March 8, 2020 | TruckerTools

January 2020 Monthly Link Round-Up

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

Our January blogs were packed with valuable business tips for new drivers, veteran truckers and carrier dispatchers. We covered a lot of ground, from advice on how to improve your load searches to how we’ve addressed your privacy and data/battery usage concerns in Trucker Tools’ free driver app. Also featured in January: our Q&A with industry influencer Sharae Moore of She Trucking, as well as information on how dispatchers can automate time-consuming tasks with Trucker Tools’ Smart Capacity for Dispatch.

Jump Start Your Trucking Business in the First 90 Days of 2020

Now is the perfect time to consider how you can make 2020 a profitable one for your trucking business. Creating a strategy for success and making some simple adjustments to how you do business can reap major dividends later in the year. Check out our tips for ensuring this year is a great one for you and your trucking business.

New Truckers: Five Tips for Thriving in Your New Career

Congratulations! You’ve finished trucking school, passed the knowledge and road skills tests, and gotten your commercial driver’s license. Here at Trucker Tools we’re always looking for way to help carriers make their lives easier. Check out our five tips for new drivers that will help you start your new career in trucking on the right foot.

The Importance of Understanding Your Monthly Operating Costs

As an owner-operator or owner of a trucking company, your profit margins are directly impacted by how much money you spend to run your business, i.e. your operating costs. Understanding your monthly operating costs helps you identify any redundancies and reduce expenses, which ultimately can up your take home pay. In this blog, we discuss common monthly trucking business expenses and best practices for reducing your expenses.

Tools and Tips for New Drivers from Industry Influencer Sharae Moore

Are you looking for trucking tips? We recently spoke with trucker Sharae Moore about her recommendations for new drivers and how technology-based solutions like the Trucker Tools free driver app can help new truckers build their businesses. Sharae also spoke to us about why she started She Trucking and the resources that the organization provides to women in the industry.

Say Goodbye to Stale Load Boards, Hello to Faster Load Searches and Bookings with Trucker Tools

If you’re a carrier dispatcher using load boards, you’re probably spending a lot of time finding loads. Instead, learn how you can use Trucker Tools’ digital freight matching platform to reduce the time that you spend finding high-quality loads. Instead of wasting time chasing stale data on load boards, automate your process for finding and booking high-quality loads with preferred brokers/3PLs with Trucker Tools.

Load Tracking Technology That Respects Your Privacy, Adds Value to Your Trucking Business

Trucker Tools recently surveyed a group of truckers about load tracking technologies. In this blog, we discuss the results of this short survey, including some of the comments from your fellow truckers about privacy and transparency. Learn how the Trucker Tools driver app offers you a level of transparency that is strikingly absent from the single feature tracking-only apps brokers may ask you to use.

How Trucker Tools’ Load Tracking Respects the Privacy of Truckers While Meeting the Visibility Needs of Brokers

Load tracking (also known as freight visibility) is a top priority for your broker and 3PL partners. It’s also likely to be a source of frustration for you, especially if you’re an owner-operator or small to mid-sized trucking company. In this blog, we break down why visibility is important and how the load track feature included in Trucker Tools’ free driver app provides you with complete transparency.

How Trucker Tools’ Solutions Strengthen the Entire Supply Chain

At Trucker Tools, we believe that technology can help everyone in the supply chain, from owner-operators and small to mid-sized trucking companies to brokers, 3PLs and shippers. In this blog, learn how we can give you the tools you need to operate efficiently, increase revenue, build productive partner relationships and provide top-notch customer service.

Trucker Tools’ Free Driver App Respects Your Privacy, Has Minimal Impact on Data and Battery Life

As a trucker, you definitely don’t want to use apps that don’t respect your privacy and you’ll only use apps that really improve the bottom line for your business. In this blog, learn how our driver app can increase productivity in your daily operations with little effect on your data usage and phone battery, all while respecting your right to privacy.

Are you looking for more tips and tricks for optimizing profits in your trucking business? If so, checkout the rest of our blogs.

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