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Freight Waves: Iconic Oregon truck stop bucks consolidation trend

Nov 26, 2018

Way before DAT Solutions was even a twinkle in Fred Jubitz’s eyes, the CEO of Jubitz Corporation was making history at the company’s flagship travel center.

Overdrive: 2019 crystal ball

Nov 21, 2018

Here’s an early jump on new-year predictions, as well as trends that go beyond 2019.

Journal of Commerce: Contract pricing power of US truckload carriers seen easing

Nov 21, 2018

Shippers are no longer paying higher prices on spot markets versus their contracts, a precursor to a repeat of 2015 conditions next year. Source: DAT Solutions. (Subscription required)

Wall Stree Journal: Trucking Companies Boost Prices Amid Capacity Squeeze

Oct 25, 2018

Still, there are signs the freight market is cooling off. The American Trucking Associations’ monthly tonnage index fell by 0.8% from August to September, and spot-market trucking rates monitored by online freight marketplace DAT Solutions LLC reache...

Wall Street Journal: Truck Orders Pull Back From Record Highs

Oct 03, 2018

Shipments on trucking spot markets declined 12% from August to September, according to DAT Solutions Inc., which matches available trucks and loads.

Transport Topics: Tonnage Slips 1.8% in August

Sep 20, 2018

Load board operator DAT Solutions reported its Sept. 15 total spot rate is $2.15 per mile for average van rates nationally, down from June’s all-time high of $2.31 a mile. At the end of September 2017, the rate was $1.97 a mile.

Journal of Commerce: Contract US truck rate growth to slow, but still climb, in 2019

Sep 18, 2018

"There is enough pressure from the economy to continue to push rates higher but at a more moderate pace going forward," said DAT industry analyst Mark Montague.

NPR: Hurricane Florence: Travel Begins To Snarl As Storm Closes In

Sep 13, 2018

Trucks are rushing into the region to restock store shelves, but Peggy Dorf, a freight and logistics market analyst for DAT Solutions, says they won't be for much longer. "As soon as a storm is about to hit, all traffic stops in and out of the area u...

Journal of Commerce: US shippers guarantee volume to secure truck capacity

Aug 18, 2018

"Anecdotally we've heard from at least two sources that pricing is in such flux that it doesn't make sense to sit down and negotiate a one-year agreement, so they're going to shorter agreements right now," said Mark Montague, industry pricing analyst...

New York Times: The Trouble With Trucking

Aug 11, 2018

Desiree Wood, who is a one-woman trucking company, uses an app that shows drivers where the pay is best in the United States.


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