ELDs’ Capacity Squeeze Assumption #1 – Fewer Miles

(Last Updated On: January 6, 2018)


From Todd Dills, Overdrive:

Every Wednesday, Diane McHaney downloads average-rate data from DAT Solutions. As an analyst for Barton Logistics, a brokerage based in Bandera, Texas, she identifies trends in spot and contract freight markets.

Of particular interest is the mode — the most frequently occurring value in the data set. Also important is the standard deviation of DAT’s rolling 15- and 30-day spot market average-rate data. Both indicators help identify early signs of rate volatility.

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