August 15, 2018

Driver retention: How technology can help fleets

Driver Retention -- How technology can help fleets with the driver shortage and retention problem

Driver shortage is the most significant issue in the trucking industry right now. According to an estimate, the industry will need 900,000 new drivers in the next ten years. The growing driver shortage problem also emphasizes the importance of retaining good drivers. The use of the latest technology can help

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August 15, 2018

A cheat sheet for starting your trucking business

A Cheat Sheet for Starting a Trucking Business

Statistics show that trucks transport 70 percent of all freight in the United States. This translates to approximately $700 billion in shipped goods annually. With the ongoing driver shortage, rising freight demand, and increased rates, this could be a great time to start your trucking business. To help you, we’ve

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August 8, 2018

Fighting the truck driver shortage: 5 driver recruitment tips to remember

Fighting the truck driver shortage - 5 driver recruitment tips to remember

Driver shortage is the biggest issue in the trucking industry right now. According to the American Trucking Associations (ATA), America’s trucking industry is going to need 900,000 new drivers within the next ten years. Apart from driver shortage, carriers also have to deal with the driver retention problem. Large truckload

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August 8, 2018

6 key elements of an effective fleet safety program

6 key elements of an effective fleet safety program

Safety is one of the most important concerns for fleets of all sizes. In case of an accident, fleets have to deal with vehicle and driver downtime. Potential liabilities and a bad reputation are some of the other problems that spring up in case there is an accident. According to the

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August 2, 2018

Top 10 states with the most unsafe driving behavior

Top 10 states with the most unsafe driving behaviors

Safety should be the number one priority for any carrier or owner-operator. Improved fleet safety not only helps you increase profitability and reduce potential liability, but it also helps build a thriving trucking business that your customers can trust. The best way to increase safety is by creating a robust

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August 2, 2018

7 driving safety tips to keep you safe on the road

7 driving safety tips to keep you safe on the road

Road safety is of paramount importance in the trucking industry. According to statistics, trucking accidents cost fleets nearly $57 billion in 2017 — covering expenses such as medical bills, vehicle repairs, and lost productivity due to downtimes. Companies also pay up to 33 percent higher insurance rates after an accident

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July 30, 2018

5 common IFTA fuel tax reporting mistakes you must avoid

5 common IFTA fuel tax reporting mistakes you must avoid

The process of filing IFTA fuel tax reports can be overwhelming and time-consuming. It becomes even more problematic and complex if simple mistakes are made. For many fleets, IFTA fuel tax reporting can be an administrative burden, and they want to complete the reports correctly and efficiently. To help such

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July 30, 2018

How to Prepare IFTA Reports in Just a Few Clicks

How to Prepare IFTA Reports in Just a Few Clicks

As you know, July 31 marks the end of the second quarter of the year. It is also the deadline for submitting the quarterly IFTA reports. In most cases, trucking companies would have to spend countless hours and allocate several people just to put their records together for their IFTA

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