freight

Convoy Secures $185M In Series C Financing
Convoy Secures $185M In Series C Financing
September 21, 2018  |  Investments

To accelerate product innovation, trucking network Convoy has secured $185 million in Series C financing. The round was led by Alphabet’s growth equity fund CapitalG,...

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Logistics Marketplace Freightos Raises Series C Funding
Logistics Marketplace Freightos Raises Series C Funding
September 18, 2018  |  B2B Payments

Logistics marketplace Freightos has raised $44.4 million in Series C funding, reports in TechCrunch said Monday (Sept. 17). Freightos landed the investment led by Singapore...

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Why Brazil Attracts The Attention Of Fuel Payments Firms
Why Brazil Attracts The Attention Of Fuel Payments Firms
June 14, 2018  |  Latin America

A recent fuel payments move by WEX highlights the increasing importance of South America — notably Brazil — to the fleet and freight industry. Earlier this...

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FR8Star Connects Freight Shippers To Factoring
FR8Star Connects Freight Shippers To Factoring
May 09, 2018  |  B2B Payments

Open deck carrier and shipper marketplace FR8Star, owned by FR8 Revolution, is integrating a solution to bridge its freight shipper customers to capital. The company...

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FedEx Orders 20 Tesla Semi-Trucks
FedEx Orders 20 Tesla Semi-Trucks
March 27, 2018  |  Delivery

FedEx announced news on Monday (March 26) that it has reserved 20 Tesla semi-trucks, the fully electric trucks that are slated for production in 2019....

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Bitcoin Makes First Inroad In B2B Logistics Market
Bitcoin Makes First Inroad In B2B Logistics Market
January 24, 2018  |  B2B Payments

The freight industry has just seen its first transaction settled via cryptocurrency. Reports in Bloomberg on Tuesday (Jan. 23) said a transaction between a top...

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Why OnTruck Isn’t The “Uber For Trucks”
Why OnTruck Isn’t The “Uber For Trucks”
July 19, 2017  |  Matchmakers

Iñigo Juantegui, co-founder of OnTruck, tends to hear the word “Uber” a lot. As the head of a platform that connects short haul truckers to...

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Shipping Ramps Up As Consumer Spending Online Rises
Shipping Ramps Up As Consumer Spending Online Rises
November 28, 2016  |  Delivery

Roads and railways have been suffering from a long-term decline. But things appear to be improving, and they have consumers to thank for it. According...

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