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Volumes are up in 2019, but not rates. Here's why.

Although rates have dropped considerably from record levels in 2018… Read More

5 reasons to attend the DAT user conference

DATCON19 is an exclusive event created for DAT's broker customers. Read More

Broker Bond: Special rate for DAT customers

The majority of freight brokers have bonds that are up for renewal on October 1. Read More

TIA offers courses for new freight brokers

Here's the quickest and easiest way to get new employees up to speed on the ins and outs of the transportation industry. Read More

Van rates fall after 4th of July

It's typical for rates to fall after the Fourth of July, and this year was no different. Read More

Reefer rates cool down following holiday

Rates were mostly down in the reefer markets in the second week of July. Read More

How much do hot shot loads pay?

Running hot shots is one of the easier ways to start your own trucking company… Read More

How to find hot shot loads

Looking for freight for your hot shot rig? Read More

Trucker Tips: How I find the best-paying loads

Being an owner-operator is tough. You need all the tools possible to stay profitable. Read More

Van rates ride high through Independence Day

Independence Day fell on a Thursday this year, so there were many people who took Friday off as well. Read More

Reefer freight hits its stride as summer produce arrives

After a slow start, reefer freight is finally hitting its stride. Read More

Trucker Tips: How I started trucking

When I took a job as a delivery helper for a local distributor back in 2000… Read More

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