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Uber Freight, Convoy rise as traditional load boards lose market share – FreightWaves – John Paul Hampstead, Associate Editor

( Photo: Uber Freight ) Upstarts Uber Freight and Convoy continued to gain market share among freight-matching rivals, as more traditional load boards saw their market share ebb in the face of more heavily digitized competition, according to a report from investment bank UBS. The study by UBS Group AG (NYSE: UBS) is the bank’s […]

Goldman Sachs: digital disruptors will compress brokerage margins – FreightWaves – John Paul Hampstead, Associate Editor

But incumbents can protect their market shares Last week, a Goldman Sachs equity research team led by Matthew Reustle, CFA, released a report titled “Commoditizing Logistics: Assessing ‘Disruptive’ Links in the Supply Chain.” The report was apparently intended to answer investor questions about threats to large logistics incumbents’ margins and market share.  It’s worth noting […]

2018 Truckload Brokerage Roundtable: Game On – Logistics Management – By Jeff Berman, Group News Editor

No matter who you talk to about the trucking market, one thing is very clear: market conditions just may be the best that they’ve ever been. There are a host of reasons for this, including strong demand, tight capacity and a growing economy. What’s more, the truckload brokerage market, a segment that continues to see […]

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 […]

Digital Freight Matching: The Race is On – By Jeff Berman, Group News Editor

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 attention and investment. While […]

2017 Truckload Brokerage Roundtable: Technology continues to connect the dots – Logistics Management – By Jeff Berman, Group News Editor

Even though the U.S. GDP remains stagnant and retail sales continue to plod along, it hasn’t had much of an effect on the ever-expanding truckload brokerage market. At a time when capacity remains readily available and shippers aren’t scrambling for loads, the market is brimming with new entrants vying to make a name for themselves. […]

Putting the Ever Expanding Truckload Brokerage Business into Perspective – Supply Chain 247

Truckload Brokerage Operations In recent years, the proliferation of truckload brokerage operations has not been easy to overlook. Its ongoing ascent has been driven by several different factors, including the shipper’s need to manage capacity in a fluctuating market environment, the advent of truckload brokerage-specific technology advances, commonly referred to as the “Uberization” of the […]

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