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This Blog is made up of content from across the Digital Freight Matching ecosystem.  Chronicled from the first publications and press releases by Power2Ship up to the most current news.  If you have an article that you think should be included in this collection to make this library of content more complete, please send a link to it to michael@dfmdata.com

Freight matching software uShip lands $25M investment – Aaron Huff

uShip, an online shipping marketplace and freight automation software provider, announced the close of a $25 million Series D round of funding led by DB Schenker, one of the world’s largest logistics companies and an existing uShip partner. DB Schenker’s funding comes on the heels of unprecedented investment in logistics and supply chain technology. Since 2015, […]

DAT and TransVix Partner to Create First US Trucking Futures Exchange – Craig Fuller – LinkedIn

CHATTANOOGA, TN, AND PORTLAND, OR. (PRWEB) FEBRUARY 14, 2017 TransVix LLC and DAT Solutions are excited to announce the formation of their exclusive strategic alliance. This alliance is a foundational step to create the first and only Trucking Futures Exchange which will list and trade contracts based on trucking line haul rates. The TransVix Exchange will […]

Digital Freight Matching Solutions (New Products} – MH&L

Haulme has introduced a digital freight matching (DFM) solution that enables shippers to find and transact with truckers. The Haulme solution provides an online transportation marketplace for shippers to find and secure reliable carrier capacity. With Haulme, truckers can use an iOS or Android app on their mobile devices to report capacity, routes and travel […]

Amazon eyes entrance to trucking, report says

According to Business Insider writer Eugene Kim, there’s an “800-pound gorilla” the trucking industry needs to pay attention to: Amazon’s potential interest in entering trucking by way of a freight-matching platform. Unlike other companies attempting to “uberize” trucking, Amazon brings to the table a critical mass of freight, already moving through the company’s distribution centers. […]

Ready or not, here come Amazon and Uber –

While a host of technology startups have adopted Uber-like models to tackle automated freight matching in the trucking industry, in the last two months, Uber themselves and Amazon have jumped in the fray.    In our May issue last year, American Shipper ran a commentary from Robert Nathan, chief executive officer of LoadDelivered Logistics, detailing […]

Special Coverage: Tech companies use collaboration to tackle supply chain problems

Emerging technologies are helping the ocean and trucking industries work together in more meaningful ways.    It’s hard to think of a more overused word and more underutilized concept in supply chain than “collaboration.” The word conjures up vague notions of logistics companies helping their customers, or shippers providing forecast data to carriers to help […]

Trucker Tools’ automated Load Track feature now a built-in option for McLeod PowerBroker users – Aaron Huff| @AaronHuffCCJ|

Trucker Tools, provider of a smartphone app for owner operators and small carrier drivers with a built-in Load Track connectivity platform for transportation companies, announced its integration with PowerBroker, an enterprise-wide brokerage management system from McLeod Software. According to the announcement, the integration brings end-to-end automation to the shipment lifecycle for freight brokers. The integrated Load […]

Uber Freight: Another “uber-for-Trucking”?

“Sometimes you’ll be out on the highway, you see two giant trucks loaded up with logs, and they pass each other on the highway… I don’t understand that. I mean, if they need logs over there… and they need ‘em over there, you’d think a phone call would save ‘em a whole lot of trouble.” […]

Truckstop.com launching new app, load tracking for carriers – CCJ Staff

A new mobile app to be launched by Truckstop.com will usher in a new load tracking feature to give brokers and carriers the ability to track loads from pick-up to delivery. The new app will replace the existing ITS Trucker mobile app and allows carriers to see load details and pick-up and drop information, as […]

Uber sets its sights on long-haul trucking and brokerage markets – By Jeff Berman, Logistics Management – Group News Editor

For shippers, carriers, brokerages and really all other industry stakeholders that have not given much thought to the possibility of Uber becoming a truckload carrier, it appears it may be time to change that mindset. That is due to a couple of different reasons. One is the ride sharing service’s recent acquisition of self-driving truck […]