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Streamline freight shipping with Uber Freight’s Shipper Platform

Uber Freight’s Shipper Platform is your one-stop shop for all freight shipping services: quoting, booking, and tracking shipments from pickup to drop-off. Tap into one of the largest carrier networks to save time and money on every load, on every lane.

Create your account to get a quote and book a freight shipment in minutes.

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Ship smarter, not harder with Shipper Platform’s freight shipping services

Shipping freight can become complex, time-consuming, and expensive. To navigate volatile freight flows and uncertain market conditions, embracing dynamic solutions that offer instant access to capacity, market transparency, and end-to-end shipment tracking is essential.

Transforming the logistics landscape, Uber Freight goes beyond traditional digital freight brokerage to offer a seamless, technology-driven shipping experience. Shipper Platform makes freight shipping easier with instant and transparent pricing for all your logistics operations, 24/7 service, real-time tracking and data insights, and access to one of the largest carrier networks all in one place.

Benefits of shipping with Uber Freight’s Shipper Platform

Uber Freight is transforming the freight industry with its innovative digital solutions, making the shipment process more efficient and reliable.

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Instant and transparent FTL and LTL freight shipping rates

Just enter pickup and delivery locations to get flat rate, guaranteed quotes for FTL (book up two weeks in advance) and LTL shipments (book up to a month in advance).

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Trusted carrier network

Book with confidence knowing your goods will only be handled by one of our +100,000 FTL or +150 LTL authorized carrier partners.

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Intuitive and easy to use

Create, view, track, and pay for all your FTL and LTL shipments, all from one digital platform.

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24/7 Exceptional customer service

Account managers that have your back and proactively communicate. Whether you need help with a spot quote or a 6-month contract, we’re here for you around the clock.

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Trusted supply chain advisor

Teams of internal logistics experts are here to help surface analytics, save on costs, and drive efficiencies across your network with actionable business insights.

Uber Freight gives you the tools to deliver for your customers

With instant quotes, real-time tracking, and always-on access to +100K trusted carriers, Uber Freight stands out in the freight marketplace by offering a seamless, tech-driven solution for managing your logistics operations to save time and money.

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Get 24/7 access to one of the largest freight networks

  • Single login to fulfill all your logistics needs
  • Book FTL and LTL freight capacity
  • Book dry van, reefer, and flatbed
  • Purchase LTL insurance for goods valued up to $100,000*

*Any insurance coverage for LTL shipments is provided by a third party partner. Uber Freight is not an insurance producer.

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Save money with transparent pricing on spot and contract rates

  • Get instant quotes and transparent prices, generated by Uber Freight’s robust machine learning pricing algorithms
  • Lock in spot FTL rates up to 14 days in advance, contracted rates for up to 90 days in advance
  • Get LTL rates up to 30 days in advance
  • Secure competitive, contracted LTL rates
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Make informed decisions with real-time tracking and analytics

  • Monitor load status on mobile and desktop in real-time with the Uber Freight carrier app, ELD providers, and tracking from data aggregators
  • Gain end-to-end visibility from quoting and tendering to pickup and drop-off
  • Quickly and easily share FTL with your customers
  • Monitor the appointment efficiency, carrier ratings, detention spend, and more with the Facility Insights tool
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Streamline your operations

  • Create, view, track and pay for all your FTL and LTL shipments, all in one, easy to use digital platform
  • Save time on every load, from tendering to delivery confirmation
  • Establish a simple, single source of truth for logistics operations
  • Access and digitize important documents, such as PODs and BOLs, in one place
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Transportation Modes and Equipment Types

Dynamic capacity to move your domestic freight

Domestic freight services:

  • Full truck load (FTL): Dry Van, Refrigerated, Flatbed
  • Less than truckload (LTL) including Hazmat

Talk to one of our representatives for additional modes/equipment needs:

  • Intermodal (Rail, OTR)
  • International
  • Specialized freight

Explore Shipper Platform’s exclusive freight booking features

Seamlessly quote, prioritize, book, insure loads, and lock in rates for unmatched efficiency
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Easy FTL vs. LTL quote comparison

