DAT Vs. Truckstop

Discussion in 'Freight Broker Forum' started by Dispatch985, May 8, 2024.

  1. Dispatch985

    Dispatch985 Bobtail Member

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    Need some advice..
    I use Truckstop to find majority of our loads. Truckstop has been having a lot of issues recently, and it's starting to not become as effective as it used to be. I'm wondering if DAT would be better? I've tried it in the past and I had trouble finding RGN loads. All I really saw was the small stuff for flatbeds or dry vans, etc.
    Does DAT have RGN's loads? Was I just missing it before? Is it worth trying again?
     
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  3. Kenworth6969

    Kenworth6969 Road Train Member

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    It's worth it to have both but it's all cheap freight on both regardless.
     
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  4. PPDCT

    PPDCT Road Train Member

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    Speaking honestly, I rarely, if ever, post RGN loads on DAT. The layout doesn't work as well for inputting dims and stuff that you need for them. That said, I'm sure there's folks out there doing so, but it's definitely not my preferred medium.
     
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  5. JimmyTwoTimes

    JimmyTwoTimes Medium Load Member

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    Truckstop is definitely going to have more RNG and flatbed in general, but it might be worth using DAT as well as sometimes there will be brokers that only post to DAT.
     
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  6. dirthaller

    dirthaller Heavy Load Member

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    I’ve never seen a load posted on another board that wasn’t also posted on Truckstop. I have seen loads on Truckstop that weren’t posted on other boards….so I’ve always just used Truckstop. I have never used it for anything besides flatbed.
     
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  7. Dispatch985

    Dispatch985 Bobtail Member

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    Thank you for explaining why I hardly see them. I was thinking I wasn't looking in the right place. I appreciate it.
     
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