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The Power of eBOL
ATA Provides Critical Info
Schneider Pay Changes
5 Advantages Mobile Apps are Bringing
to the Successful Freight Professional
Mobile solutions are a pinacle of how we live today, and it goes without saying that businesses around the world have benefited from them greatly. In fact, the telematic solutions industry is expected to be worth $62.6 billion by 2025.
Logistics is at the apex of those engaging with mobile solutions. After all, managing fleets involves lots of intricate processes—from wide-scale freight tracking, to communicating with large-scale fleets. With the right mobile app, these types of operations can be made far more efficient.
Here are five benefits of mobile apps for freight management solutions.
1. Digitizes Paper Processes
Carbon emission isn’t the only sustainability problem the freight industry is facing. According to a recent report from the Environmental Protection Agency…
What Truckers Need to do in a Pandemic
Coronavirus Special Report Continued…
Featuring: Jonathan Woolverton, RN, BSN, MPH
Right now, there is a crisis not only across America, but around the globe. Truck drivers are on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic that is sweeping our nation, and the concern on everyone’s mind; is safety.
Whether driving long hours or short distances – cross-country or within state borders – this country relies on the brave men and women at the forefront of supply delivery. Through occurrences in places like China, Europe, and North America, we have gathered some helpful hints and methods to practice safe precautionary measures to ensure a lower chance for infection and transmission during truck driver’s daily routes.
1. Personal Protective Equipment
Nose & Mouth
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (2020) has allowed for health care staff to wear articles of clothing such as scarves and bandanas as makeshift facemasks in the event that no mask is available. This can be practices by truck drivers too when interacting with people during pick ups and drop offs.
In terms of gloves, if you do not have any, wear an old sweater around your……
The Next Generation of Document Digitization
for Trucking and Logistics
Transflo is expanding on their Electronic Bill of Lading (eBOL) and Electronic Proof of Delivery (ePOD) offerings, launching the next generation of document digitization and data exchanging for the supply chain.
Designed with the help of the Transflo Mobile Advisory Board and some major shippers in the market, these new solutions offer multiple ways for shippers and receivers to provide the necessary documents to drivers, including allowing documents to be uploaded electronically and enabling document scanning for shippers through the Transflo Mobile+ app. Additionally, users can take pictures of loads, and utilize time stamping and geocoding technology.
Transflo Partners with ATA
Together Bring Critical Info to Truck Drivers During COVID-19 Pandemic
Transflo has partnered with American Trucking Associations (ATA) on the Driver Assist Task Force platform and mobile app – which is a suite of free digital tools to give truck drivers and fleets a trusted platform with health and safety information to help keep supply chains moving during situations like the recent COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic.
“We are dedicated to doing everything we can to get word out to the driver population in response to COVID-19 related updates,” said CEO and President of Transflo, Frank Adelman, “And by partnering with ATA, we can expand upon this.”
ATA now contributes content and updates to the Driver Assist Task Force platform which lives as a feature within the Transflo Mobile+ app (which currently has over 1.4 million downloads) and also exists as a new stand-alone mobile app which is free to download in the Google Play and Apple app stores…
Schneider Upgrades Payment Process
with Pairing of TriumphPay and Transflo
Schneider (NYSE: SNDR), a premier provider of trucking, intermodal and logistics services, has implemented more options to improve the carrier experience by adding capabilities from TriumphPay, a payment processing platform for brokers and shippers, and Transflo, a leading business process automation and digital communications provider.
Although powerful tools individually, Schneider’s unique ability to combine both TriumphPay’s and Transflo’s expertise on its brokerage platform dramatically accelerates transactions and expedites third-party carrier payments.
Schneider’s pairing of these two tools also increases flexibility and ease of fund transfer in an industry where every minute matters…
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