Category: Trucking Technology

November 29, 2021 123Loadboard

123Loadboard Partners with ShipmentX to offer seamless Load Posting, Load Searching & Truck Posting while providing Shippers, Brokers and service providers with end-to-end visibility.

Freight matching platform 123Loadboard and Visibility management platform ShipmentX, announce they are providing an integration of services through ShipmentX to allow shippers, brokers and carriers to access 123Loadboard’s freight matching marketplace to make load searching and freight booking more efficient for their members.

July 7, 2021 123Loadboard

123Loadboard Partners with Envoy Cargo Solutions to Provide Dispatchers with the Tools to Manage Their Drivers with Easy Expediting and Tracking of Loads

123Loadboard’s Integration with Envoy Cargo Solutions software allows freight expediters to confidently manage the dispatching and tracking of loads and their drivers. Read the press release…

July 5, 2021 123Loadboard

How Truck Drivers Stay Entertained on The Road

For a truck driver, focus on the road is essential. However, it is also important to find little ways to stay entertained safely while you drive. Being on the road, for hours at a time, can cause boredom, drowsiness, and other issues which could impact driving skills. Having something to keep you alert helps you be a better driver and enjoy your job.

May 31, 2021 123Loadboard

123Loadboard Partners with DigCargo to Provide Deep Load Searching Integration

Freight matching platform 123Loadboard and Transportation Management Software DigCargo, announces they are providing a deep integration of services through DigCargo to allow carriers, brokers, and shippers to access 123Loadboard’s freight matching marketplace to make load searching and freight booking more efficient for their members.

May 11, 2021 123Loadboard

123Loadboard Partners with Parade to Provide Book Now and Bidding Capability to its Carrier Base and Increase Capacity for Parade’s Users

Freight Matching Marketplace 123Loadboard and Capacity Management platform Parade, announces they have joined forces to provide a deep integration of services to expand capacity for Parade’s customers and allow seamless, digital freight-booking and bidding for 123Loadboard’s carriers.

April 28, 2021 123Loadboard

123Loadboard Introduces Load Bidding To Give Carriers More Control

123Loadboard has added a new load bidding feature giving carriers the ability to bid on loads without needing to call in, negotiate, and book the load. Bidding on loads gives carriers more control and lets them name their price. The load bidding feature is available directly…

April 22, 2021 123Loadboard

123Loadboard Partners With AscendTMS for In-Depth Load Searching Integration

Transportation Management Software AscendTMS, and freight matching platform 123Loadboard announced they are providing an in-depth integration of services through AscendTMS to allow carriers, brokers, and shippers to access 123Loadboard’s freight matching marketplace with the intention of making the load searching and freight booking process more efficient for members.

April 19, 2021 123Loadboard

Truck Safety Technologies Save Lives

Truck safety technology is changing road safety. Although it does involve some investment upfront, the money saved from avoiding deadly truck accidents more than pays for the technology. When carriers install truck safety technology, they are taking steps that could save lives.

March 11, 2021 123Loadboard

123Loadboard Introduces Load Exporting with Integration Partner Cotasystem

123Loadboard announces that their company is integrating with cloud-based dispatch software platform Cotasystem with the intention of making the load exporting process more efficient for dispatchers.

January 26, 2021 123Loadboard

123Loadboard Adds Instant Messaging To Streamline Freight Booking

Have you ever called a load and weren’t able to get through to the dispatcher or were put on hold and ultimately lost the load you wanted to book? This can be annoying and frustrating as a professional truck driver. 123Loadboard’s new instant messaging can help streamline the process of booking freight.

January 8, 2021 123Loadboard

123Loadboard Adds Document Capturing and Storage with Full Cross-Platform and Device Synchronization

Are your day-to-day trucking operations taking a toll when it comes to managing all the paperwork involved? If so, 123Loadboard’s latest update is here to help you stay properly organized with the fully redesigned ‘My Documents’ tool.

December 2, 2020 123Loadboard

123Loadboard Adds Email Bidding To Speed Up The Booking Of Freight

Have you ever called a load and was put on hold for 10 minutes to finally find out that the person you wanted to speak to is unavailable or better yet, the load you were interested in is already gone? That’s where our newest email feature comes in.

October 28, 2020 123Loadboard

Navigate With Ease Using 123Loadboard’s Redesigned Mileage Calculator

Whether you’re an owner-operator, carrier, fleet manager, broker, shipper, or solution provider, you do not want to rely on Google maps or other non-trucking based mapping and Mileage Calculator software. If you do, you will sooner or later find yourself or someone else stuck under a bridge…

October 18, 2020 123Loadboard

Search 123Loadboard Like a Pro Using Search Filters

Have you ever tried to locate a load but ended up needing to scroll through hundreds or even thousands of loads to find one that works? Or have you tried looking for a load but the loads just didn’t work for you? Well, there’s a better way.

