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Sleek Fleet Launches Proprietary Machine Learning Platform, Sleek Match Engine, To Find the Perfect Driver For Every Load

Scalable machine learning platform, Sleek Match Engine, powers automatic load distribution for Sleek Fleet customers, and registered carriers, fueling company growth.

Chicago, IL, May 18, 2020 (Newswire.com) - Sleek Fleet, a transportation technology company,  is excited to announce the launch of their proprietary machine learning (ML) engine, Sleek Match Engine. Sleek Match Engine uses millions of truck location points, along with other data to automatically match ideal drivers to availabl...

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Trucking companies are parking their fleet-expansion plans with unprecedented speed.

WSJ report notes decreases in truck orders, and average US truckload rate per mile of $1.51. According to Mike Nervick, Sleek Fleet CEO, "Market conditions will flip at some point, but the key question is when". Until then, shippers and carriers continue on with contingency plans, while developing strategies to bounce back when the economy is ready. "We're collecting data so we, along with our customers, have strong insights to navigate through future unknowns", said Nervick. #SleekPOV

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Sleek Fleet Offers Drivers Free Fast Pay and Maximized Margins During Time of Crisis

As the world begins to shut down, truck drivers continue to work around the clock to move medical supplies, water, groceries, and more across the US. "Unfortunately, truck drivers don't get a break. Without drivers on the road our economy would stop," said Mike Nervick, Sleek Fleet CEO. "These men and women don't get the credit they deserve."

To help drivers during this time of crisis, Sleek Fleet, a transportation technology company, is off...

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Sleek Fleet Offers Shippers 100% Rate Transparency to Keep America's Freight Moving at Fair Market Cost During Time of Crisis

Multiple sources, including DAT, are reporting massive spikes in spot market load volumes and rates because of increased demand with essential goods. Front lines workers, such as warehouse employees and truck drivers, are working endless hours to keep America moving forward, while other manufacturers experience declines in demand, and are re-forecasting and cutting costs to stay afloat in an uncertain market.

“Regardless of a shipper’s uniqu...

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Goldman: Coronavirus could reduce profits 3.6% for manufacturers

The estimate was based on an average production utilization rate of 50% for the month of February and a 30% reduction in Chinese demand over the next six months.

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Van volumes rise as Black Friday approaches

Freight volumes have been building for weeks, but sufficient capacity has kept rates in check so far this fall. The national average van rate of $1.81 per mile is only 1¢ higher than October's average. On the other hand, the top 100 van lanes showed freight volumes increasing last week and more lanes had rising rates than falling rates. The top 100 lanes are often a predictor of where the national average is heading, so we may see increased strength as we approach Black Friday — which occurs ...

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How Do Shippers Efficiently Access Truckload Capacity In Tumultuous Marketplace Conditions?

The challenge in today’s FTL marketplace isn’t capacity . .  it’s access!  Small Carriers (<50 trucks) represent ~60% of the total carrier market, yet access is dominated by Large Carriers and Brokers.  Technology is the gateway to securing small carrier capacity . . at scale.   

In this webinar (https://vimeo.com/blujay/review/330076819/c92ebd4c8f; Password: SleekFleet), Chief Commercial Officer Jim Robinson details how Sleek Fleet's technology helps shippers leverage our small-carrier netw...

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APIs And The High Value Of ‘Useless’ Data

Daniel Smith from Amber Road talks API's with Talking Logistics

 

 

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Sleek Fleet Announces Results of Owner Operator Driver Survey

  • Data shows drivers' desire to leverage mobile technology for business
  • Direct access to loads and fast pay among most common functionality preferences
  • Results used in development of automated and transparent Sleek Fleet mobile solution

 

CHICAGO, IL — September 20th, 2017 — Sleek Fleet LLC today announced the results of a survey of owner operators conducted to gain insight into current methods of connecting to the internet and acquiring loads as well as functionality preferences. The s...

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Sleek Fleet Selects 3Gtms Transportation Management System

3Gtms, Inc., a provider of Tier 1 transportation management software, announced today that Sleek Fleet, LLC has chosen its 3G-TM transportation management system (TMS) to meet the diverse needs of the market and drive business growth.

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Trucking Industry Facts

Visualize the industry with this cool infographic. See what an employee driver makes and compare it to operating costs. Add in the bureaucratic overhead and you'll know why large carriers have such low operating ratios.

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A&A Releases Study of Digital Freight Matching

There are 27 startups attempting different strategies in our space. Luckily Google taught us that you don't have to be first and best, you just have to be early and better when they overtook Yahoo to become the number one search engine.

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Logistics Management Interview

Hear what industry giant CH Robinson thinks about the current state of the industry and where it's headed. While we don't agree with everything in the article, we believe he makes many good points and expresses valid concerns about automation.

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Business Insider - Cargomatic Article

An in depth look at what went wrong for one would be competitor.

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On the Boulevard Documentary

A look at the challenges Drivers face and why they yearn for the freedom of the road.

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