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  • U.S. spot market truckload volumes fall 12% in May

    June 11, 2019 4:35PM by Truck News

    PORTLAND, Ore. – Spot market truckload freight volumes failed to meet expectations in May, transportation information provider DAT Solutions said on Tuesday. The number of full-truckload van loads moved on the spot market declined 12% in May compared to April,

  • U.S. spot rates dip

    March 13, 2018 12:42PM by Truck News

    PORTLAND, Ore. — Spot truckload freight volumes and rates took a seasonal dip in February, typically a year’s slowest month for freight, reports DAT Solutions, which runs a North American load board. While February spot market rates for van, refrigerated,

  • Spot truckload rates on rise in U.S.

    February 13, 2018 10:51AM by Truck News

    PORTLAND, Ore. – Spot truckload rates for van, reefer, and flatbed freight hit new highs in the U.S. in January, in the face of tightening capacity caused by shipper demand and a mandate for electronic logging devices, DAT Solutions reports.

  • DAT reveals more US loads and capacity

    December 11, 2014 12:08PM by Truck News

    Beaverton, Ore. — After the US took its annual Thanksgiving break, the nation got right back to business, resulting in both increased loads and capacity. According to DAT Solutions, for the week ending December 6, the number of loads posted

  • US spot market stays stable

    November 6, 2014 10:13AM by Truck News

    Beaverton, Ore. — The US spot market rates remained relatively steady during the last week in October, according to the DAT Solutions. Based on data compiled from the DAT load boards, the was no change to the spot van rate

  • DAT reveals lower volumes and increased capacity

    October 16, 2014 9:59AM by Truck News

    BEAVERTON, Ore. – More capacity and less freight are the two trends that marked the second week in October. According to DAT Solutions, which publishes figures from the DAT network of load boards, van, refrigerated, and flatbed capacity grew 3.6%

  • DAT Index shows September set record

    October 14, 2014 12:54PM by Truck News

    PORTLAND, Ore. – The spot market freight index hit another record last month. According to the DAT North American Freight Index, September 2014 experienced a 32 percent increase versus September 2013. Compared with the previous year, US freight volume rose