Data Sharing

Truckstop.com acquires carrier compliance firm RMIS

DFM Commentary: John Paul Hampstead’s article on the acquisition of RMIS by Truckstop explores the benefits to customers and the history of the relationship between the two companies and their leaders. The combined company will have better predictive data to operate and work with customers. More accurate and cleaner data along with broader data-sharing can …

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Inflection point: Contract rates overtake spot rates

DFM Commentary: Jim Stinson’s article highlights the high price shippers pay for consistent, planned capacity. Broader visibility to freight capacity through standardized data-sharing could help reduce volatility. DFM Data Corp. has the answer in a member governed cooperative structure. Link to Source: https://www.transportdive.com/news/inflection-contract-spot-rates-freight-trucking/594321/ Quotes from Article:

U.S. Xpress to deploy Platform Science technology

DFM Commentary: Progressive organizations like U.S. Xpress continue to invest in technology that interconnects; in this case, driver applications which create a better user experience and seamless workflow. Interconnection and interoperability at the truck, fleet, or marketplace level can create improved outcomes for the participants. DFM Data Corp.’s utility solution provides the foundation for collaborative …

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Sharing Data to Address Our Biggest Societal Challenges

DFM Commentary: BCG’s article describes many use cases and benefits of data sharing to create both economic and societal value. Freight transportation’s increased efficiency and reduction of carbon emissions are perfect examples of how data sharing improves outcomes. DFM Data Corp.’s member governed utility solution has been developed to deliver those benefits with broad anonymized …

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Why Data is No More Valuable Than GameStop

DFM Commentary: Eric Johnson’s provocative blog article has prompted quite a few responses on both sides of the basic proposition that data shared is more valuable (within limits). His position is that supply chains work best when connected with real time data flows that allow nimbleness and efficiency in decision making and work performed. That …

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Innovative Consolidation Techniques for Improved Transportation Efficiency

DFM Commentary: MIT’s Supply Chain Research Expo has a number of interesting transportation projects including one supported by GlobalTranz. It focuses on consolidation of LTL loads and better utilization of the carrier capacity. Data sharing has significant benefits to shipper, broker, carrier, and the environment. DFM Data Corp. while focused initially on data hygiene and …

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