Inside Logistics

Uber Freight integration

Shippers can now access Uber Freight’s real-time pricing and tendering capabilities through BluJay’s Transportation Management system


May 6, 2020
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HOLLAND, Mich. & CHICAGO – BluJay Solutions and Uber Freight are working together. Shippers can now access Uber Freight’s real-time pricing and tendering capabilities through BluJay’s Transportation Management via API.

Uber Freight integrates directly with the BluJay platform for instant quotes, booking, and carrier matching. The integration allows businesses that use BluJay’s Transportation Management application in North America and soon, Europe, to tap into Uber Freight’s pricing insights and network of over 50,000 carriers.

The API-based integration can be turned on within hours for shippers, allowing for fast access to end-to-end supply chain visibility.

Among the first customers to benefit from this partnership are food manufacturers and packaging companies experiencing surges in volume as they provide essential products during the pandemic.

“For many BluJay customers, right now it’s more crucial than ever that their products make it to grocery shelves on time,” said Bill Madden, VP of Managed Transportation Services (MTS) at BluJay.

“We have been successful in our ability to rapidly and accurately execute on behalf of our customers, and have leveraged solid support through BluJay’s Uber Freight API integration. For example, we were able to stand up the platform and push the first load tender all inside of a single business day for one of our food manufacturer shippers. We’re seeing early adoption across both our managed customers and our TMS shippers, all with the same goal of making the right decisions quickly to keep freight moving through the supply chain.”

More than US$18 billion in annualized freight moves through BluJay’s Transportation Management platform, with approximately $3 billion managed on behalf of shippers by BluJay’s MTS team, also known as Logistics as a Service.