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 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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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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July 26, 2018

4 ways an AOBRD can make your life easier

4 ways an AOBRD can make your life easier

Editor’s Note: KeepTruckin customers currently operating in AOBRD mode can switch to ELD mode by December 2019 by simply changing one setting in the KeepTruckin Dashboard – no hardware replacement or software updates required. This means that fleets now have the freedom to switch vendors without sacrificing the flexibility of an

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July 18, 2018

How to increase profits with ELD data

How to increase profit with ELD data

Although ELDs were introduced to enforce hours-of-service compliance, these devices offer much more than that. Electronic logging devices provide valuable data and insights into a fleet’s operations. Fleet managers can use that ELD data to boost efficiency, reduce operational costs, and increase profitability. Following are five ways you can use

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July 11, 2018

Managing Unidentified Driving Time with KeepTruckin

Managing Unidentified Driving Time with KeepTruckin

One consequence of the ELD mandate is the introduction of unidentified drive time. The ELD mandate requires ELDs to record all drive time, meaning that an ELD records all events, even if the driver is not connected to it. Sifting through each unidentified event, assigning, and annotating them, create added

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