Press mentions with Uber tag
The Disruption Uber Has Brought To The Taxi Business Is Coming To Trucking
… all truck freight movement revenues will be enabled by mobile freight brokering. Smartphone/mobile device-based freight brokers are attempting to rise above traditional brokerage firms by offering higher asset utilization and expedited revenue allocation to carriers; peer-reviewed and rated carriers; and an expedited on-demand, ad-hoc demand response service to shippers. Start-ups such as Cargomatic and Transfix from California and New York, respectively, are targeting a host of market sectors such as long-haul, regional, and local trucking, and carrier types such as for-hire and private fleets.
Uber-for-freight finds its footing
Take Cargomatic, for example; an “Uber-style” freight matching company. Brett Parker, the company‘s president, developed Cargomatic when he and his business partner checked out traditional load boards and noticed certain demands weren’t being met.
The Osgood File on the CBS Radio Network: An Uber-Style Gig for Truckers
It’s like having money in your pocket that you didn’t know was there.
WFMY News 2: Cargomatic, It is Like Uber For Truckers
A company is hoping to “uber-fy” the trucking industry by connecting truck drivers looking to haul extra shipments with distributors that need to ship freight. The new app is called Cargomatic.
Could the trucking industry benefit from Uber model?
A southern California company is hoping to Uber-fy the trucking industry.
Longshore and Shipping News: Port of LA to test Uber like Cargomatic service
The Port of Los Angeles, the largest U.S. container cargo facility, announced testing of a load-matching service that is designed to speed container cargo shipments through the port.
L’Atelier France: Cargomatic aims to to become the Uber of transportation carriers
Cargomatic aims to to become the Uber of transportation carriers (in French).
‘Uber of trucks’ hauls big business in Los Angeles
“Shippers use Cargomatic for lower priced deliveries and truckers turn to the app to make extra money. The app is starting to catch on.”
Cargomatic is a new smart phone based app that connects shippers to truck drivers using the Uber-like platform. Listen as Matt Manero, host of Inside Transportation talks to Brett Parker, the COO of Cargomatic, as he tells his amazing story!