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The latest industry news, interviews, technologies, and resources.

Strategic Sourcing: Using ISO’s Power Lane to Build a Reliable Carrier Network

By shifting to strategic carrier selection with ISO, freight brokers can centralize carrier performance management, measure the cost of unreliable transportation providers, and pick trucking companies based on their reliability scores.

Maximizing Margins: Understanding Cost to Serve in Freight Brokerage

“If you are able to identify the costs of activities such as order processing, picking and packing orders, delivery, and invoicing the customer, you’ll be shocked to see the variation in cost to serve across your customer base.”

Lean Solutions Group and ISO Announce Strategic Partnership to Leverage Industry-Wide Service Data for Brokerage Customers

This partnership is all about giving Lean Solutions customers better, easier access to the invaluable service data ISO provides.

ISO Welcomes Mark Shepski as a Strategic Advisor

“I am energized every day to help a team discover the power of what is possible, to work together to overcome the obstacles facing supply chains,” says Mark. “I’m thrilled to do just that with Brian, John and the rest of the ISO family.”

ISO 2023 'Excellence in Service' Awards and Year in Performance Insights

For the 2023 ISO Awards, we’re thrilled to have the unique opportunity to observe service trends, benchmarks and top performers across our network of shippers and logistics service providers.

2023 ISO Award Winners & Year in Performance Infographic

Download the PDF: ISO 2023 Award Winners & Year in Performance Infographic  

The New Broker Tech Stack: Why Your TMS Isn’t Enough in 2024

Upgrade your broker tech stack with insights on TMS limitations. Explore AI, ML, and innovative partners for a competitive edge in logistics.

Utilizing ISO Scorecards for Optimal Carrier Selection and Management

Amazon Prime’s rise has had a domino effect throughout the industry, forcing retailers across markets and verticals to fall back on vendor compliance programs in order to keep their shelves stocked. This in turn has increased the pressure on shippers to achieve almost perfect performance levels. As consumer demand fluctuates in general, their expectations for […]

How To Eliminate Risk From Carrier Onboarding and Selection

Freight brokers have never been more equipped to help reduce the risk of bringing new carriers into the fold. The key to removing risk from your carrier pool is to put the data, technology and processes in place to help your operators make smart decisions quickly and profitably.

Why Performance Data Is the Secret to Standing Out in a Bad Freight Market

In a saturated freight market, brokers must adopt data-driven strategies to stand out, leveraging technology to measure service performance and gain a competitive edge.

Isometric Technologies (ISO) and Highway Collaborate to Eliminate Risk from the Carrier Selection Process

Strategic alliance will focus on creating an ecosystem of trust using comprehensive carrier identity profiles based on compliance, fraud prevention, and service-level performance scores. SAN FRANCISCO  – Tuesday, November 14th — Isometric Technologies (ISO), pioneers in transportation performance intelligence and carrier scorecarding, today announced a groundbreaking partnership with Highway, a market leader in Carrier IdentityTM. […]

Isometric Technologies (ISO) Named to FreightWaves FreightTech Top 25 List for 2024

In the ever-evolving landscape of logistics and technology, companies that stand out are those pushing boundaries and redefining the way we think about freight management. Today, we celebrate Isometric Technologies (ISO) earning a well-deserved spot on the prestigious FreightWaves FreightTech Top 25 list. The FreightTech Top 25 list, curated by industry experts from FreightWaves and […]

ISO Welcomes Tracy Rosser as a Strategic Advisor

Isometric Technologies (ISO) proudly welcomes Tracy Rosser to the ISO family as a new strategic advisor. Tracy will be working closely with co-founders Brian Cristol (CEO) and John Stauffer (COO) and the rest of the ISO team to enhance existing go-to-market strategies and seize opportunities to expand our product offerings and serve new use cases […]

Highlights from the 4th Annual State of Supply Chain Sustainability Report

MIT’s The State of Supply Chain Sustainability 2023 report sheds new light on the complexities and challenges that modern supply chains face when it comes to achieving sustainability goals. ISO partnered with the MIT Center for Transportation & Logistics (MIT CTL) to sponsor and contribute to this study.  Based on a survey of more than […]

Isometric Technologies (ISO) Announces Collaboration with MIT Center for Transportation & Logistics

Leading provider of logistics performance intelligence joins premier network to help drive cutting-edge research and thought leadership in supply chain management.

ISO Named a Top Finalist for the CSCMP Best Overall Innovative Startup/Early Stage Award

At Isometric Technologies (ISO), we’ve always been passionate about driving innovation in logistics performance measurement. It’s been an exciting road, filled with opportunities and challenges, as we’ve developed solutions designed to bring greater transparency and accountability to the logistics industry. We’re proud to share that our hard work has recently been recognized by The Council […]

Isometric Technologies (ISO) Named as a 2023 Gartner® Cool Vendor® in Logistics Technology

The report highlights that “logistics organizations remain under pressure to control costs while dealing with unprecedented labor challenges. Supply chain technology and logistics leaders seeking to use emerging technologies to help improve performance given these constraints should explore the vendors in this research.”

Leaving The Dreaded Paper Rate Behind: How Data Reveals Total Cost of Procurement

Explore how technology is revolutionizing the freight industry, moving from traditional paper rates to dynamic, cost-effective solutions.

The Standardized Performance KPIs all Freight Brokers Should Measure (and how we get there)

It’s long past time to standardize freight industry performance metrics.  As the freight market settles into a recession, shippers, brokers and carriers have a moment to catch their collective breath and address the underlying performance and collaboration issues in the supply chain that nearly halted the global economy over the past three years. That’s why […]

America’s Biggest Industries Have Performance Standards; It’s Time for Freight to Catch Up

The freight industry is in need of a performance measurement revolution, as we’ve covered already. Many other industries have taken similar steps with great results, including some of the most prominent in America. Performance standards adopted in finance, professional sports, and our very own transportation sector, for example, have led countless businesses to more streamlined […]

Why Brokers Need Freight Industry Performance Standards Now

To succeed, freight brokers need to find new ways to showcase their value. Industry performance standards are crucial for differentiation, and now is the time to establish them.

How to Differentiate Your Brokerage with Transportation Performance Data

The power of data: how freight brokers can use transportation performance metrics to win more business

Announcing Our 2nd Annual ISO Awards

Our 50 winners represent the best of the best in full truckload transportation.

What is Supply Chain Management?

SCM strategies are shifting from pure efficiency planning to focusing more on resilience and responsiveness.