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DAT Adds Specialty Trailers to Load Boards Offering

DAT, a provider of load boards for the spot freight marketplace, has added more equipment types to its DAT 3sixty and TruckersEdge products.

The enhancement will help flatbed and other load providers, including freight brokers, third-party logistics providers and shippers, to move freight that requires specialized equipment. The new list includes 72 trailer types, including such specialty items as over-dimension lowboy, over-dimension flatbed and step-deck Conestoga. The new equipment-type listings are available on all DAT 3sixty Load Board products and TruckersEdge, where more than 68 million loads and trucks are posted annually. A business unit of TransCore, DAT serves brokers, carriers, owner-operators and shippers. TruckersEdge and DAT Extended Network broadcast spot-market freight availability to drivers and owner-operators through monitors installed at more than 900 truckstops nationwide. The company also offers a free smartphone app, My DAT Trucker Services, for iPhone and Android devices.

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The enhancement will help flatbed and other load providers, including freight brokers, third-party logistics providers and shippers, to move freight that requires specialized equipment. The new list includes 72 trailer types, including such specialty items as over-dimension lowboy, over-dimension flatbed and step-deck Conestoga. The new equipment-type listings are available on all DAT 3sixty Load Board products and TruckersEdge, where more than 68 million loads and trucks are posted annually. A business unit of TransCore, DAT serves brokers, carriers, owner-operators and shippers. TruckersEdge and DAT Extended Network broadcast spot-market freight availability to drivers and owner-operators through monitors installed at more than 900 truckstops nationwide. The company also offers a free smartphone app, My DAT Trucker Services, for iPhone and Android devices.

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