Introducing Lindsay Hemmerlin, Trucker Tools’ Director of Customer Success

Introducing Lindsay Hemmerlin, Trucker Tools’ Director of Customer Success

In this ongoing blog series, we’re highlighting members of the Trucker Tools team — the folks working to make sure our real-time technology delivers, whether you’re a freight broker, third party logistics provider, owner operator or a trucking company. In this most recent employee spotlight, we introduce you to Lindsay Hemmerlin, Trucker Tools’ Director of Customer Success. Before joining the…

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Where’s the Freight? High Demand for Trucks to/from Dodge City, Tucson, Texarkana, Fayetteville and Rapid City in Coming Week

Where’s the Freight? High Demand for Trucks to/from Dodge City, Tucson, Texarkana, Fayetteville and Rapid City in Coming Week

Welcome to the Monday edition of “Where’s the Freight?,” Trucker Tools’ free forecast for fleets and owner ops. According to the latest load and truck data from Trucker Tools’ platforms, Dodge City, Kan., once again will be the highest demand and highest rate market over the next five to seven day period. This week, you also can expect flatbed demand…

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Kirsch Transportation’s Jeremy Becker on the Power of a Service-First Approach and Why the Human Element Matters More Than Ever in Transportation

Kirsch Transportation’s Jeremy Becker on the Power of a Service-First Approach and Why the Human Element Matters More Than Ever in Transportation

We recently had the good fortune to speak with Jeremy Becker, Chief Revenue Office for Kirsch Transportation, a woman-owned, family-operated logistics company that’s built its reputation on servicing shippers with short lead times. Kirsch Transportation provides dry van, refrigerated, open deck, intermodal, expedited and hazmat freight services to Fortune 500 companies. Real-time visibility of freight is crucial to Kirsch Transportation’s…

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Where’s the Freight? Dodge City, Tucson, Texarkana, St. Louis and Rapid City Top Markets for Owner Operators and Fleets This Week

Where’s the Freight? Dodge City, Tucson, Texarkana, St. Louis and Rapid City Top Markets for Owner Operators and Fleets This Week

Happy Friday and welcome to your end-of-week edition of “Where’s the Freight?,” Trucker Tools’ free market report for carriers and owner operators. In the coming week, you can expect flatbed demand in one Texas market to remain high, and for flatbed demand to increase this week in Northern Ontario. If you run reefer, you’ll want to continue to make Dodge…

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What Is Power Only Trucking?

What Is Power Only Trucking?

All of us who are part of the Trucker Tools team love interacting with owner operators and truckers like you from all around the country. We recently had a question come through the Trucker Tools Facebook page asking about power only trucking and what it is. In this blog, we answer that question and provide you with the basics on…

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Five Facts About Trucker Tools’ Broker Advantage

Five Facts About Trucker Tools’ Broker Advantage

A little over a year ago, Trucker Tools launched Broker Advantage, a white label digital tool that allows freight brokerage and logistics businesses like yours to customize how carriers interact with your company in Trucker Tools’ free carrier software platform. With Broker Advantage, you can create a digital hub within the Trucker Tools platform where carriers can get information about…

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Where’s the Freight? Texarkana, Tucson, Winnipeg, Dodge City and Fayetteville Highest Demand Markets in the Coming Week

Where’s the Freight? Texarkana, Tucson, Winnipeg, Dodge City and Fayetteville Highest Demand Markets in the Coming Week

Happy Wednesday and welcome to your mid-week edition of “Where’s the Freight?,” Trucker Tools’ three-times-a-week free freight forecast for owner ops and fleets. Looking ahead to the coming week, you can expect reefer demand and rates to remain high near Nogales, Arizona, a major importation point for produce coming from Mexico, and in cattle farming areas in the U.S. Midwest…

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Five Strategies for Reducing Operating Costs

Five Strategies for Reducing Operating Costs

As the owner of a trucking business, you know that the more time, resources and revenue that you devote to running your business, the lower your profit margins and fewer opportunities you have to increase your revenue. If you’ve got a growth mindset for your trucking business in 2022, there are several actions that you can take to reduce your…

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Trucker Tools Adds Simple Truck to Shipment Tracking Platform

Trucker Tools Adds Simple Truck to Shipment Tracking Platform

Agreement provides access for Trucker Tools users to real-time in-transit tracking data from Simple Truck’s electronic logging devices (ELDs) RESTON, VA – FEBRUARY 1, 2022 – Trucker Tools announced today an agreement with technology and services provider Simple Truck that will enable access to real-time truck location data from Simple Truck ELD units within the Trucker Tools Smart Capacity carrier…

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