Category: Announcement

Unilever Awards Convoy Top Carrier Award in the Broker Category for H1 2021

Convoy is honored to receive the Top Carrier Award in the Broker Category from Unilever for H1 2021. Convoy was recognized for performance excellence across the five award criteria: On Time to RAD, Carrier On-Time, Tender Acceptance, Going the Extra Mile and Drop Compliance.  “Out of all of these categories, Convoy performed #1 versus their…

Convoy wins 2021 National Carrier of the Year Award from Niagara Bottling for the third time

Convoy is honored to be named 2021 National Carrier of the Year from Niagara Bottling for the third time in the last four years. Niagara recognized Convoy for exhibiting resilience and strong tender acceptance; Convoy demonstrated its ability to continually service freight amidst tight market conditions.  “This award is for our partner who provides nationwide…

Introducing Convoy for Brokers

Today we’re excited to announce the next step in Convoy’s growth and evolution as the nation’s leading digital freight network. Over the last six years, we’ve built a unique fleet of owner-operators and small carriers that now number more than 300,000 trucks across the US, all connected through the Convoy app. Based on feedback from…

The Importance of #NoEmptyMiles

Sustainability has been important to me and many Convoy employees since long before we launched the company and set our mission: “To transport the world with endless capacity and zero waste.” As a kid growing up in the Pacific Northwest, I was surrounded by nature. My family embraced this and most of the vacations and…

Introducing Power-Only for Private Fleets

Today, I’m excited to announce a new power-only freight service, exclusively available to private fleets. This expansion of our Convoy Go program provides shippers with access to the nation’s largest on-demand network of tractor capacity to haul their preloaded and empty dry van trailers. It also addresses one of the biggest issues associated with managing…

Introducing a new online platform for shippers

Today we launched a new online platform for transportation teams that brings together our on-demand truckload capacity offering, Shipper Platform, with our modern transportation management system (TMS), Convoy Connect.  While on-demand truckload capacity and TMS tools have traditionally been offered as separate solutions, we’ve integrated the experiences based on customer feedback to provide shippers with…

Introducing Flexible Drop

Today, I’m excited to announce the industry’s first nationwide, automated drop-and-hook service for backup and spot freight. This expansion for Convoy Go makes it the most flexible drop-and-hook service on the market, offering shippers quality, nationwide drop capacity across their routing guides.

Looking back at a year of working from home with Parents@Convoy

When the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 a pandemic in March 2020, Convoy shifted its business operations to an entirely work-from-home format to ensure the health and safety of employees. While this change has affected all Convoyagers differently, one group that has been affected the most is working parents. Before COVID-19, working from home and…

CVSA International Roadcheck 2021

The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s (CVSA) International Roadcheck is set for May 4th through May 6th 2021. During this 72 hour period, inspectors throughout the United States, Canada and Mexico conduct inspections on commercial motor vehicles to highlight the importance of proactive maintenance and driver preparedness on the road. While this may sound intimidating to…

Convoy Partners with NMSDC and WBENC to Increase Diversity and Inclusion in it’s Carrier Network

We are excited to announce that Convoy has partnered with the National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC) and the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC), as part of our Supplier Diversity Program. These partnerships further Convoy’s ability to help minority-owned and women-owned trucking businesses access exclusive freight, and help our customers reach their supplier diversity…

Convoy Turns Six

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…

Convoy Rejects Racism, Bigotry and Hate.

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. …

Celebrating Black History Month and Black @ Convoy

February is a special month at Convoy this year. Not only are we commemorating Black History Month, but we are also celebrating the six-month anniversary of Black@Convoy, one of our Employee Resource Groups (ERG).  Black@Convoy’s mission is to represent and celebrate Black employees at Convoy. Black@ creates a supportive and inclusive community for our Black…

4 Tips for Diversifying Your Supply Chain

Businesses of all sizes and across industries are investing in new ways to not only increase their revenue, but also create opportunities to drive positive economic growth in their communities. One key way businesses are accomplishing this is by diversifying their supply chains. Creating a diverse supply chain not only helps improve your brand’s reputation…

Convoy Launches Inaugural Freight Insights Report

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…

Reduce pickup and delivery delays with Convoy’s Automated Bill of Ladings

Shippers can now reduce unnecessary pickup and delivery delays by streamlining communication between their warehouses and drivers using Convoy’s Automated Bill of Lading (BOL) generator, available in both the Convoy shipper platform and Convoy Connect TMS. BOL’s are industry-standard documents used to communicate the timing, product mix and destination of a shipment with warehouses. With…

Discussing Supplier Diversity with “Women in Trucking” on Sirius XM’s Road Dog

Supplier diversity is increasingly a topic of conversation as it relates to sustainability and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). It is so top of mind, in fact, that more and more companies are incorporating specific questions addressing diversity in their RFPs or contractual agreements to ensure a certain percentage of their business will be guaranteed to…