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How apps are transforming US trucking
“It makes the small guy easily compete with the big guy,” Young said about the app Cargomatic, which connects trucking companies with local shipments. “Business has gone from zero to 500 percent.”
Cargomatic is one of a number of start-ups using crowdsourcing and the so-called gig economy to make American trucking more convenient and profitable.
Times Leader: Cargomatic’s mobile technology connects truckers to freight, people nearby
Truckers are also using Cargomatic to place orders. Where it might cost them $100 to make a far-flung delivery for a prized customer, they could have a nearby driver from another company do it for $30. Truckers turning the platform around is validation to Parker and Kessler that their effort to build a community is working.
Trucking on Demand
Cargomatic is a cloud based app that allows qualified shippers to post and offer loads on line on a first-come basis to drivers.
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Cargomatic listed as the Uber for Shippers and Carriers
Technology connects truckers to freight, people nearby
“Truckers are boosting income per mile, and picking up bigger profits, by slashing the time their trucks are on the road with little to no cargo.”
Cargomatic’s mobile technology connects truckers to freight and people nearby
Cargomatic promises to be another example of mobile technology’s power to squeeze out excess inventory by better matching supply and demand.
Cargomatic’s mobile technology connects truckers to short-range jobs
“Cargomatic is aiming to do for short-range trucking what Uber and Lyft have done for taxi drivers: use the capabilities of smartphones to connect drivers to freight and people nearby that need moving.”