Category: Trucking Industry News

December 6, 2017 123Loadboard

Steps To Save Fuel For Truckers

In trucking, managing various expenses comes down to the efficiency of your freight transportation. The more you can save on your own operational expenses; the more money is left for you at the end of a haul. And there’s one never-ending expense that all truckers struggle to manage, and that is trying to save fuel. But we’ve got a few steps you can take to help shave some of that fuel consumption down and let those little savings add up to some bigger profits.

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.

September 4, 2017 123Loadboard

Airships: The New Way to Move Freight?

At the international LogiSYM 2017 logistics and supply chain conference in Singapore, company reps for Airships Arabia and Airships Australasia garnered a lot of attention for their Day 2 keynote presentation on the use of airships for logistics and freight shipment.

July 26, 2017 123Loadboard

Thinking of a Trucking Career? Here’s What You Need to Know.

You may be considering a trucking career if you’re reading this article, and there’s great news for you if you are: your economic prospects are very high if you pursue a job as a truck driver in the $650 billion a year trucking industry.

May 10, 2017 123Loadboard

Self-Driving Technology – President Trump’s Administration Leaves Millions of Truckers Questioning Employment

As President Donald Trump prepared to take office, he selected Elaine Chao to serve as U.S. Transportation Secretary. Chao has been a long-time supporter of a lighter regulatory arena and brings new ideas on how new technologies should be governed – to include self-driving technology.

April 9, 2017 123Loadboard

Top 5 Best and Worst States For Trucking

Not all states are created equal when it comes to truckers and trucking companies. There are numerous elements that go into doing business in the trucking industry. What works well for truckers in one state can be very challenging in a neighboring state. Regardless of the differences in states across the country, there are some 500,000 for-hire fleets traveling the roads today generating more than $800 billion in 2016.

March 17, 2017 123Loadboard

CSA Score and How It Affects Your Job Options

The CSA Score from the Compliance, Safety, Accountability (CSA) program affects any interstate carrier that has a USDOT number. There is no specification to the size or type of carrier. Waivers from participating in the CSA program are not available.

February 22, 2017 123Loadboard

Guns. Should Truckers Carry Them For Protection?

Truckers are one of the driving forces behind making American’s economy run. Delivering in-demand and often expensive loads of supplies to a number of retail stores, restaurants, and others can be a dangerous job. But, traveling across the country as a commercial driver can pose…

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.

January 18, 2017 123Loadboard

Uberization of Trucking – Pros and Cons

Uberization of Trucking Shows Promise With Challenges – After a night on the town, virtually anyone with a phone can request a vehicle to come pick them up at their exact location. The days of calling for a taxi have changed. The Uber effect on our society means with a touch of a button, a vehicle – one that customers can choose specifically – will be at your curbside in minutes.

January 6, 2017 123Loadboard

Sleep Apnea and The Effect on Professional Truck Drivers

The lifestyle of a truck driver is not for everyone and often sleep apnea is inevitable. The hours can be irregular and long. Drivers sit for extended periods of time with little physical activity and a diet high in sodium and fat thanks to the convenience of fast food. While this lifestyle isn’t glamorous, it is rewarding and…

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.

December 13, 2016 123Loadboard

What Are The Best Truck Driver Job Sites For Truckers?

Whether you’re currently out of work or just exploring your options for a possible change, knowing where to find good truck driver jobs is a good idea. Fortunately, the trucking job market is a very driver-friendly one, with tens of thousands of available jobs…

September 29, 2016 123Loadboard

Driverless Highway Proposed – Brings Autonomous Trucks Closer To Reality

Driverless Highway in the Future? The world’s first self-driving semi-truck, the Freightliner Inspiration from Daimler, was unveiled in 2015. With limited capabilities, and currently no real-life applications, it was just declared to be street legal in…

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.

March 9, 2016 123Loadboard

Self Driving Trucks a Help or Hindrance?

For the trucking industry, self-driving trucks may require adjustments in economics, risk management, and highway regulations. For instance, the 11/14 rule that dictates when drivers can work, drive, and take a break may need to be revised.

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.