Announcement Archives | Convoy

The inefficiencies in trucking are not new. For years,  people have talked about empty miles, yet 35% of all miles are still driven empty. There is a shortage of drivers, yet detention and payment remain a hassle. Drivers spend an average of 2.5 hours loading or unloading at each stop. These issues eventually translate into […]

We are at an opportunistic moment in freight. Today, smartphones are in the vast majority of trucks, automation and machine learning capabilities are being deployed at scale, and companies of every size are trying to optimize supply chains to improve their bottom lines and reduce their carbon footprints. Even so, the global freight industry continues […]

We are excited to announce Convoy Connect, a free Transportation Management System (TMS) that comes pre-configured with access to Convoy’s network of high-quality carriers. Convoy Connect allows shippers to manage all of their existing carriers, but unlike other alternatives, Connect also gives you instant access to Convoy’s capacity with guaranteed, real-time pricing. Customers such as […]

Today we’re thrilled to announce Convoy Now, a program that gives shippers, Transportation Management Solution (TMS) providers, Managed Transportation Providers (MTPs), and other logistics companies direct access to Convoy’s automated real-time pricing and guaranteed capacity for both live and drop-and-hook loads. This includes a suite of application programming interfaces (APIs), developer tools, and pricing programs […]

Today, we’re proud to announce a partnership with BluJay Solutions, a leading supply chain software and service provider.   This partnership provides shippers with direct access to Convoy’s instant market rates with guaranteed tender acceptance no matter the market conditions, via BluJay’s Transportation Management dashboard.  This direct integration has already begun to roll out with […]

Carriers have told us that there are times they prefer to work on a computer — including when they have multiple trucks or dispatchers, when a dedicated bookkeeper manages paperwork and receipts, or simply when they are not on the road. That’s why we first launched our web experience for carriers in July of 2017. […]

Today, Convoy is announcing the nationwide rollout of Automated Reloads, a new program to book multiple loads at a time – helping carriers earn more, minimize empty miles, and eliminate time waiting between work.  With Automated Reloads, Convoy algorithmically evaluates and optimizes how loads can be grouped in real-time, all without human intervention. In our […]

Convoy Go enables up to 50% increased productivity for drivers and increased capacity for shippers Today, we are excited to launch Convoy Go, a nationwide drop & hook marketplace that allows any carrier or owner-operator to start hauling pre-loaded trailers — and to operate at the same level as large asset-based carriers. Our data shows […]

The transportation and logistics marketplace has a lot of companies claiming innovative solutions to really hard freight problems. But, as the saying goes, the proof is in the pudding. Or in this case, the proof is in the performance. During Procter & Gamble’s Annual Carrier Conference, which takes place at the corporation’s global headquarters in […]