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Convoy's New Automated Reloads Cuts Empty Miles

Convoy says latest technology can help keep truckers from having to scramble to book the next load, allowing customers to book multiple loads at a time with its new Automated Reloads feature.

Lanehub Rewarding Shippers for Connecting Carriers With New Customers

Lanehub, a collaborative transportation network that helps shippers and carriers team up to optimize capacity on recurring freight lanes, is adding incentives to reward shippers that help their current carriers team up with other shippers that need them for a backhaul lane.

What's Behind the Tight Freight Market, and How Long Will It Last?

Although the April 1 start to “hard enforcement” of the electronic logging device mandate does not seem to have had a huge effect on trucking capacity (except perhaps in flatbeds), there are a number of other factors that are working to keep capacity tight and rates high, likely at least until late this year, according to FTR.

Fleets Answer the Question, 'How's Business?'

After enduring a bruising first quarter that saw falling profits at many fleets, it comes as no surprise that in a second quarter survey of business conditions fleet executives are feeling a bit down.

TMW Report: Carriers Face Declining Utilization

In the past 12 months, truckload carriers have been facing declining equipment utilization despite solid financial gains driven by a better rate environment, according to TMW Systems’ latest Transportation & Logistics Study.