Monthly Link Round-Up: Transparent Load Tracking, Business Tips and How Book It Now Can Increase Your Profits - Trucker Tools Blog

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Monthly Link Round-Up: Transparent Load Tracking, Business Tips and How Book It Now Can Increase Your Profits

In our monthly link round-up, combat fear of missing out by checking out these summaries of Trucker Tools’ top blogs from the last month.

We covered a lot of ground in our blogs in October! In this roundup, you can learn more about how Trucker Tools’ load tracking provides transparency for truckers and how using Trucker Tools’ driver app can improve efficiency in your daily operations. We also delve into who really is responsible for load tracking and discuss the future of the freight market with industry influencer Craig Bliss. Read on to learn how Trucker Tools’ free driver app holds a unique position in the market and why our driver app typically outperforms one-trick pony, single-function apps.

TRUCKER TOOLS’ DRIVER APP TRACKS THE LOAD, NOT THE TRUCKER

If you’re like most truckers, you have some strong opinions about freight tracking apps. But it’s important to know that not all apps are the same. Trucker Tools driver app offers you complete transparency when it comes to tracking.


TRUCKER TOOLS’ LOAD TRACKING PROVIDES TRANSPARENCY FOR TRUCKERS

Most truckers and carriers want to know if their privacy is being protected when they use smartphone-based freight tracking technologies. With this in mind, we discuss three different kinds of freight tracking technology and the transparency of each.


TIPS ON USING TRUCKER TOOLS’ DRIVER APP TO MAKE YOUR OWNER-OPERATOR OR SMALL TRUCKING BUSINESS MORE PROFITABLE

This blog is inspired by our recent conversation with owner-operator Tamara Brock. Check out these Tamara-inspired tips on how to use Trucker Tools’ driver app to make your trucking business more efficient.


HOW TRUCKER TOOLS’ DRIVER APP IS SIMPLIFYING LIFE ON THE ROAD FOR ONE TRUCKER, TAMARA BROCK

Owner-operator Tamara Brock has been a trucker for five years. Trucker Tools recently spoke with Tamara about why she uses Trucker Tools’ free driver app, how it simplifies her life on the road and her tips for using the app.


TRUCKER TOOLS DRIVER APP TIPS: BOOK-IT-NOW

This Driver App Tip provides practical guidance for truckers on using Trucker Tools’ free mobile driver application. Trucker Tools recently launched a new tool called Book-It-Now in the driver app. In simple terms, Book-It-Now automates the load booking process. Read the full blog to learn how using Book-It-Now can make your trucking business more efficient.


CARRIERS: ARE YOU RESPONSIBLE FOR LOAD TRACKING?

Carriers, this one is for you! Read on to learn how you can use an all-in-one alternative app that can increase efficiency for you and your brokers instead of the “one and done” tracking-only apps your brokers want you to use.


TRUCKER TOOLS’ BOOK-IT-NOW: A GAME-CHANGER FOR BROKERS AND CARRIERS

Every once in a while, a technology comes along that is truly transformative. That’s how we view Book-It-Now, a powerful tool included in our Smart Capacity carrier relationship and capacity management platform. Book-It-Now delivers on its promise of fully automating the load booking process for both brokers and carriers.


CARRIERS: INSTEAD OF ADOPTING NEW TRACKING TECHNOLOGY FOR EVERY LOAD, ENCOURAGE PARTNERS TO USE TECH THAT WORKS FOR YOU

If you attempt to adopt all of the different tracking technologies used by your broker and shipper partners, the efficiency of your trucking business takes a major hit. Instead of being on the receiving end of technology, take a proactive approach and suggest tracking technology that helps you run your business better and satisfies your partners’ tracking needs.


WE’RE DROPPING A NEW VERSION OF THE TRUCKER TOOLS FREE DRIVER APP…SOON!

We’re excited to announce that we’ll soon be launching a new version of our free mobile driver app in both the Apple App and Google Play stores! All of your favorite tools and features will still be included in the new version of the app, but with a fresh design that is easier to use and suited for your lifestyle as a trucker.


INDUSTRY INFLUENCER CRAIG BLISS TALKS TRENDS AND THE FUTURE OF TRUCKING

Craig Bliss is the creator and moderator of the Facebook networking group Freight Brokers & Truck Drivers and is co-owner of Freightbrand, a carrier-focused consulting agency based in Phoenix, Ariz. We recently spoke with Craig about the challenges and changes that carriers and brokers currently face, and what they can expect to encounter in the coming year.


WHO’S RESPONSIBLE FOR LOAD TRACKING: BROKERS OR CARRIERS?

Your brokers want continuous visibility, but using a new app for every load you haul is a time-drain for you and your business. This blog explains how Trucker Tools’ driver app can put you in the proverbial driver’s seat when it comes to load tracking.


TRUCKER TOOLS’ DRIVER APP DELIVERS MORE THAN ONE-TRICK PONY TRACKING APPS

If you’re an owner-operator or trucking company owner, you’re already familiar with one-trick pony tracking apps. One-trick pony apps are the apps that your shipper and broker customers ask you to use for tracking freight. They do one thing: track. The good news is that we have an alternative that works better, is free and can increase your revenue.