Monthly Archives: January 2015

Freight Rates to Rise in Holiday Season

By Mark Montague, Industry Rate Analyst, DAT Solutions Nearly $1 trillion in retail sales will result if analysts at Deloitte are correct in their forecast of 4.5% growth during the upcoming holiday season. Consumers have 2.6% more disposable income this year, according to Deloitte, due in part to declining fuel prices. Employment statistics are improving, […]

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Find Loads on the Go

By Jorge Sanchez, Product Manager, DAT Solutions Loads have been plentiful this year, with freight tonnage records set in August and freight volume surging well above expectations in September. From January through August, spot market freight availability as measured by load posts was up by more than 55% year over year, which indicates that a […]

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