Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) and Kuebix announced new capabilities for its Community Load Match platform, a service aimed at facilitating collaboration between shippers and carriers. (A private transportation management system company, Kuebix was acquired by Trimble in January.)
More specifically, Community Load Match enables shippers to use advanced matching capabilities to more easily find available carriers for their truckload shipments and leverage improved map visualization through Trimble MAPS. These capabilities give carriers direct access to Kuebix’s community of more than 20,000 shippers for matching shipment requirements with available truckload capacity.
“Just four months post-acquisition, a joint Trimble-Kuebix team is releasing the next-generation capabilities of Community Load Match, powered by our community of shippers and a rapidly growing network of Trimble carriers,” said Dan Clark, Kuebix founder and Trimble vice president of Product Innovation and Strategy, in a statement. “This is an exciting first step as we pursue our vision of a truly connected supply chain.”
Kuebix allows for improved network integration, and connecting Kuebix shippers with Trimble’s carrier network through a single integrated platform brings together two of the largest shipper-carrier ecosystems in North America, the statement said.
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