Uber Inc. unveils Powerloop: a trailer capacity company for carriers supplying power only

Uber Inc. unveils Powerloop: a trailer capacity company for carriers supplying power only

Uber Inc. has introduced Powerloop, an affiliate company to Uber Freight, which would rent out power-only trailers to carriers looking to grow their business and thereby ease the industry’s capacity crunch.

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UPS, USPS praise move to pull U.S. out of international shipping treaty

UPS, USPS praise move to pull U.S. out of international shipping treaty

Continuing efforts to fight what he says are unfair trade practices, the administration of President Donald Trump announced the U.S. will pull out of the Universal Postal Union (UPU) treaty, which sets how much can be charged for international shipping.

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J.D. Power: New truck order cycle may be reaching peak

J.D. Power: New truck order cycle may be reaching peak

The number of trucks sold at auction climbed notably in September, and pricing trended lower. Model year 2015 trucks took a particularly hard hit thanks to higher volume and higher average mileage.

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From upstarts to traditional powers, the Freight.Tech 100 represents all that is innovative about freight

From upstarts to traditional powers, the Freight.Tech 100 represents all that is innovative about freight

From on-demand trucking to blockchain, loadboards and freight matching, the list of companies bringing innovative technologies to the freight industry is growing by the day, which makes the 100 that have made the cut to be honored by the FreightWaves Research Institute as part of its inaugural Freight.Tech 100 all the more special.

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