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Less Waiting. More Hauling. Introducing Flex Loads.
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According to research from American Transportation Research Institute, drivers are driving empty 20.7% of the time. One of trucking’s dirty secrets is that poor appointment setting is a leading source of wasted time and empty miles. Even if a driver is able to find a shipment on the right route, the timing frequently doesn’t work […]

It’s 10-4 day!
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10-4 Day, otherwise known as October 4 on the calendar, is a day where our entire company comes together to celebrate trucking, raise awareness of an industry critical to the economy and appreciate the people who help move America’s industries and goods. And there are a lot of folks involved!  Nearly 2 percent of the […]

Q3 2018 Carrier Snapshot Report
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In September Convoy surveyed more than 650 small and mid-sized trucking companies across the country in order to collect a snapshot of the trucking industry and how it impacts shippers. Survey participants include dispatchers and owner-operators. All the results are self-reported by the participants. Survey highlights: On average, 88% of dispatchers and owner operators use […]

Highway to Health – Week 4: Finding Your Workout Wheel House
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This is a guest blog post from Michelle Cartmel, health and wellness coach for Highway to Health. If you’re not registered for the program, register for free and receive the daily updates HERE! Dear Health Warriors,  As we cruise into Week 4 of our Highway to Health series, I want to focus on fitness! Admittedly, […]

Convoy Raises $185 Million led by Alphabet’s CapitalG
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Today we are excited to announce that we’ve raised $185M led by CapitalG, the growth equity investment fund of Google parent company Alphabet, bringing our total capital raised to more than $265 million. As part of our new relationship with Alphabet, David Lawee from CapitalG will join our board of directors. This year, we’ve expanded […]

FreightWaves September Webinar Recap: Hurricane and Market Update
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Thanks to all who attended Tuesday’s FreightWaves webinar sponsored by Convoy. The session included an in-depth look at Hurricane Florence, several key economic indicators for Q3, a review on capacity and an outlook on the market. The following is a summary of the webinar along with additional Convoy insights that we believe will arm shippers […]

Highway to Health – Week 3: Load Up to Slim Down
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This is a guest blog post from Michelle Cartmel, health and wellness coach for Highway to Health. f you’re not registered for the program, register for free and receive the daily updates HERE! Hey Health Warriors!  Welcome to Week 3 of Highway to Health. We hope that you are on your way to a healthier you, […]

Introducing Convoy Fast Track for Carriers – Get setup and book loads instantly!
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Carriers can now sign up, get approved instantly, and start taking loads with Convoy right away—all without needing to send an email, fax a packet, or even make a phone call. Traditionally, signing up with a new freight broker is a tedious and frustrating process. Carriers tell us that it can take up to a […]

Highway to Health Member Testimonial: Bob Baumgardner
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As we continue to celebrate our drivers during Driver Appreciation Week, we’d like to specifically honor one of our Highway to Health members, Bob Baumgardner, as he has a health story that will move and inspire you. From having open heart surgery to becoming a vegan, Bob is proof that you CAN indeed practice good […]

9 Ways to Celebrate National Truck Driver Appreciation Week
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National Truck Driver Appreciation Week technically may only last 7 days, however we’ve found ways for you to celebrate all month long (and beyond)! Check out this list of 11 ways companies are showing their gratitude to truck drivers.  Convoy – Are you a Convoy carrier? All Convoy carriers have access to exclusive partnerships, discounts and pricing […]