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Keeping your vehicles on the road is the key to building a successful trucking operation. The best load boards for owner-operators allow you to search through the hundreds of thousands of loads that are posted each business day. With DAT’s convenient load boards, it’s easy to find the right load at the right time.
DAT’s owner operator load boards give you access to the largest marketplace in the industry, allowing you to search anywhere and anytime for freight of all kinds. Inbound/outbound charts show you where demand is high, and our average market rates are based on real transactions to give you the most accurate info available.
With DAT’s load boards, you can keep your trucks visible to brokers posting loads. Plus, it's easy to view a broker’s credit history, reviews, and average time to pay. That way, you can focus on keeping your trucks on the road without worrying about getting paid on time for the work you do.
Keeping your business running smoothly is crucial for any owner-operator. The good news is that thousands of loads are posted to DAT each day, opening a world of opportunity for savvy owner-operators to secure the next load. Our load boards take the hassle out of finding new business — it’s all right there at your fingertips. So, if you’re wondering what is the best load board for owner-operators — DAT gives you all the tools to succeed, whether you’re running a small operation or a large carrier service.
Truckers who deliver freight all across the country are the backbone of the supply chain. We think that job’s important and complex enough as is, which is why we designed our load boards for owner-operators to be hassle-free and easy to use. It’s simple to search for loads by destination and truck type, and you can save your favorite search filters so you can quickly see currently available loads for your most frequent lanes. You have more important things to do than worry about where your next load is — so leave that to us.
In addition to letting you search for loads and post trucks, DAT crunches the numbers on real transactions from the past 15 days to provide you with the most accurate freight rates in the business. You’ll also be able to see freight broker’s credit scores, average days to pay, and reviews from other carriers, so you’ll have the information to strategically choose the loads that are most likely to grow your partnerships and business. Market maps tell you where demand is high, so you know where to look next.
The best owner operator load boards allow you to minimize deadhead, keep your trucks running, and maximize your profits. Plus, DAT’s load boards put you in contact with the biggest network of shipping brokers in the industry. We offer three different packages to provide you with the right tools to match your business size. Our Standard plan, for instance, lets you use the load boards and access broker credit data, and our Enhanced and Professional packages offer premium tools including average lane rates, automatic triangle hauling suggestions, and more.
They are! DAT vets brokers and shippers and you’ll be able to see the company’s credit score for all loads posted on our boards. You’ll also be able to see average days to pay, as well as whether the load can be factored, which gives you more information for making better business decisions. The brokers DAT typically works with have credit scores of 90 and up, and pay within four weeks.
Yes! We offer some financial services for owner-operators to make it easier for you to focus on deliveries. The DAT Assurance program guarantees that you get paid for every load you deliver that is posted on DAT’s load boards. We’ve also partnered with Triumph Business Capital, and their rapid factoring services will help ensure you always have cash on hand.
Get the most relevant matches for your business – the right load for the right truck at the right price, no matter where you are. DAT the largest load board, with more than 159 million loads posted annually. Find the load board package that best suits your business below.