September 2, 2020 123Loadboard

Dark Mode Is Now Available On The 123Loadboard Mobile App

The 123Loadboard Team is continuously adding new updates to our load board platform. With each new release, we continue to grow the platform and remain the leading choice for load and truck matching. Our latest launch includes Dark Mode on our mobile app. This feature is available at no extra charge to Premium and Premium Plus members.

June 26, 2020 123Loadboard

Introducing List View When Searching For Truck Loads

The 123Loadboard Team is continuously adding new updates to our load board platform. With each new release, we continue to grow the platform and remain the leading choice for load and truck matching. Our latest launch includes List View on desktop.

June 26, 2020 123Loadboard

Introducing List View For Managing Your Posted Loads

The 123Loadboard Team is continuously adding new updates to our load board platform. With each new release, we continue to grow the platform and remain the leading choice for load and truck matching. Our latest launch includes List View on desktop for managing your posted loads.

May 11, 2020 123Loadboard

123Loadboard Redesigns Their Load Posting Interface to Improve the Quality of Posted Loads

123Loadboard has redesigned the web posting interface to improve the quality of posted loads and provide quicker access to available truck capacity. Owner-operators and carriers will benefit from this update in that they will get more calls regarding their truck posts and loads will now have more…

May 4, 2020 123Loadboard

123Loadboard adds Real-Time Load Alerts, Historical Freight Rates, and more.

123Loadboard releases new tools, feature redesigns, and over 100 behind the scenes improvements that are all geared for making life easier on the road. The updated website has 4 new tools and additional features that drivers have come to enjoy and love, but with a redesigned interface that focuses on ease of use, security, …

November 20, 2019 123Loadboard

123Loadboard Adds 1-Click Funding To Help Improve Owner-Operator Cash Flow

123Loadboard announced today that it has released 1-click funding to its Android and iOS freight matching apps. With the latest mobile app deployment, trucking companies will no longer have to bear the burden of front-loading fixed costs over a lengthy duration.

November 20, 2019 123Loadboard

Why Every Truck Driver Should Have a Dash Cam

Dash cams are now an essential addition to the modern vehicle. Drivers across the country are finding that these small cameras can prevent several issues during their daily driving activities. With truck drivers clocking millions of miles per year on the road, it’s important to consider the value that this…

September 25, 2019 123Loadboard

123Loadboard launches profit calculator to help truckers determine load profitability

123Loadboard, a premier provider of freight matching technology, launched an easy-to-use profit calculator for truckers to determine load profitability within seconds. Determining profitability for trucking companies can be a complicated…

September 25, 2019 123Loadboard

Profit calculator helps truckers determine load profitability within seconds

Calculating your profit on a load should be easy. That’s why 123Loadboard built an easy-to-use profit calculator that helps users see if a load is profitable in seconds. Determining profitability for trucking companies can be a complicated process. As your company grows, it becomes crucial to…

September 18, 2019 123Loadboard

App tour of 123Loadboard’s next-generation load board app

This past August, we launched our newest load board app with loads of new features. Our latest app version includes: Load update in real-time, Document capturing and storage, Attach documents to any load…

September 17, 2019 123Loadboard

123Loadboard Adds Document Capturing and Load Status Updates to Its Digital Freight Matching Platform

To help improve truck drivers’ cash flow and reduce their costs, 123Loadboard digitizes its load booking and delivery process through an increased automation flow. 123Loadboard announces they have improved the synergy in their load board workflow by adding document scanning, capturing, and storage to seamlessly integrate its load booking and delivery process.

September 12, 2019 123Loadboard

123Loadboard adds document capturing, storage, and load status updates

To help improve truck drivers cash flow and reduce their costs, 123Loadboard digitizes its load booking and delivery process through an increased automation flow.

August 28, 2019 123Loadboard

Thank You All For Visiting Us at GATS 2019

As with previous years, it was such a pleasure exhibiting at the Great American Trucking Show (GATS 2019) in Dallas, TX with our partner Thunder Funding and meeting with our trucking community. Over $10,000 in prizes and swag were given away! Our prize wheel was in full swirl giving away over $10,000 in Swag…

August 20, 2019 123Loadboard

123Loadboard Redesigns Load Board Mobile App Using React Native for Advanced Performance and Stability

123Loadboard, a premier provider of freight matching technology, launched its next-generation adaptation of the trucking industry’s highest-rated load board mobile app. The next-gen app was developed using the latest advancements for React Native, the interface targeting mobile platforms used by numerous business giants. The next-gen app was developed using the latest advancements…

June 20, 2019 123Loadboard

Password security tips for truckers

The 21st century has been kind to professional truckers with many such great technological advancements, but it also poses new challenges, from mandatory e-logs to the topic of this post: Password security tips for truckers. We’ve all heard that it is important to have a strong password, but why?

