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Understanding the Dynamics of a Cold Chain Operation April 07, 2017 | 0 Comments

A cold chain is a temperature-controlled supply chain. The cold chain includes various products such as produce, seafood, frozen food, photographic film, floral, chemicals and pharmaceuticals – all of which have specific temperature requirements in regards to storage and transportation to maintain quality and freshness. The cold chain is a bit more complex than a […]

Real-Time Visibility: Today’s Supply Chain Necessity February 27, 2017 | 0 Comments

Do you provide your customers with real-time visibility? According to an American Shipper Visibility Benchmark Study, 39% of shippers use their carrier’s track and trace tools, yet only 6% of shippers actually receive real-time visibility, while 31% say their visibility from service providers needs improvement. Here are a few other items that shippers, and potentially […]

Cargo Thefts & How to Prevent Them: What You Need to Know December 05, 2016 | 0 Comments

Cargo theft has been a problem in the supply chain forever but is continually increasing, with attacks becoming more organized and intelligently planned. Incidents reported to the Transported Asset Protection Association’s (TAPA) Incident Information Service (IIS) reached a five-year high in 2015, with 1,515 recorded freight thefts representing a 37.4% increase year-on-year. The FBI places […]

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Top Four Ways Overhaul Can Help Owner Operators Grow Their Business October 06, 2016 | 0 Comments

The importance of Owner-Operators and drivers to America’s economy should not go unnoticed. After all, you fuel it! 70% of all freight moved throughout the U.S. is on trucks and yet somehow the driving community are left feeling undervalued and undercut. Having direct access to the right shipment opportunities to avoid empty miles and business […]

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Owner Operators and Drivers – Take Care of Them – They Are Kind of Important September 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

To say that Owner Operators and drivers are ‘kind of important’ is actually an understatement. Trucks account for 68.8% of all tonnage moved in the U.S. which means it’s very important for drivers to be available all the time. After all, there will always be a need to haul cargo from point A to B […]

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Transportation Tech Startup, Overhaul, Launches New Mobile App & Trusted Online Marketplace with Two Fortune 50 Clients September 21, 2016 | 0 Comments

Austin, Texas – September 21, 2016 – Austin-based, tech startup Overhaul announces the release of their new mobile app and first trusted online marketplace (OLMP). Overhaul has signed two flagship customers; both high-volume Fortune 50 shippers of premium, high-value cargo who will be utilizing Overhaul’s OLMP web-based portal and Managed Logistics Services (MLS) to seamlessly transport […]

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Red Eye Radio Interview with Overhaul CEO Barry Conlon September 05, 2016 | 0 Comments

Our team was at this year’s Great American Trucking Show in Dallas, Texas. While there, our CEO, Barry Conlon, had a chance to sit down with Red Eye Radio’s host Eric Harley in a one-on-one interview to discuss the trucking industry, the importance of the driver and how Overhaul plans to make big changes to it […]

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The New Overhaul Trucker App Is Here! August 24, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Wait Is Finally Over! At last, business tools for the road to make your job easier. The new Overhaul trucker app puts Owner Operators and drivers in control of the haul. Looking for the nearest truck stop, or simply trying to plan your trip? Our FREE features will get you there! Now, you can focus on what […]

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We’ll Be at the Great American Trucking Show 2016 August 11, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Great American Trucking Show is just around the corner, and we’ll be there! Located in Dallas, Texas, the convention will offer over 500,000 feet of exhibition space and will feature some of our industry’s most popular events such as Overdrive Magazine’s Pride and Polish Truck Beauty Competition as well as education sessions. The eyes of the […]

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Overhaul CEO Commentary – A Look at Logistics & Uber June 06, 2016 | 5 Comments

We recently sat down with our CEO, Barry Conlon, to discuss the topic of Logistics and Uber as we ran across an article by Rob Howard, CEO at Grand Junction, titled “Why Every Logistics CEO Should Fear Uber”. Here’s a short excerpt from the article: “As more and more folks use Uber and other providers […]

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How to Prepare for High-Theft During Holidays May 24, 2016 | 0 Comments

Extended holiday weekends are documented, high-risk, periods for those that ship any type of goods – be that of high value or something of a lesser nature. All types of cargo thieves, whether organized or not, are very active during these periods because most of us are not – as we tend to relax much […]

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The Impact of Technology in Trucking – A Blog Series Part 2 May 10, 2016 | 0 Comments

So, how will technology truly help the commercial trucking industry you ask? Good question. Technology has the biggest impact on someone’s situational awareness which has a direct impact on their bottom line. Knowing what’s around you and having supply and demand of something that can be instantly available to you saves time, money and makes […]

Technology and The Trucking Industry – A Blog Series Part I April 05, 2016 | 0 Comments

In the United States, the domestic freight brokerage market is a $115B per year industry with 475,000 to 600,000 independent truckers. The commercial trucking industry has been one of the last industries to embrace technology. In some cases, faxes are a means for confirming contracts, a method that has become nearly obsolete in today’s business […]

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Overhaul Reinvents the On-Demand World of the Trucking Industry with Next Generation Online Marketplace Focused on Trust March 10, 2016 | 2 Comments

AUSTIN, TX – Friday, March 11, 2016 – Overhaul announced the launch of their web platform and mobile app today, the next generation online marketplace for the trucking industry designed to address the needs of Owner Operator carriers and shippers moving higher value, more sensitive cargo. The “uberization of trucking” concept connects the needs of premium […]

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Overhaulin’ The Commercial Trucking Industry with CEO Barry Conlon March 05, 2016 | 0 Comments

The commercial trucking industry, a $115B per year industry, is one of the last industries to adopt technology to impact industry bottom lines in a big way. There are several significant incentives, for both shippers and carriers, to utilize technology to simplify a complex process. Additionally, disintermediation or removal of the middleman through the use […]

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