Business + Logistics

Come Celebrate our New Brand!

We have plenty of reasons to be grateful and excited. New office, new teammates, and soon - a new name! Come celebrate with us at our Fulton Market offices on Friday June 14th from 4pm-10pm. Click here to RSVP

Fraight AI opens new office - Fulton Market, Chicago

Preparing for growth, Fraight AI has opened a new office in Fulton Market, Chicago.

Does Your Company Have A Code of Ethics?

Does your company have a code of ethics? Do you know a company that does? If so, we would love to pick your brain. Shoot me an email at and we’ll set up a time to talk.

Fraight AI wins "Best in Show"

Fraight AI introduced Archie to the Transparency19 Conference in Atlanta - and was honored with "Best in Show". The final video will be available through FreightWaves in a few weeks, but we thought you might enjoy "the making of" in the meantime:

What is Data Supply Chain?

Data Supply Chain is becoming a competitive advantage. But what in the world does it mean?

Fraight AI to Demo at Transparency19

"The biggest problem in automation has been waiting for transportation to learn how to speak technology,” Holcomb said. “While there's some progress, it is a massive industry and we’re impatient. Instead of waiting, we’re teaching technology how to speak transportation."

What's up with this driver shortage?

Hot take: small fleets are thriving, large fleets are struggling.

Fraight CEO to speak at TIA 2019 Conference

"Automation in this industry is going to make people's jobs harder,” Holcomb said. “The routine, easy tasks, such as checking whether a load arrived on time, will be left to computers, leaving us the hardest, most complex challenges."

AI in Trucking

[Fraight CEO Parker Holcomb] likens it to how ride-hailing pioneer Uber didn’t invent mobile apps or location-based services such as GPS, but was enabled by the convergence of those technologies. “We didn’t invent natural language processing but we are enabled by the current toolkit,” Holcomb said.

Fraight AI to Speak at J.P. Morgan Transportation Conference

Fraight AI, the modern day 3PL, has been invited to speak at the invite-only 2019 J.P. Morgan Aviation, Transportation and Industrials Conference on March 7 in New York. CEO Parker Holcomb will speak on the logistics disruption panel with the CEOs of Turvo, NEXT Trucking and Transplace, all fast-growing third-party logistics companies.

AI is Disrupting Logistics, You Just Don't Notice

ar·ti·fi·cial in·tel·li·gence noun
the theory and development of computer systems able to perform tasks that normally require human intelligence, such as visual perception, speech recognition, decision-making, and translation between languages.

Leadership from the Front

During my senior year of college, my new lacrosse coach arrived with an approach he called “leadership from the front.” For one of his many lessons on the topic, he brought in a former Marine who spoke of the need to experience the roles of the people he was leading.

Origins of Fraight AI

CEO Parker Holcomb visits with TastyTrade's Kristi Ross to discuss his background, previous businesses, and what lead to founding of the first AI powered freight brokerage.

Fraight welcomes new COO, VP of Product

Fraight AI, an artificial intelligence-powered freight brokerage, has hired Torie Runzel as COO and Jordan Ho as Vice President of Product.

Event Sourcing with Willy Ready

Thinking about implementing Event Sourcing? Check out Fraight Software Engineer Willy Ready present his research to the ChicagoJS meetup.

Building the Freight Brokerage of the Future

Fraight CEO Parker Holcomb discusses building Fraight AI with Dyanmo's Santosh Sankar.

Hindsight: Contextual Logging at Fraight

A few months ago, we decided to do something a little bit risky. We invested meaningful engineering resources into something far afield from our core product. We built a tool to analyze our application logs. It turned out to be one of the biggest development productivity wins we’ve had. In this post I’ll cover what, why and how we built Hindsight.