Get a truckload and less-than-truckload quote at the same time
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Rate Lock

Get a truckload locked rate up to 3 months ahead on any lane based on volume commitment
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Load Priority

Select between high / normal / low priority for FTL shipments when booking to indicate your flexibility on delivery date.
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Lane Watcher

Get notified when prices change to find the best times to book a TL shipment
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Flexible credit authorization process

Cut down on the paperwork. Simply have a credit card on file to use Uber Freight’s portal.
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LTL Insurance

You can easily add insurance* at the point of booking shipments, without leaving the platform. You may purchase LTL insurance for goods valued up to $100,000.

*Any insurance coverage for LTL shipments is provided by a third party partner. Uber Freight is not an insurance producer.
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Trusted by leading shippers

“[T]he level of transparency and efficiency that Uber Freight offers… I haven’t been able to get with any other freight partner.”
Bill Heslam, VP of Operations, Narragansett


What is freight shipping?

Freight shipping is the transportation of goods, commodities and cargo in bulk by ship, aircraft, truck or intermodal via train and road. It can be transported domestically or internationally by land, air or sea. This mode of transportation is commonly used for moving large or heavy items that are not suitable for parcel shipping or regular mail services.

Shipper Platform supports domestic freight shipping for FTL (dry van, flatbed, refrigerated) and LTL.

How can I ship freight with Uber Freight’s Shipper Platform?

Shipper platform allows businesses to easily ship freight by connecting them with carriers through a digital booking platform. You can make a shipment by following these steps:

1. Sign up to create an account. Once onboarded, you can create a shipment on the platform.

2. Enter Shipment Details: Once logged in, enter the details of your shipment, including the pickup and delivery locations, dimensions and weight of the freight, preferred pickup and delivery times, and any special requirements.

3. Receive Quotes: Shipper Platform will provide you with instant quotes from a network of carriers. You can compare rates and select the option that best fits your needs.

3. Book Shipment: Once you’ve chosen a carrier and rate, you can book the shipment directly through the platform. Uber Freight will handle the scheduling and coordination of the pickup.

4. Track Shipment: Throughout the shipping process, you can track the status of your shipment in real-time through the platform. You’ll receive updates on the pickup, transit, and delivery of your freight.

5. Manage Payment: Uber Freight simplifies the payment process by handling invoicing and payments electronically. You can manage payments securely through the platform.

6. Provide Feedback: After the shipment is delivered, you can provide feedback on the carrier’s performance, helping to improve the quality of service for future shipments.

Is Uber Freight’s Shipper Platform a digital freight matching software?

Shipper Platform is a digital platform to move FTL and LTL shipments in the US. It leverages Uber Freight’s core competency in digital freight matching software to match carriers with shippers. As a leading digital freight matcher, Shipper Platform efficiently aligns carrier capacities with shipper demands.

Digital Freight Matching (DFM) software is a technology solution that facilitates the efficient matching of freight shippers with available carriers or trucks. The primary goal of DFM software is to optimize the process of connecting freight demand with available capacity in the transportation industry.

How does Uber Freight differentiate itself from traditional freight shipping companies?

Uber Freight offers end to end logistic solutions for businesses of all sizes. Our unique combination of expert-led partnerships, leveraging AI-assisted intel, and the largest capacity marketplace, delivers next-generation logistics across the supply chain.

Shipper Platform’s emphasis on technology, transparency, and efficiency sets it apart from traditional freight shipping companies, offering shippers a modern and streamlined approach to managing their logistics needs.

1. Digital Platform: User friendly and intuitive digital platform for shippers to easily book and manage shipments. This platform allows for real-time visibility into available capacity, instant quoting, and streamlined booking processes, eliminating the need for phone calls and paperwork traditionally associated with freight shipping.

