While DAT is widely known as the biggest and best load board for van, reefer, and flatbed freight, you can also find tanker truck loads, including tanker aluminum, tanker intermodal, and tanker steel trailers.
DAT has the most comprehensive network of brokers, shippers, and carriers in the industry — and we do our best to make sure using our load board is a hassle-free experience. Finding loads on more than 65,000 lanes, including some into Canada, is as simple as posting a search and letting the system find a match.
Our mobile app brings useful tools and market visibility right to your handheld device. Plan out strategic new routes, check broker credit scores and average pay times, market trends, and more with just a few clicks. If you have a specialized setup or are equipped to move pressurized, insulated, or food grade tankers, our load boards let you list what sets you apart so you’ll find the right match in no time.
When you use DAT’s load board for oversize loads, you get access to the information you need to make the best decisions for your business. We crunch the data on real transactions to give you information on the average rates for the last 15 days. Come to the negotiation table prepared so you can get the rates you deserve.
There is no universal definition for what is considered an oversize load. Oversize simply means larger than the standard freight size and weight restrictions. The definition of oversize can vary between carriers or based on road limitations like state laws or an area’s infrastructure.
In general, oversize freight is more than 8 ft. 6 in. (2.59 m) in width and 13 ft. 6 in. (4.11 m) in height. Because of its size and weight, oversize freight requires special logistics, including careful pre-planning and specialized equipment.
Oversize loads require specialized equipment. The best oversize load boards, like the DAT load board, let you specify your equipment when you post your truck or search through loads. That way you are only matched with oversize loads that require the equipment you already have. Some of the specialized equipment you can search and post on the DAT load board are:
No matter what kind of load you’re looking for — whether it’s an oversize load or an LTL — DAT’s load boards make it easy to line up your next job with just a few clicks. Just post your truck or set up a load search alarm and DAT does the rest.
You can also use the load board to search spot market rates on your preferred lanes, get triangular routing suggestions to maximize your profits, and even save your favorite search filters so you can find more jobs quickly.
The short answer is that DAT’s load boards make your life easier. Instead of wasting time searching for a single job that matches your equipment and lanes — and potentially coming up short — DAT’s load boards do the heavy lifting for you. With more shipping opportunities than you’ll find anywhere else, it’s only a matter of time until the system finds the perfect match. With DAT’s load boards, you can focus on the road instead of searching for jobs.
It’s not hard at all! We know you have much better things to do than try to navigate a needlessly complicated load board. That’s why DAT oversize load boards are designed to be easy for anyone to use — no matter their level of experience.
Posting your truck and searching for matching loads is a piece of cake with simple search boxes and the ability to save search criteria. Not only does DAT screen everyone who is allowed to post on our load boards, we also give you insight into your potential business partners at the touch of a button. With DAT it’s easy to find loads you can trust.
At DAT, we offer tiered access to load boards that are tailored to the specific needs of brokers, carriers, and owner-operators. Our competitive rates give you access to the key technologies and features you need at affordable prices.
With our Standard plan for carriers, you get access to our load boards and broker credit data. When you move to the Enhanced, Professional, and Power plans you get even more tools and capabilities including market maps, average lane rates, automatic triangle haul routing suggestions, and more.
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.