Load Board Operators Streamline Processes Using Automation, Artificial Intelligence
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 Launches New App Version
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 Introduces Personalized Load-Matching Platform
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
Opinion: Taking Aim at Deadhead Miles With Technology
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 Evolve
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.
Sequoia Capital Leads Group Pumping in Cash to Startup Next Trucking
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
Trucking Futures Exchange to Launch in Late 2018
DAT Solutions and TransRisk have signed a deal to launch a trucking freight futures market through Nodal Exchange in late 2018, a project first announced earlier this year.