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The ‘Uber for trucking’ tries to navigate some Uber-scale problems – Dina Bass | Oct 29 2019 at 06:00 AM

Amit Sekhri took up trucking in the thick of the Great Recession, drawn in part by the freedom of driving the open roads. He was prepared for long hours and weeks away from home. But two of his biggest—and least expected—gripes were the constant phone calls and late payments. Like many truckers, Sekhri booked his …

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Convoy Creates Method for Drivers to Book Multiple Loads at Once – Roger Gilroy | Transport Topics – Staff Reporter

Convoy booth at MATS by John Sommers II for Transport Topics [Stay on top of transportation news: Get TTNews in your inbox.] Digital freight broker Convoy announced Automated Reloads, an app-based program that allows drivers to book multiple loads of freight at one time. The move comes as the industry is paying greater attention to …

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Uber Freight now lets carriers and drivers rate facilities, experiences at shippers and receivers – CCJ – Todd Dills| @Channel19Todd

With a goal in part to facilitate information sharing among its carrier/driver networks and closer collaboration with its shipper/consignee customers, Uber Freight has introduced a facility ratings and reviews feature that enables carriers using the platform to rate their experiences at load and unload locations as well as post reviews and tips for other drivers …

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Information Age Arrives for Small Carriers – Transport Topics

Tech developers such as Uber Freight are leveraging drivers’ mobile devices to make technology more available and more affordable for small carriers. (Uber Technologies Inc.) The use of technology is no longer a novelty but a necessity in the trucking business — for carriers of all sizes. While the biggest fleets have been using onboard …

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HaulHound Offers Free Digital Freight Matching – Transport Topics

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Technology startup HaulHound has added a free digital freight-matching feature to its online platform and mobile app for truck drivers. The new service, available at no cost, is designed to help carriers reduce deadhead by finding appropriate loads and avoiding lost time from waiting for shipper responses. Drivers enter their specifications and immediately receive …

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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 …

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