Ken Harper

Ken Harper is the Director of Marketing at DAT Solutions, where he has worked for the past 9 years. Prior to that, Ken was a principal in a Seattle digital marketing agency, a marketing director at Intel for 10 years, a columnist for the Christian Science Monitor, and a writer for various business publications.

Posted: 15 Sep, 2017 by Ken Harper

Rooms are filling up fast for the DAT User Conference, Oct. 23-25 in Portland, Oregon. DAT has reserved a limited block of rooms at the Portland Hilton Hotel at a discounted rate, but you must reserve by October 3. DAT also offers a special conference discount for groups of three or more attendees f...

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Posted: 17 Aug, 2017 by Ken Harper

A DAT customer called me on my cell phone recently, for help deciding whether or not to attend the 2017 DAT User Conference (DUC) in Portland from October 23-25. I explained that the conference was organized around three themes:

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Posted: 11 Jul, 2017 by Ken Harper

The "automated brokerage" is the buzz in logistics circles, but until that happens, there are many ways to be a lot more efficient and a lot more productive—and a lot more profitable. The Power Basics course at the DAT User Conference is a good first step in learning how.

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Posted: 13 Jun, 2017 by Ken Harper

DAT Solutions' second annual user conference will be held October 23 to 25 in Portland, Oregon, addressing the very real threats and opportunities facing the trucking industry. See what's planned for this year's conference.

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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 179 million freight matches in 2017, and a database of $45 billion of market transactions.

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