The definitive rate forecasting tool

Giving you the clearest view of the road ahead

  • Bid on RFPs armed with 52-week forecasts
  • 8-day forecasts for short-term pricing
  • Leverages the most trusted pricing database in the trucking industry
  • Twice as accurate as any other forecasting tool

Ratecast

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Use cases for RATECAST

 

  • RFP Bids: 52-week forecasts on tens of thousands of lanes.
  • Same-Day Transactions: 8-day forecasts allow for strategic pricing of same-day or next-day pickup.
  • Project-Based Bids: Protect your profit margins when pricing long-term business
  • Top Management Reports: Use market rate predictions to inform your pricing strategies.

How does RATECAST work?

 

Available in both RateView and through Analytic Services, the DAT iQ forecasting model leverages a database of more than $68 billion in annual market transactions from hundreds of brokers, carriers and shippers on tens of thousands of trucking lanes. With access to the industry's most historically complete pricing database, RATECAST also accounts for short-term market effects, seasonal impact and long-term trends, providing the most accurate and reliable forecasts in freight.

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