Category: Shipper | Comments Off on SAP and Uber Freight work together to future-proof supply chains
Posted by Uber Freight | April 29, 2019
Uber Freight and SAP partner together to help drive more transparency across the industry.
Category: Shipper Symposium | Comments Off on The 17th Annual Shipper Symposium: Choose Your Breakout Adventure!
Posted by Uber Freight | April 26, 2019 | Tags: AI, autonomous trucking, big data, blockchain, breakout sessions, carriers, digitization, economy, education, efficiency, emerging tech, freight, IoT, machine learning, markets, network management, Shipper Symposium, shippers, supply chain, technology, transportation, trends, Uberization
Mark your calendars! At the 17th annual Shipper Symposium (May 6-8), we are proud to be hosting transportation experts and leading supply chain professionals from a variety of industries to discuss topics geared toward helping you operate your supply chain more efficiently. This year, we’re presenting a wide range of unique breakout sessions that will…
Category: Carrier | Comments Off on From oil buying to compliance: an “accidental” career in trucking
Posted by Uber Freight | April 24, 2019
After two decades in the oil business, Jill Maschmeier found herself at a career crossroads.
Category: Carrier | Comments Off on Exit ahead: 11 truck stops worth the detour
Posted by Uber Freight | April 19, 2019
Heart-stopping vistas, legendary highways, and iconic destinations. You’ll love our list of one-of-a-kind truck stops.
Category: Industry News | Comments Off on Quarterly Industry Report: Q1 of 2019
Posted by Uber Freight | April 12, 2019 | Tags: 2019, capacity, diesel, economy, fuel, industry, intermodal, LTL, market, quarterly industry report, rates, report, retail, stats, tonnage, transportation, trends, trucking, truckload
Three months into 2019, the industry has already experienced a number of developments impacting shippers and carriers alike. For example, we’ve recently seen events such as the bomb cyclone, flooding in the Midwest and the ongoing gridlock at the U.S.-Mexico Border impact supply chains across North America and directly affect the freight market. It’s critical…
Category: Carrier | Comments Off on Owner-operator Xavres Good on his biggest hopes for trucking’s future
Posted by Uber Freight | April 9, 2019
Truck driver Xavres Good went from Hollywood to the open road. He shared his thoughts on the industry with us at MATS 2019.
Category: Carrier | Comments Off on Owner-operator Matthew Velasquez on the best parts of trucking
Posted by Uber Freight | April 9, 2019
Matthew Velasquez shares advice for industry newcomers and his view on the unique lifestyle of truck drivers.
Category: Carrier | Comments Off on Why Tiffany Hanna says Powerloop takes her business to “another level”
Posted by Uber Freight | April 5, 2019
“Instead of having to go to a customer and get unloaded for countless hours, I can just go and give them my pickup or delivery number, hook up, and I’m out in 10 minutes.”
Category: Carrier | Comments Off on Owner-operator Sandford Hall on the freedom of being his own boss
Posted by Uber Freight | April 4, 2019
Sandford Hall has been in the trucking industry for over 25 years. Hear what he has to say about the future of trucking and his favorite parts about driving.
Category: Business - Transportation | Comments Off on Logistics Alert: The Gridlock Situation at the U.S.-Mexico Border
Posted by Uber Freight | April 3, 2019 | Tags: border, border patrol, carriers, CBP, commerce, construction, Cross-border, Customs and Border Protection, economy, flooding, forecasting, highways, index, industry, intermodal, Laredo, logistics, logistics alert, manufacturing, Mexico, news, news alert, port of entry, rail, retail, services, shippers, spending, suppliers, supply chain, technology, trade, transportation, trends, trucking, U.S. trade, volumes
**The following is an update to the Logistics Alert blog originally posted on April 3, 2019. As stated to the press yesterday, President Trump will not be closing the U.S-Mexico border. According to Time, “Trump told reporters Thursday he would try the ‘less drastic measure’ before resorting to his standing border-closure threat.” However, border control…