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DAT Freight Index: July Spot Truckload Volume and Rates Return to Earth

Aug 10, 2018

PORTLAND, Ore. — Spot market freight availability dropped sharply in July, returning to typical seasonal levels after an all-time peak in June. Volume fell 29 percent month over month, but increased 3.4 percent compared to July 2017. The declin...

DAT Broker TMS Adds New Load Tracking Module

Jul 16, 2018

PORTLAND, Ore. — DAT Solutions announced today that their DAT Keypoint broker transportation management software has added a new module that integrates DAT OnTime load tracking service. This optional module makes exact load locations visible on...

DAT Freight Index: Record Demand Boosts Spot Truckload Rates to New Heights in June

Jul 09, 2018

PORTLAND, Ore. — Demand for truckload shipments faced off against capacity shortfalls, boosting truckload rates to new heights on the spot market in June, according to DAT Solutions, which operates North America’s largest load board mark...

DAT Freight Index: Seasonal Demand Boosts Freight Rates in May

Jun 08, 2018

PORTLAND, Ore. — Demand for spot market truckload shipments reached new heights in May, according to the DAT North American Freight Index. Seasonal shipments, along with rising fuel costs, pushed freight rates higher in May, with dry van and re...

DAT Freight Index: Spot Market Truckload Volume Dips Seasonally in April

May 11, 2018

PORTLAND, Ore. — Spot truckload freight volume had the strongest April on record, despite slipping 6.8 percent lower, a common seasonal trend. Compared to the same month in 2017, freight availability rose 32 percent, according to the DAT North ...

DAT Freight Index: Spot Market Truckload Volume Sets Record in March, Driven by Demand for Flatbeds

Apr 12, 2018

PORTLAND, Ore., DATE — Spot truckload freight availability rebounded in March, to set a new 20-year record for the DAT North American Freight Index. The 38 percent increase in volume, year over year, was due largely to extraordinary demand for ...

DAT Truckload Freight Marketplace Expands Services with Load Visibility Platform

Apr 09, 2018

PORTLAND, Ore. — DAT Solutions announced today the introduction of DAT OnTime, a load tracking application that enables freight brokers and third party logistics (3PL) professionals to monitor the location and status of their managed freight ...

DAT Solutions Adds 5 TMS Integration Partners

Mar 29, 2018

 PORTLAND, Ore. – DAT Solutions announced new integrations of the company’s load board and freight rates into the transportation management software (TMS) products at five partner companies. These partnerships benefit the mutual cust...

DAT Unveils Upgrades to Popular Load Board at Mid-America Trucking Show

Mar 20, 2018

 PORTLAND, Ore. – DAT Solutions announced significant upgrades to DAT TruckersEdge, the company's popular load board for independent owner-operators and small fleets. The changes and new features, to be unveiled at the Mid-America Trucking...

DAT Freight Index: February Spot Market Truckload Rates and Volume Dip Seasonally

Mar 12, 2018

PORTLAND, Ore. — Spot truckload freight volume and rates declined seasonally in February, which is typically the slowest month for freight, according to DAT Solutions, which operates North America’s largest load board marketplace. The ...


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