Trucking Resources

For Brokers, Carriers, Owner-Operators and Shippers

  • Market Update—Get the clearest view of the truckload marketplace with data and insights from DAT iQ.
  • Top 10 Freight Markets of 2020—The top 10 markets with the most outbound dry van, refrigerated and flatbed long haul loads on the spot market in 2020.
  • Freightvine —DAT iQ’s Dr. Chris Caplice and Dr. Inam Iyoob speak with industry experts to lift the uncertainty that clouds the freight marketplace.
  • Freight Focus —  Ken Adamo, Chief of Analytics for DAT iQ, Freight Focus digs deep into the details. Each episode, Ken meets with industry insiders to sift through data and peel back the layers to get to the bottom of what’s driving freight today.
  • DAT iQ Market Updates—Our analytics team takes a weekly look at how the freight markets are responding to the COVID-19 crisis, offering updates on supply and demand, pricing, plus a detailed look at DAT iQ forecasting models and how they’re reacting to the current business climate.
  • DAT User Testimonials—Hear from DAT customers
  • Trucking AMA—Ask me anything series featuring owner-operators, carriers and brokers.
  • TruckersEdge Pro from the Pros—Follow advice from the pros and start finding loads with DAT TruckerEdge, the most trusted load board in the industry.
  • Tips from Real DAT Load Board Users—Tips and tricks from real DAT users
  • Power of Prediction white paper—Forecasting Models: Plan your costs with predictive analytics
  • Winning is Knowing white paper—Procurement Strategies: A guide for transportation procurement
  • History Matters – Predictive modeling is the art of using high-power computing to learn from the past and predict the future. Most of us use predictive models in our daily lives, but is not always obvious.
  • Cargo Theft, Identity Theft, and Double Brokering—How can you protect yourself and your business when you broker freight?
  • The ABCs of TriHaul Routing—Add a higher-paying third leg to your round-trip routes
  • Truckload: Linchpin in Your Supply Chain—Truckload transportation may seem like a small part of the supply chain but it is a bellwether for changing patterns
  • Win by Losing: How to Respond Effectively to a Shipper’s RFP—Make the tough calls on pricing in your market
  • DAT User Conference—Two-day intensive training program for freight brokers to learn how to master DAT products, and learn about the most pressing issues affecting the trucking industry.
  • If By Bid: The good and bad in annual transportation procurement events—Annual bids are exceptionally important to shippers to set their plans and budgets, but all too often they are poorly executed and create problems for both shippers and carriers that persist throughout the year.
  • DAT One: the all-in-one trucking app—Life on the road isn’t easy. From finding parking and weigh stations, to refueling and finding your next load, it’s fair to say that the job requires juggling a lot of information. That’s why we built a mobile app that includes the most useful trucking tools so that truckers have a single place to get the information they need, all in the palm of their hand.
  • How hurricanes affect freight—Hurricane season always brings the risk of massive disruptions – not just to supply chains, but to people’s lives and well-being. That’s where the transportation industry has the ability to help lift communities back up, to rebuild, resupply, and help people and neighborhoods return to their normal lives.
  • APIs—Integrating DAT’s Products and Tools
About DAT

DAT operates the largest truckload freight marketplace in North America. Transportation brokers, carriers, news organizations and industry analysts rely on DAT for market trends and data insights derived from 400 million freight matches and a database of $150 billion of market transactions.

The Original Load Board - Trusted Since 1978
The company was established in 1978 as the Dial-A-Truck (DAT) load finder service at Jubitz® truck stop in Portland, OR.