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TT: More Fleets Move Toward Freight Matching

Knight-Swift Logistics’ pilot for DAT Book Now promises to eliminate manual processes like lengthy load searches, phone calls and negotiations.

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Cargo Business News: Trucking Trends - Why Freight Brokers Need to Know Their ABCs

As legislative deadlines go, Jan. 1 loomed large in California where Assembly Bill 5 (AB5), which makes it harder for gig-economy companies like Uber and Postmates to qualify their workers as independent contractors rather than employees, was set to

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FreightWaves: Knight-Swift to participate in pilot of DAT’s Book Now freight tendering solution

The automated freight tendering segment continues to heat up with more competitive products hitting the market. The latest is DAT Solutions, which announced a pilot program with Knight-Swift Logistics, the logistics brokerage arm of Knight-Swift Tran

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JOC: Coyote Curve urges caution for shippers over rising spot truck rates

In January 2020, DAT reported a 6 percent decline and JOC’s rate was down 3.2 percent. Contract rates fell more than 10 percent in January, however, according to DAT.

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Yahoo Finance: Leonard’s Express Using DAT Rate-Prediction Tool to Stay Ahead of Pricing Trends

Leonard’s Express, an asset-based transportation provider located in Farmington, New York, has joined a pilot program to test a truckload rate forecasting tool from DAT Solutions that generates rate predictions based on current market conditions.

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SCMR: A Market-Based Pricing Model for Transportation Contracts

Real-world results: MIT Center for Transportation & Logistics uses DAT rate index in partnership with a leading shipper to develop more responsive long-term transportation contracts.

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Overdrive: Coronavirus risk for truckers appears minimal, though lockdown in China could impact inbound freight

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Heavy Duty Trucking: Q&A - DAT Analytics Guru Explains how Freight Forecasting Works

DAT Solutions announced a pilot program for a suite of new rate forecasting and market analysis tools in January ahead of a commercial launch in April. In this HDT interview, Ken Adamo, chief analytics officer, and Eileen Hart, vice president of mark

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Supply Chain Dive: NRF - Coronavirus could cause 13% import drop at US ports

Major U.S. ports could see a nearly 13% drop in containerized retail imports in February, down to 1.41 million TEUs, due to extended production shutdowns caused by the coronavirus outbreak in China, according to the National Retail Federation's Globa

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Land Line: January’s soft spot rates slide into February

Rates on DAT MembersEdge were at their lows for the year on most lanes and trending down last week.

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