Three years ago, the company Convoy was founded with the goal of using technology to provide an Uber-like service for booking on-demand freight shipments. Investors like Jeff Bezos and Waymo-parent Alphabet have invested in the company, which recently surpassed $1 billion in valuation. HDT's Deborah Lockridge checked in to see what the company is working on now.
McLeod Software Targets 'Extreme Connectivity' for Truck Fleets, Brokers
“Extreme connectivity” is the buzzword at McLeod Software, said President Tom McLeod at the company’s 2018 user conference, whether that’s helping its fleet and broker customers connect with load matching, working with truck makers on how to connect autonomous trucks to real-world fleet business, using blockchain to automate payments, or connecting with products that haven’t even been developed yet.