Automotive World’s latest special report looks at the potential for digital load matching in trucking.
Even before Uber launched Uber Freight, the concept of digital load matching—the use of apps, data and smart technology to marry freight with available truck space—was being referred to as the ‘Uber for freight’ business model.
Uber and the Uber model quickly transformed the taxi business, offering something new to the sector; this Automotive World report examines whether digital load matching apps and business models can do for freight what Uber has done for ride-hailing.
In this report:
- Executive summary
- Can the Uber model transform freight?
- Widespread adoption required for the Uber model to truly transform freight
- Digital freight matching central to increased fleet efficiency and sustainability
- How does digital freight matching impact the world’s truck makers?
- What’s tech got to do with it? Silicon Valley’s role in the future of freight
- Digital load matching has universal benefits for trucking worldwide
- From taxis to trucks: Uber’s disruption efforts in trucking continue
‘Special report: Can the Uber model transform freight?’ opens with an exclusive article for Automotive World by Dr. Walter Rentzsch and Dr. Wilfried Aulbur of Roland Berger, and presents insight from:
- Boston Consulting Group (BCG)
- DAF Trucks
- Fleet Complete
- XPO Logistics