Truck Load Rates

DAT iQ provides the most accurate truck load rates data in the industry, with more than $110 billion in annual freight invoices.

DAT iQ can help make your truckload pricing strategy more efficient. Through our freight matching and analytics platforms, DAT provides the most valuable market insight and rate benchmarking for carriers, brokers and shippers large and small. All market participants can view average rate data available in the DAT One load board

For higher-level analytics and intelligence we also offer our flagship pricing tools DAT RateView and for large shippers, we designed DAT iQ’s Freight Market Intelligence Consortium (FMIC). 

  • Get the best data on truck load rates in the industry.
  • Find new opportunities with market data and insights.
  • Stay on top of national truck load rate trends.

Get the best data on truck load rates in the industry.

DAT’s truck load rates are the industry standard, offering you actionable insights for trucking business and logistics and supply chain pros.

DAT gives you the best truck load rate data available so you can negotiate the best prices on both spot and contract rates. DAT shows you the most current truckload rates paid by freight brokers and shippers on 68,000 lanes. Use the real-time database of historical trends to stay on top of market conditions so you can make business decisions with confidence.

Find new opportunities with market data and insights.

DAT can generate custom reports and forecasting based on the specific needs of your business.

Because DAT collects and stores data from across the trucking industry, our data analytics team can generate custom reports to help you understand how your individual business fits into the larger market. DAT’s freight forecasting tools, including Ratecast, can help you manage both short and long-term planning for your specific circumstances so you can negotiate more favorable shipping contracts and take better control of one of your biggest procurement expenses. Ratecast is the most accurate rate forecasting tool in the industry, with 95% accuracy. With the most historically complete pricing database, Ratecast also takes into account short-term market effects, seasonal and long-term trends to provide reliable forecasts.

Stay on top of national truck load rate trends with free reports.

DAT’s regular free truck load rates reports can help you keep up-to-date on the current state of the market.

DAT Trendlines — which is often cited in the Wall Street Journal, Financial Times, Business Insider, and other publications — is a free report that gives you weekly recaps and updates on capacity and demand (load-to-truck ratios), and national averages for spot market rates so you can stay on top of the market. Trendlines also integrates with DAT’s load boards so you can more easily find the best rates available. For shippers, we also offer a free preview monthly of the DAT iQ Pulse Signal Report. This report is derived from $50 billion in actual shipment data annually from the Freight Market Intelligence Consortium (FMIC).

"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

See tomorrow's trends today.

Contact us today to get the most trusted truckload pricing tools in trucking and take the uncertainty out of freight. DAT iQ offers the most historically complete freight rate database, so you can anticipate seasonal trends and make quick pricing decisions.

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