TRANSPORTATION MANAGEMENT FAQs
What is a freight load board?
Transportation Management FAQs
Freight load boards are online matching systems that allow shippers and freight brokers to post loads. They also allow carriers to post their available equipment. These systems allow shippers and carriers to find each other and enter into agreements to move freight.
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What information is provided on a freight load board?
Vital information such as the type of material to be transported, refrigeration capabilities, weight allowances, desired destinations, desired timing, rates, and more can be provided in order to facilitate matching.
What software can be used to find freight loads?
There are a number of cloud-based software providers that provide freight load board functionality.
Are there automated ways to source capacity?
Yes. Today’s best-in-class solutions reduce the manual searching and matching you have to do by allowing you to input your requirements and receive automatic matches with available capacity. These automated solutions can access multiple networks at one time, giving you more options for verified matches to cover more loads quicker. With advanced carrier sourcing, you’ll spend less time searching, source carriers more quickly, and find carriers that fit your network to build stronger, more profitable relationships.