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Where did all the drivers go?

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…

How do I reduce fuel costs for my business?

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…

Spring 2021: Carrier Product Review

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…

Top Four Fuel Cards for Truckers

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 fuel cards for truckers recommended by carriers who use Convoy listed below.…

Haul Star Pro Tips: The Expenses of Starting a Trucking Company

Introduction  Over the last 22 years Shain, owner of Greenmiles, has invested his time into acquiring and sharing a knowledge base for the trucking industry. Shain has directly mentored dozens of new owner-operators through the hurdles of becoming a new motor carrier and has indirectly helped thousands more through his interactions on social media.  He…

Convoy Announces Transparent Auctions, Providing Unparalleled Visibility On Pricing & Timing To Carriers Bidding on Loads

Today, Convoy announces major enhancements to its carrier experience with two industry-leading innovations. First, Convoy’s transparent auctions now show bid ranges, revealing the highest rate that will be considered in the current auction round – empowering carriers to better target their bids. Second, Convoy now displays the auction round closing time, providing clarity on when…

2020 In Review: Features & Programs That Enable Carriers to Earn More With Less Hassle

In 2020, Convoy unveiled new features, products and partnerships, all with the singular focus of helping carriers in our network earn more with hassle. Learn more about each below: Hassle-free lumper payments We kicked off 2020 by introducing a industry’s first feature for carriers: hassle-free lumper payments via EFS (Electronic Funds Source) integration in the…

Convoy Haul Star, Josh Rickards, shares his experience with Convoy

Josh Rickards, owner and operator of Rickards Transportation Services LLC, sits down with Macey Knecht, Convoy’s Carrier Advocacy Specialist, to discuss his experience working with Convoy. Joining the Industry: Macey: How did you get involved in trucking, and what you were doing prior to driving? Josh: I was marketing for a record label working with…