Access shippers in the Emerge Marketplace through the SOURCE tab. This means more opportunities for you to win more business and keep your trucks rolling.

Please note that if this is your first time bidding on SPOT OPPORTUNITIES, you will be required to fill out a carrier setup packet upon winning a load.

FYI: The SOURCE tab will not refresh to show newly added loads on its own. Once new loads are added you will see a notification pop-up that states the changes have been made and will give you the option to REFRESH the page to view the newly added loads.

*Click here to learn more about How to navigate the Carrier SOURCE tab

How to submit a bid on an open load

1. Once you are logged in to your Carrier Portal you will see the page shown in the image below. To get to the SPOT OPPORTUNITIES to view the Open available loads you will select the SOURCE tab

2. This will take you to the SPOT OPPORTUNITIES page where you can search for Open available loads

3. Enter in the Origin Deadhead radius

4. Enter in the Origin Location

a. Any destination (truck will deliver anywhere)

b. City/State + Radius (to enter in a specific location)

c. Multiple Destinations (enter in a combination of different cities or states)

5. Enter the Destination Deadhead radius

6. Enter the Destination Location

a. Any destination (truck will deliver anywhere)

b. City/State + Radius (to enter in a specific location)

c. Multiple Destinations (enter in a combination of different cities or states)

Note: You can swap the origin and the destination with the swap button between the two search fields for an easier time searching for a backhaul

7. Select the Equipment Type from the drop-down menu

8. Select the Available Date

9. To narrow down your results select + ADD FILTER

10. Once the results are displayed you can select any load and it will expand to view the load details to review and see if it's the right load for you to bid on

11. To submit your bid for the load select the SUBMIT BID button

12. Enter the required information in the fields accordingly and select SUBMIT to complete your bid on the load

13. You will receive a tender notification email in your inbox if your truck is selected by the shipper to carry their load

Additional Information for loads in Spot Opportunities Open

1. Selecting VIEW DETAILS will show extra information including the commodity and the top five rates in the shipment so you can understand how competitive you are with other carriers in the Emerge portal

2. You can also submit your bid on this page by entering the required information in the fields accordingly and select SUBMIT to complete your bid on the load

Note: you can leave notes to the shipper about your bid, such as an expiration time on availability, an ETA to pick up or appointment requests


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