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Cargo Chief focuses on carrier-broker automation with new C4 platform Todd Dills| CCJ – @Channel19Todd

Cargo Chief, formerly a tech-enabled broker that has since sold off that part of its business, announced the release of the latest version of what it calls its C4 platform — version 2.0 it pitches to brokers as “the most complete and informative database of trucking carrier lane preferences and availability in the OTR (over-the-road) […]

Cargo Chief provides a booking assistant that automates load matching – FreightWaves – Vishnu Rajamanickam, Staff Writer

Many of the inefficiencies that ail the freight hauling industry find their roots within the market’s prevailing opacity; a majority of the interactions between freight brokers and carriers never get recorded – digitally or otherwise. This disconnect in information makes it a tiresome process, with freight brokers needing to rely on tribal knowledge and inadequate […]

BASF, Trimac Invest in New Bulk Freight-Matching Platform Bulky – Transport Topics

Nathan Myer stands in front of a company banner. (Bulky) The world’s largest chemical shipper and one of the largest bulk carriers in North America are investing $1 million in what they say is the first digital freight-matching network for shipping liquid bulk commodities by truck. BASF Corp. and Trimac Transportation, in a joint announcement, […]

Cargo Chief Raises $2.5 Million in Venture Capital – Company’s Digital Platform C4 Helps 3PLs Capture Loads – Transport Topics

Company’s Digital Platform C4 Helps 3PLs Capture Loads Cargo Chief, which provides a carrier integration platform for 3PLs, announced it has raised more than $2.5 million, according to a Jan. 25 press release. The company’s platform, called C4, helps third-party logistics firms digitally match freight loads for their shipper customers to overlooked trucking capacity. BootstrapLabs, […]

Rapid-fire pitch: Cargo Chief’s C4

Millbrae, California-based Cargo Chief showcased their C4 platform at MarketWaves 18. C4 is a system that enables carriers to share available capacity to shippers. C4 then uses this information to match shippers with their existing carriers without having to rely on untrusted contracts. Customers of C4 can enter the details of their load into the […]

Getting ready for Demo Day, part 4: wrapping up what companies are going to show

This is our final installment of a four-part series of previews that describe applications that will be shown Monday, November 12 at Demo Day, part of MarketWaves18. You can see the other installments of this series here and here and here.   Opus9 Opus9 is a digital 3PL startup for U.S. shippers that provides automated […]

Chaos is good for third-party logistics providers – FreightWaves – Chris Dupin

It’s a good time for 3PLs when capacity is tight and supply chains are speeding up.    The global third-party logistics market is on track to exceed $1.1 trillion in 2022. That’s 10 percent of global logistics costs, according to consultants Armstrong & Associates, and a leap from the $802 billion recorded in 2016.   Armstrong […]

Freight matching Cargo Chief announces new data partnership – FreightWaves – Chad Prevost

(Photo: Shutterstock) ghTrack will be integrated into Cargo Chief’s data streams alerting brokers and transport companies about empty trucks in specific areas that are ready to drive a load Supply chain data aggregation firm GateHouse Logistics  and 3PL technology provider Cargo Chief yesterday announced a partnership that could see a nationwide network of more than […]

Tight truck capacity shining spotlight on freight matchmakers – American Shipper – American Shipper Staff

The trucking industry is at an exciting but confusing point when it comes to digital load-matching technology and shippers will be brought along for the ride.    A few years ago, the domestic truckload market was seen as a logical place for the sharing economy to take hold.   The theory went something like this: The […]

Freight Brokers Using Technology to Automate Processes – Transport Topics

Panelists (from left) Jason Kerner of Project 44, Robert Nathan of LoadDelivered, Tom Heine of Aljex Software, Noam Frankel of FreightFriend, Scott Moscrip of Truckstop.com and moderator Ramona Hood of FedEx Supply Chain. (Daniel P. Bearth/TT) PALM DESERT, Calif. — Automation isn’t just for trucks. There was plenty of evidence at the Transportation Intermediaries Association […]