RouteMAX

Dynamic linehaul optimization critical for fleets during hurricane season

The economic need for keeping the trucking industry functioning seamlessly has helped build a robust system that is impervious to inclement conditions like snow or hurricane. Today, stakeholders in the trucking industry plan their operations well in advance of upcoming disruptive weather events, with technology playing a crucial role in providing algorithm-driven insights to strategize …

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Digitization to transform US LTL trucking

Less-than-truckload (LTL) carriers set the pattern for US trucking a hundred years ago, but due to the complexity of the business, LTL operators and their shipper customers have been slow to change, leaving the industry mired in decades-old operating procedures and processes. But in its second century, time and technology are catching up with LTL …

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Optimizing trucking routes improves efficiency, saves money

The COVID-19 pandemic has made navigating the trucking industry even more complex. One of those complexities is the significant drop in freight volumes that has compounded issues within the less-than-truckload (LTL) market. Though the market saw an initial surge in volumes due to panic-buying of essential supplies before the onset of lockdowns, volumes dropped after …

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Saia LTL Freight chooses Optym RouteMAX Software

Saia LTL Freight chooses Optym RouteMAX Software to improve service levels and deliver savings in route planning, fuel and labor costs JOHNS CREEK, Ga., April 2, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Saia, Inc. (NASDAQ: SAIA) announced today that Saia LTL Freight has deployed the industry-defining software RouteMAX, developed by Optym, an Optimization Intelligence (OI) company. Optym’s RouteMAX is …

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