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Autonomous brokerage dispatches freight to driverless truck
Loadsmart and Starsky Robotics say no humans necessary to price, book, and load a shipment.

Flock Freight bundles LTL shipments algorithmically
Freight "carpools" could sustain truckload sector despite capacity boom, firm says.

Uber Freight integrates digital brokerage platform with MercuryGate TMS
Partnership lets users price and tender loads immediately, open Uber Freight to a new set of shippers, firms say.

IBM's latest blockchain product aims to simplify supplier networks
Trust Your Supplier product joins menu of blockchain networks for food, containers, drugs.

Michelin keeps tire shipments rolling with help of IoT trackers
Safecube system brings Internet of Things functionality to ocean shipping.

AT&T provides 5G data network for rolling retail robots
Badger Technologies says wireless bandwidth and security help its robots gather inventory data from store aisles.

Peak fever
As retailers prepare for the holiday shopping season, new inventory strategies and real-time data will be key to coping with the turbulent market forces of 2019.

MercuryGate acquires freight claims management software firm
TranSolutions freight claims capabilities to enhance MercuryGate's TMS, firms say.

Tecsys taps Order Dynamics veteran as chief platform officer
Appointment of Berkovitz follows 2018 merger of the two firms, growing menu of shared products.

Smart containers see rising prominence in cargo tracking, Drewry says
Growing adoption could include 6.5 percent of global containers by 2023.


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