Category: 123Loadboard News

September 14, 2018 123Loadboard

Hauling food and beverage? Your truck is a magnet for thieves

One more factor that’s made it easy for thieves to steal food and drink is they have begun targeting large freight hubs. Any geographic location that has become a big distribution center where cargo is delivered or held and many short-haul routes begin, or end can be a juicy mark. It’s why some areas have become hot spots for cargo theft.

August 22, 2018 123Loadboard

123Loadboard Announces that Truck Locator version 2.0 is here!

Armed with feedback from the freight broker community, 123Loadboard has responded with an enhanced version of its GPS-Based Truck Locator. 123Loadboard has released Truck Locator version 2.0, providing more capacity details, quickly locating trucks and the ability to tag carriers. These new features were incorporated using AI innovation for maximum functionality.

August 14, 2018 123Loadboard

Hobbies for truck drivers on the road

There are a few activities you can perform during the little time you spend not behind the wheel. Here are some hobbies you can pick up during times you’re on break.

May 22, 2018 123Loadboard

123Loadboard Partners with PostEverywhere® to integrate Load Posting

123Loadboard announces that their company is integrating with fellow online load-posting platform PostEverywhere with the intention of making the freight posting process more efficient for brokers and shippers. This integration will enable PostEverywhere members to simplify their load posting to 123Loadboard using automation for maximum freight exposure.

March 27, 2018 123Loadboard

Thank You All For Visiting Us at MATS 2018

It was a pleasure exhibiting at the Mid-America Trucking Show 2018 in Louisville, KY with our partner Thunder Funding and meeting with our trucking community. 

March 8, 2018 123Loadboard

123Loadboard adds new intelligent app features to their Truck Driver App

123Loadboard has released enhancements to its Android and iOS app in response to users’ request for more features allowing them to search, sort and find loads more quickly. These changes mark one of the biggest single release of new functionality since the app was launched.

January 15, 2018 123Loadboard

123Loadboard introduces a fuel card program that rewards drivers with ongoing cents-per-gallon fuel savings

123Loadboard teams up with Thunder Funding to offer truck drivers a practical way to save money on fuel at over 14,000+ gas stations across the USA.  The program, available through Thunder Funding, rewards carriers with 10-22 cents per gallon savings for fueling up.

November 7, 2017 123Loadboard

Load Alerts Direct To Your Phone

123Loadboard has a new way to help truckers find more loads – without any more searching. Using Big Data and GPS based technology, they identify available loads near the carrier’s truck that match their equipment type and allow the driver to receive a Load Alert notification on their smartphone sent directly from the broker or shipper with the relevant load details.

September 18, 2017 123Loadboard

123Loadboard Launches GPS-Based Truck Locator

123Loadboard launches Truck Locator, a next-generation tool to locate real-time GPS verified trucks matching truck freight throughout North America.

September 18, 2017 123Loadboard

123Loadboard Launches Real-Time GPS-Based Truck Locator

123Loadboard has announced the release of Truck Locator, a next-generation tool to locate real-time GPS verified trucks matching truck freight throughout North America.

September 13, 2017 123Loadboard

123Loadboard and Thunder Funding Give $1,200,000 to the Trucking Industry for NTDAW 2017

To thank truck drivers for their dedication to moving America’s freight, 123Loadboard and Thunder Funding give over $1,200,000 in load board subscriptions and free first-time factoring services to carriers.

September 11, 2017 123Loadboard

123Loadboard and Thunder Funding Give over $1,200,000 for NTDAW 2017

To thank truck drivers for their dedication to moving America’s freight, 123Loadboard and Thunder Funding give over $1,200,000 in load board subscriptions and free first-time factoring services to carriers.

February 6, 2017 123Loadboard

TMW Systems Integrates TMW.Suite, TruckMate Transportation Management Software with 123Loadboard

TMW Systems announced the integration of its comprehensive TMW.Suite® and TruckMate® transportation management software solutions with 123Loadboard, an industry leader in freight matching services for North America’s transportation industry.

December 28, 2016 123Loadboard

Load Board App Now Includes New Features For Truckers

Truck drivers are positively raving about the new features that have recently become available on 123Loadboard’s Mobile Load Board App…

December 14, 2016 123Loadboard

123Loadboard Redesigns Website

123Loadboard has launched a new redesigned version of its website’s front end. The new site focuses on the truck driver’s user experience so owner-operators can use the powerful search capability to find LTL, TL, hotshot loads and backhauls to increase their businesses.

October 25, 2016 123Loadboard

Technician Shortage: Who Will Service The Trucks?

Quite simply, trucker safety depends on the work of skilled technicians. Without an adequate roster of skilled technicians, the fleet is going to degrade and eventually become unsafe. In short, the current technician shortage is threatening to have dangerous effects.

September 20, 2016 123Loadboard

Hot Shot Loads And Where To Find Them

Hot Shot Loads. Even the name sounds exciting. Stemming from the wild days of the Texas oil boom, hotshot loads are still dynamic and lucrative. The term hotshot loads now refers mostly to rush and LTL (less-than-truckload) jobs.

September 2, 2016 123Loadboard

Diesel Fumes and The Effects On Truckers

The human body experiences both short-and long-term effects from exposure to diesel fumes. In the short-term, diesel exhaust can irritate a trucker’s eyes, nose, throat, and lungs

August 19, 2016 123Loadboard

123Loadboard Releases New Android Mobile App Interface

123Loadboard’s top-rated mobile app for load searching, recently released a 2.0 Android update that provides greater in-app searching as well as an improved interface display giving carriers more options to further filter their loads.

