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VeriTread online freight-matching marketplace lightens the load of heavy-haul transport – FreightWaves – Jack Glenn

Relocating oversized construction equipment poses the twin challenges of finding someone to haul the equipment and figuring out how to load it. VeriTread Founder and CEO Jeff Cox has made it his mission to simplify that process. Cox gave insights on his company’s role in the heavy-haul transport industry with FreightWaves CEO Craig Fuller on […]

Carggo brings high-growth tech to small freight brokerages – FreightWaves – John Paul Hampstead, Associate Editor

The cloud is democratizing access to software and computing resources. With Carggo, freight brokerages can leverage sophisticated matching and pricing engines to grow their businesses at a very low cost. Freight brokerage in North America is undergoing a technological transformation enabled by large investments from private equity and venture capital. Investors see a fragmented, low-tech […]

Tech Connections: Matching expectations and services – FreightWaves – Phillipe Salles

Drewry’s Philippe Salles considers whether container shipping is ready for guaranteed services and prices.    International shipping is going through uncertain times — digital technology disruption, freight volatility, trade wars, new maritime regulations and increasing cybersecurity risks. Despite this, shippers, forwarders and carriers are striving for more certainty and transparency regarding guaranteed services and prices.  […]

Tech 25: Silicon Valley money and the network effect lead Convoy to #4 – NewsTechnology Freight.

Just three years after its founding in Seattle by two former Amazon executives, the leading digital freight brokerage Convoy reached a unicorn valuation and took the #4 spot in the Freight.Tech 25. Dan Lewis, co-founder and CEO, worked at Microsoft and Google before serving as the GM of New Shopping Experiences at Amazon. Grant Goodale, […]

MarketWaves18 Demo Day Round 2 – FreightWaves

Round two of Demo Day saw some strong tech contenders. Cutting-edge freight tech startups and innovators give an intimate live product demo on the latest technologies changing the industry. The second round of ten live technologies demonstrations at MarketWaves18 included collaborative, blockchain-based logistics platforms, software that integrated directly into devices onboard a truck, and AI […]

Getting ready for Demo Day at MarketWaves18, part 2: what several more companies are going to show

Recently, we highlighted several companies who will be exhibiting software solutions at Demo Day, part of MarketWaves18. We continue our review here. Redwood Logistics Redwood Logistics is a next-generation freight management provider powered by a high-growth strategy, a commitment to forming long-lasting partnerships and an emphasis on maintaining a company culture that stimulates ingenuity and […]

Major 3PL selects Trucker Tools for freight matching, shipment visibility – CCJ – CCJ Staff

Ryan Transportation Service, a large third-party logistics (3PL) provider, has selected Trucker Tools for its load matching, capacity management and shipment visibility software services. Overland Park, Kansas-based Ryan Transportation is a national 3PL firm with supply chain, freight brokerage and transportation management services for the food & beverage, chemical, building materials, construction, packaging and oil […]

C.H. Robinson moving loads with data science Aaron Huff| @AaronHuffCCJ

Data scientists at Amazon and other e-commerce sites are experts at configuring algorithms to mine the search and purchase histories of consumers to recommend new products. Motor carriers are experiencing a similar phenomenon from some freight brokers and third-party logistics providers (3pls). Loads matching their present and future needs are being offered through apps, websites […]

Demo day session 3: 10 companies building solutions – FreightWaves – Chad Prevost

(Photo: Shutterstock) Logistical Labs is a saas-based suite of tools. Concentrating on the intermodal load decks. They typically start with two or three years of a customers data, but they’re flexible with whatever they may need. But if you do, you’re working with big data. They can put an unlimited amount of market sources. They’ve […]

XPO Connect has a chance to make a statement for incumbent logistics providers in the digital marketplace – FreightWaves

(Photo: Shutterstock) XPO Logistics, a $15 billion logistics company, announced they are releasing a new digital platform that shippers can use to manage their shipments. It will allow the shipper to track, trace, request quote, and manage the amount of spend they have with the logistics provider. Having access to the resources to develop tools […]

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