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TIRPORT is bringing the digital freight marketplace to Turkey

Freight industries across the world share a lot of characteristics with each other that wouldn’t be out of place in the U.S. For instance, trucking industries are usually very fragmented, and the market dominated by small fleets, owning fewer than six trucks in total. The industry also suffers from the lack of widespread technology penetration, […]

Uber Freight adds advance truck posting, load searching tools – CCJ – CCJ Staff

Advance truck posting and load searching tools are being added to the Uber Freight brokerage’s mobile software for truckers utilizing it. Following last August’s introduction of a set of personalized features for app users, the two new features will give users more load planning functionality while working within the company freight pool. The new “Post […]

Will blockchain extend or disrupt your business? – CCJ – Aaron Huff| @AaronHuffCCJ

Blockchain is the latest buzzword in transportation and logistics, but how and when this “digital ledger” technology will make an impact remains to be seen.     Perhaps the most anticipated benefit of the technology for carriers is to create smart contracts with shippers to have self-executing freight transactions. With a smart contract, the different […]

BigRoad now connecting drivers to loads through ELD – FreightWaves – Brian Straight

With truck drivers across the country being required to have electronic logging devices in their vehicles as of Dec. 18, some have complained about the move to electronic recording of hours when paper logs work just fine. For BigRoad CEO Tony Lourakis, the rule presented an opportunity. “For us, it’s all about how do we […]

Go99 breaks the revenue barrier, eyes U.S. expansion – FreightWaves – Vishnu Rajamanickam, Staff Writer

Go99 hopes to expand its freight matching platform to include U.S. states on the West Coast. Go99, a digital freight-matching marketplace based out of Vancouver, Canada, has achieved a major milestone of reaching over $1 million in revenue and 1,500 users registered in third quarter, it announced. It is now planning to scale with its […]

Trucker Tools’ freight matching Smart Capacity portal integrated with McLeod Software’s PowerBroker – CCJ – Aaron Huff| @AaronHuffCCJ

Trucker Tools, a driver smartphone app, load tracking and freight matching solutions provider, announces the integration of its Smart Capacity platform with PowerBroker, an enterprise-wide freight brokerage management system from McLeod Software. Trucker Tools says that Smart Capacity, which it launched in September, 2017, is a cloud-based freight matching platform used by third-party logistics providers […]

Key takeaways from Morgan Stanley’s Blockchain in Freight report – FreightWaves – John Paul Hampstead, Associate Editor

On Black Friday, Morgan Stanley released a 50-page research paper called “Blockchain in Freight Transportation: Early Days Yet but Worth the Hype.” Morgan Stanley expects that blockchain-enabled smart contracts will be widely available for commercial use in 2018 (see: Blockchain in Transport Alliance), with more sophisticated applications coming out in 2020. Morgan Stanley believes the […]

Amazon Relay App Will Help Truck Drivers Get In and Out of Warehouses Faster – Supply Chain 247

The-commerce giant has launched an app that will make deliveries from its Amazon fulfillment centers more efficient allowing truck drivers get in and out of warehouses faster, permitting them to check in with a QR code instead of badging in through security. Amazon Relay, quietly launched last month and first reported by CNBC, saves truck […]

Digital Freight Matching the New “Little Black Book” – Supply Chain 247 – By Dan Clark

Think about it. Truck brokerages used to have these “little black books” filled with the contact names and numbers of independent drivers who were scattered throughout the country. When the brokerage needed a driver to haul a load across the U.S., it flipped through its black book and found one who was ready, willing, and […]

Digital Freight Matching Services & Technologies – Supply Chain 247 – By Jeff Berman

In these days of ever-increasing technological innovation, the advances being made in logistics and supply chain are certainly gaining the attention of the Silicon Valley elite. And perhaps nowhere is that more apparent than in the proliferation of app-based – or on-demand – trucking providers, a quickly emerging area that’s receiving a significant amount of […]

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