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Nov 10, 2016, 18:52 ET October Spot Market Strongest Since June: DAT Freight Index

October was the strongest month for freight availability in 2016 except the June seasonal peak, according to the DAT North American Freight Index....


Aug 19, 2016, 11:55 ET McLeod PowerBroker Adds DAT CarrierWatch and Onboarding Enhancements

 Validating and onboarding for-hire carriers will be easier and more efficient for customers of McLeod Software, thanks to an improved...


Feb 13, 2014, 11:40 ET Extreme Weather Drives Up DAT North American Freight Index

 Spot market freight availability rose 24 percent in January, exceeding December levels for only the second time since the DAT North American...


Jan 15, 2014, 08:17 ET DAT North American Freight Index Sees Atypical Year-End Rise

 Spot market freight availability rose 10 percent in December compared to November, according to the DAT North American Freight Index, capping...


Dec 17, 2013, 13:14 ET DAT North American Freight Index Shows Continued Strength

 Spot market freight availability remained strong in November, according to the DAT North American Freight Index. For the fifth consecutive...


Nov 12, 2013, 09:13 ET DAT North American Freight Index Rises 1.9 Percent, to Atypical October High

Spot market freight availability rose 1.9 percent in October, to a level that is atypically high for the season, according to the DAT North...


Oct 10, 2013, 13:17 ET DAT North American Freight Index Tracks Change in Q3 Seasonal Patterns

A shift in seasonal trends drove spot market freight volumes down 5.3 percent in September, as reported by the DAT North American Freight Index....


Sep 20, 2013, 15:11 ET DAT North American Freight Index Maintains Late-Season Strength

 Spot market freight volumes reported by the DAT North American Freight Index rose another 0.4 percent in August, edging above July levels....


Aug 14, 2013, 09:14 ET DAT North American Freight Index Exceeds June Levels in July

 Spot market freight volumes reported by the DAT North American Freight Index rose 0.5 percent in July, exceeding June levels for the first...


Aug 12, 2013, 13:17 ET DAT Introduces Real-Time Rate Tools for Carriers with Highest Paying Route Options

DAT announced the availability of DAT RateView, enabling carriers to see market rates paid by shippers as well as current spot market rates on...


Jul 17, 2013, 14:28 ET DAT North American Freight Index Rises Seasonally in June

 Spot market freight volumes reported by the DAT North American Freight Index rose 2.2 percent in June, compared to May. The month-over-month...


Jun 17, 2013, 09:45 ET DAT North American Freight Index Rises Seasonally in May

 Spot market freight volumes reported by the DAT North American Freight Index rose 5.6 percent from April to May. The month-over-month...


May 13, 2013, 07:45 ET DAT North American Freight Index Reports Spot Market Decline - Weather a Factor

 Spot market freight volumes reported by the DAT North American Freight Index declined 16 percent compared to the record April high in 2012....


Feb 14, 2013, 08:45 ET DAT North American Freight Index Reports Unusual Strength in January Spot Market Volume

 Reaching the highest-ever volume for the month of January, the DAT North American Freight Index increased 42 percent compared to January...