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Today we take another step toward maximizing shipping efficiency with Green Appointment Windows. This feature, available through the Convoy shipper platform, offers shippers the ability to book their freight in a flexible appointment window to get access to the best carriers at the best price while simultaneously reducing their carbon emissions. Our research uncovered that […]

Today we are expanding our Digital Freight Network to include cross-border freight with Canada. This expansion opens up hundreds of new lanes for thousands of carriers on both sides of the border, at a critical time for essential goods to pass through the international border as seamlessly as possible.   Historically, cross-border shippers have relied almost […]

Today, Convoy announced another first in the trucking industry: 100% automated brokering of loads to carriers, comprised of matching and pricing, on lanes in top freight markets including Atlanta, Boston, Dallas, and Los Angeles, among others. In February 2019, Convoy announced 100% automated load matching. With today’s milestone, we have now achieved 100% automated load […]

Earlier this year, we introduced Automated Reloads, a solution that algorithmically evaluates and optimizes how loads can be grouped in real-time, all without human intervention. Today, Marketplace software engineer Amin Amiri penned an article on Convoy’s Tech Blog talking about the engineering team’s journey in building graph algorithms. These algorithms keep trucks running full and […]

At Convoy, innovating deliberately is one of our core values, with an emphasis on creating products and features that improve the operations of shippers and the lives of carriers. To put this into action across the company, we dedicate a full week each year to take big swings and focus on projects that drive impact […]

Convoy’s product team has worked closely with hundreds of businesses — from domestic glass makers to multi-billion-dollar energy companies — to better understand how we can give you more confidence, control, and knowledge throughout your shipping operations. We found that most organizations have similar challenges when it comes to shipping freight, and every business has […]

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 […]

March is upon us, and that means it’s time for the Mid-America Trucking Show (MATS). We’re heading to Louisville, Kentucky for MATS, the trucking industry’s biggest trade show with over 70,000 attendees and 1,000 exhibitors from March 28-30. Taking place at the 1.2 million-square-foot Kentucky Exposition Center, MATS attendees will be able to enjoy free […]

The procurement and logistics team at Niagara Bottling like to say they are a manufacturing and transportation company that happens to make bottled water. Over the next year (and well beyond), the Niagara logistics team is focused on aligning their supply chains to create efficient, waste-reducing and collaborative operations and partnerships. “Collaboration is the key […]

We’re honored to be named among the FreightWaves “Freight.Tech 25,” which showcases the most innovative and disruptive companies in freight. The companies were evaluated by over 50 industry executives, academics and investors; including Freightwaves CEO, Craig Fuller, and executives of Steifel, JB Hunt, Keeptruckin’ and Daimler. We ranked in 4th place, out of 500 nominated companies. This […]

At Convoy, speed and innovation are rooted deep in our culture – they’re a part of who we are. We believe that when we remove boundaries and free people up to truly run, great things happen. Last week was Convoy’s first #MoonshotWeek, during which the Convoy team had the opportunity to take a step back […]

Today we are excited to announce that we’ve raised $185M led by CapitalG, the growth equity investment fund of Google parent company Alphabet, bringing our total capital raised to more than $265 million. As part of our new relationship with Alphabet, David Lawee from CapitalG will join our board of directors. This year, we’ve expanded […]