Freight Technology

[WHITE PAPER] The Freight & Logistics Technology 2020 Guide

Fill out the Form Below to Get a Free Copy of the White Paper to Your Inbox! The shipping industry remains susceptible to global disruptions. The latest disruption—economic fallout from the coronavirus pandemic—is on the minds of all shippers and carriers, not to mention consumers. The demand for household products and medical supplies is at…read …

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2020 Freight Technology Integration Trends: The Rise of APIs, Integration, & Faster Freight

E-commerce was the logistics industry’s atomic advancement. It propelled the industry further into everyday homes and businesses, and now, the connected world is standard. Logistics have long fought to provide customers with a bigger, better mousetrap—a way to move more freight, keep costs under control, and avoid risks. Unfortunately, 2020 is already putting the system…read …

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[PODCAST] Case Study: How Freight Tech Innovation Provided Efficiency & Reduced Freight Costs

Listen to “Case Study_How Freight Tech Innovation Provided Efficiency & Reduced Freight Costs” on Spreaker. Freight & Logistics Technology Resources 2020 Strategic Freight Management Trends Download White Paper An Introduction to Blockchain and Its Potential Benefits and Drawbacks in Supply Chain Management Download White Paper Revenue Growth At The Hand Of Improved Digital Supply Chains…read …

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How Fleets Can Use Technology to Solve any Truck Driver Shortage

Let’s face it, most of us are sick of hearing about the truck driver shortage (and many argue in the industry that the truck driver shortage is a myth…and any google search on “truck driver shortage myth” will give you years and years of this debate). However, hiring qualified truck drivers remains part of the…read …

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Getting Faster Air & Ocean Freight Quotes With APIs… So You Win the Customer

“I need to get a quote to move three containers from the Port of Rotterdam to Port Miami. I’d like to have it by this evening if possible, or I may have to look elsewhere,” says the freight manager. The freight forwarder responds, “Sure, I can’t guarantee it, but let me get to work.” After…read …

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[PODCAST] A Look at the Freight Technology Landscape & How Tech Builds Trust

Listen to “A Look at the Freight Technology Landscape & How Tech Builds Trust” on Spreaker. Freight Technology Resources Using a TMS to Execute a Final Mile Strategy that Yields Desired Outcomes Download White Paper A Guide to Maximize the Use of TMS Download White Paper Inbound Logistics Technology: Using Technology to Compete, Reduce Costs…read …

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HaulHub helps run heavy construction logistics operations at the touch of a button

The freight industry has seen several digital freight marketplaces in recent years, claiming to connect carriers with shippers and promising to expedite logistics-related transactions. Digital freight marketplaces often function on the premise that brokerages are replaceable and that supplanting brokers with machine learning algorithms will enable seamless logistics.  However, in an industry that has run …

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FourKites introduces integrated appointment scheduling; announces winners of inaugural Golden Kite awards

FourKites has announced a free appointment scheduler that integrates with various systems, giving managers the ability to schedule shipments through a single interface. The company also announced the winners of its inaugural Golden Kite Awards for shippers. The announcements were made on Sept. 19, 2019, at the company’s 2019 Visibility Conference in Chicago. Appointment Manager, …

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Commentary: Nearshoring provides opportunities for U.S. and Latin American companies

FreightWaves features Market Voices – a forum for those with unique knowledge of numerous transportation/logistics/supply chain sectors, as well as other critical expertise. For decades the United States has been sending its manufacturing jobs to China, fomenting the rise of the Communist nation which has put the U.S. and the West in their current geo-political …

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WABCO shareholders approve $7 billion acquisition

WABCO Holdings (NYSE: WBC ) announced that its shareholders have approved the proposed acquisition by ZF Friedrichshafen AG, a privately-held German automobile and commercial vehicle technology supplier. On June 27, 2019, the producer of transmissions, braking systems and steering equipment said shareholders representing 68.4 percent of its outstanding stock voted in favor of the deal …

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