Transport Topics, April 16, 2014
Online freight marketplace uShip announced April 16 that three national less-than-truckload carriers have committed to join uShip’s shipper-direct LTL spot rate marketplace.
Con-way Freight, Old Dominion Freight Line and YRC Freight bring the total of LTL carriers that are either live or coming online to uShip’s marketplace to 28, representing more than 80% of the annual volume in the $32 billion U.S. LTL market.
UShip’s marketplace provides millions of small to midsize shippers not under a freight contract with a single online location to manage all their shipping, direct carrier access, instant capacity and transparent, competitive pricing.
Con-way Freight is part of Con-way Inc., ranked No. 3 on the Transport Topics Top 100 list of the largest U.S. and Canadian for-hire carriers. YRC Freight is part of YRC Worldwide Inc., No. 5, and ODFL is No. 11.