Freight technology is keeping the world moving, and Mothership is leading the charge.

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“From the moment you book to the moment your freight picks up, you have complete ground level visibility on where the truck is, who the driver is, and where you are in their route.” — Mothership Director of Operations, Marko Milosevic

There’s nothing more valuable than time, and that remains ever true as the world grapples with COVID-19. With more people staying inside and adopting a “prepper” mindset, supply chains have been put to the test as demand for food, clothing, and cleaning products and more reaches record highs. Unfortunately many businesses struggle to keep things moving with a leaner…


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Application programming interfaces, or APIs, were built for making the complex process of developing web and mobile applications more efficient. APIs are code containers that streamline the process of programming an app by making it modular; instead of programming every functional part of an app or website from scratch, developers can integrate code packaged as an API into their own apps. …


What Guaranteed Delivery Means For Your Freight Shipment

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When preparing freight shipments, one of the first things you likely think about is when it must arrive at its destination. LTL carriers all estimate transit times for their deliveries, always doing their best to arrive sooner rather than later. But these shipments exist in a world of “should,” where packages should arrive by a certain time. However, the transit time is subject to a host of reasons why it could be delayed, from a missed pickup earlier in the day to lacking truck availability between the freight’s origin and destination.

Guaranteed freight offers you a way to avoid having…


The world relies on fast, accurate freight dispatch to transport goods around the world. Learn how these processes evolved over the years to keep up with a competitive, globalized marketplace.

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What is freight dispatch?

Freight brokers with multiple warehouses, vehicles, and drivers rely on freight dispatch professionals to process new orders, pinpoint the nearest warehouse for picking up freight, then find and contact the driver with the best-suited existing route to fulfill the delivery. They’re meant to identify the most efficient way to optimize each driver’s route, meaning their work is akin to the notoriously challenging traveling salesman problem.

This requires keeping track of tons of information that evolves on the fly, including each truck’s remaining capacity, real-time location, weather and traffic patterns, and much more. Considering the complexity of this task, solely relying…


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We’ve all received that package before, the one that looks like it’s a miracle it arrived intact. The box with a punched-in corner or peeling tape. Sometimes it’s a pallet with a leaning tower of boxes that looks to be seconds away from toppling over. And if you’ve received cargo that’s damaged on arrival due to improper packaging, you truly understand how important it is to pack freight properly.

Packing freight is a precise process that is the foundation for successful freight shipments. When it’s not done right, shipments can be delayed, damaged, or incur additional fees. …


Mothership partner drivers aren’t afraid of challenges. Trucking for them isn’t just a living, it’s a way of life. They’re entrepreneurs at heart and are proud to be a force in a vital industry. They choose to partner with Mothership so they have the freedom to accept only the jobs that make sense for their business as they work to build their ideal lifestyle.

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Why We Started Behind the Wheel

At Mothership we strive to give partner drivers (owner-operators we partner with) the quality of life to support their dreams of starting a business, owning a home, sending their children to college, and spending more time with family and friends. We help them plan each day by showing them nearby loads ready to be picked up, which in turn reduces downtime and deadhead miles.

The platform also fully digitizes paperwork like BOLs and streamlines the payment process from 30-day invoices to same-day payments through direct deposit. …


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Application programming interfaces, or APIs, were built for making the complex process of developing web and mobile applications more efficient. APIs are code containers that streamline the process of programming an app by making it modular; instead of programming every functional part of an app or website from scratch, developers can integrate code packaged as an API into their own apps. …


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You’ve probably heard of a bill of lading (BOL) before. It’s a piece of paper that is all-too-often error-laden, illegible, lost, ripped, or coffee-stained. It’s the physical document you must scan or fax before shoving into the file cabinet you’ve been putting off organizing. But the form is crucially important — it is your legally-binding shipping contract and how all shipments begin and end. …

Peter Prior

Director of Marketing at Mothership

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