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One of the hottest trucking startups is trying to make America’s 1.8 million truck drivers’ lives a lot better with freight ‘personalisation’

Trucking is an $US800 billion industry that’s quickly becoming a tech darling. Transfix, based in New York City, is one of the hottest startups in digital freight brokerage. On Thursday, the company announced that two new products on the app would allow truck drivers to “personalise” their freight. Visit Business […]
One of the hottest trucking startups is trying to make America’s 1.8 million truck drivers’ lives a lot better with freight ‘personalisation’
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Some describe the forecasted $54 billion digital freight marketplace industry as the ‘Uber for trucking’ — but the leaders of one of the space’s buzziest startups says that’s not what they want to accomplish

Transfix, valued at $US800 million, is one of the fastest-growing startups in the trucking industry‘s digital freight-brokerage space. The leaders of the company explained why their company vision – and what sets them apart from competitors like Uber Freight and Convoy. “There is an element of business model that needs […]
Some describe the forecasted $54 billion digital freight marketplace industry as the ‘Uber for trucking’ — but the leaders of one of the space’s buzziest startups says that’s not what they want to accomplish
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Trucking companies are usually based in the Midwest, but this startup is right in the middle of Manhattan — and the founder says there’s a ‘critical’ reason why

Transfix, an app for truck drivers to connect with shippers, is based in New York City. That’s unusual for most trucking companies, which are often found in cities like Green Bay, Wisconsin and Omaha, Nebraska. Founded in 2013, Transfix CEO Drew McElroy said it was crucial for the company’s success […]
Trucking companies are usually based in the Midwest, but this startup is right in the middle of Manhattan — and the founder says there’s a ‘critical’ reason why
Strategy

The US has a major truck driver shortage — but the co-founder of a trucking startup that’s attracted $80 million in funding says there are 3 other problems that are making the shortage seem worse than it is

The truck driver shortage has dominated America’s headlines in the logistics space this year. However, TransfixCEO Drew McElroy said the driver shortage isn’t the only thing that’s dragging the industry down. With billions of miles being driven empty every year and technology like GPS not being widely implemented, McElroy said […]
The US has a major truck driver shortage — but the co-founder of a trucking startup that’s attracted $80 million in funding says there are 3 other problems that are making the shortage seem worse than it is