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Pat Pitz

Pat Pitz is the editor of the DAT Solutions freight broker newsletter. He has nearly 20 years experience as a professional writer and editor. Before joining DAT, he spent 8 years at a Portland advertising and public relations agency, where he wrote newsletters and other content for a variety of high-profile clients, including several in the trucking industry.

Broker Profile: Mystic Logistics Uses DAT Data to Succeed

What’s the best time of day to secure a truck out of Trenton, New Jersey? Read More

CSA Controversy Heats Up

For years, carrier groups have opposed the online publication of CSA scores. Now, freight brokers are also calling for… Read More

5x Annual Growth with Good Deeds & Technology

<p>When Rock Deschaine decided to expand his freight brokerage business, he knew he needed two things to grow… Read More

The New Congress—a Broker's Friend?

We talked to TIA Senior Government Affairs Manager Chris Burroughs to see how the changes in Washington will affect… Read More

Expand Your Capacity and Reach with the DAT Extended Network

The driver shortage is often cited as one of the main causes of tightening capacity. And while brokers can’t simply go… Read More

COPY of HOS article

It’s not often that trucking regulations generate debate beyond the inner-circle of those who make their living in the… Read More

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The Original Load Board - Trusted Since 1978

The company was established in 1978 as the Dial-A-Truck (DAT) load finder service at Jubitz® truck stop in Portland, OR.