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Transplace acquires ScanData in bid to expand parcel and e-commerce services for shippers

Deal follows Texas 3PL’s purchases of Lanehub fleet utilization tech and Yusen’s freight brokerage arm. Third party logistics provider (3PL) Transplace is staying on the acquisition trail, announcing today it has acquired ScanData Systems Inc., a provider of parcel transportation management solutions (PTMS). Terms of the deal were not disclosed. The deal comes just five months […]

BluJay Launches Transportation Modeling Application

BluJay Solutions, a leading provider of supply chain software and services, announces the launch of its Transportation Modeling application, built in collaboration with LLamasoft, the leading provider of AI-powered supply chain analytics software. The application equips shippers with analytics to evaluate multiple scenarios and tradeoffs of making changes to operational policy and their potential to […]

Omnichain™ Adds Jeff Kroeker as Vice President of Sales & Business Development

LOS ANGELES – June 2, 2020 – Omnichain™, an enterprise focused on providing intelligent supply chain process automation software, announces the appointment of Jeff Kroeker as vice president of sales and business development. With more than 30 years of experience helping companies accelerate and realize exponential growth, Kroeker will be responsible for expanding Omnichain’s sales […]

Freight data provider DAT acquires benchmarking and analysis service from Chainalytics

Online freight marketplace operator DAT Solutions will acquire the Freight Market Intelligence Consortium (FMIC) benchmarking service from supply chain consultancy Chainalytics Inc., saying the move extends its position as a provider of market and pricing intelligence for shipments across the truckload, less-than-truckload (LTL), and ocean freight transportation modes. Terms of the deal were not disclosed, but […]

Beemac Logistics Taps Trucker Tools to Improve Real-time Shipment Tracking, Carrier Engagement

RESTON, VA AND BEAVER, PA – MAY 28, 2020 – Trucker Tools LLC announced today that Beemac Logistics has deployed several of Trucker Tools’ cloud-based applications and tools, and is leveraging the company’s mobile driver app to streamline communications and interactions with truckload operators. Beemac, which uses McLeod’s PowerBroker as its core transportation management system […]

UPS Capital & AscendTMS Deliver Instant Cargo Insurance For Truckload, Partial and LTL In AscendTMS

InMotion Global, Inc. announced today that AscendTMS, the world’s number one rated transportation management software (TMS), has achieved another industry first for logistics professionals by adding a myriad real-time cargo insurance coverage options from UPS Capital, a subsidiary of UPS (NYSE: UPS), within AscendTMS. UPS Capital connected its suite of shipping insurance APIs into AscendTMS […]

Transport Pro Launches Online Load Booking for Carriers

NASHVILLE, Tenn., May 14, 2020 — Transport Pro, a leader in the transportation management software industry, announced today that they have rolled out a new feature called Book Now, which allows carriers to book available loads online in just a few simple steps. In the ever changing logistics industry, where securing available capacity is becoming […]

Omnitracs acquires VisTracks to expand reach into telematics SMB market

Deal supports strategy of unifying fragmented technologies for increasingly decentralized transportation industry, Omnitracs says. Telematics technology vendor Omnitracs LLC is continuing to grow by absorbing other supply chain technology firms, saying Monday that it has acquired VisTracks, a provider of compliance solutions for the transportation and logistics industry.  Terms of the deal were not disclosed. The move […]

Index: rail volumes and trucking spot rates may have “bottomed out” as industry eyes restart

FTR and truckstop.com collaborate on “Covid-19 Truck Freight Recovery Index,” say statistics reveal market trends. Freight rates in the trucking spot market have “bottomed out” and will probably not continue their steep slump caused by Covid-19 business shutdowns and stay at home policies, according to a new industry index created by industry research firm FTR […]

Convoy adds TMS feature providing real-time data on carrier performance stats

Article written by Ben Ames Online truck brokerage Convoy has launched a feature in its transportation management system (TMS) that allows shippers to access real-time data on carrier performance, and thus centralize their routing guides and cut tendering time in half, the firm said today. Seattle-based Convoy added the feature called “Carrier Insights” to its Convoy […]