In order to stay ahead of the competition, you need to make smart business decisions based on accurate data.
DAT Load Boards host more than 88 million load and truck posts each year, and DAT RateView™ provides benchmarking and forecasting tools based on $20 billion in actual freight bills. That treasure trove of information is integrated into DAT business systems that are typically provided as subscription services.
Sometimes, however, you may want to drill deeper, to mine data for your specific business needs. That’s where DAT Professional Services comes in. We can help you harness the power of your transportation data with custom reports and individualized consulting services.
Below are some of the things you can do with our data. Contact us for individual requests.
Forecast future demand, capacity and rates – Use historical data to forecast future demand and capacity in your lanes and accurately price RFPs.
Benchmark against prevailing rates – Analyze rate trends in specific lanes and compare data by equipment type, geography or season.
Evaluate new transportation partners – View historical truck postings and load searches by carriers in your lanes and seek new partnerships with prospective customers.
Request custom programming – We can integrate DAT Load Boards, rate data and carrier validation solutions into any TMS software, including custom-built systems.
Use our consulting services – We can provide custom reports on a daily, monthly or quarterly basis—or, we can show you how you can do it.
Professional Services can create reports that analyze historical and current demand and capacity data by key market area, as depicted in the Hot Market Map above.