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Business, Technology, Safety

Google Parent Alphabet Backs Trucking Technology Startup Convoy

Convoy The Convoy booth at an industry show. (John Sommers II for Transport Topics)

Convoy Inc., a trucking technology developer backed by Bill Gates and Jeff Bezos, added another prominent backer through a funding round that values the startup at more than $1 billion.

Dina Bass | Bloomberg News
September 25, 2018
Business

Convoy Launches Grab-and-Go Option for Small Carriers

Digital freight broker Convoy announced a program for small carriers and owner-operators that enables them to use their power equipment to pick up Convoy’s pre-positioned, loaded trailers from shippers in select areas.

Transport Topics
May 14, 2018
Business, Technology

Convoy Adds Instant Bidding Feature to Mobile App

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Digital freight broker Convoy announced instant bidding, a new feature that lets carriers name their price for the load they want to haul.

Transport Topics
May 7, 2018
Government, Business, Technology

Convoy Takes Aim at Driver Detention, Expands Connected Freight Network

Kristen Forecki Forecki by Convoy

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Digital freight broker Convoy is taking action to mitigate a top frustration for truck drivers — excessive wait times at shipper and consignee facilities — as it continues to expand its network of connected carriers and shippers.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
March 29, 2018
Business, Technology, Equipment, Logistics, TCA

Anheuser-Busch Taps Seattle Trucking Startup Convoy to Transport Beer

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Anheuser-Busch has signed a multi-year partnership with Seattle-based trucking startup Convoy to transport beer.

Lisa Brown | St. Louis Post-Dispatch
October 17, 2017
Business, Technology, Logistics

Convoy, Uber Accelerate Push to Match Carriers With Loads Via Mobile Apps

Driver Uses Uber Freight App Aether Films

The push to automate freight brokering is gaining momentum with technology startup Convoy raising $62 million to accelerate its growth plans and Uber Freight adding features and expanding into new markets since its May launch.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
August 3, 2017