freight brokers

Government, Business, Safety, Logistics

C.H. Robinson Petitions Supreme Court to Hear Negligent Hiring Case

C.H. Robinson headquarters “A freight broker does not ‘use’ a motor vehicle. The broker does not drive the vehicle, own it, or even employ a driver for it," logistics company C.H. Robinson says in its Supreme Court petition. (C,H, Robinson Worldwide Inc.)

C.H. Robinson Worldwide Inc. has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn a federal appellate court decision involving a personal injury suit accusing the freight broker of negligent hiring.

Eric Miller | Senior Reporter
June 4, 2021
Business, Technology, Logistics

For Freight Brokers, Managing Data Key as Volume Grows, Experts Say

Henry Sheldon "We are using machine learning internally to predict if loads will be late, learn where the loads are, where the trucks are," Freight Management Systems' Sheldon says. (TIA 2021 Capital Ideas Conference)

Artificial intelligence and machine learning are two expanding means logistics companies can use to gather and process tremendous amounts of data surrounding freight shipments.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
May 18, 2021
Business, Technology, Logistics

Cargo Chief Enhances Carrier Management Platform

CargoChief screenshot

Cargo Chief announced the release of version 3.0 of its C4 carrier management platform aimed at helping brokers find “backhaul full truckload carriers in the over-the-road industry.”

February 7, 2020
Business, Technology, Logistics

Digital Freight Marketplace Emerge Gains $20 Million Investment

Emerge co-founders Andrew (left) and Michael Leto Emerge co-founders Andrew (left) and Michael Leto. (Emerge)

Digital freight marketplace Emerge closed out an early stage of financing with $20 million in investments, it was announced Feb. 4.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
February 4, 2020
Government, Business, Technology, Logistics

Convoy App Now Features Lumper Payment

Digital freight broker Convoy announced the launch of hassle-free lumper payments, available directly in Convoy’s mobile app, calling it an industry-first feature.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
January 9, 2020
Business, Logistics, Top 100, TCA

Arrive Logistics Raises $25 Million for Expansion

Arrive Logistics office Arrive Logistics

Freight brokerage company Arrive Logistics announced June 18 that it has raised an additional $25 million for expansion.

Dave Flessner | Chattanooga (Tenn.) Times Free Press
June 19, 2019
Business, Technology, Logistics, Top 50

FitzMark Acquires Reliable Source Logistics

FitzMark exterior FitzMark

Two Indianapolis-based freight brokerage firms, FitzMark Inc. and Reliable Source Logistics, are joining forces in a quest to build a global “logistics powerhouse,” company officials said.

Daniel P. Bearth | Senior Staff Writer
February 5, 2019
Business, Technology

Brokerage Firm Tallgrass Pursues Growth Through Sales Agents

Damon Anderson and David Barnes Damon Anderson (left) and David Barnes during a photo shoot after receiving the Major Employer of the Year Award from the Shawnee Economic Development Council. (Tallgrass Freight Co.)

Damon Anderson is using his company, Tallgrass Freight Co., to help other freight brokers and sales agents go out on their own by providing technical support, plus insurance and fringe benefits that are usually available only from larger corporate entities.

Daniel P. Bearth | Staff Writer
September 12, 2018

C.H. Robinson Profits Drop 22% in 2Q, Falling Far Short of Analyst Forecasts

C.H. Robinson containers C.H. Robinson

C.H. Robinson announced profits plunged 22% in the second quarter compared with a year ago, coming up well short of the lackluster Bloomberg News consensus forecast of industry analysts.

Ari Ashe | Staff Reporter
July 19, 2017
Business, Technology, Logistics

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January 21, 2016