Uber Freight

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

Uber Freight Introduces Discount Program for Fuel, Parts, Trucks

Uber Freight discount card Uber Freight

Uber Freight has introduced a discount program that provides savings on fuel, parts and even new and used truck purchases to carriers using its load-matching mobile app.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
March 21, 2018
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety, Autonomous

Uber’s Self-Driving Trucks Now Hauling Freight in Arizona

An Uber Freight truck makes a self-driving delivery in Arizona An Uber Freight truck makes a self-driving delivery in Arizona. (Uber Technologies Inc.)

Uber Technologies Inc. announced that its self-driving commercial trucks are now conducting regular freight hauls in Arizona through the Uber Freight network.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
March 6, 2018
Business, Technology, Autonomous

Uber Freight’s Push to Streamline Trucking Hinges on Fixed Rates, Speedy Execution

Uber Freight's Bill Driegert Driegert by Seth Clevenger/Transport Topics

LONG BEACH, Calif. — Uber Freight’s push to automate trucking transactions hinges on a fixed pricing model designed to eliminate bidding and phone calls and enable on-demand truck capacity for shippers.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
September 20, 2017

Uber Freight Expanding Into Six Markets This Year

Truck Uber

Uber Freight will expand to five states and the Midwest-Chicago area over the next few months.

August 7, 2017
Business, Technology, Logistics

Convoy, Uber Accelerate Push to Match Carriers With Loads Via Mobile Apps

Driver Uses Uber Freight App Aether Films

The push to automate freight brokering is gaining momentum with technology startup Convoy raising $62 million to accelerate its growth plans and Uber Freight adding features and expanding into new markets since its May launch.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
August 3, 2017