Load board operators, logistics companies and technology vendors are increasingly utilizing improved data analytics, artificial intelligence and business-process automation to more efficiently connect loads with trucks to move them.
123Loadboard, a freight-matching technology company, launched its next-generation version of its loadboard mobile app, the company said in an Aug. 20 news release.August 26, 2019
BigRoad Freight has launched a new set of features that gives drivers access to personalized load boards, load searching and truck posting through the BigRoad app. That allows them more control over the shipments they choose, according to a press release.October 19, 2018
A recent survey of heavy-haul truckers determined the three factors that would have the biggest impact on their business were receiving a higher rate per mile, getting paid faster and spending less time finding their next load.
Load boards have changed a lot from their humble beginnings about 40 years ago. Long gone are written notes tacked up on truck stop bulletin boards to help drivers find freight, or using telephones at truck stop restaurant tables and paying expensive long-distance rates to get loads lined up.
Next Trucking has received $21 million in a round of financing led by Sequoia Capital, the freight marketplace startup announced Jan. 30.January 30, 2018