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Commentary: How digital brokerage has become a “no-code” endeavor – FreightWaves – Charley Dehoney

FreightWaves features commentary from Market Voices – contributors with unique knowledge of numerous transportation/logistics/supply chain sectors, as well as other critical expertise. In the Stone Age of transportation brokerage – the 1980s – technological innovations came in the form of new equipment purchases in an effort to speed up transactions. This might be a second […]

CCJ – England Logistics rolls out Trucker Tools’ platform CCJ Staff

England Logistics has signed on to the Trucker Tools platform and cloud-based applications and tools for shipment visibility, carrier capacity management and predictive freight-matching. Headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah, England Logistics is a non-asset provider of full truckload services, intermodal, dry and temperature-controlled LTL and parcel transportation. England Logistics also has a separate SCM […]

Where’s My Technology? How the Digital Brokerage Evolution Is Upending Traditional Technology Expectations, Strategies, Choices and Approaches – FreightWaves – Fergus Caldicott

Truckload freight capacity is the most highly fragmented, difficult-to-manage market segment in the transportation industry. Some 80 percent of available over-the-road truckload capacity is provided by hundreds of thousands of single-truck owner-operators and micro-carriers with 9 trucks or less. Because of this fragmentation, it’s also a market that has defied a single, over-arching technology solution. […]

How to deal with the growing pains that come with changing technology – FreightWaves – Ashley Coker, Editor

Image: Shutterstock Technology is disrupting the logistics industry at a breakneck pace, and brokerages are not exempt from the changes. While new technologies are intended to help companies run smoother, the implementation process can be riddled with challenges. Trucker Tools teamed with FreightWaves to host a webinar, “Don’t Get Left Behind in the Digital Brokerage […]

AscendTMS and Trucker Tools roll out integration capabilities offering – Logistics Management – By LM Staff

A pairing between Trucker Tools, a Reston, Va.-based provider of trip planning, shipment visibility and freight matching solutions, and transportation management system (TMS) provider Ascend TMS was announced by the companies this week. Through this partnership, Ascend said it is integrating Trucker Tools’ Smart Capacity platform in order to enable brokers, 3PLs, and shippers with […]

Trucker Tools adds ‘Book it Now’ to load matching platform – CCJ – CCJ Staff

Trucker Tools added new features in its Smart Capacity platform and Mobile Driver App that it says will improve predictive freight-matching, capacity visibility and load tracking capabilities. The Trucker Tools Mobile Driver App, launched in 2013, has surpassed 600,000 downloads. The number of small fleet operators with 10 trucks or less using the app has […]

Trucker Tools Helps 3PL Choptank Corral Tech Holdouts – Transport Topics –

Choptank representatives in Preston, Md. (Choptank Transport) More truck drivers are relying on smartphones and tablets to help them communicate with their employers and find loads, research and anecdotal evidence show. While some holdouts still rely on more traditional cellphones that lack the ability to download apps with access to things like load-matching software, the […]

Digital freight management helps bridge gap between shippers and carriers – FreightWaves – Ashley Coker, Editor –

Image: Jim Allen/FreightWaves Choptank Transport is on a mission to turn its remaining manual processes into more efficient digital strategies. The quick-growing logistics service provider is hopeful that the transformation will bring revenue growth and help scale the business. Choptank has partnered with Trucker Tools to make the transition. The company began using Trucker Tools’ […]

Don’t Get Left Behind in the Digital Brokerage Revolution: Strategies for Success – FreightWaves – Fergus Caldicott

There’s an old adage in the tech industry: adapt or die. The same could be said for today’s freight brokerage industry, which is undergoing disruptive change unlike any seen in recent memory. Both scope and speed of change are challenging today’s brokers to effectively adapt, but what is the path to success? What decisions do […]

The digital edge: brokers, carriers ramp up freight matching tools Aaron Huff| CCJ – @AaronHuffCCJ

In the not-so-distant future, matching loads with trucks could be as easy as catching a ride across town with the Uber app. In fact, Uber Freight is among a number of technology companies trying to digitize the entire load matching process. For most transportation companies, however, the road to automation is a work in progress. A sign […]