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Transport Topics: “Load Boards Evolve”

April 20, 2018

Load boards have changed a lot from their humble beginnings about 40 years ago. Long gone are written notes tacked up on truck stop bulletin boards to help drivers find freight, or using telephones at truck stop restaurant tables and paying expensive long-distance rates to get loads lined up.

These days, there’s instant information about loads or available trucks delivered to any computer or mobile device. At the same time, the depth of the information is greater than ever before as these freight exchanges evolve into providers of spot-market data analytics — and the level of information is expected to keep growing.

Read more here.