Trucking Start-Up Cargomatic Wants to be Shipping’s Uber
The 2-year-old Venice, Calif., company operates an on-demand shipping platform that is similar to Uber, except Cargomatic’s ride-sharing service is for freight rather than people. The company is one of several seeking to connect shippers directly with carriers.
The Appy Trucker
The best prospect for improved efficiency in the logistics industry is the freight-broker system. Startups, like Cargomatic, are seeking to make the business cheaper, quicker and more transparent.