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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

Tracing the New Freight Normal with New Technology Solutions

Article written by Jason Morgan Jason Morgan is the editor of Fleet Equipment. He has more than 14 years of B2B journalism experience covering the likes of trucking and construction equipment, real estate, movies and craft beer industries. The questions that impacted how your equipment moves on the road during the nationwide shutdown persist now […]

Community Load Match tool aims to help carriers fill capacity

The platform marks first step towards connecting the transportation supply chain and simplifying the finding and filling truckload capacity process. Trimble and Kuebix, a Trimble Company and part of the Transportation Sector, have launched new capabilities for its Community Load Match platform, a solution that facilitates collaboration between shippers and carriers to optimize how freight moves throughout […]

Transplace announces strategic acquisition of ScanData Systems

Dallas-based Transplace, a non asset-based third-party logistics services provider, announced today that it is welcoming Austin, Texas-based ScanData Systems Inc., a provider of parcel transportation management solutions (PTMS), into the fold, in what it called a strategic acquisition. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Dallas-based Transplace, a non asset-based third-party logistics services provider, announced […]

April the bottom for less-than-truckload?

Article written by Todd Maiden Old Dominion and Saia see smaller declines in May Old Dominion Freight Line (NASDAQ: ODFL) reported a 16.2% year-over-year decline in revenue per day during May as tonnage declined 12.1% and revenue per hundredweight, or yield, moved lower. The less-than-truckload (LTL) carrier reported the May tonnage decline was the combination […]

Vector Teams With McLeod Software To Speed Up Transportation Billing

To speed up fleet and billing functions for truck drivers as well as back-office staffers, mobile capture and workflow technology company Vector has teamed with transportation management software firm McLeod Software, according to an announcement. Vector’s mobile application can now be put into place alongside McLeod’s DocumentPower and LoadMaster to simplify document collections and speed up billing as […]

Truckload market recovery speeds up during holiday week

Spot rates for dry van, refrigerated and flatbed shipments rebounded last week after significant drops in earlier weeks. According to DAT trendlines, spot market recovery sped up the week of May 25-31. Large increases in load-to-truck ratios indicated higher demand for dry van, refrigerated and flatbed shipments. Truckload rates followed suit, rising on most lanes […]

Brokers can stay ahead of the market with predictive freight matching

Article written by Ashley Coker Technology offers brokers and carriers a window into the future Technology is changing how the transportation industry works, and large broker fees are quickly becoming a thing of the past. Digital brokers and private equity firms have entered the space over the last few years, pressuring traditional brokers to lower […]

Drayage update: The future of EDI (Video in Source)

Article written by Ashley Coker Existing technologies can be made new again Social, political and economic conditions at the national and global levels are changing at breakneck speed, and it is more important than ever to maintain clear lines of communication and information sharing across the logistics industry. Electronic data interchange (EDI) may not be […]

Tech tracking: FourKites unveils dynamic ETA product for LTL shipments

Article written by Brian Straight Tech narrows delivery windows for complex less-than-truckload loads While Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) and its shipping partners like UPS (NYSE: UPS) and FedEx (NYSE: FDX) are able to tell customers where their package is at all times, the reality for most less-than-truckload (LTL) shipping is somewhat more complex. Multiple stops, drops […]

Three Benefits of Collaborative Freight Technology in a Pandemic

In just a few short months, the coronavirus pandemic has transformed how supply chains are run. Companies are adapting to a new remote-work environment, and the crisis has come with a surge in shipping demand as well as constrained capacity, causing rate spikes across the industry. From February to March alone, the average rate to […]

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