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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

RK Logistics, Ryder expand supply chain options with new solutions

Article written by John D. Schulz Third-party logistics companies continue to expand their reach into shippers’ supply chains. Third-party logistics companies continue to expand their reach into shippers’ supply chains. “Most 3PLs are continually looking for ways to create value for customers and build customer loyalty,” Evan Armstrong, president of Armstrong & Associates, told LM. “Much of […]

Black Horse Carriers Joins Penske’s Electric Vehicle Program

Penske Truck Leasing [Stay on top of transportation news: Get TTNews in your inbox.] Penske Truck Leasing announced that dedicated fleet services company Black Horse Carriers has joined its electric vehicle program. Penske and Daimler have worked together to put more electric trucks on the road, and the Freightliner eCascadia is a fully battery-electric Class 8 […]

From Ideas To Execution: Making The High-Tech Logistics Dream A Reality

Article written by Biju Kewalram GETTY Accurate data and effective supply chain technology are more critical now than ever before. Data-driven decision making is enabling organizations to flex their supply chains to cope with rapid fluctuations in supply, demand and transportation. And as companies and countries attempt to “build back better” from the crisis, lowering carbon emissions […]

Ascent Global Logistics Announces Formation of New Board of Directors

BELLEVILLE, Mich., Aug. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Ascent Global Logistics, Inc. (“Ascent” or the “company”) has announced the formation of a new Board of Directors, which now includes independent directors Cordia Harrington, founder and CEO of The Bakery Cos., and Jim Van Leenan, former CEO of Flash Global Logistics and USPack Logistics.  Additionally, Christopher L. Doerr has moved from the Roadrunner Transportation […]

What are the fastest growing businesses in Chattanooga?

Article written by Dave Flessner Logistics firms dominate list Staff file photo / Freight brokers show their achievements with record albums above their desks at Avenger Logistics. Chattanooga, which is within a day’s drive of over half the U.S. population, is home to two of the nation’s biggest long-haul trucking companies — U.S. Xpress Enterprises […]

McLeod Software Improves Customer, Carrier and Driver Portals

Image: McLeod Software McLeod Software’s 20.2 versions of LoadMaster Enterprise and PowerBroker software solutions have re-engineered their web access portals to improve customers’ internet presence to create a better experience for customers, carriers, and drivers. From driver recruitment to customer and driver engagement, the updated portals give everyone an improved online experience, according to the […]

Weigh station bypass services now include road safety, parking alerts

Article written by Aaron Huff A good safety record, a subscription and a truck-mounted transponder or mobile app. That’s all it takes to participate in a weigh station bypass program, but now carriers are getting more from their subscription than a lower pull-in rate for inspections. In addition to using apps for bypass, more carriers are choosing […]

DAT: Truckload Volume Index increases 2.1% in July

Rates, volumes increase as shippers use the spot market to resolve imbalances in their freight networks. Bucking seasonal trends, the surge continues in spot market rates across all equipment types, according to DAT Freight & Analytics, which operates the industry’s largest online marketplace for spot truckload freight. The DAT Truckload Volume Index, a measure of dry […]

Spot rates on pace to break 2018 records, how long will they stay there?

Article written by Andrew Cox This week’s DHL Supply Chain Pricing Power Index: 80 (Carriers) Last week’s DHL Supply Chain Pricing Power Index: 80 (Carriers) Three-month DHL Supply Chain Pricing Power Index Outlook: 75 (Carriers) The DHL Supply Chain Pricing Power Index uses the analytics and data contained in FreightWaves SONAR to analyze the market and estimate the negotiating power for […]

Redwood Logistics Names Mike Reed Chief Product Officer

Redwood Logistics today announced the addition of Mike Reed as Chief Product Officer. Reed joins the Redwood executive team to drive advances in the company’s services, technology solutions, and partner commercialization strategy. His resume comprises 15 years of logistics experience, including his most recently held roles with Project44 as Chief Strategy Officer and at Echo […]