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UPDATE – AAT Selects CargoChain for Supply Chain Visibility

Australian Amalgamated Terminals delivers innovative solutions that boost operating efficiency across the automotive supply chain CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand, Sept. 03, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — CargoChain, Inc, supplier of the market’s leading cargo visibility and information sharing platform, announced that Australian Amalgamated Terminal (AAT) has selected CargoChain to serve as their innovation platform for information sharing […]

The ‘Uber for trucking’ tries to navigate some Uber-scale problems – Dina Bass | Oct 29 2019 at 06:00 AM

Amit Sekhri took up trucking in the thick of the Great Recession, drawn in part by the freedom of driving the open roads. He was prepared for long hours and weeks away from home. But two of his biggest—and least expected—gripes were the constant phone calls and late payments. Like many truckers, Sekhri booked his […]

CargoX and RoadLaunch collaborate to fuse public and private blockchains

CargoX, a public blockchain-based digital logistics document transaction platform, has announced its integration into private blockchain-based digital freight management platform RoadLaunch. This assimilation between two different blockchain solutions is one of the first instances of public and private blockchains working in tandem to provide greater utility to users from either of the platforms.  “The partnership […]

Freight-Matching Startup Loadsmart Adds $19 Million from Maersk, Ports America – WSJ – By Jennifer Smith

Container shipping giant A.P. Moeller-Maersk A/S and Ports America, the largest terminal operator in the U.S., are investing in a digital freight-booking service aimed at speeding the flow of cargo through maritime gateways. Maersk’s venture-capital arm led a $19 million funding round for Loadsmart Inc. to support a new service for the port trucking market, […]

Retailers, Private Fleets Expand Delivery Options to Keep Pace With E-Commerce Demand – Seth Clevenger | Transport Topics – Managing Editor, Features

Rapid e-commerce growth has ushered in new final mile methods and technologies, like Udelv’s autonomous delivery. (Seth Clevenger/Transport Topics) [Stay on top of transportation news: Get TTNews in your inbox.] The inexorable growth of e-commerce and rising consumer expectations are quickly elevating the cost and complexity of final-­mile delivery. To remain competitive in this time […]

The Rise of Digital Freight Matching and How It Works – By Rafael Granato – Supply Chain 247

U.S. Trucking Companies Many people don’t realize it, but the majority of U.S. trucking companies are not large organizations like Knight-Swift, J.B. Hunt, and Schneider. In fact, about 97% of carriers in the U.S. operate 20 or fewer trucks (while 90% of those operate with six or fewer trucks). The national economy depends on trucks to deliver […]

Cargomatic rebuilds executive team in spirit of innovation – FreightWaves – Ashley Coker, Editor

California-based startup Cargomatic competes in the local freight-matching marketplace, using technology to connect drivers and shippers without all the back office red tape. The company has rebuilt its C-suite over the last several months, bringing on new talent in the hopes of propelling itself toward further innovation.  The company currently connects drivers and shippers in […]

Commentary: How digital brokerage has become a “no-code” endeavor – FreightWaves – Charley Dehoney

FreightWaves features commentary from Market Voices – contributors with unique knowledge of numerous transportation/logistics/supply chain sectors, as well as other critical expertise. In the Stone Age of transportation brokerage – the 1980s – technological innovations came in the form of new equipment purchases in an effort to speed up transactions. This might be a second […]

Tech Connections: Matching expectations and services – FreightWaves – Phillipe Salles

Drewry’s Philippe Salles considers whether container shipping is ready for guaranteed services and prices.    International shipping is going through uncertain times — digital technology disruption, freight volatility, trade wars, new maritime regulations and increasing cybersecurity risks. Despite this, shippers, forwarders and carriers are striving for more certainty and transparency regarding guaranteed services and prices.  […]

FreightWaves featured in the Breakout List of high potential and growth startups – FreightWaves – Linda Baker, Staff Writer

The Breakout List of high potential and high growth start-ups for 2019 has been published, and FreightWaves is on the list, finding itself in the company of several renowned companies including Flexport, Clearbit, Bolt, Airtable, Reserve, comma.ai and DeepMind. To perceive the list’s relevance, it is essential to understand the essence of ‘breakout trajectory,’ and […]

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