uberization of freight

BlackBuck’s successful uberization of freight and trucking business in India

Ever since Uber reinvented taxi services by placing itself in between customers and private car owners, “uberization” has become a craze. Uber-like platforms have also taken the trucking business to the next level – Uberization of freight. Uberisation is being applied into many different sectors, from laundry to legal services. And it is getting significantly […]

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‘Uber for trucks’ Convoy’s value reaches $1B, after CapitalG invests $185M

Convoy, an on-demand Uber for trucks company that connects truckers and shippers, raised $185 million funding on 21st September 2018, led by Alphabet’s CapitalG. Growth of Convoy as Uber for trucks service provider Founded in 2015, Convoy is a Seattle based digital freight booking software. It was established by 2 former Amazon employees, Dan Lewis and […]

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On-Demand Logistics: 5 Major Digital Disruptions

Introduction Demand for automation, personalized workflows and streamlining complicated operation processes have strongly contributed to a shift in how businesses operate today and have created a tight relationship between consumers and businesses. In today’s world, where companies are entering into numerous on-demand verticals such as grocery, e-commerce, transportation, cleaning services, logistics etc. Before entering into […]

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Saudi Transport & Logistics

Saudi Arabia Transport & Logistics Growth: Digitally-Enabled in 2018

One of the largest Transport & Logistics(T&L) markets in the GCC, Saudi Arabia has a logistics market size of $55 billion with UAE following close behind at $30 billion. Due to the massive initiatives taken by the government towards economic diversification (transition from energy-based industries to commercial sectors), the logistics market has been growing exponentially […]

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UPS & Blockchain for Transportation

UPS & Blockchain Technology – New technology trend for shipping & logistics

UPS & Blockchain Earlier this week,  United Parcel Service – American multinational package delivery company and a provider of supply chain management solutions, announced that it has joined the Blockchain in Trucking Alliance (BiTA). BiTA is a forum for the development of blockchain technology standards and education for the freight industry. “Blockchain has multiple applications in […]

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