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Confessions of an Owner-Operator: Advice for Getting Started

<p>Being an owner-operator turned out to be a lucrative business for me… Read More

Detention Policies Need to Change in 2018

I am so hoping that 2018 will be the year when detention policies and practices change. Read More

Detention in ELD-Land: Will Shippers Change Dock Practices?

What’s been done to reduce detention – at origin and destination – to free up driving time in ELD-land… Read More

ELD Mandate: How Has Your Business Been Affected?

After years of delays, changes, protests, and more delays, the ELD mandate is finally here. Read More

Flexibility of Paper Logs Doesn't Transfer to ELDs

There is no such thing as a regulation that talks about logbook flexibility but every driver that has ever used paper… Read More

Rates Hit Multi-Year Highs. What's Next?

Over the past few weeks, freight rates have surged to multi-year highs and capacity was diverted, causing truck shortages… Read More

I Just Started Using an ELD. Here Are the Pros and Cons so Far.

I am now ready for ELD mandate on Dec. 18. I've had an electronic logging device for a while… Read More

Make More Money With DAT TriHaul

Would you add a leg to your route if it meant potentially boosting your revenue by 25%? By 35%? Maybe even 50%? Read More

2-Year ELD Delay Proposed in Congress

Truckers will have until 2019 to install electronic logging devices (ELD) if newly proposed legislation becomes law. Read More

Spring Came Early in These Freight Markets

Last week, we said that if spot market volumes kept climbing, then rates were going to go up finally. Read More

Free Zip Zone and KMA Wall Map Available

<p>DAT has updated its popular Zip Zone and Key Market Area wall map. Read More

5 New Regulations that Could Change Trucking

<p>New rules like the ELD mandate have the potential to force some small carriers out of business and raise freight… Read More

ELD Outlook is Still Cloudy

Got questions about how to stay compliant with the upcoming ELD mandate? You’re not the only one. Read More

What Are the Top Issues Facing the Trucking Industry Today?

The American Transportation Research Institute recently posted its yearly survey of the most critical issues facing the… Read More

63% of Drivers Are Detained More Than 3 Hours per Stop

<p>Most drivers spend 3 to 4 hours waiting to get loaded or unloaded. Read More

Planning Your Week? Try These 5 Cities for Freight

Looking for a load? There are more hot markets to choose from this week than there had been in the past month or so. Read More