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Convoy is the nation’s most efficient digital freight network. We move thousands of truckloads around the country each day through our optimized, connected network of carriers, saving money for shippers, increasing earnings for drivers, and eliminating carbon waste for our planet. We use technology and data to solve problems of waste and inefficiency in the $800B trucking industry, which generates over 72 million metric tons of wasted CO2 emissions from empty trucks. Fortune 500 shippers like Anheuser-Busch, P&G, Niagara, and Unilever trust Convoy to lower costs, increase logistics efficiency, and achieve environmental sustainability targets.

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Digital freight network recognized for technical innovation in advancing low-carbon solutions in the long-haul freight industry Convoy, the nation’s most efficient digital freight network, has been named  a 2021 BloombergNEF Pioneer, an annual award announced by Bloomberg, the global business and financial information and news leader, recognizing 12 game-changing companies advancing the low-carbon economy. “To […]

Take a look at what’s new in the Convoy app.  Over the first three months of 2021, the Convoy team worked hard to add features that help carriers who use Convoy save time and money when running their business. Learn more about each below: Save Time In January, we launched Transparent Auctions to solve two […]

Today is Convoy’s sixth anniversary, and what a year it has been. The past 12 months have been filled with unprecedented change affecting all aspects of trucking, life at Convoy and the day to day experiences of people around the world. It’s almost hard to comprehend. We’re proud of the fact that we not only […]

Finding the right freight fuel card for your business can help you save a significant amount of money over time. One of the best things about freight fuel cards is that you don’t have to pick just one! We’ve got the top five freight fuel cards recommended by carriers who use Convoy listed below. Take […]

Through its partnership with Convoy, Ardagh Group saved 34,632 pounds of CO2 in the past year by maximizing efficiency and eliminating empty miles This case study was originally published on FreightWaves.If you like this story, you’ll love our other Shipper Testimonials. For the environmentally minded consumer, dropping an empty soda can or beer bottle into a recycling […]

We Stand in Solidarity with Our Asian Community At Convoy, we believe in respect, equality and the right to be your authentic self. We are building an inclusive work culture that reflects those beliefs – one that is made stronger through diversity and one where all employees have the opportunity to achieve their full potential.  […]

As any economist will tell you, supply and demand are primary drivers of price. Freight rates are no exception. When carrier supply is low and shipper demand is high, prices rise. When supply is high and demand is low, prices fall. The logistics industry refers to these conditions as tight and soft markets. An understanding […]

This case study was originally published on FreightWaves.If you like this story, you’ll love our other Shipper Testimonials. Executing automotive freight is hard. Assembly plants run on little inventory and need just-in-time deliveries. Inbound trucks often have multiple stops at suppliers before their final destination. The freight can be high-value and often must be handled with care. […]

In 2020, Convoy unveiled new features, products and partnerships, all with the singular focus of helping carriers in our network earn more with hassle. Learn more about each below: Hassle-free lumper payments We kicked off 2020 by introducing a industry’s first feature for carriers: hassle-free lumper payments via EFS (Electronic Funds Source) integration in the […]

There are hundreds of companies who promise to safely deliver your refrigerated goods from one location to the next, and it can be overwhelming to validate each carrier or broker.  Beyond some of the most common carrier characteristics to consider when evaluating trucking companies, such as percentage of on-time deliveries, cost, and driver safety, working […]

Today we released the 2020 Freight Insights Report, an examination of trends in the North American freight industry throughout the historic year. Convoy’s industry-leading data science and insights teams reviewed our proprietary freight data along with the best transportation and economic data that’s publicly available to assemble this report. The 2020 Freight Insights Report marks […]

Every business has a different sense of urgency around their cash flow. When measuring the importance of time vs money for your trucking company there is no one size fits all solution. No matter what your business needs are, Convoy offers a variety of ways to help your company earn more with less hassle.   To […]

Convoy’s shipping platform helped with shifting inventory and rapid growth This case study was originally published on FreightWaves.If you like this story, you’ll love our other Shipper Testimonials. While COVID-19 brought doom for some retailers, it was a boon for others. Forced lockdowns drove consumers to buy less apparel and more home decor, gym equipment and, believe […]

For truck drivers, life on the road brings new and unexpected challenges every day. From treacherous weather in one city, to closed parking lots in another, the number of different factors that drivers need to track is always growing.  Technology is working hard to make drivers’ lives easier. Below are the best trucking apps that […]

This case study was originally published on FreightWaves.If you like this story, you’ll love our other Shipper Testimonials. Owens Corning (NYSE: OC), the global manufacturer of building materials and fiberglass composites, has embraced cultural and digital transformation as the company seeks to do business in a more inclusive and forward-thinking way. Owens Corning’s workers, products and facilities […]

This case study was originally published on FreightWaves.If you like this story, you’ll love our other Shipper Testimonials. Legacy companies in the industrial supply chain with decentralized distribution models are deploying advanced technology to make their operations more efficient.  General Insulation Company (GIC) fabricates and distributes wholesale insulation for the construction industry. GIC has historical roots […]

This case study was originally published on FreightWaves.If you like this story, you’ll love our other Shipper Testimonials. Dropps is a familiar success story in the new wave of direct-to-consumer subscription business models: The sensible packaging and elegant design of the laundry and dish detergent pods are unmistakable. And while Dropps’ commitment to environmentally friendly […]

This case study was originally published on FreightWaves.If you like this story, you’ll love our other Shipper Testimonials. E-commerce is growing faster than ever before, thanks to social distancing, supply chain disruptions, and widespread stockouts. Consumers are using the internet in new ways to find products and are more open-minded when it comes to new brands. The […]

Convoy helps drive asset utilization in A-B’s private fleet This case study was originally published on FreightWaves.If you like this story, you’ll love our other Shipper Testimonials. More than ever, the world’s largest and most sophisticated shippers are using logistics technology to drive efficiencies in their supply chains and meet corporate sustainability goals. Consumers, employees […]