Supply Chain Network Design

Supply Chain Network Design

Support your supply chain network design decisions by leveraging insights derived from the most accurate and reliable industry data at your disposal.

DAT iQ provides transportation and procurement teams with customizable reports based on the industry’s most comprehensive and extensive data. This empowers them to design efficient supply chains that align with their core business goals and strategies, ensuring successful delivery and execution.

  • Make data-driven supply chain design decisions.
  • Glean actionable supply chain insights.
  • Refine your supply chain network design strategies.

Make data-driven supply chain design decisions.

Our analytics engine processes information collected from more than 68,000 freight lanes — bringing you the most comprehensive and accurate freight data available.
Freight rates can be volatile, especially as global supply chains continue to shift. What is the best course of action in a changing industry full of uncertainty? The most robust and effective network design models in supply chain logistics are rooted in up-to-date information about market rates and capacity trends. Annually, DAT iQ’s database analyzes more than $137 billion in freight transactions, giving us an unparalleled ability for deep market analysis.

Glean actionable supply chain insights.

Custom reporting and data visualizations make it clear how the market is trending and where the inconsistencies lie.

DAT iQ generates reports as well as intuitive visualizations using the data sets relevant to your business needs, challenges, and goals. These reports can provide the insights necessary to help you refine your pricing and routing strategies and improve your logistics supply chain network design. They also help to highlight emerging market patterns and allow you to examine historical lane rates and freight forecasts side-by-side for easy analysis of year-over-year performance.

Refine your supply chain network design strategies.

Our data combined with your supply chain network design and optimization strategies help you start optimizing your distribution network immediately.

DAT iQ provides many of the actionable insights you need to optimize your budget, contain operational costs, and refine your routing strategies. DAT iQ includes Benchmark Analytics, a rate benchmarking and network management solution that leverages proprietary algorithms to pinpoint which variables can impact — and possibly improve — your budget strategy and transportation procurement efforts.

"In our experience, DAT is the most accurate and complete source of spot and contract rate data available.”

- Don Everhart, VP Technology & Analytics for Knight-Swift Logistics

“By integrating DAT’s forecasting data and analytics tools with our expertise and customized pricing, we can deliver fast, reliable rates using the most comprehensive data and market analysis available.”

- Ryan Ilges, Worldwide Express Vice President of Truckload

Understand your market needs on a deeper level.
Many factors influence supply chain network design, but our combination of tools and insights can help you get a handle on what matters most to your business. DAT iQ offers valuable data to guide decision-making on locating a warehouse or distribution center by providing historical data and forecasts on inbound and outbound freight rates from potential locations.