Category: Freight

Taking shipping logistics in a new direction

In Q4, the freight market continues to see consumer spending slow, inventories expand, order backlogs decline and contract rates fall. More than ever, shippers are looking to eliminate costs, streamline their operations and fortify their supply chain infrastructures to better respond to an increasingly complex (and competitive) market fraught with uncertainty. Encompassing a wide range…

In recent years, less-than-truckload (LTL) freight has emerged as a primary shipping solution across supply chains. Small and midsize businesses are pivoting to LTL services to more easily move their goods amid market volatility. Uber Freight introduced LTL freight capabilities in 2021 to continue supporting shippers with full truckload and LTL needs, and provide a…

In 2023, shippers have an opportunity to reimagine their supply chain operations so they’re well equipped to navigate any future disruption. Establishing a resilient supply chain network design will require an agile procurement strategy—one that’s cost effective and unrestricted, and allows shippers to toggle their resources to address freight market issues impacting their network. Understanding…

With supply expanding, capacity constraints loosening, and freight rates and consumer spend stagnating, shippers have a prime opportunity to refine and advance their logistics strategies heading into the final months of 2022 and beyond. Our Q3 Market Update and Outlook Report captures these crucial market shifts and how they have impacted numerous U.S. shipping modes,…

By: Lior Ron, CEO, Uber Freight We’re proud to share a significant milestone in our journey that began last summer when we announced that Uber Freight and Transplace were joining forces to enable a new era of logistics management. Today, the two organizations are officially together under one name, Uber Freight, the logistics platform and…

One of the most noteworthy events of the year for our shippers—Deliver 2022—is just a couple of days away. 

A recent survey highlights how likely shippers are to use autonomous trucks and make operational adjustments for future adoption.

In the coming years, supply chains will rely on a combination of autonomous trucks and human-driven trucks deployed efficiently and at scale across a digital and optimized network.

This white paper explores the near- and long-term impact autonomous trucks will have on trucking jobs and the movement of goods.

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