DAT Unveils Upgrades to Popular Load Board at Mid-America Trucking Show

More than 161 million loads were posted on DAT load boards in 2017, and cargo volume throughout February 2018 was among the highest reported during the month at 20 decades.
“The new features in TruckersEdge reveal that DAT listens to truckers,” said Chad Boblett, owner and driver of Boblett Brothers Trucking and creator of Speed Per Mile Pros, also a Facebook group of 20,000 transport and logistics professionals. “DAT gets it right. The upgrades to TruckersEdge make it a lot easier to discover loads, and give me the research instruments I need to find the best possible speed for my truck.”

Dispatchers and drivers may also save time by identifying favorite searches, setting alarms for automatic notification when a fresh load matches their preferences, and sorting search results with a single click. They can even sort search results by the offer speed posted by the cargo broker.

The brand new TruckersEdge incorporates the most recent search technologies employed from the major web browsers, with auto-populated fields personalized to match the user’s requirements.

DAT TruckersEdge subscriptions comprise a Complimentary smartphone app, DAT Load Board for Truckers, available from Google Play for Android apparatus, and by the Apple App Store for iPhones along with iPads.

DAT Solutions announced significant updates to DAT TruckersEdge, the company’s popular load board for separate owner-operators and small fleets. The modifications and new attributes, to be unveiled at the Mid-America Trucking Show, make it considerably faster for truckers to find the correct lots and negotiate terms.

These most recent improvements come soon after the addition of DAT TruckersEdge Pro, including average spot exchange rates based on real transactions from the previous 15 days, plus DAT TriHaul, a navigation tool that indicates better-paying round trips depending on the lane hunted.

VP Products at DAT

“These upgrades to TruckersEdge come at a time when available load quantity proceeds to exceed seasonal levels, and need for trucking services is forecast to rise in the weeks and months ahead of time,” explained Neerav Shah, VP Products in DAT. “There are 637,000 great load options on our support for carriers to choose from daily, and DAT’s been very focused on speeding up their load selection process so that our customers can be more efficient and productive,” Shah added.

A brand new dashboard also provides users a real time view of inbound and outbound load volume in each state, so they could see where their gear is in demand, plus a feed of trending trucking industry news.

DAT TruckersEdge is now available at http://www.truckersedge.net/promo761, and will be on display at the Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, Ky., March 22 through 24, in Booth 64196.