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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 to make National Truck Driver Appreciation Week an event that lasts all year

At this time last year we were finalizing our agenda for DATCON 2019, our user conference for brokers and 3PLs. Read More

Divided consumer spending habits drive freight imbalances

In a lot of ways… Read More

If By Bid: The good and bad in annual transportation procurement events

Annual bids are exceptionally important to shippers to set their plans and budgets… Read More

Motor carriers are using lessons learned from 2018

While spot rates continue to spike, many motor carriers are making business decisions based on what they learned from… Read More

Freight markets still searching for stability

As we reach the five-month mark of the pandemic, the freight market has yet to reach any semblance of equilibrium… Read More

Gulf Coast freight haulers prep for Hurricane Laura

The Port of Houston handles about 70% of the container cargo making land in the Gulf… Read More

Spot rates still surging in August

While there’s evidence emerging that truckload volumes may be stabilizing, the direction of spot rates remains uncertain… Read More

Next stimulus bill will shape the freight recovery

All eyes are on Congress this week - the outcome will have a significant impact on consumer confidence and retail… Read More

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COVID-19 disrupts normal seasonal trends on spot market

The coronavirus continues to drive the direction of the freight economy… Read More

Spot rates still rising, but so are inventory levels

Several key factors cloud the current freight outlook: Read More

Beware of biased benchmarking: 3 ways to grade a transportation index

There are three questions you should ask when using a benchmark or index to make business decisions. Read More

New COVID-19 outbreaks add volatility to truckload markets

June provided some much-needed recovery for truckload markets… Read More

DAT iQ Market Update: Big surprises in van rates

As we find ourselves searching for some sort of “new normal,”… Read More

Retail shipments boost van rates

Spot market demand for dry van truckload shipments picked up steam again last week… Read More

The next generation of freight analytics is coming soon

DAT has acquired the Freight Market Intelligence Consortium… Read More

VIDEO: DAT iQ Market Update, Van rates climb, while reefer rates lose steam

This week, DAT Chief of Analytics Ken Adamo speaks with Virginia Addicott, former CEO of FedEx Custom Critical. Read More


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