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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 provider DAT to exit ELD market – Todd Dills| @Channel19Todd – CCJ

Freight-matching service provider DAT will be exiting the electronic logging device (ELD) market. The announcement was made just several months after entering with the small-fleet/owner-operator-focused InView product, said Product Vice President Greg Sikes in a Monday briefing with CCJ’s sister publication Overdrive. Existing customers of the InView electronic hours of service software and hardware continue be be […]

A holistic approach to connectivity: Daimler’s vision for the future – Jeff Crissey

Imagine a logistics supply chain where everything 
is connected, with the truck at the center offering permanent tracking of the driver, truck and load, along with on-demand freight matching and seamless integration at shipper and receiver facilities. The potential productivity savings are mind-boggling. Add to that the possibilities that greater connectivity would open up to […]

Tech Startups Have Eyes on $700 Billion Trucking Industry – GTG Technology Group

The trucking industry has seen an influx of smart technology over the past few years. Startup tech companies began developing apps to make trucking more efficient and truckers’ lives a little easier. Recently, startup companies started to focus heavily on the trucking industry and vying for its attention. Why? Because the trucking industry offers significant […]

3. Mobile apps – Aaron Huff| CCJ – @AaronHuffCCJ

With 90 percent of motor carriers operating less than six trucks, mobile apps give brokers and shippers a way to automate communications with owner operators and small fleets. A number of technology companies with brokerage authority have mobile apps that carriers use to accept loads and provide shipment status, among other functions. These apps can […]

DAT jumps into the e-log market with multi-function platform – Todd Dills| CCJ – @Channel19Todd|

DAT Solutions recently launched its DAT InView suite of trucking-business-management functions aimed squarely at the small for-hire carrier market, enabling fleets to track power units and locate them precisely and instantaneously. Part of the solution is an electronic logging device that pairs a connection with the electronic control module to the cellular network and syncs up with a Garmin tablet in-cab […]

Freight matching, Uber-style: Mobile tech gives rise to streamlined freight transactions – Todd Dills| CCJ – @Channel19Todd

The “Uberization” of freight has been a topic of some discussion following the rise of the Uber taxi service. If you’re not familiar with it, Uber allows a customer to click within a smartphone app and, usually within a few minutes, an independent contractor arrives in his or her car. Prices are standardized and in […]

Who will become the ‘Uber’ of freight transportation? – Aaron Huff| CCJ – @AaronHuffCCJ

On paper it doesn’t make sense. How can the popular ride-sharing service Uber be worth $41 billion? The company is less than six years old. Owner operators and fleet managers who use the app from Keychain can submit offers and instantly book loads. By creating a new economy — that’s how. Its simple smartphone app connects […]

Omnitracs: Some things are better together

Article written by Wendy Leavitt Dallas. Omnitracs, LLC’s first user conference since its separation from Qualcomm, “Omnitracs Outlook 2015: Expand the possibilities,” opened here this morning just blocks from its new headquarters in downtown Dallas. Some 700 attendees packed the ballroom to learn about what the company’s business units – Roadnet Technologies, XRS, Sylectus, and Omnitracs Analytics— […]

Direct Freight Services, TMW Systems create freight board interface – Aaron Huff| CCJ – @AaronHuffCCJ

Direct Freight Services, one of the largest online freight matching services in the transportation industry, and TMW Systems, a provider of transportation management software, announced the availability of new integrations between Direct Freight Services and both TMWSuite and TruckMate via the Freight Board Interface module from TMW.  The new integrations are designed for use by […]

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