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McLeod Software rolls out new features; adds blockchain for ‘smart contracts’

McLeod Software has added new capabilities and functionality to its LoadMaster and PowerBroker enterprise management systems used by motor carriers and transportation logistics providers.

Carriers use load planning tech to capitalize on hot freight market

With the pipeline full of loads from the spot market and contract customers, fleets use planning tools to more effectively match capacity with opportunities.

Convoy adds trailer pools to load matching service

Small carriers using the Convoy app are able to bring in their power unit and haul Convoy’s pre-loaded trailers. develops instant pricing, booking option for flatbed loads

The new Price Lock feature allows shippers to instantly price and book heavy haul loads with qualified carriers.

Service over profits: fleets use different metrics in final-mile transport

"Profit is not your biggest slice of the pie chart,” says Brian Larwig, vice president of final mile solutions at TMW Systems.

Trucker Tools sees fast growth from Smart Capacity

Trucker Tools signed up its 50th customer to Smart Capacity in six months.

Hundreds of PrePass customers enroll in NORPASS bypass program

PrePass-enrolled trucks are now bypassing weigh stations at 44 additional locations in seven states.

Freight brokers using new connectivity tools with shippers, carriers

Non-asset transportation providers are fueling business growth with these six technologies.

EKA Solutions develops connected TMS for brokers, carriers, shippers

With visibility, order-to-cash and general ledger enterprise functions, EKA says the Omni-TMS provides connectivity between trading partners across all transportation modes and third-party services.

Tailwind Software creates Enterprise version of TMS for small companies

Tailwind Enterprise is offered on a monthly subscription basis and features a core TMS augmented by Enterprise features, including Self-Serve Portals.

C.H. Robinson recognizes seven companies with Carrier of the Year award

C.H. Robinson recognized truckload contract carriers with Carrier of the Year Awards, all of whom are a part of C.H. Robinson’s Carrier Advantage program.

New Omnitracs CEO wants the ‘Holy Grail’ of trucking

Three weeks into his new job as chief executive of Omnitracs, Ray Greer sat with trucking media and analysts for lunch at the company’s Outlook user conference in Nashville, Feb. ...

Loadtap develops new predictive freight matching technology

During the past eight months, Loadtap has been working closely with carrier and 3PL advisors to develop a new "app less" predictive freight matching platform.

Triple T Transport adopts predictive freight matching tech

Triple T has chosen a freight-matching and trucker connectivity system from Trucker Tools. 

Descartes acquires Aljex Software for $32.4M

Descartes Systems Group has acquired Aljex Software, Inc., a cloud-based provider of back-office transportation management systems for freight brokers and transportation providers.