October 9, 2019 7:30 AM, EDT, Schneider Launch ‘Book It Now’ Freight App

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[Stay on top of transportation news: Get TTNews in your inbox.] and Schneider announced the launch of Book It Now, an app that enables booking freight with mobile devices. The launch followed a successful pilot program involving the two companies.

With the feature, Schneider is able to post, assign and tender loads directly to approved carriers. Leveraging this digital tender process, carriers are able to book loads and accept a rate confirmation, all within the mobile application.

Erin Van Zeeland

Van Zeeland

“We are constantly innovating to improve the driver and carrier experience,” Erin Van Zeeland, group senior vice president of Schneider Logistics Services, said in a release. “ creates great visibility of freight options to carriers. We see it as a perfect fit to meet carriers where they are and provide our innovative data science and automated processes on Together, we are able to deliver a seamless, transparent load booking experience for carriers, drivers and owner-operators, while increasing capacity for every order.”

Schneider ranks No. 7 on the Transport Topics Top 100 list of the largest for-hire carriers in North America.

In a recent customer demographics survey of more than 3,500 carriers and brokers, found 75% of respondents were interested in Book It Now. The survey additionally found that 70% of carriers find most of their loads via the spot market. — Transport Topics

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