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This industry has 3.5 million professional men and women who not only deliver our goods safely, securely, and on time, but also keep our highways safe. Convoy would like to give a special thanks to our outstanding “Haul Stars” that move this industry forward. These individual businesses were recognized for their flawless performance with Convoy […]

On Friday, July 10th, Convoy joined Kevin on his webinar series, Positive Matters, to discuss the current economy in regards to supply, demand, and truckload rates.  In part one (demand), we looked at data on factory output and the headwinds and tailwinds in the freight economy. In part two (supply), we focussed on how driver […]

The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s (CVSA) International Roadcheck Blitz, often referred to as DOT Inspection Week, is set for September 9 – 11th. Below is a list of 3 ways every carrier in our network can be prepared:  Get your documents in order. With this year’s focus being on driver requirements, the inspector will collect […]

On Friday, July 10th, Convoy joined Kevin on his webinar series, Positive Matters, to discuss the current economy in regards to supply, demand, and truckload rates. In Part two of the webinar series, Kevin Rutherford and Aaron Terrazas, Convoy’s director of economic research, talked about how driver entries and exits are shaping the market, and […]

Today we are introducing dedicated freight to provide every owner-operator and small fleet carrier in our network with equal access to predictable work and income. Every carrier in our network can bid on dedicated freight contracts within the Convoy mobile app, reducing time spent securing individual loads enabling carriers to focus on driving and generating […]

Today, we announced a new technology partnership with KeepTruckin to help carriers simplify daily tasks and grow their businesses. We will integrate with KeepTruckin’s freight visibility API to access location data for en-route shipments—generated by consenting carriers in our network who use KeepTruckin’s Electronic Logging Devices (ELDs)—to provide additional visibility and eliminate the need for […]

We’ve seen widespread adoption of our hassle-free lumper payment feature. Announced in January, our industry-first feature for carriers is integrated directly into our app so carriers can request and receive lumper payment codes immediately, with just a few taps on their mobile device. With every load and carrier in our digital freight network eligible to […]

As truckers transport essential supplies across our nation, Goodyear is providing roadside services and access to equipment to support America’s truckers.  Blake Winterton, Senior Manager of Commercial Services at Goodyear, joins Convoy for our latest video covering how COVID-19 is impacting the freight industry. Winterton is responsible for Goodyear’s FleetHQ Service Center, a program that helps […]

In its April 2020 report, Gartner advised supply chain technology leaders to explore digital freight networks and associated technologies to address current challenges and further disruptions to transportation that are caused by COVID-19. According to Gartner analyst Bart De Muynck, “Digital freight networks can help companies that are looking for real-time available capacity or looking […]

Just a few weeks ago, the freight industry saw surging transactional demand as consumers flooded grocery stores for food and household supplies. Now the demand has dried up, and as FreightWaves reports, outbound tender volume is below its average for “normal times.” What do these market trends mean for truck drivers who are on the front […]

Today, in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, truckers are driving longer and wearing tires down faster to haul essential loads and keep our supply chain moving. Convoy and Goodyear, a trusted leader in the tire industry, want to help these heroic drivers. Effective immediately, we are providing roadside assistance as well as online tire discounts […]

Convoy is dedicated to better understanding the everyday experiences and problems carriers face behind the wheel. Today, we sit down with Eliza Cruz from Sacramento, California to talk about moving to the United States from Guatemala and building a family-first business. Beep Beep Trucking first began using Convoy to find and book local loads in […]