Thayne Boren

Digging into Truckstop.com’s chat negotiations feature

It's not a public freight auction, contrary to road rumors: Dispelling some false notions about Truckstop.com's fairly new online-negotiations tool with a close-up look.

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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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Loads on your phone: More board, broker apps

Details of three more smartphone apps -- CHRW Trucks, BulkLoadsNow, and Fikes' Logistics' custom app -- for finding freight in your pocket.

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