Getting started with DAT Power
Welcome, new DAT Power subscriber
Welcome to DAT. It’s our job to make sure you have the tools you need to succeed and get the most out of your DAT Power subscription. Below you’ll find information on how to search for loads, post your trucks, negotiate rates, find new business partners, and more.
Other helpful resources for new users
In addition to the video tutorials above, here are a number of other useful resourses to get you up and running quickly.
Tools to help you get the job done
DAT Power comes with tools that’ll help you find loads, gauge supply/demand and research new business partners.
- Market Conditions Index – See current supply and demand in 135 freight markets in the U.S.
- DAT Directory – Valuable information on every broker, shipper and carrier who uses DAT load boards.
- DAT LaneMakers – See the brokers who have posted the most loads on any lane and contact them.
- DAT Trendlines – A free weekly publication that details current freight availabliity, capacity, and rates.
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Here are some of the most popular resources requested by new customers.
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Research Lane Rates
Get the trucking industry’s most accurate freight rates research tools with DAT RateView. See the average spot market and contract rates on more than 68,000 lanes, based on more than $118 billion in real transactions between brokers and carriers.
Free Weekly Spot Market Reports
Our free weekly overview of the latest trends on the spot market, including capacity and market rates. See which major lanes have rising rates, and where prices are falling.