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Introducing a new online platform for shippers

Today we launched a new online platform for transportation teams that brings together our on-demand truckload capacity offering, Shipper Platform, with our modern transportation management system (TMS), Convoy Connect.  While on-demand truckload capacity and TMS tools have traditionally been offered as separate solutions, we’ve integrated the experiences based on customer feedback to provide shippers with…

Introducing Flexible Drop

Today, I’m excited to announce the industry’s first nationwide, automated drop-and-hook service for backup and spot freight. This expansion for Convoy Go makes it the most flexible drop-and-hook service on the market, offering shippers quality, nationwide drop capacity across their routing guides.

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…

Global aluminum and glass supplier paves road for sustainability’s economic viability

Through its partnership with Convoy, Ardagh Group saved 34,632 pounds of CO2 in the past year by maximizing efficiency and eliminating empty miles This case study was originally published on FreightWaves.If you like this story, you’ll love our other Shipper Testimonials. For the environmentally minded consumer, dropping an empty soda can or beer bottle into a recycling…

Did Winter Weather Snow the Signal in February’s Headline Jobs Data?

For the second month in a row, nonfarm payroll data reported by the Bureau of Labor Statistics as part of their monthly Employment Situation Report was underwhelming. The U.S. economy gained 379,000 jobs (SA) in February 2021, coming on the heels of a disappointing January. (In retrospect, January wasn’t as disappointing as initially reported: The…

How Faurecia leverages Convoy’s automotive practice group

This case study was originally published on FreightWaves.If you like this story, you’ll love our other Shipper Testimonials. Executing automotive freight is hard. Assembly plants run on little inventory and need just-in-time deliveries. Inbound trucks often have multiple stops at suppliers before their final destination. The freight can be high-value and often must be handled with care.…

Six Senses’ VP of Sustainability Jeff Smith on Sustainable Tourism

Prior to the onset of COVID, tourism came under fire for the impact it was having on destinations. Many locations like Venice, Machu Picchu, Amsterdam, Iceland, and the Galapagos Islands were working to restrict tourism because of the negative impact the high numbers of visitors were having on the local community. Yet, as with any…

5 Considerations when Hiring a Refrigerated Trucking Company

There are hundreds of companies who promise to safely deliver your refrigerated goods from one location to the next, and it can be overwhelming to validate each carrier or broker.  Beyond some of the most common carrier characteristics to consider when evaluating trucking companies, such as percentage of on-time deliveries, cost, and driver safety, working…