Convoy, J.B. Hunt and Uber Freight Join Forces

Convoy, J.B. Hunt Transport, Inc., and Uber Freight announced the formation of the Scheduling Standards Consortium (SSC), which aims to solve transportation scheduling challenges by establishing the freight industry's first formal set of appointment scheduling application programming interface (API) standards. Complex, pervasive, industry-wide challenges such as this require collaborative, industry-wide solutions; the makeup of the SSC's founding members underscores the need to standardize how information is exchanged around scheduling shipments. Today, ... [+]

Uber Freight to Acquire Transplace

Uber Freight and Transplace have entered into a definitive agreement for Uber Freight to acquire Transplace for approximately $2.25 billion, consisting of up to $750 million in common stock of Uber Freight’s parent company, Uber Technologies, Inc. and the remainder in cash. Uber Freight’s acquisition of Transplace will create one of ... [+]

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