Press mentions with Jonathan Kessler tag
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.
Cargomatic wins 2015 Patrick Soon-Shiong Innovation Award
Cargomatic, the technology platform that brings the sharing economy to local trucking, was awarded the 2015 Patrick Soon-Shiong Innovation Award at a ceremony held at the Four Seasons Hotel in Beverly Hills, California on November 18th.
Startups de transporte de carga son las de mayor potencial
El objetivo de Cargomatic Inc., con sede en Los Ángeles, es llenar el espacio vacío en los camiones contactando a empresas que desean enviar su mercadería a determinado lugar con camioneros que estén viajando en esa dirección.
Startups Accelerate Efforts to Reinvent Trucking Industry
Mr. Kessler said Cargomatic aims to apply principles from the “sharing economy” pioneered by Uber and Airbnb to local trucking. “That means trucks are fuller more of the time and are taking shorter routes to pick up shipments,”
Convoy wants slice of $800B trucking business
Cargomatic … uses an app to help truckers fill extra space in their trucks with jobs that are on their route. Kessler says he’s “not aiming to disrupt a market, like Uber did, but more to just be an enabler.”
9 supply chain tech companies you should know
Melding logistics with the sharing economy. At the end of the supply chain lies the storage and transportation of finished products.
Warehouses and trucking aren’t usually all that glamorous, but the logistics tech sector has gotten a boost from startups looking to apply sharing economy models to commercial supply chains.
Made in LA: Cargomatic
You are sitting in traffic behind big commercial trucks, just a few blocks away from the post office where you have to ship some equipment. You start to think, “what if these big shipping trucks could just take my stuff with them… they are driving anyways”. At Cargomatic they are making this a reality. Focusing on pairing B2B companies with commercial truck drivers, Cargomatic is revolutionizing the way we ship.
5 swanky LA tech offices you would not mind going to everyday
Learning, making a difference and finding solutions to bottlenecks that bring our economy down…that’s the biggest perk.
Cargomatic Expands into New York Metro Area
Cargomatic, whose Web-based service matches shippers and truckers, has begun offering service in the New York metropolitan area. Cargomatic uses an app designed to help shippers find truckers with nearby available capacity. The offering is focused on local trucking that represents an $82 billion market nationwide.
X Marks the Spot: Jonathan Kessler, CEO and Co-Founder, Cargomatic
Interview series designed to showcase successful entrepreneurs kicks off with Jonathan Kessler “A serial technology entrepreneur with a proven track record of success, Jonathan heads up Cargomatic, a company that has created a technology platform to connect shippers and qualified carriers in real-time so that unutilized capacity of local trucks can be used for business efficiently and transparently.”