FreightWaves announced the Freight.Tech 25 at MarketWaves 18 last month. The list highlights the most innovative and disruptive companies in transportation and logistics. Digital freight broker Loadsmart snagged the number 22 spot on the list with its automated platform, which allows for server-to-server booking with no human interaction.
MarketWaves features DLT Labs presenting Asset Track platform to increase transparency and communication between shippers and carriers.
Vector helps streamline trucking operations by digitizing paperwork and assists carriers and shippers in expediting workflow communication.
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Jack Levis, the father of UPS’ ORION software
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Russel Jones, CEO of Cargo Chief, demonstrates C4 platform at MarketWaves 18: automated load-matching technology that levels the playing field among freight brokerages.
EchoShip is one of four parts of an integrated offering for the leading 3PL.
TRUX believes it has built the solution that will disrupt the construction trades and give these underserved markets the transparency and efficiency they are lacking.
The Chattanooga-based team at Block Array have launched a blockchain product they call FreightTrust, legal platform for shipping documents.
Leading freight exchange marketplace celebrates 40th anniversary with market and software innovations.
German OEM major MAN Truck & Bus is investing heavily in clean mobility, and is now collaborating with the CNL consortium for testing 26-tonne electric trucks.
Investors are pumping millions into on-demand transit startups working in taxi-hailing and e-scooter sharing, but questions still remain if they can turn in positive bottom lines in the years to come.
An Eaton clutch defect leads to a recall of International truck models and other OEMs may have to follow suit, plus Amazon Air takes off and intermodal growth being driven by inland ports.
Founded in 2014, the company replaces legacy telematics solutions with a revolutionary IoT ecosystem designed to unlock the value of disconnected data streams throughout the transportation and logistics industry.
Pilot tests are being run now on the most basic aspect of platooning technology, but there’s more to come.
Merge Transit is a spot market agency that helps owner-operators and small fleets reduce inefficiencies in their business, and looks to automate the process of dispatching.
KeepTruckin continues to expand its leadership team as it works to build out new solutions for drivers, taking advantage of the data now available to it.
Trucker Tools CEO Prasad Gollapalli discussed his company’s Smart Capacity product with users; the platform is designed to make freight brokers more efficient and profitable.
Zipline has focused on humanitarian needs, delivering medical supplies to rural communities around the world.
Lyft announces intentions to offer an IPO in 2019
McLeod Software has been at the forefront of ERP technology, servicing the whole spectrum of what lies within the core business of companies in the trucking ecosystem.
After unveiling its full-scale passenger hyperloop capsule in October, HyperloopTT is at the thick of things again, now partnering with Hamburg port terminal operator HHLA for a possible cargo hyperloop route.
New service aims to provide smaller shippers more certainty when booking ocean freight.
After an unprecedented acquisition spree, XPO Logistics focused on IT. Here, robots move smartphones in an XPO facility.
Company makes first acquisition in its history and creates a global footprint.
Canadian province tackles stricter driver training and Chinese goods to Europe move along the world’s longest freight route. Plus Uptake takes innovation award and improving truck driving jobs.
Using the power of the crowds to create a successful mapping tool.
Mercitalia, Italy’s largest freight railway company has unveiled ETR 500, a high-speed cargo train that connects Bologna with Naples. Authorities state that this would negate 9,000 truck trips annually, cutting nearly 80% of carbon emissions associated with carrying an equivalent load on road.
App allows drivers to review facilities, fostering better dialogue between two sides of freight transaction.