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About Timothy Darden

Greetings. My name is Timothy Darden. I am the youngest son of DFM founder Michael Darden. My contribution to DFM is adapting articles related to Digital Freight that my father and/or his co-workers find onto this website. I'm a very meticulous, intelligent, and loyal person, so you can count on me to accomplish just about any task.

Echo Global Logistics Integrates with Blue Yonder’s Dynamic Price Discovery Solution

Solution Built on Luminate Platform Will Provide Echo Shippers with Almost Instant Price and Capacity CHICAGO and SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Aug. 27, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Echo Global Logistics, Inc. (NASDAQ: ECHO), a leading provider of technology-enabled transportation management services, has partnered with Blue Yonder, a leading digital supply chain platform provider, to further automate rapid response price quoting and freight capacity […]

Immense and HERE Technologies: Driving Future Transport Solutions

Following Immense Simulation’s product launch in June, the leading UK scale-up is partnering with HERE Technologies, the world’s number one location platform to change the way businesses move. The two transport insights specialists are joining forces through a global partnership agreement to provide an improved way for mobility providers to identify revenue opportunities, reduce costs […]

Hatch Chile Company shows cost savings benefits of Uber Freight’s relief loads program

Article written by Jeff Berman Over the course of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, shippers have been up against myriad challenges and changes, which have subsequently resulted in making changes on the fly, in various ways, in order to be able to adapt to a suddenly changing world, and, more specifically, logistics operations. Over the course […]

Convoy turns to travel sector for new president and COO

Online freight broker names Expedia CEO to executive team, citing experience at building large digital marketplaces. Online truck brokerage Convoy announced today that it had gone outside the fast-growing digital freight network sector to pick its new president and chief operating officer (COO), naming the top executive from the online travel website Expedia. Seattle-based Convoy said […]

EASE Logistics Recognized as One of America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies by Inc. Magazine

The Ohio-based company ranks 2279, making the list for the third consecutive year DUBLIN, Ohio, Aug. 27, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — EASE Logistics, a multi-operational supply chain and transportation consulting company, is thrilled to make the annual Inc. 5000 list for the third consecutive year, ranking at 2279 with three-year revenue growth of 184.01%. The Inc. 5000 list ranks the […]

Tropical storms stir up spot market activity along Gulf Coast as shippers reposition freight

Spot truckload freight activity jumped the week of Aug. 17-23 as shippers and logistics companies repositioned freight in anticipation of Marco and Laura, two tropical storms impacting the nation’s Gulf Coast. BEAVERTON, Ore. — Spot truckload freight activity jumped last week, Aug. 17-23, as shippers and logistics companies began to reposition freight ahead of two […]

How technology has transformed Mesilla Valley Transportation’s fleet

Article written by Josh Fisher Seeking a technological edge has been part of the fabric of Mesilla Valley for nearly 40 years. The carrier was an early adopter of aerodynamic technologies, and the mpg savings that came with these advances has helped the fleet’s growth. Royal Jones, owner of Mesilla Valley Transportation (MVT), has always […]

Schneider to test electric trucks as part of industry initiative

Schneider National (SNDR +0.6%) says it was selected to participate in the all-electric Freightliner Customer Experience Fleet. The CX Fleet is a part of Daimler Trucks North America’s (OTCPK:DDAIF) ongoing initiative that engages customers in the commercial electric vehicle development process by deploying trucks in real-world applications. For its part, Schneider will test the eCascadia Class 8 tractor to […]