Hot Market Maps have a new look

* A new map will replace the existing one with a familiar Google Maps treatment. The current design from our other products will be implemented as well for a more consistent look * We will now more accurately reflect load-to-truck ratios with additional color shadings, for all three equipment types * Same prior day load-to-truck ratio data, listed by market area or state will continue to be displayed * Additional city/state search will help identify which market is relevant for a given city * More features, including historic L/T ratio data, to come in Phase 2 over the next few months

Pat Pitz

Pat Pitz is the editor of the DAT Solutions freight broker newsletter. He has nearly 20 years experience as a professional writer and editor. Before joining DAT, he spent 8 years at a Portland advertising and public relations agency, where he wrote newsletters and other content for a variety of high-profile clients, including several in the trucking industry.


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