose… Read More

How is COVID-19 affecting capacity and freight rates?

COVID-19 has become one of the most disruptive events to hit supply chains in our lifetime… Read More

COVID-19 response disrupts freight flows and boosts rates

The word "disruption" seems too gentle to describe the impact of COVID-19 on truck freight. Read More

HOS regs waived for COVID-19 relief efforts

Hours of Service are being waived under some circumstances… Read More

Spot market reefer freight refills stores

As more and more cities and states institute measures in response to the COVID-19 threat… Read More

COVID-19 uncertainty spurs truckload rate increases

COVID-19 is causing the mother of all supply chain disruptions. Read More

A message from the CEO of DAT regarding COVID-19

We don't anticipate any changes in your service, though you may experience longer wait times on the phone. Read More


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