LoadExpress

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With the freight industry being one of the largest contributors to the U.S. economy, it is imperative that it makes way for technology infusion. San Diego-based startup LoadExpress is looking to disrupt the way logistics is handled in the industry right now. LoadExpress is a digital freight matching and transportation execution platform, says Ken Liu, vice president of business …

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We are growing. We’re looking to hire a seasoned sales professional with own book of business of shippers and carriers with a minimum of 5-years verifiable track record in the truck freight industry. Experience and business with 3PLs/freight brokers a strong plus.  Candidate will focus on small/medium commercial and private fleets and shippers which can …

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LoadExpress has implemented the latest government closed-area data for Houston into its mobile app so truckers can be rerouted to minimize disruptions and enable them to deliver critical shipments in the relief effort.  The data will be updated daily.  Example below: Fig.1: Data Showing I-10 West of Downtown Closed in Various Points Fig.2: LoadExpress Reroutes …

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With this release, owner-operators and fleets can book loads, get paid immediately, and manage their business without brokers and factors.  They can basically make use of the full functionality of the LoadExpress platform on their phones and iPads. They can also provide the most accurate load tracking status to shippers and dispatchers compared to other …

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The standard MO for many brokers is to get a customer’s load at low–and unsustainable–rates, and then try to cover the load at that rate by haggling with carriers.  If it can’t be done, broker can give back the load or take a loss on it.  The hope is to hook that customer for future–and …

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We’ve just deployed another simple but powerful tool to make LoadExpress the most automated and comprehensive freight marketplace in the industry.  The LoadExpress Express Load Builder is a simple template (see below) where a shipper can fill out some basic info, email it to postloads@loadexpress.com, and voila, that load is automatically populated in the LoadExpress …

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As we talked with our users on both sides of the market, particularly carriers, some perceive our auction model as unfamiliar or unworkable. After some explaining and clarifications, then they get it. Why? The main reason is they don’t realize they are already engaged in an auction every day with a broker.  When a broker …

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The quick answer is yes.  Of the 16,000 registered brokers, the top 25 garnered 71% of the $38 billion in fees.  The nuanced answer is that it will happen to the vast majority of the mom and pops and small shops who offer 1) basic services in the commodity truck freight market, and 2) no …

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Internet technologies have transformed countless industries ever since the Web browser came on the scene in 1994.  The trucking industry has been lagging in technology adoption for the past 20 years.  But starting several years ago, there has been a boom in technology innovation and adoption in the entire logistics ecosystem across all segments.  In our …

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