A new load-matching freight app for owner-operators is coming to the Canadian market, and the company is currently looking to get freight-seeking O/Os on-board.
Loadhitch says it will create a completely digital marketplace for shippers and owner-operators, beginning in September. Because it’s entirely digital, the company says its platform removes operational and administrative burdens that exist with traditional loadboards.
The app allows O/Os to respond to request for quotes from shippers, negotiate rates, sign contracts, and chat directly with shippers. Shippers, meanwhile, deposit payment into a trust account, which is released to the owner-operator upon proof of delivery, ensuring quick payouts.
Loadhitch is in the first phase of its launch, which involves populating carriers and owner-operators onto the app. The second phase in August/September will see shippers begin posting loads. To sign up, visit www.loadhitch.ca and click Contact Us.
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