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Apr 22, 2013, 13:25 ET
Truckload Freight Spot Market 5-Year Trend.  (PRNewsFoto/TransCore DAT)

DAT North American Freight Index Up 7.7 Percent in Q1, Despite March Dip

 Spot market freight volumes reported by the DAT North American Freight Index finished the first quarter of 2013 up 7.7 percent compared to Q1...

Apr 08, 2013, 09:45 ET

DAT Load Boards Expand Equipment Types Listed on Spot Market -

 DAT Load Boards have added  25 percent more equipment types available on its DAT 3sixty and TruckersEdge products to help flatbed and...

Mar 22, 2013, 10:47 ET

MyDAT Trucker Services to Add Hotels4Truckers and Find Truck Service

 TransCore DAT, which operates the truckload freight industry's largest and most trusted network of load boards, will be releasing a new...

Mar 19, 2013, 09:45 ET
Truckload Freight Spot Market 5-Year Trend.  (PRNewsFoto/TransCore DAT)

DAT North American Freight Index Returns to Typical February Freight Volumes

DAT North American Freight Index showed a return to post-recession freight volumes during the month of February, following a record-setting...

Jan 28, 2013, 09:45 ET

DAT and 4 State Trucks Announce a Strategic Marketing Agreement

 DAT, which operates the industry's largest network of load boards, including truckstops, Internet and mobile applications, today announced a...

Jan 16, 2013, 12:45 ET
Truckload Freight Spot Market 5-Year Trend.  (PRNewsFoto/TransCore DAT)

DAT North American Freight Index Reports Record December Volume in Spot Market

 The December DAT North American Freight Index saw the highest volume for the month since the Index began in 1996. Compared to December 2011,...

Dec 11, 2012, 10:45 ET
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DAT North American Freight Index Reports Spot Market Volume Rises an Unseasonal 3.6 Percent in November

 For the first time since the DAT North American Freight Index was established in 1996, the company reported a 3.6 percent month-over-month...

Nov 13, 2012, 15:15 ET
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DAT North American Freight Index Reports Spot Market Volume Up 0.8% in October, Due to Rise in Canada

 The DAT North American Freight Index reports a 0.8 percent increase in spot market volume in October, compared to September. After a strong...

Oct 11, 2012, 11:50 ET
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DAT North American Freight Index Reports September Freight Volume Softens on the Spot Market

  The DAT North American Freight Index reports a softer spot market in September. The seasonal decline in overall freight volume was...