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Business Insider: Truck drivers wait an average of 2.5 hours at warehouses without getting paid — here are the 20 cities where truckers wait the longest

According to a survey administered by the freight marketplace DAT Solutions that polled drivers from 257 trucking companies, only 3% of truckers said they receive detention pay for at least 90% of their claims to the shippers. ...

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Landline Magazine: Catch the Spirit in Portland, Ore., at Jubitz Travel Center

Jubitz founded load board service DAT Solutions as a separate unit in 1978. Then it was known as Dial-a-Truck. It grew out of drivers at the truck stop looking for loads. ...

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Crain's Chicago Business: Freight Sector Flashes Warning Sign

A healthy economy and the growth of e-commerce helped fuel last year's freight boom, says market analyst Peggy Dorf at DAT Solutions, an online freight marketplace. ...

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Journal of Commerce: Truckload Rates, Demand Struggling in Q2

There is a noticeable positive amid the negative data points: The number of shipments posted on DAT’s load board is up nearly 4 percent between January and May compared with a year ago; it’s simply that there are more trucks available. ...

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The Wall Street Journal: Freight Market Shifts into Lower Gear

Prices on the spot trucking market, where businesses book last-minute transportation, were down 16% in April compared with the prior year, according to online freight marketplace DAT Solutions LLC. ...

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DC Velocity: U.S. Freight Market to Stay in Positive Territory through 2020

Brokers to see drop from historic business climate of 2018, but market strong enough to handle challenges in regulations, weather and politics, DAT says. ...

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Trucks.com: Q1 Truck Orders Plunge as Industry Works Down Backlog

Spot freight rates began falling in late 2018 and continued to decline through the first quarter, according to DAT Solutions, which tracks load prices. ...

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The Wall Street Journal: Will Truckers Trade Futures? A New Market Seeks to Draw Freight Bets

Average national trucking costs hit a record $2.32 per mile in June 2018, up 29% from a year earlier, according to DAT. Since then the market has cooled, with costs averaging $1.87 per mile so far this month. ...

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DC Velocity: Trucking Freight Futures to launch March 29

Companies can begin trading freight futures contracts via Nodal Exchange, FreightWaves and DAT later this month ...

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Commercial Carrier Journal: Working Through the Roadblocks of Digital Freight Matching

The freight matching process begins with pricing. Whenever ShipEx Logistics gets a new business opportunity from a customer or prospect, a salesperson uses DAT RateView to analyze historical rate trends for specific lanes. ...

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