DAT Freight and Analytics: DAT Ratecast Forecast Data

Forward-Looking DAT RateView Linehaul Rate Data


DAT’s Ratecast data is a dataset built from DAT’s industry-leading RateView index. These forecasts are designed to give insight into the cost of moving freight within the continental United States and Canada. Consumers can see directional pricing based on seasonality and supply-and-demand before they happen.

Features of this dataset:
– Over 65,000 market-to-market lane pairs to select
– Three trailer type categories (Dry Van, Refrigerated, and Flatbed)
– Five distinct forecast use cases
– Daily calculations with forecasts available up to 52-weeks out
– Forecasting rates for the DAT RateView index
– Historical forecasts back to June 2020

Fields Include:
– Type of Trailer
– Rate Type
– Days Averaged
– Lane Origin
– Lane Destination
– Foretasted Cost per mile
– Upper Median Absolute Error (Forecast + MAE)
– Lower Median Absolute Error (Forecast – MAE)
– Length of Haul Group
– Forecast Date
– 70th Percentile Prediction Interval
– 85th Percentile Prediction Interval


About the Provider:

DAT operates the largest truckload freight marketplace in North America. Transportation brokers, carriers, news organizations and industry analysts rely on DAT for market trends and data insights derived from 183 million freight matches and a database of $118 billion of market transactions.

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