load boards

Load by phone: An automated future for online load selection?

New online marketplace-based load-booking engines, some say, portend a streamlined future for load selection and payment.

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Load by phone: Legacy boards add access tools

Owner-operator access to Internet-based load boards continues to streamline with many operators now using smartphones to access one or another of industry-leading online freight resources.

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uShip testing no-bid load alerts, ‘Shipping Wars’ star at booth

Marc Springer will be appearing at the uShip booth #66141 at the Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, Friday at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. and again Saturday at 11 a.m.

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Truck-racing at the DAT booth

In addition to a fun truck-race game at the DAT booth at MATS, the company is showcasing updates to its free My DAT Trucker Services app and future enhancements to its Truckload Rate Index and more.

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Poll: How do you use online load-matching services/tools?

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Getloaded introduces e-mail alerts

A new feature from Getloaded.com enables load searches to be saved and set up to email operators when new loads are posted.

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Are you ready to go independent?

Two upsides to getting your authority are the potential to make more money than a leased-operator and the almost complete freedom with how you run the business.

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Working the system to get out of Tulsa

Not wanting to linger in Tulsa, we worked the system hard to get out.

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Spot market index in February down year-over-year

TransCore’s DAT North American Freight index was up 24 percent in February from January, but declined 5.2 percent compared with February 2011.

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TransCore: Spot loads drop in December; higher for year

Loads declined 14 percent in December from November but were 25 percent higher than the previous year.

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