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DC Velocity: What does 2020 hold for logistics leaders?

In its most recent forecast report, 2020 Freight Focus, DAT notes that 2018 was a peak year for freight pricing in the trucking sector. But then the picture changed. Demand for motor freight services softened in 2019, leading to a glut of capacity an ...

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Transport Topics: Atlanta Was Easiest Market for Spot Loads in 2019, DAT Solutions Report Says

Atlanta was the easiest market to find spot truckload van freight in 2019, according to a Jan. 9 DAT Solutions report. ...

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Heavy Duty Trucking: Knight-Swift, DAT Team up for Predictive Rate Forecasting Pilot

DAT Solutions is supplying Knight-Swift Transportation with a new rate forecasting tool to provide actionable short-term and long-term insights into transportation markets. The tool provides forecasts based on the DAT RateView database of more than $ ...

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CCJ: Any spot freight influx from Celadon fallout to be temporary

Peggy Dorf, senior analyst at DAT, said the Celadon’s closure could cause some temporary hang-ups in isolated markets or lanes, but at the national level, even 3,000 trucks don’t have a big impact on capacity or rates in today’s market conditions ...

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Fleet Owner: Holiday week pushes spot truckload rates higher

Rates rose sharply on loads that were picked up during the week ending Dec. 1 as brokers tried to attract capacity during the short workweek, according to data issued by DAT Solutions. ...

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Journal of Commerce: US truckload rates forecast to rise in 2020

Both the Coyote Curve fourth-quarter forecast and DAT Solutions 2020 Forecast show contract truckload rates rising sometime after the mid-year point in 2020. ...

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Supply Chain Management Review: Truckload spot market loads jump in October, reports DAT

Data recently issued by Portland, Oregon-based freight marketplace platform and information provider DAT, pointed to the highest number of spot market loads in any month going back to January 2015. ...

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Fleet Owner: Spot truckload volumes hit 5-year high in October

October saw more spot market truckload shipments than any other month since January 2015, according to the DAT Truckload Volume Index, which reflects changes in the actual number of spot market loads moved each month. ...

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Overdrive: Spot rates firming up as holiday season approaches with hot spots for reefers, flatbeds

The number of load posts on the spot market closed the month of October on a high note, increasing 16% during the week ending Nov. 3, said DAT Solutions, which operates the DAT marketplace for spot truckload freight. ...

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Refrigerated Transporter: Load postings dip 5%, but spot reefer volumes are up

Despite higher freight volumes in several key markets, load postings fell 5% nationwide and truck posts dipped 1% during the week ending Oct 22, said DAT Solutions, which operates the industry’s largest electronic marketplace for spot truckload freig ...

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