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Faster Carrier Rate Confirmations with Smart Capacity and SONAR

Faster Carrier Rate Confirmations with Smart Capacity and SONAR

Last month, we began a new integration partnership with FreightWaves SONAR that brings SONAR rate intelligence to our Smart Capacity software platform for freight brokers and logistics companies. This powerful new tool within Smart Capacity provides you with average, high and low rate data for each load in Smart Capacity that speeds up carrier rate confirmations. Instant access to real-time rate intelligence…

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Broker Tip: Load Tracking Best Practices, Part One

Broker Tip: Load Tracking Best Practices, Part One

This ongoing Broker Tip blog series is giving freight brokers like you the tools you need to be more effective in your daily work. Our tips help you source and manage capacity faster, streamline your communications with carriers and drivers, build a strong carrier network and increase efficiency. This blog is dedicated to real-time load tracking and how to achieve the…

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Employee Spotlight: Trucker Tools’ Partnerships Manager, Max Leach

Employee Spotlight: Trucker Tools’ Partnerships Manager, Max Leach

In this ongoing Employee Spotlight blog series, you’re getting to know the hard-working folks here at Trucker Tools, including members of our engineering, sales, marketing and executive teams. This newest Employee Spotlight blog is dedicated to Virginia native Max Leach, Trucker Tools’ Partnerships Manager. Max joined the Trucker Tools team in 2019 and today oversees Trucker Tools’ software integration partnerships. Outside…

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Where’s the Freight? Tucson, Montgomery, Texarkana, Decatur and Spokane Hottest Markets in Coming Week

Where’s the Freight? Tucson, Montgomery, Texarkana, Decatur and Spokane Hottest Markets in Coming Week

Happy Friday and welcome to your T.G.I.F. edition of “Where’s the Freight?,” Trucker Tools’ free freight market report for owner operators and trucking companies. In every edition of “Where’s the Freight?,” you’ll learn where demand and rates will be high and low over the next five to seven days.  This week, you can expect reefer demand to remain high in several U.S.…

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Integration Partner Highlight: Verizon Connect ELD

Integration Partner Highlight: Verizon Connect ELD

Time really is money in the transportation business, which is why Trucker Tools partners with other leading technology providers in the industry. We know that when our technology can “talk” to other technologies, it saves valuable time and everyone wins – including freight brokers, 3PLs, drivers, carriers and shippers.  Trucker Tools’ broker load tracking platform Smart Capacity integrates with 89 different electronic logging devices, giving…

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Five Reasons To Join Trucker Tools’ New Driver Loyalty Program Today

Five Reasons To Join Trucker Tools’ New Driver Loyalty Program Today

Last month, we launched the trucking industry’s first-of-its-kind Driver Loyalty Program that rewards truckers like you for using Trucker Tools’ free driver app. With our new Driver Loyalty Program, you earn free TruckerPoints for taking certain actions in the driver app. These can include booking loads, sending brokers digital rate quotes, tracking loads, uploading proof of delivery documents and more. The TruckerPoints that…

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Where’s the Freight? Montgomery, Tucson, Texarkana, San Diego and Decatur To See High Demand This Week

Where’s the Freight? Montgomery, Tucson, Texarkana, San Diego and Decatur To See High Demand This Week

Welcome to your Wednesday edition of “Where’s the Freight?,” Trucker Tools’ free freight forecast for carriers and owner operators. Over the next five to seven days, the Montgomery, Ala., power only market is projected to be the hottest freight market across the United States and Canada — which is why it’s number one in today’s Top Five Hottest Markets list. This…

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Three Reasons for Brokers To Join Trucker Tools’ New Driver Loyalty Program

Three Reasons for Brokers To Join Trucker Tools’ New Driver Loyalty Program

We recently launched a first of its kind Driver Loyalty Program in the Trucker Tools driver app. This new program rewards drivers with TruckerPoints for taking specific actions in the app. Drivers can redeem their accrued TruckerPoints for free gift cards to 200+ different U.S. retailers.  In addition to providing drivers with a means of earning free gift cards for using the…

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