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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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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

VIDEO: DAT iQ Market Update, What is the next major market driver after produce season?

The DAT iQ analytics team takes a weekly look at how the freight markets are responding to the COVID-19 crisis… Read More

VIDEO: DAT iQ Market Update shows freight markets rebounding

This week, DAT Chief of Analytics Ken Adamo speaks with Chris Caplice; Chief Scientist at Chainalytics… Read More

Spot rates gain momentum heading into June

Truckload markets have been on the rebound for the past three weeks, but the pace of recovery sped up last week. Read More

VIDEO: Spot rates rebound to 2019 levels

As we wrap up the month of May and roll into June… Read More

VIDEO: How to stay healthy on the road

In the latest Ask Me Anything video, hear from real drivers on what they do to stay healthy while they are on the road. Read More

Van rates get pre-Memorial Day boost

As more and more businesses across the country reopen, truckload freight markets are also trying to find their footing. Read More

Rail intermodal sees historic shifts in wake of COVID-19

The COVID 19 pandemic has triggered a recent cratering in rail intermodal moves… Read More

History Matters: How freight forecasts learn from the past

Predictive modeling is the art of using high-power computing to learn from the past and predict the future. Read More

Truckload volumes turn the corner, but rates lag

Spot market truckload rates hit a four-year low in April. For dry van freight, the national average was just $1.64 per mile. Read More


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