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Transfix raises $22M in funding for truck-shipment matching tech

Transfix announced $22 million in Series B funding led by new investor New Enterprise Associates (NEA). NY-based Transfix has created an online marketplace for the trucking and logistics industry, providing ...

The path to visibility: carriers able to share instant tracking, pricing info

New technologies are ironing out the wrinkles that have always been part of freight transactions.

Paragon Software broadens routing app to last-mile fulfillment

Paragon says the modular approach creates an end-to-end solution and fill gaps of retailers' existing omni-channel fulfillment systems.

How a coin toss led to e-commerce: Estes exec talks evolution at ALK Summit

In a keynote address at the ALK Technology Summit, an executive of Estes Express Lines shared the technology the company uses to overcome common challenges in the LTL industry.
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The evolution of the middleman in trucking

A number of well-funded freight brokers and 3pls are trying to crack the code on automating freight transactions.

CLI and project44 partner to speed LTL freight communication

Carrier Logistics Inc. (CLI) announced a new integration with project44 that will give carriers another option to electronic data interchange (EDI) feeds commonly used today to connect the freight industry.

Logistical Labs’ pricing platform instantly connects shippers, 3PLs to LTL capacity

LoadDex users can now leverage project44’s large network of LTL carrier data for fast, accurate rates and instant booking.

Simon Companies hires Rigby as CFO/COO

The Simon Companies announced that Blake Rigby is the new chief financial and chief operating officer of its rapidly growing transportation, logistics and technology businesses. Rigby comes to The Simon Companies ...

ITS Dispatch software adds lending feature via BAM Worldwide

ITS Canada, provider of ITS Dispatch, announced a new set of features to help its clients accelerate freight transactions and cash flow.

Sylectus adds 41 fleets to Alliance Pro TMS software in 2014

Sylectus, a subsidiary of Omnitracs through Omnitracs Canada, announced that more than 8,000 trucks across 211 fleets have adopted its Alliance Virtual Fleet and Alliance Pro TMS offerings

No longer bound: 3 ways fleets can get past the limits of EDI

Electronic data interchange (EDI) is deeply entrenched in the transportation industry. Here are three options to help carriers clear the hurdles of this traditional form of e-commerce.