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Convoy Honors Over 100 Carriers With New Safety Award
CarriersConvoy NewsShippers

Carriers that emphasize safety are vitally important to both the trucking industry and the well-being of the general public. In addition to keeping people safe on the road, carriers in Convoy’s network with higher safety scores also tend to have extremely high quality scores and service levels. We take pride in providing superior service levels […]

Weekly Freight Market Update: Are We at the Bottom?
Shippers

Much of the country is still reeling from the latest hammering of winter storms. From Seattle to New York, Mother Nature has caused the only source of volatility in freight markets this week. February volumes so far have outpaced both 2017 and 2018. DAT reports volume this year is higher, but rejections are much lower. […]

Hauling Makes the Heart Grow Fonder: Why Team Driving and Life on the Road Works For This Traveling Couple
Carriers

Reign and Koyote don’t have your conventional “boy meets girl” love story. They didn’t follow the typical road into trucking either. But “unconventional” is something this truck driver team feels good about. About a year into team driving, they couldn’t be happier with their decision to trade in one version of life on the road […]

Weekly Freight Market Update: Capacity Moves to Warmer Markets
Industry insightsShippers

Punxsutawney Phil, the groundhog who predicts spring, did not see his shadow last week — which supposedly means an early spring is on the way. Regardless of the groundhog’s shadow, analysts are keeping a keen eye on spring shipping, which will kick off within the next three to six weeks. Goods needed for home improvement, […]

Case Study: Convoy’s Shipper Platform Helps Southwest Traders Beat the Capacity Crunch
Shippers

Over the last 40 years, Southwest Traders, Inc. has grown from a one-van operation to a food distributor and restaurant supply chain with operations in five states, including four facilities and a satellite location in Texas. As the logistics coordinator, Tina Sterling is responsible for the backhauls in California, Texas, Arizona, and Colorado. To keep […]

Convoy Reaches Trucking Industry Milestone: 100% Automated Matching of Loads to Carriers
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Today, in a trucking industry first, Convoy announced that our freight marketplace is automatically matching — without human intervention — 100% of loads to trucks in top markets. These include routes from major West Coast markets such as Seattle, Portland, and Los Angeles; Midwest routes from Chicago, Cincinnati, and Milwaukee; routes from Texas markets such as […]

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Weekly Freight Roundup: Subzero Temps Take Their Toll
Industry insightsShippers

All eyes have been on the Midwest this week as cold weather chaos on the highways brought the freight network in the some Midwest markets to a standstill. Freezing temperatures caused tightening capacity due to traffic pile-ups, gelled fuel and general hazards of being outside in such extremes. Trucks failed to start, while others ended […]

FreightWaves: January Market Trends Update
Industry insightsShippers

Thanks to all who attended FreightWaves’ January Monthly Freight Market Update webinar sponsored by Convoy. We discussed how economic growth is slowing and is being accented by low demand, which is typical in the first quarter of the year. This is resulting in excess capacity of carriers and spot rates falling off a cliff. The […]

9 Trucking and Transportation Trends for 2019
Industry insightsShippers

Scroll down to download the report and learn about nine trends driving the trucking industry this year.   The trucking and transportation industry is entering a new year that has the potential to be even stronger than the last.  Based on data from our platform, industry research, and conversations with carriers, shippers, truck drivers, investors, analysts, technologists, and […]