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DAT Load Boards & Services
8405 SW Nimbus Avenue
Beaverton, Oregon, 97008
800-547-5417, 800-551-8821
www.dat.com
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DAT operates the largest spot freight marketplace in North America. Transportation brokers, carriers, news organizations and industry analysts rely on DAT for market trends and data insights derived from 100M annual freight matches and a database of $28B of market transactions. Related services include a comprehensive directory of companies with business history, credit, safety, insurance and company reviews; broker transportation management software; authority, fuel tax, mileage, vehicle licensing, and registration services; and carrier onboarding.

Founded in 1978, DAT Solutions, LLC is a wholly owned subsidiary of Roper Technologies (NYSE:ROP), a diversified technology company and constituent of the S&P 500, Fortune 1000 and Russell 1000 indices.


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A Shipper’s Guide to Load Boards
This white paper describes how the best load boards are those that implement security protocols and offer due diligence tools to create a secure…

 

3rd DAT Carrier Benchmark Survey
The Third Annual Q1 2013 DAT Carrier Benchmark Survey drew 514 responses from DAT customers, including carriers, owner-operators, private fleets…




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Freight Brokers & 3PLs Scrambling to Offer Shipper Deals in Tight Capacity Truckload Spot Market
Facing the tightest spot truckload market in at least four years, the number of available loads on the spot truckload freight market jumped 5.4% during the week ending Sept. 30 and tight capacity sent the load-to-truck ratio for van freight into uncharted territory.
Best Practices for a Freight Market that is Heating Up
Anyone who has talked to a motor carrier knows that it costs a lot more to operate a truck today that it did three years ago.
More Truck Loads on Road Anticipated
An increase in trucking loads is expected in 2014, good news for the 125,000 California inland residents who hold jobs in sectors related to…
The ‘Logistics’ Road Ahead in 2014: Cheaper Fuel, More Rules
Economy, fuel prices, regulations, trucking freight, truckload capacity, intermodal - there's optimism and pessimism ahead for everyone.
DAT Load Boards - Overview
Since 1978, DAT has been recognized as the industry standard for quantity of loads and trucks and the quality of potential business partners…


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Freight Rates - DAT
DAT provides the world's largest on-demand freight exchange, connecting shippers and carriers with motor carriers. We've also built the largest freight rates database, collecting information from real payments between brokers, shippers, and carriers.
DAT - Official Site
Transportation brokers, carriers, news organizations and industry analysts rely on DAT for market trends and data insights derived from 270 million freight matches (2018 est.) and a database of $57 billion of market transactions.
DAT Freight Index: Seasonal Demand Boosts Freight Rates in ...
The Freight Index, a monthly measure of demand for spot market freight, is published by DAT Solutions, which operates North America’s largest load board marketplace.
DAT Freight Index: Spot Market Truckload Volume Sets ...
The Freight Index, a monthly measure of demand for spot market freight, is published by DAT Solutions, which operates North America’s largest load board marketplace.
DAT Solutions - Wikipedia
DAT Solutions, originally known as Dial-a-Truck, is a US-based freight exchange service ("load board") and provider of transportation information serving North America. Freight exchange services are used to match material ("loads") that need to shipped with over-the-road carriers that can be hired to move those loads.
Spot Rates Recede From Record Highs - Fleet Management ...
Spot truckload rates declined again during the week ending July 28, as the overall number of loads posted on DAT load boards fell 4.2% and capacity increased 0.5%, but the spot freight market is ...
DAT Freight Index: Spot Market Truckload Rates Soar in ...
Transportation brokers, carriers, news organizations and industry analysts rely on DAT for market trends and data insights derived from 179 million freight matches in 2017, and a database of $45 ...
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