Story originally appeared in Forbes on July 8, 2020. Excerpts from the story below. To see the full story visit

But the COVID-19 pandemic is increasing the need for digital freight solutions according to Keith Whalen, Vice President of Product Management at Blue Yonder. “The need for real time capacity commitments are top of mind for certain industries such as CPG, food & beverage, grocery, and pharmaceuticals. With capacity constraints in certain lanes, customers can now examine how to move goods between private fleet, common carriers, or digital freight marketplaces.”