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Uber Freight announces it has expanded its services into the LTL market
July 15, 2021
Company officials said in a blog posting this move is aligned with its objective of “becoming a one-stop shop solution for shippers.”
Bringg announces a new delivery partnership with Uber
January 7, 2021
Bringg officials said that this partnership will offer up seamless access, for its customers, via Uber Direct—Uber’s service focused on helping businesses meet increased customer demand for delivery and provide businesses with Uber’s network of drivers-partners to move goods within their supply chain
Uber Freight announces $500M capital raise from Greenbriar Equity Group
October 2, 2020
San Francisco-based Uber Freight, a subsidiary of the ubiquitous, ride-sharing service Uber, whose proprietary app matches trucking companies with loads to haul, and New York-based investment firm and a leading investor in the logistics sector Greenbriar Equity Group L.P. said earlier today that a Greenbriar-led investment group will invest $500 million in a Series A preferred stock financing for Uber Freight, which will value it at $3.3 billion on a post-money basis.
Uber Freight introduces two new offerings in expansion into enterprise software
September 8, 2020
Uber Freight, a subsidiary of the ubiquitous, ride-sharing service Uber, whose proprietary app matches trucking companies with loads to haul, announced today that it had introduced two new products, as it expands into enterprise software, entitled Uber Freight Link and Uber Freight Enterprise.
Uber Freight rolls out enhancements to its shipper platform
July 9, 2020
Uber Freight describes the shipper platform as a simple intuitive dashboard geared towards helping small businesses manage logistics tasks via a singular interface. These tasks include: finding reliable capacity, budgeting for shipping costs, tracking and ensuring their goods are delivered on-time and with care.
Uber Freight rolls out efforts to aid shippers and carriers during coronavirus pandemic
March 23, 2020
San Francisco-based Uber Freight, a subsidiary of the ubiquitous, ride-sharing service Uber, whose proprietary app matches trucking companies with loads to haul, said today that it is rolling out a series of initiatives focused on supporting carriers and shippers, coupled with keeping essential goods moving, during what it called “uncertain times,” due to the coronavirus.
Uber Freight says it is trucking into Canada
October 30, 2019
With a focus on facilitating seamless domestic and cross-border loads, Uber Freight, a subsidiary of the ubiquitous, ride-sharing service Uber, whose proprietary app matches trucking companies with loads to haul, announced today it is expanding into Canada.
Uber Freight to open up new Chicago-based headquarters
September 9, 2019
Uber said it plans to invest more than $200 million annually in the facility in the form of headcount, real estate development, and other expenses.
Uber Freight sets up shop in Germany
August 2, 2019
Late last month, Uber Freight, a subsidiary of the ubiquitous, ride-sharing service Uber, whose proprietary app matches trucking companies with loads to haul, announced it has expanded into Germany.
Uber Freight issues Facility Insights Report
June 20, 2019
Uber Freight’s Facility Insights Report is based on data culled since the beginning of 2019, with the company saying it illustrates facility trends and provides specific insight into how carriers and drivers engage with facilities at national and regional levels.
Uber Freight introduces Facility Ratings to help carriers and shippers learn from each other
January 31, 2019
Taking a cue from its corporate sibling, the ubiquitous, ride-sharing service Uber, Uber Freight, the company’s app that matches trucking companies with loads to haul, announced today it has introduced Facility Ratings to its portfolio.
Uber Freight rolls out shipper-based platform
September 6, 2018
Uber noted that this enables shippers to see instant upfront load pricing, tender a load with only a few clicks and track their shipment from start to finish. And it added that this platform was built in close collaboration with shippers to help transform a process that would typically take hours to finish and leave them without key information on pricing and carriers.
The $800M Autonomous Robo Vehicle That Could Beat Uber
July 20, 2018
Zoox, a technology company founded to create the full realization of autonomous mobility, is on the verge of transforming the entire transportation industry by creating self-driving robots that will become the ride-shares of the future.
New Uber Freight offering focuses on increasing fleet productivity
June 4, 2018
Entitled “Fleet Mode,” Uber said in a blog posting that this tool, which is part of the Uber Freight app, allows “carriers and their dispatchers to find, book, and reassign the best loads for their team.” Uber Freight News
Walmart Ends Failed Uber Lyft Online Grocery-Delivery
May 8, 2018
Walmart's online grocery delivery partnerships with ride-hailing services Uber and Lyft have ended, according to Reuters, a potential setback for the retailer's ambitions to challenge Amazon.com head-on with the speedy delivery of groceries to people's homes.