It has been estimated that 29% of all trucks in the U.S. are running empty. Industry statistics show that empty trucks travel approximately 20 billion highway miles each year, equating to 15 billion gallons of wasted fuel at an overall cost of $30 billion. With far-reaching consequences for the environment and downstream economy, efficient use of existing capacity would lead to less traffic and a decrease in CO2 emissions, in addition to a decline in costs for both shippers and carriers alike.
Learn how web-based shipment execution systems that utilize the spot market principle can automate the bidding process, saving shippers time, money and manual effort.
Download the whitepaper to read more about bidding freight out on the spot market.