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Trimble’s transportation group struggling with ELDs but has a strategy on software sales

Article written by John Kingston The transportation segment at Trimble, which includes its transportation management system offerings and its ELD product, had a tough first quarter. In releasing the company’s earnings, Trimble said its transportation segment produced revenue of $170.6 million, down 10% from the first quarter of 2019. Organic revenue was down 10%, with […]

Convoy adds TMS feature providing real-time data on carrier performance stats

Article written by Ben Ames Online truck brokerage Convoy has launched a feature in its transportation management system (TMS) that allows shippers to access real-time data on carrier performance, and thus centralize their routing guides and cut tendering time in half, the firm said today. Seattle-based Convoy added the feature called “Carrier Insights” to its Convoy […]

Convoy Adds Carrier Insights to its Transportation Management System

Enables shippers to make data-driven decisions about allocating freight SEATTLE–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Convoy, the most efficient Digital Freight Network, today announced the launch of Carrier Insights, a new feature in Convoy Connect, the company’s free transportation management system (TMS) that helps shippers centralize their routing guide and cut tendering time in half. With Carrier Insights, transportation managers can […]

Global Shipping Management Software Market is slated to grow rapidly in the coming years: A1 Tracker, Aljex Software, AscendTMS, Buyco, DAT Solutions, Descartes, etc

Overview Of Shipping Management Software Market 2020-2025: The Global Shipping Management Software Market Research report provided by Reports Monitor is a detailed study of the Global Shipping Management Software Market, which covers all the essential information required by a new market entrant as well as the existing players to gain a deeper understanding of the market. The Global Shipping […]

Brokers Operate at Peak Performance and Entirely Remotely using EKA Platform

SALT LAKE CITY, March 25, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — EKA Solutions, Inc., provider of a cloud-based integrated freight management ecosystem platform, announced today that many of its customers are successfully operating entirely remotely using its Omni-TMS™ Platform. This follows EKA’s announcement yesterday of its special Omni-TMS® platform offer to Brokers who wish to operate their business partly or entirely […]

Traditional freight brokers investing millions to stay on top – FreightWaves – Ben Thrower, Contributor 09/23/2019

 New technologies are changing the way the freight brokerage industry performs day-to-day operations. (Image: Jim Allen/FreightWaves) New technologies are changing the way the freight brokerage industry performs day-to-day operations. For the past several years it has been the consensus in the industry that the freight brokerage market is headed in the direction of doing everything […]

McLeod predicts ‘shake out’ coming for private equity in trucking tech Aaron Huff| CCJ – @AaronHuffCCJ

On Aug. 26 at the 2019 McLeod Software user conference, more than 1,000 attendees were advised on how to take advantage of current economic conditions. “Set your sails in the direction the wind is blowing,” said Tom McLeod, president of the Birmingham, Ala.-based company that offers enterprise-wide transportation management software (TMS) for motor carriers and […]

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 […]

‘Digital Freight Matching’ Isn’t a Product— It’s a Strategic Methodology – Parade.ai – Anthony Sutardja

As freight brokerages look to leverage technologies, automate grunt work, and streamline operations, we hear references such as “Buying ‘digital freight matching’.” Unfortunately, this reference to ‘digital freight matching’ as a ‘product’ is too simplistic. Because every freight brokerage has a different mix of fulfillment opportunities, and each load opportunity has unique requirements, challenges, and […]

Cart Before the Horse: Digital Freight Matching, A.I. and Machine Learning for Freight –

Cart Before the Horse: Digital Freight Matching, A.I. and Machine Learning for Freight 5/8/2019 Strategy and Innovation Technology Technologies are assisting to automate tasks that require lots of repetition and grunt work, allowing people to focus on tasks that require a human touch. In the case of brokerages, it would be impossible for their carrier […]