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
Use cases for RATECAST
- RFP Bids: Respond to RFPs with more confidence, with the 12-13 month forecasted rate, for each month.
- 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.
What’s new in Ratecast Enhanced
- Easy-to-use interface with chart, table and calendar view of rate forecasts
- Spot and contract rate forecasts
- Save recent searches
- Forecast the next 35 days or 13 months
- Add your own custom fuel program to forecasts
How does RATECAST work?
Available in both RateView and through Analytic Services, the DAT iQ forecasting model leverages a database of more than $76 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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FREE 50 Lane Look-Up!
Benchmark your rates against $110 billion in actual transactions. Send us the origins and destinations for up to 50 lane routes for a free lane lookup.