Year: 2020

This month’s market insights show a high spot volume as shippers work to meet consumer demand, an increase in carrier supply after summer lows, and steady facility ratings as dwell times fall.

Transplace’s third acquisition of 2020 advances the company’s strategic mission of supply chain visibility, innovation and optimization. Since the pandemic and global shutdowns, manufacturers face challenges such as too much inventory or the inability to scale to customer demand. Logistics leaders are seeking new strategies for inventory management and improving inbound logistics. Transplace’s latest acquisition,…

Uber Freight’s GM of carrier operations shares his take on the evolution of backhauls and how technology is ushering in a new era of price visibility.

Uber Freight’s load bundling feature means fewer empty miles and more consistent trips for truck drivers. It also helps lessen greenhouse emissions and give shippers more consistent capacity access.

Freight rates continue to rise across modalities, spot volume is spiking due to natural disasters, and dwell times are stabilizing despite a tighter market.

Uber Freight’s third-annual Deliver conference went all-virtual this year with the theme of supply chain resilience.

As supply chain managers are beginning to plan their 2021 freight needs, it’s more important than ever to prepare for a range of freight scenarios when thinking through the upcoming year.

Uber Freight Enterprise and Uber Freight Link will put Uber’s technical power in the hands of enterprise shippers, giving them efficient freight management from end-to-end.

Uber Freight’s partnership with KeepTruckin will lessen manual tracking calls and mitigate communication gaps, ultimately improving visibility for shippers and lessening headaches for carriers.

By: Wes Breyfole, SVP, Parcel Solutions As consumers embrace ecommerce shopping, supply chain and logistics leaders have a renewed focus on last-mile delivery strategies. Before the pandemic, Frost & Sullivan estimated that global logistics spending would grow beyond $10.6 trillion annually by 2020, with last-mile distribution accounting for an estimated $3 trillion of that spend….