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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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Truckers look for bright spots as some states reopen

Good news has been hard to come by for motor carriers this month. Read More

Will spring produce stabilize trucking?

Recent news has been all about the downturn in freight volumes, and the lower rates that accompany smaller volumes. Read More

Try the upgrade of the DAT Directory

There is a beta version of the DAT Directory that organizes the data in order of importance so you can find what you need at… Read More

Reefer volumes level off, but rate trends are mixed

It's been an up-and-down kind of market for reefer equipment. Read More

What's in the stimulus bill for carriers, brokers, owner-operators?

The $2 trillion CARES Act provides stimulus funds for both businesses and individuals. Read More

Van rates drop as more Americans shelter at home

Demand for dry van equipment continued to slide last week, along with rates. We saw it coming, as load-to-truck ratios… Read More

VIDEO: How is coronavirus affecting the supply chain?

In the latest "Ask Me Anything" video, hear first-hand how the coronavirus is affecting drivers… Read More

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

Just another typical February -- or was it?

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


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