Uber Freight’s $2.25B Logistics Management Acquisition of Transplace 🚚

Uber has announced an acquisition of transportation management software and logistics management outsourcing company Transplace for $2.25 billion. Alex breaks down how Transplace fits into the current freight and logistics supply chain and explains how Uber Freight can utilize Transplace’s freight throughput. He also describes why he thinks this deal, while likely profitable in the long run, doesn’t embody the brand of disruptive innovation Uber has come to be known for.

This is an excerpt from episode 171 of Winner Take All. Watch the full episode here:

Originally Aired: 08/31/21
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