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May 19, 2017

FREIGHTFRIEND * USA: Logistics fundamentally a relationship business

* Illinois - FreightFriend is not the Uber for trucking — and that's by design

--- While technology has a definite role to play in streamlining communication in the shipping industry, logistics is fundamentally a relationship business... At least, that is the thesis behind FreightFriend, a relationship-based exchange for the logistics industry founded by Echo Global Logistics veteran Noam Frankel... FreightFriend is an online platform where shippers and carriers can match up with each other. But unlike a public “load board,” where equipment availability and requests can be accessed by anyone, FreightFriend only displays postings to contacts the poster has already worked with... The company has been bootstrapped since 2011, and Frankel said it has more than 15,000 users and an established revenue stream... 
 Chicago, ILL, USA - Built in Chicago, by Andreas Rekdal - May 17th, 2017

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