2. Dynamic Pricing: Uber Freight utilizes dynamic pricing algorithms that adjust rates based on supply and demand dynamics in the market. This can lead to more competitive pricing and greater flexibility for shippers, especially during peak periods or in volatile market conditions.

3. Access to Capacity: Uber Freight’s platform connects shippers with a vast network of carriers, including owner-operators, small fleets, and larger trucking companies. This broad network increases the likelihood of finding available capacity quickly, even for last-minute shipments or in areas with high demand.

4. Simplified Payments: Uber Freight streamlines the payment process by handling invoicing and payments electronically. Shippers can manage payments securely through the platform, reducing administrative overhead and improving cash flow.

5. Feedback Mechanisms: Uber Freight incorporates feedback mechanisms into its platform, allowing shippers to rate and review carriers based on their performance. This helps to maintain quality standards and fosters accountability within the network.

6. Innovative Solutions: Uber Freight continually explores innovative solutions to improve efficiency and reliability in freight shipping. This includes leveraging technology such as machine learning and data analytics to optimize routing, reduce empty miles, and enhance overall operational efficiency.

What types of freight shipments can I book with Uber Freight?

Uber Freight facilitates various types of shipments across different industries. Some of the common types of shipments include:

  • Full truckload (FTL)
  • Less than truckload (LTL)
  • Dry van
  • Flatbed
  • Refrigerated
  • Specialized (including LTL hazmat)
  • Intermodal
  • International shipments

Can Uber Freight assist with freight classification for shipping?

For dry van and reefer FTL shipments you can quote up to 14 days out. For flatbed FTL shipments, you can quote up to 7 days out.

What services does Uber Freight offer for international freight shipping?

Uber Freight has a team of global transportation professionals that can help you improve overall international transportation efficiency, mitigate risks, and navigate cost reduction, landed cost analysis, tariff implications, customs duty and more. We leverage our leading-edge technology to provide shippers with a holistic view of their international freight. Services include:

  • Global transportation management
  • Freight forwarding
  • Customs brokerage and compliance
  • Ocean and air freight
  • Technology integration
  • Procurement and benchmarking

Connect with an expert today to get a quote and learn about our international shipping services.

How is pricing calculated on the Shipper Platform? How often does pricing update?

FTL pricing updates throughout the day to match the market rate while LTL pricing changes less frequently.

How far out can I receive a quote on the Shipper Platform?

For dry van and reefer FTL shipments you can quote up to 14 days out. For flatbed FTL shipments, you can quote up to 7 days out. For LTL shipments, you can quote up to 30 days out.

How does Uber Freight vet carriers that will be picking up my load?

Uber Freight has a strict vetting process for our carrier network. Carriers are required to sign up and complete onboarding prior to taking loads.

Is Shipper Platform user friendly?

The platform is self-serve and easy to use. We offer instant quotes for FTL and LTL shipping along with 24/7 support, directly in the platform. Once you sign-up, you’ll receive a welcome packet providing more detailed information on how to use the platform.

Does Shipper Platform offer one-time shipping and/or large volume truckload and LTL freight shipping?

We have a variety of shippers, from one-time loads to high volume shippers on our platform. The platform is designed so you can book as many loads as you need to.

Can I use my corporate credit card to pay for my shipments? What are your payment terms?

You can use your credit card to pay for your shipments. Credit card payments will be charged one day after delivery. Our ACH payment terms are NET30.

Can Shipper Platform do multi-stop shipments?

Shipper Platform does not currently offer FTL multi-stop on the platform however our support team can quote this for you. For a multi-stop quote, please reach out to

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Ship smarter, not harder with Uber Freight. Use code FIRSTFTL10 for 10% off your first shipment.*

*10% discount on the cost of the first FTL shipment tendered to Uber Freight through the Uber Freight Shipper Platform between February 1, 2024 at 8:00 am PT and April 30, 2024, at 11:59 pm PT. New customers only. This discount is one time use on the first load only and will be applied on the applicable invoice for the first load delivered through the Uber Freight Shipper Platform. Offer intended for recipient only. Non-transferable. Promotion has no cash value.