October 10, 2017

KeepTruckin Integrates with HighJump’s Prophesy Dispatch TMS

KeepTruckin and HighJump Prophesy Dispatch TMS Integration

As the ELD mandate deadline keeps growing closer, we are introducing new features and integrations to ensure 100% compliance and simplify fleet management. To continue with this trend, KeepTruckin, the leading electronic logs and fleet management platform for the trucking industry, announces its integration with HighJump’s Prophesy Dispatch TMS. Prophesy

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October 9, 2017

KeepTruckin Integrates with McLeod Software for Streamlined Fleet Management

KeepTruckin and McLeod TMS Integration

We are excited to announce the integration of the KeepTruckin ELD system with McLeod Software. McLeod Software presents its customers with a wide range of tools for transportation dispatch, operation management, documentation management, and other fleet management systems. With its advanced transportation management tools, McLeod Software provides carriers with lots

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October 5, 2017

5 Ways to Make the ELD Mandate Work For You

5 Ways To Make The ELD Mandate Work For You

The ELD mandate deadline is approaching fast. Despite several attempts to either delay or repeal the mandate, it is all set to take effect from December 18, 2017. Instead of speculating and pinning hopes on false rumors, it is important that fleets now prepare for the ELD rule and make

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October 3, 2017

Trucking Experts Say ELD Mandate Impacts Load Planning and Freight Sales

Trucking Experts Say ELD Mandate Impacts Load Planning And Freight Sales

In a panel discussion recently held at the 2017 McLeod Software’s User Conference, fleet executives talked about some of the biggest challenges the trucking industry is expected to face once the ELD mandate takes effect. According to the panelists, these challenges involve an industry-wide “culture change” in how hauling runs

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September 27, 2017

6 Techniques for Carriers and Truckers to Be More Successful

6 Techniques for Carriers and Truckers to Be More Successful

The trucking industry is one of the biggest income-generating industries in the United States. Statistics show that there are currently about 15.5 million trucks that are actively operating in the country. These trucks are responsible for generating a revenue of approximately $255.5 billion per year. Because the trucking industry transports

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September 22, 2017

The Complete Guide to Understanding Roadside Inspections

The Complete Guide to Understanding Roadside Inspections

The upcoming ELD mandate is going to solve a lot of trucking-related problems. Truck drivers will be able to avoid driver coercion, prevent Hours-of-Service violations, reduce the number of accidents and crashes, earn more money, and improve safety. While the focus right now is the upcoming FMCSA’s ELD mandate, the

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September 18, 2017

CVSA International Roadcheck 2017 Results: Vehicle Violations [Infographic]

CVSA Roadcheck 2017 Results - Vehicle Violations

During this year’s CVSA International Roadcheck 2017, more violations were recorded than the CVSA International Roadcheck 2016. This year’s special focus was “cargo securement”, which resulted in 15.7% of all vehicle violations that resulted in the CMVs being placed out-of-service. Of all the Level 1-3 roadside inspections, 19.4% inspected CMVs,

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September 18, 2017

CVSA International Roadcheck 2017 Results: Driver Violations [Infographic]

CVSA Roadcheck 2017 Results - Driver Violations

Recently, the CVSA released the results of the CVSA International Roadcheck 2017 — the 72-hour inspection blitz that happened from June 6 to June 8. More than 62,000 inspections happened during the three-day annual event. 7,713 of those inspections happened in Canada, while 54,300 were conducted in the United States

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September 4, 2017

5 Benefits of Installing ELDs Right Now [Infographic]

6 Benefits of Installing ELDs Right Now

The ELD mandate is less than four months away now. But hundreds of fleets are implementing ELDs ahead of the deadline. Why? There are several reasons to install ELDs well ahead of the deadline. The following infographic highlights a few major reasons. Additionally, there is also a huge possibility of

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September 4, 2017

4 Major ELD Mandate Exemptions [Infographic]

Does the ELD Mandate Apply to you or are you exempt from the ELD mandate?

The upcoming ELD mandate by the FMCSA applies to most commercial motor vehicles (CMVs). According to an estimate, the final ELD rule affects more than 3.5 million commercial drivers. However, it does not apply to everyone. There are also some exceptions. The ELD mandate implementation deadline is approaching fast; it

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