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April 30, 2024 123Loadboard

Choosing the Best Truck and Trailer to Maximize Trucking Profits

Having the best truck and trailer is the single most important factor in setting up your trucking business. Selecting the right equipment type not only ensures the efficiency and safety of your operations but also impacts your earning potential.

January 3, 2024 123Loadboard

Our 2023 Year in review and what’s next for 2024

2023 was a difficult year in trucking to say the least, but we still delivered on last year’s promise – FREIGHT. We said we would bring you more freight and we stuck by that through meeting face-to-face with brokers and attending 10+ trade shows in 2023 with this goal in mind.

November 21, 2023 123Loadboard

123Loadboard Collaborates with Trimble to Expand Freight Offering to Owner Operators and Fleets

Freight matching platform 123Loadboard and cutting-edge technology provider Trimble reveal they have collaborated to increase the volume of loads available on the freight matching platform to attract more carriers wanting to find loads and give brokers an opportunity to capitalize on the increased capacity.

November 7, 2023 123Loadboard

TrueTMS and 123Loadboard Join Forces to Provide Their Network of Carriers With Expanded Load Availability Through Increased Freight

TrueTMS, a modern SaaS-based transportation management system designed for small fleet owners, and freight matching platform 123Loadboard announce a partnership that allows TrueTMS users to access 123Loadboard’s freight marketplace to find and book more loads to strengthen their operations. TrueTMS carrier members can search, place bids, experience seamless book-now loads for their equipment, and benefit from real-time visibility of current lane rates using 123Loadboard’s multiple automated pricing tools. Carrier members can also access the profit calculator to help with broker negotiations and forecast load income. They can also view truck mileage, routing, credit ratings, and other services like document management within the freight platform. “By giving our carriers the ability to access more loads along with easy-to-use platform transaction tools, we are honoring our commitment to provide ways for our small fleet members to manage their businesses more efficiently and […]

July 18, 2023 123Loadboard

EXO Freight Joins Forces with 123Loadboard to Provide More Shipper Loads to Carriers, Enabling Them to Grow and Scale Their Operations

Freight-matching platform, 123Loadboard and digital freight company, EXO Freight, announce they have teamed up to allow EXO Freight to access 123loadboard’s truck database while giving 123Loadboard’s carriers more exposure to EXO’s specialized shipper loads so they can expedite a larger volume of freight.

June 20, 2023 123Loadboard

LoadzPro Partners with 123Loadboard to Give Carriers Access to Increased Loads in the Freight matching Marketplace

Freight-matching platform, 123Loadboard, and AI-Powered Digital freight company, LoadzPro announce they have teamed up to allow LoadzPro’s carriers to access and search 123loadboard’s load database through LoadzPro’s interface, enabling them to secure and expedite a larger volume of freight.

April 14, 2023 123Loadboard

123Loadboard Partners with Loadsmart to Expand Freight Opportunities for Carriers

123Loadboard, the leading freight matching platform, and Loadsmart, a leading freight technology company aiming to create a more efficient and sustainable supply chain, announced today that Loadsmart loads will now appear directly within the 123Loadboard system, providing greater freight hauling opportunities to carriers and owner-operators.

January 5, 2023 123Loadboard

Our 2022 Year in review and what’s next for 2023

As 2022 comes to a close, we want to thank all our customers and definitely want to reflect on some successes for the past year but first, our #1 priority for 2023 is: FREIGHT

November 1, 2022 123Loadboard

What are your plans if the diesel fuel price continues to climb?

Everybody knows it, the diesel fuel price is at an all-time high right now. A perfect storm is taking place in the diesel market with dwindling diesel reserves and the drought on the Mississippi River pushing more shipments to rail and trucks. A possible rail strike…

December 23, 2021 123Loadboard

Our 2021 Year in review

While this year has had its obstacles, we’ve almost made it through. It’s almost time to put a wrap on 2021. As we look forward to a fresh start for 2022, let’s take a moment to celebrate some successes for the past year.

July 28, 2021 123Loadboard

Traits of Good Truck Drivers. Do You Have the Skills to Succeed?

Being a professional truck driver is a big responsibility. You transport goods to people and businesses across North America, and sometimes the world. While driving may not seem like a difficult job, there are certain truck driver traits that are needed by professional drivers to…

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.

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 23, 2020 123Loadboard

Our 2020 Year in Review

While this year has had its obstacles, we’ve almost made it through. Here’s a look back at all we’ve accomplished together. It’s almost time to put a wrap on 2020. As we look forward to a fresh start in the near future, let’s take a moment to celebrate some successes. Here’s our year in review!

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.

November 23, 2020 123Loadboard

Working and Negotiating with a Freight Broker

Many proprietors of trucking companies work with a freight broker as a clearinghouse between companies that need goods shipped and the trucking industry.

November 19, 2020 123Loadboard

123Loadboard Launches Online Store with Official Merchandise

123Loadboard has launched its online merchandise store, offering a full range of branded products directly to customers across North America. The new online store will provide customers with premium products to match their lifestyle delivered by a reliable network of expediting experts.

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.

June 1, 2020 123Loadboard

A Guide to Preventing Diabetes for Truck Drivers

The latest data shows that 9.4% of the U.S. population has diabetes, and each year, 1.5 million Americans are diagnosed with the disease. The data also highlights the risk that truck drivers face from this growing health issue. Truck drivers are at a 50% greater risk of diabetes than the…

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, …

April 6, 2020 123Loadboard

Pet Therapy for Truck Drivers

Truck driving is a stressful job that can lead to periods of loneliness. It’s important that drivers have access to resources to combat these issues, which has led to some companies offering pet therapy for truck drivers who spend many hours on the road. In this latest post, we’ll…

February 18, 2020 123Loadboard

How To Prevent Jackknifing

Truck jackknifing is a common type of trucking problem that can occur when the vehicle skids, causing the trailer to turn and collide with the cab. In many cases, jackknifing can lead to severe injuries as well as long-standing vehicle maintenance problems. Fortunately, …

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.

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…

August 1, 2019 123Loadboard

123Loadboard Updates Brand! Same Great Company and Mission.

Earlier this year we met with our Marketing Team and asked them to update our brand. While we remain 123Loadboard (our 15th year), you will notice that our logo and colors have been updated to a fresher…

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.

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. 

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

June 28, 2016 123Loadboard

Skin Cancer Tips – Truck Drivers and Skin Damage

Drivers are at a greater risk of skin cancer, with a study in the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology finding more cases in the left arm and side of face in North American Drivers.

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.

March 16, 2016 123Loadboard

Parking Shortage: How it’s Affecting Trucking

Truck drivers who can’t find parking resort to resting on highway shoulders, in the parking lots of closed strip malls, industrial parks, and on the grassy circles within highway ramps. These can cause serious trucking safety issues.

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,

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 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.