Uber Freight

Business, Technology, Equipment, Autonomous

Aurora, Uber Freight Collaborate on Texas Pilot

Peterbilt truck equipped with Aurora technology For now, the Peterbilt tractors will have humans on board monitoring the autonomous operations. (Aurora)

Autonomous vehicle technology developer Aurora Innovation Inc. will launch a pilot program with Uber Freight to move goods in Texas.

Jerry Hirsch | Contributing Writer
December 15, 2021
Business, Technology, Logistics

Uber Freight Completes Acquisition of Transplace

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Uber Freight announced Nov. 15 that it has completed its acquisition of the managed transportation and logistics network company Transplace from TPG Capital.

November 15, 2021
Business, Logistics, Top 50

Uber Freight to Acquire Logistics Firm Transplace for $2.25 Billion

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Uber Technologies Inc.’s freight business will acquire logistics technology firm Transplace from TPG Capital for $2.25 billion, the company announced July 22.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
July 22, 2021
Business, Technology

Uber Freight Announces LTL Expansion

Uber Freight A trucker looks for loads using a previous version of the Uber Freight app. (Uber Technologies Inc.)

Uber Freight has expanded beyond truckload services and is now also offering shippers options for less-than-truckload, the company announced July 15.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
July 15, 2021
Business, Technology, Logistics

Uber Freight Expands Procurement Options With Market Access

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Uber Freight has launched a new procurement channel that enables shippers to source capacity directly over its freight marketplace.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
March 9, 2021
Business, Technology

Uber Narrows Loss in Fourth Quarter

Uber Freight truck An Uber Freight truck travels on a California highway. The freight business posted an operating loss of $41 million compared with $55 million in the 2019 period. (Uber Technologies Inc.)

Uber Technologies continued to post large losses in the fourth quarter, but said its freight business is growing quickly yet remains unprofitable.

Jerry Hirsch | Contributing Writer
February 11, 2021
Business, Technology, Equipment

Uber Freight Expands Enterprise Shipping Offerings

Uber Freight app Uber Freight's new services provide large shippers with a transportation management system and a central point of control for logistics operations.(Uber Freight)

Uber Freight launched two new software solutions aimed at expanding its enterprise shipper offerings, the company announced Sept. 8.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
September 8, 2020
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety

Uber Freight Subsidizes Geotab ELDs

Uber Freight A trucker looks for loads using the Uber Freight app. (Uber Technologies Inc.)

Uber Freight has partnered with fleet-management services provider Geotab to offer small carriers electronic logging devices and one year of service.

November 15, 2019
Business, Technology, Logistics

Uber Freight Adds Service in Canada

Uber Freight truck An Uber Freight truck travels on a California highway. In addition to expanding in North America, Uber Freight recently added service in Germany, the Netherlands and Poland. (Uber)

Digital broker Uber Freight announced its expansion to portions of Canada.

November 1, 2019
Business, Technology

Uber Freight Opens HQ in Chicago With Expansive Plans

Uber Freight has announced a new headquarters and expansion plans. A driver looks at the Uber Freight app. (Uber Technologies Inc.)

Uber Freight, the load-matching business unit of Uber Technologies Inc., announced it has opened its new headquarters in Chicago and plans to hire 2,000 employees over the next three years to handle engineering operations, sales and account management for its operations here and overseas.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
September 9, 2019

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