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Loadtap’s chatbot dispatch system
The Loadtap platform officially went live on Tuesday, Feb. 27, and one of its central features is an automated chatbot dispatch system those party to the platform can use to communicate with drivers in their private networks.
March 15, 2018
Shipwell.com freight platform launched
For small fleets and independent owner-operators, the new Shipwell.com platform is anchored by a mobile app and web-based dashboard with a variety of tools that offer carriers opportunity to negotiate loads within the universe of freight shippers and brokers utilizing the platform. Readers would be correct in placing the company among the growing crop of […]
February 27, 2018
Digital broker’s freight platform expands
The Next Trucking tech-enabled brokeraged announced a $21M series B round of financing to expand the “trucker-centric” online freight marketplace it launched two years ago.
February 1, 2018
The coming of blockchain
Carriers, manufacturers and other trucking players are flocking to an emerging ‘distributed ledger’ approach to online business. Here’s how it could affect owner-operators.
January 5, 2018
MyRiteLoad shipper-carrier freight platform ‘reboots’
MyRiteLoad hopes to fulfill the promise of what has been called the “elusive holy grail” of load matching, providing load-board-like spot market connections for independents and small fleets to direct shippers rather than brokers.
November 29, 2017
BigRoad launches in-app load matching platform
The ELD/digital logbook provider has built its on-demand freight-matching service in partnership with brokers, load boards, and digital freight platforms, bringing together loads in a simple package, the company says,
November 28, 2017
‘Predictive’ freight matching from Trucker Tools
Available to carriers at no cost, Smart Capacity optimally recommends loads for drivers and assets within a carrier’s network of 3PL/broker partners to improve visibility and operational efficiency.
September 19, 2017
Uber Freight update: Regional emphasis shift, personalized app update
With an update beginning roll-out today, the Uber Freight app will learn progressively about user preferences, delivering a “For You” pack that will show owner-operators all of their personalized load recommendations. Also: The broker’s new regional emphases around freight hubs on both coasts and in the Midwest.
August 3, 2017
Sleek Fleet tech-enabled brokerage launches
Sleek Fleet LLC launched its web- and mobile-enabled brokerage, designed to directly connect owner-operators with shipper customers’ loads.
July 20, 2017
Doft aims for greater freight transaction transparency
The start-up, launched last March, charges a $4.99 transaction fee to both shipper and carrier upon successful matching of loads via iOS shipper and driver apps.
June 9, 2017
Will Uber Freight ‘disrupt’ trucking?
More sophisticated load-matching, combined with the availability of real-time lane data, gives nimble owner-operators a better chance to customize their business as far as net income and efficient route planning.
June 5, 2017
GoLoad service coming in July
GoLoad, a partnership between TMS provider Cloud Logistics and ELD provider Konexial, is a load matching service connecting the power of a networked transportation solution to drivers’ smartphones and helping bring any shipper’s TMS and freight into the network.
May 25, 2017
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