DAT Solutions Offers TMS for Entry-Level Brokers

Load board operator DAT Solutions announced that it had introduced transportation management software designed for entry-level freight brokers called DAT Keypoint Ops.

June 6, 2016

Execs See Consolidation in Finance Sector Following Recent Sell-Off by Biggest Player

BMO Harris Bank

A slowdown in demand for truck equipment is fueling competition among finance companies and commercial banks, which could lead to more consolidation in a sector that has seen a sell-off by the industry’s biggest player, company executives said.

Daniel P. Bearth | Staff Writer
May 16, 2016
Business, Fuel

Comdata Offers Program to Help Fleets Control Hotel Costs

John Sommers II for TT

Fuel-card provider Comdata is offering a program to help fleets control hotel expenses while helping over-the-road drivers quickly find lodging options via a mobile application.

December 17, 2015

Household Goods Mover Suddath Acquires Secor

The Suddath Cos., one of the nation’s largest household goods movers, announced it has acquired The Secor Group, a moving and storage firm that has been in business for 125 years.

Daniel P. Bearth | Staff Writer
December 7, 2015

Rates Stay Firm, Load Patterns Uneven, DAT Says

Load board operator DAT Solutions said freight rates remained firm during the week ended Aug. 22, while freight trends on the spot market remained uneven.

August 26, 2015

DAT Reports Weekly Spot Market Rate Drop

KOMU Photo/ Matthew Schmertz

DAT Solutions said its spot market loads for the seven-day period ended July 4 fell 20% compared with the prior weekly period.

July 9, 2015

Spot Truckload Rates Rise on Tight Capacity, DAT Reports


Available spot truckload market loads jumped 36% last week while capacity increased just 5.5%, helping to push spot rates higher, DAT Solutions reported.

Michael G. Malloy | Web Editor
June 11, 2015

UPS, DHL Provide Logistics Support for Nepal Earthquake Recovery

Natalie Hawwa/USAID

UPS Inc. and DHL said they will be providing logistics support for recovery efforts in Nepal after a magnitude 7.8 earthquake April 25 killed more than 4,000 people.

May 1, 2015

DAT Report Shows Loads Rise 32% in August


The latest DAT report of spot freight market activity showed a 32% increase in freight volume in August from last year.

September 16, 2014

Vigillo Expands Athena Data-Mining Platform

Jaclyn O'Laughlin/American Trucking Associations

Vigillo is offering new fuel and maintenance dashboards within its Athena “big-data” platform, representing a further expansion of the company’s data analytics capabilities.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
September 9, 2014