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The conversations surrounding sustainability are increasingly growing more frequent and audible. With each passing year, companies, employees, consumers — and to some degree even shareholders and stakeholders — are amplifying their commitment to doing the right thing. It’s showing up in new types of business structures (B-Corps), the addition of sustainability positions within organizations, increased […]

With sky-high expectations for surging job gains as the reopening of the economy accelerated, the April Jobs Report had every reason to disappoint. Employment growth was strong compared to a “normal” month over the past decade but underwhelming compared to job gains in recent months; stable unemployment, shadow unemployment and labor force participation are also […]

Purchasing diesel fuel is one of the biggest expenses for any trucking company. With gas tanks holding roughly 300 gallons, the cost of diesel adds up. No matter the size of your operation, it is important to understand your options for purchasing fuel, and crunch the numbers to minimize your costs. Depending on what method […]

Digital freight network announces goal to eliminate an additional 3 million pounds of carbon emissions in 2021 Convoy, the nation’s most efficient digital freight network, today released the company’s first corporate sustainability report. The detailed report underscores Convoy’s commitment to shipping responsibly and highlights the company’s accomplishments across key environmental and social areas in 2020, […]

Many organizations today know sustainability is the right thing to do — sooner versus later. The issue often lies in how and where to get started. Right now, you can probably identify so many areas of your company where sustainability initiatives could make a major difference. Yet lack of manpower, funds, or even just a […]

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 […]

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 […]

Designing products always involves a plethora of specific requirements and restrictions, but perhaps nothing is quite as challenging as when you are tasked with reinventing existing products with the specific challenge of making them more sustainable. With everything from water bottles to single-serve coffee pods, imagine that your customers don’t need you to reinvent the […]

Digital freight network commits to reaching net-zero carbon emissions by 2040 Convoy, the nation’s most efficient digital freight network, announced today that it has joined The Climate Pledge, a commitment co-founded by Amazon and Global Optimism. Signatories of the Climate Pledge commit to reaching net-zero carbon emissions by 2040, ten years ahead of the goal […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Companies implementing sustainability measures need to set goals in order to measure progress. Of course, the desire for success toward sustainability efforts may mean a company will set easily achievable goals in order to demonstrate to stakeholders and shareholders they are indeed moving the needle. But do easily achievable goals motivate an organization to do […]

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 four 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 […]