How technology is changing the game for small-to-mid sized carriers
How technology is changing the game for small-to-mid sized carriers

While tools such as a TMS, load board, ELD and back-office systems are not new to the trucking industry, TMS solutions have not typically been available for small carriers who often don’t have access to the same technologies enjoyed by large carriers. A new partnership between DAT and Axele aims to correct that.

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Will coronavirus affect your supply chain?
Will coronavirus affect your supply chain?

Coronavirus is getting a lot of attention, but it didn't have much impact on domestic freight in the U.S. at first. If the slowdown in Chinese exports continues beyond the end of February, however, the effects could ripple through worldwide supply chains and reduce demand for freight transportation here.

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Rates beat all 2019 averages for vans and reefers
Rates beat all 2019 averages for vans and reefers

The national average van rate hit $1.98 for dry vans last week. That's 4¢ per mile above the December average and higher than any monthly rate since 2018. Freight volume rose on half of the top 100 van lanes, compared to the previous week. Volumes were much lower than in the run-up to Christmas, however.

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How to Use Your Smartphone as a Scanner on the Road
How to Use Your Smartphone as a Scanner on the Road

If you have a smartphone with a camera, you essentially have a mobile document scanner—one you can use to scan and submit invoices and other paperwork to companies you work with, including Advance Business Capital, the preferred freight factoring company of DAT. Whether you use a document scanning app on an Android, iPhone, or a Windows Mobile device ...

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