Mar 14

Are you heading to the Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville? We'll be there, so stop by the DAT booth and take a look at some of the new tools we've been working on. Plus we'll have some free goodies to give away.

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Mar 13

A lot of jobs that were pretty common 40 years ago aren’t so common anymore. There aren’t as many farmers as there used to be. The same thing is true for jobs like secretary and machine operator. But one job has been a mainstay in American life for four decades: Truck driver.

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Nov 03

Too often, life on the road means having to spend time away from family. That can be especially hard on the holidays. With Thanksgiving coming up, we’re wondering how many owner-operators are planning to take time off.

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Oct 13

When fighting human trafficking, one of the first steps is to reach out to groups who can spot it when it happens. Truckers are one of those front-line groups.

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Sep 16

A couch, cup of coffee, or just access to the bathroom is a simple gesture of appreciation for the person who just safely delivered your valuable freight.

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Sep 15

DAT will hit the big 4-0 next year. That’s 40 years pioneering load boards like DAT TruckersEdge. Our own Sandy Cahill chatted with Tom “Buck” Ballard of TruckingPodcast.com about the history of load boards and how truckers use information from them to run a profitable business.

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Sep 15

Home time matters big time. For carriers, that means learning your drivers’ preferences. Show your appreciation by doing your best to match each driver with the schedule that best fits his or her needs.

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Sep 14

Letting the driver know everything there is to know about the load shows that you appreciate what goes into doing the job well.

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Sep 13

Truck drivers have unique skill sets, and with the shortage of new drivers entering the industry, those skills are increasingly rare in today’s work force. That's why they deserve to be well-compensated for the specialized services that they provide, whether that means getting paid by the hour or by the mile.

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Sep 12

Even an extra 15 minutes held up at a loading dock or stuck in traffic can be the difference between a driver getting home to family or being stuck in the sleeper cabin another night.

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