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Five Simple Ways to Increase Driver Satisfaction with Technology
Now for the fifth year in a row, the American Transportation Research Institute’s (ATRI) Critical Issues in Trucking report has listed driver shortage and driver retention as the highest among fleet concerns.
To address these issues, carriers can’t simply eliminate all the frustrations drivers experience in a workday – that’s near impossible. However, fleets can at least remove certain common pain points by effectively using telematics data and the right mobile application. Click here to finish reading.
8 Genius Ideas to Maximize Value from Existing Telematics Data
The next Transflo guide features 8 genius ways to maximize your fleet’s value. Be the first to get it when it comes out. Pre-register to receive your free copy here.
Transflo Mobile+ 5.0 Update Focuses on Driver Experience, App Security
The latest version of Transflo Mobile+, the industry’s leading digital productivity platform and driver-focused workflow app, enhances the sign-in process, adds multi-fleet profile options, bolsters app security, and puts additional tools into the hands of owner-operators and small fleets. Click here to continue reading.
Trucking News: Fuel Economy, Driver Shortage, and Online Orders
The retail price of diesel fuel is at its highest point since October 2014. And while truckload rates (and fuel surcharges) are at record levels as well, managing fuel consumption remains essential to truck operators.
Success starts with good information.
Geotab publishes an infographic that shows the average fuel economy of heavy trucks based on telematics data from more than 31,000 vehicles in… Read more here.
Port Gridlocks, Worse than the Grinch this Holiday Season?
The North American supply chain has an increasing problem with port congestion, leading to fluctuating consumer goods inventories. The more our team examined this issue; it became clear the problems were taking on a snowball effect spreading through the supply chain from the shipper to the consumer, and everyone in between.
There are many questions surrounding the current port issues, so let’s break it down into bite-size questions… Read full article.
Drivers Work Smarter with Custom Mobility
Capacity is stretched thin and supply chains are in disarray. To keep assets moving, freight brokers and motor carriers are utilizing new mobile strategies to stay connected with drivers and provide tools they need to work smarter (both inside and outside the cab).
Transportation companies have competing interests when choosing mobile technology. For efficiency’s sake, they can deploy an off-the-shelf product. To set themselves apart from the competition and meet specific user needs, they can also invest in custom digital solutions. Learn how to customize and stay in touch.