Logistics Management | Digital Freight Matching: The Race is On
In these days of ever-increasing technological innovation, the advances being made in logistics and supply chain are certainly gaining the attention of the Silicon Valley elite. And perhaps nowhere is that more apparent than in the proliferation of app-based—or on-demand—trucking providers, a quickly emerging area that’s receiving a significant amount of attention and investment.
While signs are pointing to higher truckload rates and continued capacity tightness, new options for securing loads for shippers are expanding on the brokerage side through well-funded start-ups and established logistics services stalwarts. Many believe that they’re taking the technological steps required to not only enter the market, but to succeed in this business where margins are already razor-thin.
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