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

Unless you're a new driver, you've probably been asked by a broker to be tracked while hauling a load. Is this an invasion of your privacy or simply a normal business practice when you're entrusted with potentially thousand of dollars worth of merchandise. 

In this video, you'll hear from experienced drivers who share how they feel about being tracked — and from brokers who explain why tracking is necessary. 

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In this video, you'll hear from:

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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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