Uber Freight

Business, Technology, Equipment

SAP, Uber Join Forces to Integrate Freight Networks

Uber Freight A driver uses the Uber Freight app to check load availability. (Aether Films)

Enterprise software firm SAP and load-matching app developer Uber Freight have partnered to connect their shipper and carrier networks in an effort to improve supply-chain efficiency.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
May 7, 2019
Business, Technology

Uber Freight Now Enables Drivers to Rate Facilities

Uber Freight New features on Uber Freight. (Uber Freight)

Truck drivers using the Uber Freight load-booking app can now rate shippers’ and receivers’ facilities and share feedback on factors such as wait times and amenities.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
January 31, 2019
Business, Technology, Logistics

Uber Freight Adds Analytics Tool for Shippers

Uber Freight Drivers wait in their cabs at a loading dock. (TT File Photo)

Uber Freight has launched a new data analytics feature designed to help shippers pinpoint problem areas within their supply chains and take action to improve efficiency.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
December 14, 2018
Business, Technology, Logistics

Two Digital Freight Brokers Focus on Price Transparency for Shippers

Convoy team at work Convoy brokers at work. (Convoy)

Digital freight brokers Convoy and Uber Freight have separately launched new tools intended to make pricing options for hauling loads more transparent for shippers.

Roger Gilroy | Staff Reporter
December 3, 2018
Business, Technology

Uber Launches Powerloop, a Trailer-Rental Business, to Build Drop-Freight Network

Powerloop trailer Powerloop, a new trailer leasing and rental company started by Uber, hopes to reduce driver detention time through its trailer-pool system. (Uber Freight)

Uber Technologies Inc. has started Powerloop, a trailer leasing and rental business, to support drop-freight opportunities for carriers and shippers using its Uber Freight load-matching network.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
October 22, 2018
Business, Technology

Uber Freight Launches Shipper Platform

Trucks on highway John Sommers II for Transport Topics

Uber Freight has introduced a technology platform for shippers to connect with drivers and small fleets hauling freight via its load-matching mobile app.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
August 21, 2018
Technology, Logistics, Top 100, Perspective

Building a Case for True Collaboration

Two truck drivers having a meeting using a tablet computer. Two truck drivers having a meeting using a tablet computer. (Getty Images)

Even in today’s technology advanced environment, matching freight with capacity, particu­larly in the spot market, remains a labor-­intensive process.

Noam Frankel | CEO of FreightFriend
August 20, 2018
Government, Business, Technology, Autonomous

Uber Doubles Down on Freight Business

Lior Ron Uber Freight app. (Aether Films)

Although Uber Technologies Inc. recently halted its self-driving truck program, the ride-hailing pioneer is doubling down on its Uber Freight load-matching business and announced that Otto co-founder and former Uber executive Lior Ron will rejoin the company to run that unit.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
August 8, 2018
Government, Business, Safety

LGBTQ Drivers Share Experiences at Uber Freight Event

Uber Freight LGBTQ panel Bobby (left) and Ricky Coffee-Loy (Uber Freight)

SAN FRANCISCO — Several drivers who identify as LGBTQ said they have found good careers within the trucking industry and shared their experiences during a panel discussion hosted by Uber Freight on June 21.

Mindy Long | Special to Transport Topics
July 10, 2018
Business, Technology, Equipment

Uber Freight Launches ‘Fleet Mode’

Uber Freight has added a “fleet mode” to its mobile app to enable dispatchers at small fleets to find and book loads and assign them to their drivers.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
June 4, 2018