Latest posts about Uber Freight
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Uber Freight research paper makes the case for the need to eliminate empty miles
July 7, 2023
A research paper recently issued by 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 a non-asset-based third-party logistics services provider, takes a long look at empty miles, which the company said is one of the most overlooked and prevalent crises in freight transportation and logistics.
How to eliminate fines, manage risk, & establish trust in your supply chain post-pandemic
May 8, 2023
Uncover New Insights on Risk Management and Fine Reduction with our Webcast - How to Eliminate Fines, Manage Risk, & Establish Trust in Your Supply Chain Post-pandemic.
Uber Freight and WattEV partner up for electric truck pilot
February 21, 2023
Through this collaboration, WattEV will provide electric trucking capability to Uber Freight shippers, beginning with CHEP, a pallet and container pool services provider, noted an Uber Freight blog posting. And it added that this pilot serves as an important milestone in electric freight transportation, while also establishing Uber Freight’s first EV (electric vehicle) deploymen
McGuigan to step down as Uber Freight President and COO
January 9, 2023
Late last week, 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 that Frank McGuigan, will be stepping down from his current role as Uber Freight President and COO, effective January 31.
Uber Freight and Volvo Autonomous Solutions herald new strategic partnership
December 14, 2022
With an eye on a multi-phase commercial and technology partnership to deploy Volvo Autonomous Solutions’ (V.A.S.) autonomous transport solution on the its network, Chicago-based Uber Freight said this week it will be one of Volvo’s first customers to pilot its hub-to-hub autonomous offering, in which Volvo will provide autonomous freight capacity to Uber Freight shippers on select routes, starting in Texas.
Scheduling Standards Consortium leadership address key next steps
December 12, 2022
While there is often a lot of talk about things like the need for, or even potential, for more standardized processes, when it comes to keeping truck wheels rolling and staying on schedule to meet tight deadlines, there is much more than meets the eye required to take that from a concept to a reality.
Scheduling Standards Consortium set to address needed freight API standards
December 6, 2022
Three household names in freight transportation and logistics announced they are partnering up in the name of standardization by establishing what they said is the first set of freight-focused appointment scheduling application programming interface (API) standards.
Uber Freight & E2open to Provide Real-time Transportation Rate and Capacity Options
October 24, 2022
Clients can optimize transportation spend while managing logistics constraints, leveraging carrier network and insights.
Reimagining The Way Goods Move - Uber Freight’s Next Chapter in Logistics Transportation Management
October 16, 2022
Our newly combined organization brings Uber Freight and Transplace products and services together under the new Uber Freight Platform, a first-of-its-kind logistics solution and partner that unlocks unprecedented supply chain reliability, resiliency, and optimization.
How the Hybrid Network Becomes a Reality for the Future of Freight Transportation
October 12, 2022
It’s clear that everyone in the supply chain needs better options to keep goods moving and evolve their business operations in 2022 and beyond, this industry urgency is converging with important advancements in autonomous trucks and marketplace technologies, providing us with a preview of what’s ahead.
Examining the Future of Autonomous Trucking
October 12, 2022
A new report by Uber Freight envisions a future where autonomous trucks and human drivers operate alongside one another in a hybrid network to ease the burden of increased freight demand, enhance truck drivers’ quality of life, and create more value for everyone in the supply chain.
Why the Rise of Fourth-Party Logistics Providers, 4PLs, is Important to You
October 12, 2022
These supply chain partners offer comprehensive planning and execution for all shipments, boosting efficiency and lowering prices.
Leveraging the Power of a 4PL
October 11, 2022
In this "making the case guide" we show how, by providing a high level of logistics services, expertise, and technological prowess, fourth-party logistics providers or 4PLs allow companies to focus on what matters most instead of dealing with supply chain management complexities.
The Future of Self-Driving Technology in Trucking
October 11, 2022
In this paper, we demonstrate why trucking is the faster route to commercialize and scale self-driving technology, we then lay out the hub-to-hub model, which will allow autonomous trucks to operate alongside those driven by people.
Uber Freight and Waymo Via herald new strategic partnership
June 8, 2022
The companies said that the objective of the partnership is to connect their respective technologies and deploy autonomous trucks at scale on the Uber Freight network, while meshing Waymo’s autonomous driving technology with Uber Freight’s network and marketplace technology.