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Q&A: SunteckTTS Leaders on Merger, Technology

Sunteck Transport Group and TTS Holdings just officially closed a merger deal creating what they say will be one of the largest multimodal, agent-based freight management service providers in the U.S. We talked to the leaders of the new entity about the merger and how technology is changing the industry.

XYpper Enters the Uber-for-Trucking Fray

Startup company XYpper is joining the increasingly crowded “Uber for trucking” online freight-matching field, officially launching its new app and web-based system for carriers and shippers.

Commentary: The Heady Pace of Technology

Drones, self-driving trucks, so-called “Uber” for freight transportation as well as the Internet of Things and Big Data all have the power to disrupt today’s ways of moving freight.

The Rocky Road to Automating Freight Matching

Two contrasting bits of news about the so-called “Uber for trucking” marketplace prompted this All That's Trucking blog from Deborah Lockridge, who asks, should we really be calling it that, anyway?

Uber, Amazon, and What the Sharing Economy Means for Freight Hauling

Despite all the talk of the “uberization” of trucking and tons of venture capital poured into startups that promise cheap same-day delivery, companies like FedEx and UPS aren’t likely going anywhere soon — but Amazon has been and will continue to be disruptive to the logistics business, according to Richard “Dick” Metzler, chief marketing officer of uShip.