Carriers Archives | Convoy

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 […]

Greenmiles’ owner Shain Ferriss, operating manager Ron Sanders, and driver/owner-operator Matthew Velazquez, sit down with Macey Knecht, Convoy’s Carrier Advocacy Specialist, to discuss their experience signing up to work with Convoy. SHAIN FERRISS, OWNER OF GREENMILES Macey: Welcome Shain, and thank you for joining us! Greenmiles has an incredible reputation in the industry – I […]

Today, Convoy is announcing a new integration with AscendTMS, a leading Transportation Management System (TMS) provider, to help carriers efficiently find and book loads that keep their trucks full and earning. By combining the powerful business tools of AscendTMS and load recommendations from Convoy, the nation’s most efficient digital freight network, carriers can now optimize […]

By eliminating trailer loading and unloading wait times, Convoy power only loads require an average of 6 hours less to complete than traditional live loads to and from the same facilities. Carriers who are hauling power only loads in Convoy’s network are doing so 30% of the time, and generating up to $19,000 more revenue per truck per year through increasing the number of loads they are able to haul.

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 […]

Quality and compliance is perhaps one of the most important aspects of keeping both truck and other drivers safe. 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 […]

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 […]