Best Trucking Software 2020

Trucking software is a type of transportation management software that trucking companies use to electronically house records and manage day-to-day operations, which enables better organization and reduces inefficiencies. These solutions are leveraged by back-office staff to run the majority of the business and eliminate the need for obsolete paper records, providing users with a system … Continued

Trailer telematics shouldn’t be overlooked

In the past few years, the perception of a telematics solution transformed from a single purpose devises to a modular connective hub with the ability to integrate with a variety of external sensors or services. Telematics is no longer a “nice to have” solution, but a “need to have” one in to ensure parity with … Continued

What Is A Transportation Management System?

Without a thorough understanding of what a Transportation Management System is, many logistics shippers are at a disadvantage in their continuous improvement journey for improving their supply chains. Simply put, a TMS is a tool that helps supply chain professionals manage their freight and carriers. Rating, booking, and tracking are considered core features for any … Continued

What is a Transportation Management System (TMS)?

A transportation management system, or “TMS,” is a platform that’s designed to streamline the shipping process. It is a subset of supply chain management concerning transportation solutions. A TMS allows shippers to automate the processes they have in place and receive valuable insights to save time and reduce spend on future shipments. Distribution companies, e-commerce … Continued

Why do you need a Transport Management System?

A Transport Management System/Software (TMS) is a logistics platform that allows users to manage and optimize the daily operations of their transportation fleets. It comes under the subset of Supply Chain Management (SCM). Its primary function is to plan and execute the physical movement of goods. Why do you need a Transport Management System? A … Continued

DRIVERS & ELDS

ELD user accounts must be set up by a motor carrier for: Commercial motor vehicle (CMV) drivers who are employed by the motor carrier and who are required to use the ELD, and Support personnel who have been authorized by the motor carrier to create, remove, and manage user accounts; configure allowed ELD parameters; and … Continued

Who must comply with the ELD rule?

Motor carriers and drivers subject to the ELD rule must start using ELDs by the compliance date of Dec. 18, 2017, unless they are using a grandfathered AOBRD. A grandfathered AOBRD is a device that a motor carrier installed and required its drivers to use before the ELD rule’s Dec. 18 compliance date. The device … Continued

PIMM™ Fleet Solutions – Benchmarking Transportation Processes

Many businesses that ship products use transportation management systems (TMS) for visibility and control within their supply chain operations. The introduction of cloud-based TMS has also opened the door to many small and mid-sized companies to find great tools that fit their budgets. While using TMS capabilities to support everything from carrier rate management, shipment … Continued

Trucking Software for Owner Operators

PIMM™ Trucking software for owner operators – “Trucker” – is a must-have for modern transportation professionals. If you’re a company driver, or just someone interested in becoming a trucker, then now is a great time to join the ranks of self-employed truckers. Before you take the leap, though, it makes sense to have all your … Continued