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DAT Truckload Volume Index jumped 11% in June to all-time high

Truckload freight volumes hit new highs in June and spot and contract rates stayed in record territory as surging retail imports and peak produce shipments fueled demand for transportation services, according to DAT Freight & Analytics, operator of the largest truckload freight marketplace in North America.

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DAT, Comdata announce fuel card and rewards program for small fleets and owner-operators

DAT Freight & Analytics, operator of the largest truckload freight marketplace in North America, has partnered with Comdata Inc. to expand its DAT Fuel Card program and help small truck fleets and owner-operators save more money at the pump. The DAT Fuel Card is designed to help DAT’s owner-operator and small-carrier customers manage fuel and maintenance expense payments and find discounts at a time when fuel prices are soaring via a single mobile platform: DAT One.

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Truckload rates soared in May despite lower freight volumes

Spot truckload freight rates hit record highs in May despite a month-over-month decline in volume, a sign that transportation networks are not growing fast enough to keep up with consumer demand.

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DAT selects leading supply chain visibility platform FourKites to provide unparalleled transparency & visibility into truckload freight

DAT Freight & Analytics, North America’s largest marketplace for truckload freight, and FourKites®, the leading real-time supply chain visibility platform in the world, today announced a strategic partnership that will bring real-time, end-to-end supply chain visibility to the DAT network.

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DAT Truckload Volume Index slips 5% in April, falling from all-time high in March

Truckload freight activity declined last month but April was still the second busiest month on record for shippers, freight brokers and motor carriers, said DAT Freight & Analytics, which operates the industry’s largest online freight marketplace and DAT iQ data analytics service.

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DAT Truckload Volume Index: Both spot van and reefer rates set records in March

Shippers feel additional urgency to meet delivery schedules after a difficult February

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DAT introduces Multilane Rates in Ratecast – a new price forecasting feature shown to improve the chance of winning RFPs

The new feature accelerates and streamlines bidding on complex RFPs by combining industry standard rate histories with the most accurate price forecasts available

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Ken Adamo, DAT Chief of Analytics, named 2021 “Pro to Know” by Supply & Demand Chain Executive

Supply & Demand Chain Executive, the only publication covering the entire global supply chain, today named Ken Adamo, DAT Chief of Analytics, to its list of “Pros to Know” for 2021.

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DAT partners with OLIMP for on-demand warehousing services

DAT Freight & Analytics today announced a strategic partnership with OLIMP to provide carriers and asset-based freight brokers with streamlined access and discounted pricing across OLIMP’s network of short-term warehousing, cross-docking and last-mile delivery services. 

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DAT Truckload Volume Index: Truckload Prices Jumped in February as Weather Stressed Fragile Supply Chains

Truckload freight pricing rose and national average load-to-truck ratios for dry van and refrigerated freight hit record highs in February as severe weather across much of the United States distressed supply chains and disrupted transit times.

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