Year: 2021

Uber Freight predicts continued tightness based on indicators from long-distance truckload employment data, tractor sales, retail sales, and manufacturing indices.

Rural King, the American farm and home store, is leveraging Uber Freight’s Market Access solution to source capacity in a volatile market.

By: Frank McGuigan, CEO 2021 will be remembered as a transformational year—especially for logistics and supply chain professionals. Despite never-before-seen capacity challenges and bottlenecks in ports around the world, the industry persevered. We are grateful to our teams, customers, and partners for a year filled with advancements and growth. Below is just a small sample…

Recent facility ratings data indicates wait time is the top priority for drivers, followed by interactions with facility staff.

All eyes are on ocean shipping—especially on the cargo ships currently anchored offshore waiting to be unloaded. Talking Logistics host Adrian Gonzalez and Mollie Bailey, VP, International at Transplace, dig into the ongoing volatility of the global supply chain. Watch the video about “Navigating the Wave of Ocean Shipping Constraints,” as they discuss the current…

After closing the chapter on Deliver 2021, we’re pleased to announce this year’s winners. We’re proud to work with so many remarkable companies.

With capacity constraints, material shortages and other disruptions driving the new normal, supply chain leaders are trying to contain costs, mitigate risks and optimize processes. Watch the video or listen to Supply Chain Now’s TEKTOK podcast “Taking Control in a Disrupted World,” as host Karin Bursa and Ben Cubitt, SVP of Consulting & Network Services…

Uber Freight is partnering with Marqeta and Branch to provide small carriers with benefits typically reserved for larger companies.

by: Steve Moore, Vice President, Operations, Transplace Sales for the 2021 holiday season are expected to grow 7% compared with last year’s 5% that beat industry expectations, according to forecasts from Bain, Deloitte and Mastercard.1 Research firm Insider Intelligence says ecommerce will account for a record 18.9% of total holiday season retail sales.2 This growth…

As online shopping continues to soar, small packages are moving to less-than-truckload (LTL) freight and LTL continues to receive truckload (TL) spillover freight. The demand for LTL shipping is far exceeding capacity. Logistics and supply chain experts report the imbalance is higher than they’ve ever seen, causing shipment delays and rising LTL freight costs. The…