US - Doft, the Silicon Valley-based truck-sharing app company, has announced it is integrating with online load-posting platform PostEverywhere. Doft says that the integration will now give customers of both companies a more simplified freight posting process, with the company stating that instead of shippers and truckers spending upwards of four hours arranging matters via fax or phone, the new service will significantly speed up the process.
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Doft is disrupting the shipping industry by instantly matching freight shippers with truck drivers in real time across the USA.
Silicon Valley, California - Silicon Valley truck-sharing startup Doft (do freight transportation) today announces its integrating with online load-posting platform PostEverywhere. This new integration will now give customers of both companies a more simplified freight posting process, improving the lives of truckers and shippers and pushing the entire trucking industry to new heights.
Freight matching services or 'freight exchanges' have become one of the hottest topics in Freight Transportation over the past few years. Venture capital funds, private investors and others have poured at least $200 million - and potentially substantially more - into dozens of on-demand freight start-ups, including Flexport, Transfix, Loadsmart, Convoy, Doft, Cargo Chief, TugForce, HaulHound, Parade, Ship Lync loadsurfer, freightcenter, freightfinder, Freightera, Freightcome, Pickmyload and others.
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Silicon Valley startup Doft announced its formal partnership with U.S. trucking company, VHI. Doft, an IT company, noted it is developing what it calls a "disruptive on-demand technology for the U.S. trucking industry which instantly matches freight shippers and truck drivers with the help of a mobile app." VHI Transport is a professional freight brokerage and logistics company that was founded 40 years ago.
Uber for trucking is officially here, and we're going to explain how it works: Commercial shippers are matched up with truck drivers looking for a job, via a mobile app for trucking services, or even web platforms.
Additionally, depending on the service, trucking and freight routes can be booked on demand and same day, or even in advance. Pretty much a carbon copy of their original model: Uber for trucking.
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