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DAT: Truckload rates jump in November; reefer rates up 5.2%

Prices to move van and refrigerated (“reefer”) truckload freight continued their steady climb and hit new highs in November as businesses paid more to move food and other retail goods in time for holiday shopping.

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Prices for truckload services spiked to their highest levels yet in October, reflecting shippers’ willingness to pay a premium to move goods through their supply chains.

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DAT partners with OTR Capital to expand factoring services to freight brokers and carriers on the industry’s largest load board

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DAT Truckload Volume Index gains 2% in August; shippers on the precipice of their most challenging peak season yet

Truckload volume surged and spot and contract freight rates hit new highs in August as logistics managers stare down their most challenging peak shipping season yet.

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DAT and Loadsure bring fast, affordable all-risk per-load insurance to the industry’s largest spot truckload freight network

DAT Freight & Analytics today announced that Loadsure, the pay-as-you-go, all-risk digital insurance solution, is now available to brokers, shippers and motor carriers on the DAT network, the industry’s largest marketplace for spot truckload freight.

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DAT Truckload Volume Index fell 8% in July as congestion gripped supply chains

Truckload rates hit new highs and freight volumes remained elevated in July but retreated from June’s record levels, as shippers paid a premium for transportation amid pandemic-related supply chain disruptions.

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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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