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May 11, 2017, 13:37 ET DAT Freight Index: Truckload Volume Dips in April But Rates Higher than Expected

The DAT North American Freight Index fell 2.5 percent in April but volume remained above seasonal norms, signaling a solid start to the second...


Apr 12, 2017, 13:30 ET DAT Freight Index: March Truckload Volume Rises; Rates Lag

The DAT North American Freight Index climbed 47 percent in March, the first month-over-month increase of the year as shippers ramped up freight...


Apr 11, 2017, 13:03 ET DAT Solutions a Finalist in the 2017 ICMI Global Contact Center Awards

DAT Solutions and its Customer Support team is a finalist in the 2017 ICMI Global Contact Center Awards Program. DAT, which operates the largest...


Mar 27, 2017, 08:52 ET DAT RateView to Be Used as Foundation for Trucking Futures Exchange

TransFX, formerly known as TransVix, recently announced a strategic partnership with DAT for the development of trucking futures contracts. Citing...


Mar 22, 2017, 14:47 ET DAT Solutions Introduces New Broker Benchmarking Service

DAT Solutions today introduced a new benchmarking service for freight brokers that provides a level of detail found nowhere else in the industry. DAT ...


Mar 13, 2017, 07:48 ET DAT Freight Index: Strong February Spot Truckload Volumes, Rates Rise at Month's End

Total freight volume was 48 percent higher last month than in February 2016, although the DAT North American Freight Index fell 13 percent and spot...


Feb 13, 2017, 06:57 ET DAT Freight Index: Strong January Spot Truckloads with Seasonal Easing

The DAT North American Freight Index edged downward in January as spot truckload freight settled into a typical post-holiday pattern, albeit at...


Jan 27, 2017, 10:52 ET Atlanta Tops DAT List of Top 10 Places to Find Spot Freight in 2016

Atlanta was the hottest place to find spot truckload freight in 2016, according to DAT Solutions, which operates the largest on-demand freight...


Jan 20, 2017, 06:55 ET DAT Solutions Consolidates Getloaded Load Board into One Super Database

DAT Solutions today announced that Getloaded, a leading load board for smaller freight brokers and carriers, has been integrated into the DAT network ...


Jan 11, 2017, 06:02 ET DAT Freight Index: Spot Market Demand Increases for Sixth Straight Month in December

The DAT North American Freight Index rose 8 percent in December, capping off an extraordinarily strong month for spot truckload freight and six...


Dec 13, 2016, 07:55 ET E-Commerce Boosts November Truckload Volume: DAT Freight Index

A sharp increase in e-commerce traffic and refrigerated produce is extending the busy holiday season for truckload carriers, as the availability of...


Dec 06, 2016, 12:37 ET DAT's Accelerated Freight Matching Launches with New Load Board App for Carriers and Paperless Onboarding Service for Brokers

DAT announced a series of product launches designed to accelerate freight matching transactions on the company's network, with a new DAT load board...


Oct 13, 2016, 01:00 ET DAT Solutions Combines DAT, Getloaded Load Boards into One Network

DAT Solutions today announced that Getloaded, a leading load board for smaller freight brokers and carriers, will be integrated into the DAT Network...


Oct 12, 2016, 04:03 ET September Van Freight Volume Drives Spot Market Growth: DAT Freight Index

Truckload freight availability climbed 12 percent last month, compared to September 2015, as the number of loads on the spot market surpassed...


Sep 15, 2016, 07:55 ET Spot Market Freight Volume Rises 11 Percent in August: DAT Freight Index

Truckload freight availability climbed last month as the number of loads on the spot market surpassed same-month levels from the previous year for...


Aug 12, 2016, 03:47 ET Spot Market Freight Levels Bounce Back for Vans and Reefers in July: DAT Freight Index

July spot market freight availability caught up with 2015 levels for the first time this year, due to an increase in volume for dry and refrigerated...


Jul 14, 2016, 07:54 ET 63 Percent of Drivers are Detained for More Than 3 Hours Per Stop: DAT Solutions

Nearly 63 percent of drivers spend more than three hours at a shipper's dock waiting to get loaded and unloaded, according to a recent survey by DAT...


Jul 12, 2016, 01:27 ET June Seasonal Freight Boosts Spot Market Volume By 28 Percent: DAT Freight Index

Seasonal freight added 28 percent to spot market load availability in June, boosting total volume to levels seen in 2013 and 2012, and only 12...


Jun 16, 2016, 11:16 ET DAT to Hold First User Conference for Brokers

DAT Solutions will hold its first annual User Conference designed to address common and uncommon problems brokers face in the course of their day....


Jun 09, 2016, 01:16 ET May Van, Reefer Freight up 19% on Spot Market: DAT Freight Index

Spot freight availability in May increased 19 percent for both dry vans and refrigerated ("reefer") vans. Flatbed freight, however, declined by 10...


Jun 02, 2016, 04:13 ET DAT Launches Streamlined TMS for New Freight Brokers

DAT Solutions introduces transportation management software (TMS) designed for entry level freight brokers. DAT Keypoint Ops is designed for brokers...


May 10, 2016, 12:29 ET April Freight Edges Down Seasonally: DAT Freight Index

Spot market freight volume edged down 3.4 percent in April, compared to March, in a typical seasonal pattern, according to the DAT North American...


Apr 08, 2016, 12:26 ET Seasonal Freight Up, Linehaul Rates Dip, Fuel Surcharge Plummets: DAT Freight Index

Spot market freight volume got a 38 percent boost from seasonal freight in March, according to the DAT North American Freight Index. Compared to...


Mar 30, 2016, 01:42 ET New DAT Mobile Technology Debuts at Mid-America Trucking Show Offering Drivers Safe Parking

DAT Solutions will debut a new version of its free DAT Trucker mobile app, formerly known as MyDAT Trucker. DAT Trucker is a driver's trip planner,...


Mar 23, 2016, 12:24 ET DAT Power Load Board Expands Truckfinder and Loadfinder Capabilities

DAT Solutions has expanded the LaneMakers feature in DAT Power, the industry's most widely used and advanced load board, to help brokers find...