How useful is automation of loads with a TMS?
If you’ve been managing your loads with spreadsheets and email for years, you might wonder.
But the answer is that it’s extremely useful and not only saves you hours of work, but will bring more to your bottom line.
Recruiting women truck drivers: How is it different? The long-standing truck driver shortage is prompting truckload carriers to reach out to a mostly new group
National Truck Driver Appreciation Week has been around for many years, but this year more than ever we need to celebrate our truck drivers and show them how much we value them. It’s time we set aside to celebrate the professional men and women truck drivers who deliver our goods safely, securely, and on time; keep our highways safe; and contribute to our economy.
Driver Appreciation Week is next week (Sept. 12-18), and we’re pleased to announce our Driver Appreciation Week Contest winners.
We received a lot of great ideas for how to show appreciation for drivers. We’re excited to share them here…
Carriers must be competitive to excel at driver recruitment and driver retention in today’s drivers’ market. Finding and keeping your best workforce may sound like a tough job. But there are lots of best practices and tactics to draw from in hiring and retaining your drivers.
Here are some factoids and ideas to get you started
Transportation managers, supply chain managers, and truckload carriers all have their work cut out for them with the upcoming fall 2021 peak season.
But what exactly is the fall peak season these days?
While the August-October period is historically prime shipping time with annual back to school and holiday shopping propelling consumer demand, this season may be longer and much more erratic, depending…
Is your company one of the Best Fleets to Drive For? That question is more important than ever these days.
Do you know what traits your company needs to develop in order to attract and keep the best drivers?
Join us as Chris Henry of CarriersEdge shares the top trends from the 2021 Best Fleets to Drive For…
When you’re researching carrier TMS software, one factor you may not think of immediately is customer service.
Suppose your boss announces you’re changing factoring companies, but you’ve just finished integrating your TMS with the old factoring company? Then you can’t get anyone from customer service at your TMS to call you back. Don’t you hate that feeling?
If you’re wondering what TMS trucking software is, there’s a good chance you need it.
TMS trucking software is a solution that is designed to help truckload carriers find, plan, manage and invoice their loads.
Some carriers are still using spreadsheets and checklists for that, but if you’re one of them, you are missing out on a lot of profit that could be flowing to your bottom line.
When it comes to business continuity for truckload carriers, many companies don’t know where to start. It should start with tribal knowledge.
Tribal knowledge can be a real plus when it comes to day-to-day operations. But it’s also a significant liability if your key tribal knowledge holders are out sick for more than a couple of days or, worse yet, leave the company, leaving you swinging in the wind.
Driver Appreciation Week 2021 is September 12-18 and we want to hear how you’re planning to recognize these heroes of the highway.
In a recent survey by the Commercial Carrier Journal, 24% of truck drivers said, “It’s a thankless job – nobody respects truckers or appreciates what we do.”