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3 Benefits of Working with a Freight Broker

DFM Commentary: The key point of this blog article is that technology married with knowledgeable and dependable brokers provide shipper customers with the maximum benefit. Technology can enhance visibility and speed in the transaction and any needed course corrections as the load is tendered, booked, and delivered. DFM Data’s unique solution provides the capability for …

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Kenco Logistics Celebrates Record-Breaking Freight Brokerage Sales, Continues to Expand Capabilities

DFM Commentary: The linked article/press release is one of many signs that the dynamic/digital freight brokerage model continues to grow and take market share. The speed and efficiency benefits of digitization coupled with professional, reliable customer care create a strong formula for success. As digitization and duplicated load and transport capacity data expands in the …

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BlackRock bets on Loadsmart with $90M investment

DFM Commentary: Blackrock and other investors continue to aggressively fund dynamic/digital freight brokerage expansion. Digitization, dynamic matching, and the benefits of advanced analytics are providing real customer and efficiency benefits to shippers, brokers, and carriers. DFM Data Corp looks forward to enhancing those benefits with innovative freight companies through duplicate load and transport capacity (phantom) …

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Webfleet Solutions to provide real-time vehicle tracking for DB Schenker

DFM Commentary: Carriers, like DB Schenker, continue to build out their freight visibility platforms or partnerships to give their customers better and more timely data for improved decision making. Freight is just one link in a broader supply chain but with shippers relying on tightly scheduled throughput, bad data or loss of visibility play havoc …

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Schneider CEO says only ‘third inning’ of trucking cycle

DFM Commentary: Schneider and the rest of the freight industry are suffering from a trucking capacity issue due to driver availability and inventory replenishment. Schneider is focused on driver compensation and increasing its intermodal capability to remediate the issue and take care of more customers. Collaborative data sharing through a clearinghouse to reduce empty miles …

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Forager to Expand Digital Marketplace Capabilities to More Shippers with Blue Yonder

DFM Commentary: Interconnectivity and interoperability are critical features that extend dynamic/digital freight matching solutions’ benefit to shippers, brokers and carriers. This latest announcement by Forager and Blue Yonder expands the scope and robustness of services available to cross-border shippers and their supply chains. Although, it does lack the true interconnectedness that DFM Data Corp’s patent-backed …

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KeepTruckin ‘smart matches’ customers with high-quality loads

DFM Commentary: Dynamic freight matching platform providers like KeepTruckin are increasingly expanding their offerings to capture more of their customers’ needs and provide easier integration. The growth of dynamic/digital freight matching from both the conversion of analog brokers and the digital broker’s market share acquisition are a testament to improved metrics. However, the proliferation of …

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Moving Toward Greener Freight and Logistics, Flexport Seeks to Offset Carbon

DFM Commentary: Shippers and freight companies are increasingly interested in reducing their carbon footprint and/or offsetting carbon emissions. This article highlights funding of carbon-removal technologies through an infrastructure technology company, Stripe Climate. Several shippers and dynamic freight matching companies have been featured in the press recently with their efforts. DFM Data Corp’s anonymized data sharing …

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Loadsmart Expands Options to Rail, LTL

DFM Commentary: Dynamic or digital freight brokers like Loadsmart are expanding their freight matching capability to optimize shipping options across multiple transport modes. Data hygiene will become even more important as different modes are evaluated and results measured. DFM Data Corp. looks forward to facilitating anonymized sharing of consummated freight transactions to provide accurate and …

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