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Highway and TMC Transportation Announce Strategic Partnership to Secure Flatbed Carrier Management

on Wednesday, January 24, 2024 in Company News

Highway’s innovative carrier identity technology will support TMC’s commitment to excellence and customer satisfaction in the flatbed transportation sector.

TMC Transportation, a leader in the flatbed trucking industry, and Highway, a pioneer in carrier identity technology, have announced a strategic partnership aimed at combating fraud in the transportation industry. This collaboration will see TMC Transportation harnessing Highway’s advanced solutions to enhance its carrier management processes and strengthen its commitment to quality service and customer satisfaction.

Founded in 1972 and evolving into the nation’s largest privately held flatbed carrier and a significant logistics brokerage, TMC Transportation is renowned for its integrity, innovation, and quality performance. Its dedication to excellence aligns perfectly with Highway’s mission to provide cutting-edge technology for carrier verification and fraud prevention.

“Our partnership with Highway marks a significant milestone in our journey toward operational excellence and innovation,” said TMC’s Senior Vice President of Logistics Mike Crist. “Leveraging Highway’s technology further enables our differentiation as an integrity-driven logistics provider.”

Highway’s integration into TMC’s operational framework will enhance carrier engagement and compliance, offering a more robust and secure system for managing the complex and varied needs of TMC’s clients. This partnership is set to revolutionize the way TMC approaches carrier capacity strategy, aligning with its mission to be the standard-bearer of quality in flatbed transportation.

“Organizations across the transportation sector are searching for fraud and carrier identity solutions that are effective and simple to integrate into their existing technologies,” said Highway Chief Commercial Officer Michael Caney. “We’re proud to support TMC Transportation and to play a role in enhancing security for the company and its customers.”

This collaboration is expected to yield significant improvements in operational efficiency, security, and customer satisfaction for TMC, reinforcing its position as a leader in the flatbed transportation sector.

About TMC Transportation

TMC Transportation is the nation’s largest employee-owned open deck transportation company. TMC provides expert transportation services and supply chain management solutions throughout the 48 contiguous states. Founded in 1972, TMC is headquartered in Des Moines, Iowa, and is known for its integrity, innovation, superior safety record, and dedication to quality and customer service. The company’s claim-free, on-time delivery record is the best in the business and is consistently recognized by its customers. Visit TMC’s website at

About Highway

Highway is a premier technology provider that assists shippers, freight brokers, and logistics service providers in verifying carrier identity to reduce fraud and streamline the digital booking process. Highway enhances carrier engagement and offers a carrier-friendly standard of compliance within a scalable framework. Highway provides transparency into fleet analytics of more than 280,000 carriers throughout North America. Its Lane Certainty™ geospatial algorithm matches millions of carrier data points to help find the ideal capacity in a desired lane.