Category: Carrier | Comments Off on The role Instagram plays in the life of 1 millennial truck driver
Posted by Uber Freight | June 28, 2019
Eric Tedder is an out gay man and a local truck driver who documents his daily experiences on social media.
Category: Shipper | Comments Off on Ocean Spray touts Uber Freight as top 5 freight service provider
Posted by Uber Freight | June 27, 2019
Ocean Spray and Uber Freight are working together to create an intelligent supply chain and sustainable business for generations of families.
Category: Carrier | Comments Off on New Facility Insights Report presents key learnings to shippers
Posted by Uber Freight | June 20, 2019
Our first Facility Insights Report is a crucial step towards marketwide transparency.
Category: Carrier | Comments Off on Third career’s a charm: how Kristin found a home in trucking
Posted by Uber Freight | June 18, 2019
Kristen Duhr comes from a trucking family, but she raced mountain bikes, owned a bike shop, and drove a school bus before getting into the cab herself.
Category: Carrier | Comments Off on Wife-and-wife team drivers share their experiences from the road
Posted by Uber Freight | June 12, 2019
Nic and Carla Rochelle are women of color, Youtube dynamos, parents, lesbians, and full-time truck drivers. Read about their experiences on the road.
Category: Capacity Services | Comments Off on Transportation Market Update: Capacity Outlook
Posted by Uber Freight | June 10, 2019 | Tags: breakout sessions, capacity, carriers, data, driver shortage, economy, industry, inflation, intermodal, legislation, logistics, manufacturing, OTIF, road check, shippers, suppliers, supply chain, technology, transportation, trends, trucking, truckload
Capacity Trends and Tips for International Roadcheck and Beyond 2018 was a historic year for the transportation industry. The truckload (TL) market was extremely tight due to limited capacity—and as a result, many shippers looked to alternative modes of transportation to move their freight and went to extra lengths to increase efficiency and reduce costs….
Category: Shipper | Comments Off on Instant quotes, no haggling—why Birch Plastics ships with Uber Freight
Posted by Uber Freight | June 7, 2019
The Uber Freight platform for shippers has helped Birch Plastics save time on booking so they can focus on what counts—providing dependable service for customers.
Category: Carrier | Comments Off on From video games to the road: 1 driver shares her path to trucking
Posted by Uber Freight | June 6, 2019
Ellie O’Daire shares the challenges of being a transgender truck driver, her hopes for the future of the industry, and her favorite load to haul. Hint: it involves ice cream.
Category: Carrier | Comments Off on 10 truck drivers share how they stay connected while on the road
Posted by Uber Freight | June 5, 2019
We asked professional truck drivers how they stay in touch with friends and family while on the job.
Category: Capacity Services | Comments Off on Preparing Your Supply Chain for Capacity Challenges
Posted by Uber Freight | June 4, 2019 | Tags: bidding, bids, capacity, carrier network, carriers, customer demand, customer expectations, data, forecast, intermodal, metrics, mode optimization, network optimization, predictive analytics, retail, scorecards, shippers, supply chain, Talking Logistics, truckload
By Darren Miesner, Vice President of Operations, Transplace It’s a fascinating time in the logistics industry. Increased demand and customer expectations are putting intense pressure on shippers to deliver on-time-and-in-full without blowing their bottom line. And while capacity has loosened in the first half of 2019, the spot market is still well above the levels…