Vic Uzumeri, PhD

Why Trucking Needs to ID Loads Sooner

DFMDC has been working on the problem of “Phantom Data” or “Ghost Loads” in the spot marketplace. Phantom Data occurs when a shipper or broker puts load postings out with multiple intermediaries: digital freight management (DFM) systems, traditional brokers, and carriers. Some of them will (possibly unbeknownst to the shipper) be reposted as load notices …

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Cargomatic started the digital brokerage boom?

DFM Commentary: This article claims that Cargomatic pioneered automating truckload dispatch using a mobile app in 2012. FWIW, Power2Ship was doing that 5 or 6 years earlier and their Patent was issued in 2010. Link to Source: https://www.freightwaves.com/news/commentary-how-cargomatic-started-the-digital-brokerage-boom Quotes from Article: Years before Uber made its actual entrance into the trucking space with the purchase …

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Maximizing Last Mile Deliveries

DFM Commentary: One of the areas that DFM Data Corp’s technology hopes to eventually address is the hand-off between trucking firms and last-mile providers. The DFM solution has the intrinsic adaptability and scalability to handle this critical segment, but that won’t be the first target. There are thousands of print and web discussions of last …

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