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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, and the DAT Analytics team is publishing regular reports to track its impact on freight markets. See what's new this week.


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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

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

Dry van demand rises as stores restock empty shelves

At some point, U.S. consumers may stay away from stores and other public places due to coronavirus fears… Read More

Rail intermodal faces an uphill battle in 2020

With the U.S. economy still doing well, why be glum about rail intermodal? There are four reasons for concern in 2020. Read More

DAT adds automated 'Book Now' options to load board

DAT's Book Now feature, currently being refined in a pilot program… Read More

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Just another typical February -- or was it?

Freight rates are weak right now, as everyone in the industry is painfully aware. Read More

Slow season slog continues for truckload freight

Freight rates remain in their typical seasonal slump. Read More

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. Read More

Have dry van freight rates hit bottom already?

Depending on where you find your next load, the glass may be half empty or half full. Read More

Winter doldrums put drag on truckload rates

February can be a tough month for transportation companies. Read More

Predictive Pricing: Cutting Through the Noise

Forecasting is an inexact science, and the most successful forecasting models aren’t always the most complex. Read More

Flatbed rates see off-season surge

Flatbed rates have seen an uptick, even as van and reefer rates have started to dip seasonally. So what’s up with flatbed?  Read More

Top 10 markets for truckload spot freight in 2019

The spot market continued to grow in 2019, even when compared to a banner year like 2018. Read More


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