The Official Newsletter of
Back to ‘Normal’
The Transition to Automation
Shipper of Choice Winners
Recruiting & Onboarding Drivers Remotely
Trucking and Freight – Transition and Wait
What Will the New ‘Normal’ Look like?
The Transflo team has been covering the COVID-19 pandemic over the last few months (as it pertains to freight). The last couple weeks have shown many things opening back up, so let’s take a look at what’s to come…
Recovering from a pandemic isn’t something any of us thought we’d be discussing (and doing) this year. And as businesses and offices begin opening, many are wondering, “What will the new normal look like?”
Automation’s Hidden Benefits for Your Brokerage
It’s time to save TIME…and money.
Manual processes are weighing many brokerages down, and with many modern solutions available now in 2020 there is no excuse.
So, let’s discuss how some modern brokers are already saving time, money, and resources with easy-to-implement automation tools.
Recognizing Hidden Trouble & Costs
The challenges of dealing with missing files or lost information creates unneeded stress and delays in a brokerage (plus, costs you money). This also increases the chances of delayed communications with clients and vendors.
Additionally, one should not underestimate the impact of the price of things like…
‘Best of the Best’ Shippers Announced
Winners Chosen for Efficiency, Availability & Facilities
Of the nearly 400 shippers nominated, those that focused on providing driver amenities, including clean restrooms as well as break rooms with food and drink options rose to the top in the Facilities category. The category also recognized shippers with efficient (75% or greater) drop-and-hook trailer programs that tend to speed drivers’ wait times at docks.
“Oftentimes drivers, particularly of larger fleets, don’t get to choose where they actually pick up and deliver, so facilities are a very important element in that shipper and carrier relationship because it directly impacts the drivers,” said Craig Fuller, Chief Executive Officer and Founder of FreightWaves.
The nine winners of the Facilities Award are…
Recruiting, Onboarding, and Communicating
…With Professional Drivers Remotely
In partnership with Truckload Carriers Association (TCA), we recorded a webinar to detail modern technology and techniques for the recruiting, onboarding and retaining of quality professional drivers. We’ve made it available to you for free – simply click the image above to stream and learn. Your success in the industry means our success – we’re in this together.
A Social Network for Professional Drivers
Join Driver Assist
Our team has created a “Driver Assist Task Force.” Its multiple (and complimentary) crowd assist tools for drivers and fleets help the industry stay informed and keep the supply chain moving. Some of the complimentary tools include:
- Task Force
- Social Sharing Platform
- Crowd-sourced information (user generated content) from drivers on the road
- Moderated to keep advertising and driver recruiting from the site• Task Force
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Transflo Completes Electronic Logging Device Registration with FMCSA