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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 In lieu of using these outdated, manual methods for finding and booking trucks, you can leverage the power of Trucker…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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The Trucking Couple on Team Driving and How the Trucker Tools Driver App Simplifies Their Life on the Road

The Trucking Couple on Team Driving and How the Trucker Tools Driver App Simplifies Their Life on the Road

Meet Frank and Stephanie Rebelo, also known as The Trucking Couple. Frank and Stephanie made a real lifestyle change when they began team driving and hauling expedited freight, selling their home and cars to truly live life on the road. Frank and Stephanie team-drive for Hyfield Trucking, a carrier that provides same-day and overnight delivery of expedited freight for FedEx’s…

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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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Meet Third Generation Trucker Jacinda Duran: Enclosed Car Hauler, Solopreneur and Women in Trucking’s Member of the Month

Meet Third Generation Trucker Jacinda Duran: Enclosed Car Hauler, Solopreneur and Women in Trucking’s Member of the Month

Trucker Tools recently spent some time getting to know Jacinda Duran, also known as Jacinda Lady Truck’n. As a third-generation female truck driver who grew up around trucking, Jacinda spoke to us about her journey from driving limos to working as FedEx courier. In our conversation with Jacinda, we learned about her current career as an enclosed car hauler transporting…

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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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