July 15, 2016
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 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 Solutions has released its DAT Keypoint Ops transportation management software. which is designed for entry-level freight brokers.
May 5, 2016
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
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
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
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 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
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
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 Canada announced an integration with asset-based lending solutions company BAM Worldwide to provide faster access to funds for freight transactions.
May 28, 2015
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
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
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 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 debuted its Capacity Hub software tool that allows brokers to search online for trucks and gauge spot availability.
January 13, 2015
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.
January 5, 2015
The Canada-based customs broker Farrow Co. has acquired CK Logistics Inc., an established customs broker and logistics firm headquartered in San Antonio.
December 22, 2014
One man pleaded guilty to charges in federal court earlier this month in connection with a double brokering scheme, according to the Office of the Inspector General at the U.S. Transportation Department.
December 1, 2014
The third-party logistics provider C.H. Robinson Worldwide Inc. has reached an agreement to acquire Freightquote.com Inc. for $365 million in cash.
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