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September 28, 2016

Uber, Otto Talk About Plans to Transform Trucking

The term "Uber for trucking" is at risk of becoming a generic term, being used for a variety of new apps aimed at automating the load booking process, but Uber is making big plans to make "Uber for trucking" a reality, according to a new report from Reuters.

August 15, 2016

Commentary: The First Step in Fixing Detention Times

As if productivity and driver retention weren’t enough to make detention an important problem, it’s also a safety issue.

August 15, 2016

Navisphere Carrier App Available for iOS and Android

C.H. Robinson has released the Navisphere Carrier app, designed to support contract motor carriers and their business.

July 15, 2016

Report: 63% of Drivers Spend Over 3 Hours Waiting to Load, Unload

Delays of two or more hours per stop was a common problem for carriers, costing the companies time and potential business.

July 12, 2016

MacroPoint Integrates with 3PL Systems' BrokerWare TMS

MacroPoint has announced an integration with transportation management system software provider 3PL Systems to help automate certain processes between shippers and brokers.

June 3, 2016

DAT Launches Scalable TMS for Brokers

DAT Solutions has released its DAT Keypoint Ops transportation management software. which is designed for entry-level freight brokers.

May 5, 2016

Aljex Offers Auto-Posting for Load Boards

Aljex Software has implemented a new feature called Auto-Post for its trucking module, allowing dispatchers and asset managers to post available equipment to load boards with a single click.

April 28, 2016

FMCSA Slates Roundtable on Broker/Forwarder Financial Responsibility

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration will host what it calls an “informal roundtable” on the financial responsibility of property brokers and freight forwarders. The meeting is part of the agency’s appeal for public comment on this issue.

April 4, 2016

Truckstop.com LoadPay Offers Control Over Load Payments

LOUISVILLE, KY -- Truckstop.com is offering its customers an app designed to simplify the load payment process, giving owner-operators and small fleets a secure way to organize and control their payments.

February 11, 2016

ALK Releases New Software Aimed at Shippers, Brokers, 3PLs

PC*Miler|Rates is designed to provide shippers, brokers and 3PL providers with real-time rate calculations and options for multiple LTL and small package carriers.

November 19, 2015

Trucker Path Launches Truckloads App for iOS, Increases User Capabilities

Trucker Path has launched Truckloads app for iOS and added several new features to its portfolio of Android apps for the commercial trucking industry. Most of these additional features have been designed to give users more input capabilities.

November 18, 2015

Mobile Apps as Brokers

According to a report by consultancy firm Frost & Sullivan, mobile apps are leading the way to what they call “the Uberization” of trucking, or mobile-based freight brokering.

September 3, 2015

FourKites Offers Free Load Tracking to Brokers

Freight tracking technology provider FourKites has introduced FourKites CarrierLink, a free mobile app and tracking service for small to mid-size brokers.

July 15, 2015

ITS Dispatch Integration Provides Faster Access to Capital

ITS Canada announced an integration with asset-based lending solutions company BAM Worldwide to provide faster access to funds for freight transactions.

May 28, 2015

Senate Bill Would Require Non-CSA Carrier Hiring Standard

Senator Deb Fischer (R-NE) and co-sponsor Senator Roy Blunt (R-MO) have introduced a bill that aims to create a “national hiring standard” for motor carriers without using the controversial BASIC data produced by the Federal Motor Carrier Administration’s CSA safety-compliance program.

May 15, 2015

Former Trucking Company Operator Given 3 Years in Prison

Dragan Simovski, the operator of Illinois-based Freedom Transportation was sentenced to 3 years in prison for his connection to an illegal double-brokering scheme.

March 2, 2015

House Bill Would Provide Non-CSA Hiring Standard for Carriers

Legislation has been reintroduced in the House by Rep. John Duncan (R-TN) that would create a “national hiring standard” for motor carriers.

February 6, 2015

Apex To Launch Free Load Board

Apex is launching a free load board at NextLOAD.com which will become available to the public on March 26. The website features custom filters, alerts and is designed to be used on any computer or smart phone.

January 21, 2015

Aljex Debuts Capacity Hub for Proactive Truck Booking

Aljex debuted its Capacity Hub software tool that allows brokers to search online for trucks and gauge spot availability.

January 13, 2015

Fleet Survey Shows Tight Truck Capacity Slowing Freight

The latest industry survey by the consultancy group Transport Capital Partners sees a shortage of capacity and lack of qualified drivers changing the dynamics of freight, with trends in capacity and rates also contributing to a decline in broker freight.

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