Press mentions with Sharing economy tag
Firms try to mimic Uber for Freight Shipments; Analysts See Both Opportunities and Pitfalls
Cargomatic President Brett Parker told TT that his app is “a viable model” to connect with small owner-operators and fleet owners. “The timing is right,” he said. “It’s about bringing the best of technology and applying it to logistics to make the [trucking] industry better.”
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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,”
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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.
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If there is unused cargo space, can that be shared? Companies such as Cargomatic are enabling companies like Williams-Sonoma to more efficiently manage their supply chain by means of finding out which trucks within a local route have available capacity, managing on-demand planning, and reducing waste.