April 8, 2019 123Loadboard

Thank You All For Visiting Us at MATS 2019

It was such a pleasure exhibiting at the Mid-America Trucking Show 2019 in Louisville, KY with our partner Thunder Funding and meeting with our trucking community. Over $10,000 in prizes and swag given away! Our prize wheel was in full swirl giving away Swag, Yeti Coolers, I’ll Truck You Up™ T-Shirts, Free Load Board Subscription, and many more prizes.

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.

July 24, 2018 123Loadboard

Buying a GPS for your truck? Here’s what to look for.

Long gone are the days of using paper maps or even printing pages of directions. If you’re a driver or manage a fleet of trucks, one of the most valuable tools of your trade is a GPS system. These devices are affixed to your dashboard and can guide you toward your next destination. As technology develops, GPS systems have become easier to manage and can do more for your business and driving experience than simply light the way.

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 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.

February 4, 2018 123Loadboard

Truckers Should Not Fear Autonomous Trucking

Any truck driver that enjoyed the recent super-hero mutant film Logan probably recalls one very standout scene in the middle of the film that focused on autonomous trucking. The characters find themselves on the run and struggling to deal with escape on a highway that is filled with hordes of driverless trucks barrelling down the road with the expected, machine-like efficiency.

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.

October 31, 2017 123Loadboard

Avoid traffic. How to plan your next truck route.

Trying to avoid traffic jams is good for truck drivers as well as trucking industry managers, dispatchers, executives, and shareholders. Contending with traffic jams on the nation’s highways while trying to ship freight can be incredibly costly in time and money.

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 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.

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 29, 2017 123Loadboard

Tracking Truckers: Improving Safety or Invasion of Privacy?

The idea of tracking and being constantly monitored on the job may not seem to cross any lines in terms of an employees’ privacy if the worker is in an office or warehouse, but there are different aspects of the job to consider when it comes to truck drivers.

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.

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 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…

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

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.

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.

April 16, 2016 123Loadboard

Using Sensor Technology to Find Parking Spots

The states of Kansas, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, and Wisconsin are teaming up and using federal funds to install a sensor system that will automatically detect where and when parking spots are open for truckers.

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.

February 22, 2016 123Loadboard

Electronic Logging Devices – Pros and Cons

By now, you’ve probably heard that truck drivers will be required to use an electronic logging device (ELD) rather than a paper log to track their hours of service (HOS). As with any change, there are good and bad things to consider.

February 20, 2016 123Loadboard

Is There Really a Driver Shortage?

There is likely no lack of people who would be willing to take on the job of over-the-road (OTR) freight hauling, but there are some serious barriers to filling the shortfall and creating a career track for drivers. Further, drivers do not see a shortage; in fact,

February 16, 2016 123Loadboard

Need to Find Loads? 7 Tips for Choosing the best Load Board

One great way to find loads is through online freight matching services, also known as load boards. There are scores of load boards to choose from, so the trick is to find one that matches your needs so you aren’t wasting time and money.

November 19, 2015 123Loadboard

123Loadboard Backs Vigo, a New Safety Device to Improve Trucking Safety

123Loadboard, a leading freight matching load board marketplace focused on helping truckers find loads and increase their loaded miles is stepping up their continued commitment to support technology designed to help truckers deliver their loads safely.

November 18, 2015 123Loadboard

Vigo, Device Designed To Help Keep Truckers Alert

Vigo is an innovative headset to be worn by the trucker. It is designed to analyze blink patterns and head movements to monitor alertness levels and then prompts the trucker to take action when drowsy and in need of a break.

November 17, 2015 123Loadboard

4 Reasons Why Every Trucker Needs A Vigo

On long hauls, fatigue may affect the driver’s motor skills, causing mishaps. These may be avoided if the driver stays alert by taking a break at regular intervals and use Vigo. VIGO tracks your alertness over time and nudges you to take a break when you need it.

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.

November 16, 2015 123Loadboard

Top 5 Ways To Move More Freight in 2016

Freight brokers, 3PLs, freight forwarders and shippers have to juggle a lot of shipments at the same time and are always looking for new ways to move more freight. Here are 5 ways to move more freight in 2016.

August 16, 2015 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.

July 29, 2015 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.

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.

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.

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.