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Digital Freight Matching for Brokers — Seven Ways To Find and Secure Truck Capacity More Efficiently

Digital Freight Matching for Brokers — Seven Ways To Find and Secure Truck Capacity More Efficiently

It’s crystal clear that using load boards, phone calls and emails to find and secure truck capacity isn’t efficient. All three of these methods shift your human resources away from serving your shippers and concentrate your staffing on manual processes. In lieu of using these outdated, manual methods for finding and booking trucks, you can leverage the power of Trucker…

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Trucker Tools Recognized in Gartner’s February 2020 Market Guide for Real-Time Transportation Visibility Platforms

Trucker Tools Recognized in Gartner’s February 2020 Market Guide for Real-Time Transportation Visibility Platforms

RESTON, VA – MARCH 11, 2020 – Trucker Tools , which provides real-time shipment visibility, trip planning, freight-matching and automated booking tools for freight brokers and truckload carriers, announced it has been recognized in Gartner’s Market Guide for Real-Time Transportation Visibility Platforms. According to the research, published last month and authored by Bart De Muynck, Gartner VP Analyst, “real-time transportation…

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February 2020 Monthly Link Round-Up #ICYMI

February 2020 Monthly Link Round-Up #ICYMI

In case you missed it, our February blogs were loaded with information on how to minimize inefficiencies and maximize profits for your brokerage/3PL. Choosing load visibility and truck capacity solutions that integrate with your current TMS are crucial to streamlining your brokerage processes and upping operational efficiency. That’s why Trucker Tools is pleased to announce two new integration partners, HighJump…

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January 2020 Monthly Link Round-Up

January 2020 Monthly Link Round-Up

In our monthly link round-up, combat fear of missing out by checking out Trucker Tools’ top blogs from the last month. Our January blogs were packed with valuable business tips on how to increase revenue in your brokerage in 2020. We covered a lot of ground — from how to reduce check calls and our automated Book-It-Now tool to how…

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Survey Says: 77 Percent of Truckers Don’t Want To Use ELDs or Single Function Visibility Apps for Freight Tracking

Survey Says: 77 Percent of Truckers Don’t Want To Use ELDs or Single Function Visibility Apps for Freight Tracking

Trucker Tools recently surveyed truckers about visibility tools and their preferences. In the survey, we asked truckers about their preferred methods for load tracking. Of those who responded, five percent answered that their preferred freight tracking method is using an ELD device. Only 18 percent of the truckers surveyed prefer single function mobile apps that only track freight. That means…

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What To Look for in a Technology Partner

What To Look for in a Technology Partner

Your ideal technology provider helps you increase the efficiency of your business, anticipate trends, and strengthen your relationships with partners and customers. Above all, your technology partner should be exactly that: a partner, not just a vendor who disappears once you’ve purchased their solution. In a recent webinar we spoke with Diana Bullington of Syfan Logistics who shared her insights…

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Integration Partner Highlight: HighJump Transportation Software

Integration Partner Highlight: HighJump Transportation Software

In an increasingly digital world, seamless platform integration is essential if you want to provide the best experience possible for your customers and increase the operational efficiency of your brokerage/logistics company. That’s why we’re excited to welcome HighJump as one of our newest integration partners.  Named one of Inbound Logistics’ Top 100 Logistics IT Providers for 2019, HighJump’s solutions encompass…

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Teknowlogi Expands Collaboration with Trucker Tools, Integrates Smart Capacity Predictive Freight-Matching, Book-It-Now Automated Load Booking for Carriers

Teknowlogi Expands Collaboration with Trucker Tools, Integrates Smart Capacity Predictive Freight-Matching, Book-It-Now Automated Load Booking for Carriers

Teknowlogi rolls out Smart Capacity’s predictive freight-matching, capacity management tools to improve visibility, timely access to accurate, real-time available truckload capacity for TMS Users Sets integration timetable for automated “Book it Now” feature, other carrier collaboration tools to streamline booking process, improve driver engagement, reduce brokers’ variable costs to cover loads Complements earlier strategic integration of Trucker Tools features and…

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The True Cost of Your Current Visibility Tool

The True Cost of Your Current Visibility Tool

How much is your current freight visibility tool costing you? At first glance, that may seem like a straightforward question that can be easily answered, but is it? Your current load tracking tool may be costing you more than you think. If your digital load tracking solution isn’t reducing the time you spend on load tracking or doesn’t reduce phone…

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Which Freight Visibility Tool Should I Choose?

Which Freight Visibility Tool Should I Choose?

In 2018, respondents to Gartner’s Wants and Needs Survey ranked visibility as the highest priority in the supply chain. Despite the clear need for freight visibility, the average freight tracking compliance success rate for brokers and 3PLs remains in the range of 30 to 40 percent. That means for every 100 loads, 60 to 70 aren’t visible. In an increasingly…

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