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Old 07-07-2019, 12:31 PM   #1  
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Default Uber freight...could this happen to us?

https://www.uberfreight.com/carriers...mcEfNbjKW4da6s

...times appear to be changing and favoring the lowest bidder to get the deeds done.
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This is exactly how freight forwarders and the sales teams at your employers already work....
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This is exactly how freight forwarders and the sales teams at your employers already work....
Funny, how many ACMI pilots don’t seem to know this. DHL for years has asked questions such as, when X airline fly this segment their fuel burn, etc. is ——. Why is yours different?
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This is exactly how freight forwarders and the sales teams at your employers already work....
I don’t see an app that allows shippers to pick the “best deal” that would use whoever had the cheapest pilot/plane/mx cost to outsource the flying, whether acmi or not, yet.

Closest I can see is maybe ad hoc.
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I don’t see an app that allows shippers to pick the “best deal” that would use whoever had the cheapest pilot/plane/mx cost to outsource the flying, whether acmi or not, yet.

Closest I can see is maybe ad hoc.
DHL is not going to Uber Freight their entire logistics chain... stop being silly. Furthermore, companies/websites like this (shiply, uship) have been around for a while.

You don't see an app for a logistics giant because the logi.. nevermind, this shouldn't need explaining.
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I don’t see an app that allows shippers to pick the “best deal” that would use whoever had the cheapest pilot/plane/mx cost to outsource the flying, whether acmi or not, yet.

Closest I can see is maybe ad hoc.
Trust me, DHL has the “app” and probably Amazon too. It’s only available to them and just runs a bit slow. But they are definitely analyzing it daily.
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This is a public service announcement:

When you read this on an Internet chat-board, immediately run in the opposite direction.





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