August 16, 2016 123Loadboard

Cargo Theft Is on the Rise! How to Protect Your Load

Classically, cargo thieves would try to target big-ticket items, such as expensive TVs or electronics. Those transporting these goods would take extra care to protect themselves from potential theft by avoiding what they perceived to be potentially dangerous situations. But it isn’t just electronics that are under attack.

August 16, 2016 123Loadboard

Mobile App Android Release Improvements

Mobile app Android release for searching and finding truck loads from 123Loadboard has increased search speed and provides an enhanced user interface that makes it faster and easier to search and find loads.

July 19, 2016 123Loadboard

123Loadboard and Thunder Funding Announce Partnership

123Loadboard and Thunder Funding have formed a partnership to streamline the process of making instant cash funding available to load board users who need capital to fund the delivery of their loads.

June 14, 2016 123Loadboard

123Loadboard Launches Updated iOS Mobile App With Enhancements

123Loadboard’s popular app for load searching, launched a 2.0 iOS mobile app update that introduces the fastest ever in-app searching as well as a new interface to allow carriers more options for filtering their loads. The mobile app has reached a milestone with over 100,000 mobile app user downloads.

June 13, 2016 123Loadboard

123Loadboard Announces New Trucking Mobile iOS App

123Loadboard’s popular app for load searching, launched a 2.0 iOS update that introduces the fastest ever in-app searching as well as a new interface to allow carriers more options for filtering and displaying their loads when using the load board features.

March 29, 2016 123Loadboard

Left Lane Driving. Should Truckers Be Allowed?

Advocates of increasing restrictions on truckers cite safety concerns, stating that truckers regularly using the left lane can lead to dangerous situations that put both them and other motorists at risk. However, some representatives of the trucking industry disagree.

November 17, 2015 123Loadboard

Get The Most Out Of Your Freight Load Board

The trucking industry has dozens of load boards to choose from and the average owner-operator subscribes to 3 or 4 in order to maximize on available loads and trucking tools. Here is a guide to the most popular tools that seem to work for owner operators.

December 18, 2014 123Loadboard

123Loadboard Launches Free Android App To Help Professional Truck Drivers Find Loads

123Loadboard has launched a free mobile app for Android devices. The user-friendly mobile trucker app is designed to help professional truck drivers increase their loaded miles by locating truck loads to haul throughout the United States and Canada.

July 15, 2014 123Loadboard

123Loadboard Partners with ScoopMonkey

123Loadboard has partnered with ScoopMonkey, a leading online reputation and rating management source for the transportation industry.

March 14, 2014 123Loadboard

123Loadboard Launches Free iPhone/iPad App To Help Professional Truck Drivers Find Loads

123Loadboard, one of the largest freight matching services in North America, has launched a free mobile application for iPhone, iPad® and iPod.

July 30, 2013 123Loadboard

123Loadboard Launches New Freight Matching Technology Load Planner Tool

123Loadboard has launched their newest load planning technology to help professional truck drivers save time and maximize their profits by effectively planning ahead.

July 29, 2013 123Loadboard

123Loadboard Announces Partnership and Full Integration with Arcline (2000) Inc

123Loadboard is partnered and fully integrated with Arcline (2000) Inc. This partnership allows freight brokers and trucking companies to transmit and advertise information on available loads directly to 123Loadboard.

July 9, 2013 123Loadboard

123Loadboard Increases Trucking Health Awareness at Tough Mudder Event

123Loadboard participated in Tough Mudder for a second year running to promote health and wellness in the trucking industry and raise money for the Wounded Warrior Project.

February 20, 2013 123Loadboard

123Loadboard Launches Powerful Rate Check Tool to Calculate Freight Rates and Maximize Trucking Profits

123Loadboard kicks down the door to the new year with the launch of their Rate Check tool, giving brokers, carriers, and shippers the ability to look up and measure the profitability of truck lanes.

September 11, 2012 123Loadboard

123Loadboard.com Gives the Trucking Industry $75,000 for National Truck Driver Appreciation Week (NTDAW 2012)

123Loadboard is celebrating National Truck Driver Appreciation Week (NTDAW) from September 16-22, 2012.

March 2, 2012 123Loadboard

123Loadboard Partners with MacroPoint

123Loadboard, the freight matching service for the trucking industry, has partnered with MacroPoint to offer cellular phone-based solutions that allow for location tracking of any posted load or truck.

September 13, 2011 123Loadboard

123Loadboard Gives $50,000 Gift for National Truck Driver Appreciation Week

123Loadboard, the freight matching service for the trucking industry, will be celebrating National Truck Driver Appreciation Week (NTDAW) from September 11-17, 2011.

September 17, 2010 123Loadboard

123Loadboard Celebrates National Truck Driver Appreciation Week

123Loadboard, the freight matching service for the trucking industry, will be celebrating National Truck Driver Appreciation Week (NTDAW) from September 19-25, 2010.

August 16, 2007 123Loadboard

Integration with Aljex and 123Loadboard

123Loadboard announced today it has successfully integrated with Aljex.com. Loads and trucks posted via Aljex.com’s software will now also appear in Real-Time in 123Loadboard freight and truck database.

June 3, 2004 123Loadboard

123Loadboard Begins Identifying P3 Members

123Loadboard announced today that it will be identifying TIA P3 members in searches performed on its site.