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FOSC chat: Transfix uses intuitive software to match shippers, trucking companies

Transfix connects shippers to more than 28,000 carriers using freight-matching technology

This fireside chat recap is from Day 1 of FreightWaves’ Future of Supply Chain live event in Rogers, Arkansas. For more information and content from the event, click here.

FIRESIDE CHAT TOPIC:  Transfix’s digital freight marketplace matches shippers, carriers 

DETAILS: Transfix helps shippers and carriers optimize their freight networks.

SPEAKER: Jonathan Salama, chief technology officer and co-founder of Transfix 

BIO: Prior to launching Transfix, Salama was an early addition to the core engineering team at Gilt Groupe, where he oversaw a team of engineers and personally built the backend architecture, which powered the company’s software solutions. He also held the position of lead software engineer at Cherry, an on-demand car wash startup that was later acquired by Lyft. 

KEY QUOTES FROM JONATHAN SALAMA: 

“Over the years, we’ve seen a lot of shippers searching for different solutions.”

“It’s always a challenge to predict the future for three months to six months.”

“It’s a very exciting time to be involved in the supply chain.” 

Clarissa Hawes

Clarissa has covered all aspects of the trucking industry for 14 years. She is an award-winning journalist known for her investigative and business reporting. Before joining FreightWaves, she wrote for Land Line Magazine and Trucks.com. If you have a news tip or story idea, send her an email to chawes@freightwaves.com.