Featured Articles From the Winter 2016 Issue

Uber for Trucking: Matching Freight with Haulers

Uber for Trucking: Matching Freight with Haulers

New Technology Aims to Reduce Number of Empty Trucks on Roadways

Handwritten notes on bulletin boards at truck stops were once a principal means that shippers with goods to haul and willing truck drivers found each other. Then in a groundbreaking move, Dial-A-Truck in 1978 installed television monitors in truck stops to post trucker and shipper notices.Today, finding freight to haul – or truckers to move merchandise – is as easy as logging into one of many smartphone applications on the market

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