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Carriers that emphasize safety are vitally important to both the trucking industry and the well-being of the general public. In addition to keeping people safe on the road, carriers in Convoy’s network with higher safety scores also tend to have extremely high quality scores and service levels. We take pride in providing superior service levels […]

Much of the country is still reeling from the latest hammering of winter storms. From Seattle to New York, Mother Nature has caused the only source of volatility in freight markets this week. February volumes so far have outpaced both 2017 and 2018. DAT reports volume this year is higher, but rejections are much lower. […]

Over the last 40 years, Southwest Traders, Inc. has grown from a one-van operation to a food distributor and restaurant supply chain with operations in five states, including four facilities and a satellite location in Texas. As the logistics coordinator, Tina Sterling is responsible for the backhauls in California, Texas, Arizona, and Colorado. To keep […]

Thanks to all who attended FreightWaves’ January Monthly Freight Market Update webinar sponsored by Convoy. We discussed how economic growth is slowing and is being accented by low demand, which is typical in the first quarter of the year. This is resulting in excess capacity of carriers and spot rates falling off a cliff. The […]

Scroll down to download the report and learn about nine trends driving the trucking industry this year.   The trucking and transportation industry is entering a new year that has the potential to be even stronger than the last.  Based on data from our platform, industry research, and conversations with carriers, shippers, truck drivers, investors, analysts, technologists, and […]

Learn how Anheuser-Busch optimizes its transportation network, gains new levels of visibility, and improves the driver experience through Convoy. Anheuser-Busch operates 12 major breweries and 11 craft breweries across the country, making it the nation’s leading brewer. In order to get all that beer to market, the company relies on a transportation network that runs […]

While a series of winter storms have impacted freight from coast to coast, with highway closures surrounding some major freight markets, the soft marketplace continues to show a surplus of capacity nationwide. According to FreightWaves, national tender rejections have remained stagnant, while tender volumes have decreased 3.5%. Monday, January 17 saw the largest single day […]