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Uber Is Officially in the Trucking Business

Posted May 19, 2017

Under Logistics & Supply Chain Issues

(Biz Carson – Business Insider)

There are already a lot of companies that call themselves the “Uber for trucking” -- and now Uber itself is one of them.

On Thursday, the $69 billion ride-hailing giant officially launched Uber Freight, its new network for helping truck drivers find loads easier and pay them faster.

Given the number of startups already vying to be the solution, it’s not a new idea to revolutionize the trucking industry. But Uber is a well-financed behemoth entering the $700 billion trucking industry that experts predict may give it the advantage over the other upstarts -- and it has an ulterior motive as well. Click here to read more.