June 22, 2017

Uber Freight: Why Trucking is Adopting the Uber Model

Semi-trailer trucks crossing a high level bridge in British Columbia
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Beside ridesharing, Uber has been extending its services to include food and product delivery with UberRUSH and UberEATS , business travel (Uber for Business), and the company is also developing autonomous flying cars .

After two billion rides thanks to its “press a button and get a ride” mantra, Uber has turned to the trucking market with its newest Uber Freight app.

Uber has unveiled its new app in a post published last week in Medium entitled, “ Leveling the Playing Field for America’s Truck Drivers .”

Freight works in the same way as the traditional ride app and connects carriers and shippers with customers wishing to hire their services for load deliveries. Uber promises fast […]

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