October 4, 2019 | Trucker Tools

Monthly Link Round-Up: Syfan’s High Tracking Compliance Success, Raising Your Shipper Service Game and How To Reduce Your Cost Per Load

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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.

In the round-up for September, discover how brokers and logistics providers are more than doubling their tracking compliance success rates and raising their efficiency with Trucker Tools’ visibility solution. You’ll also find out how to raise your shipper service offerings during peak season and track key metrics to increase efficiency for your brokerage. Read on to learn more about the Tailwind TMS/Trucker Tools’ Smart Capacity integration and its ability to reduce the time you spend on manual load tracking and time-intensive capacity searches.

How Syfan Logistics Achieved an Average of 84% Tracking Compliance

After searching for a tracking solution that is reliable, accurate and appealing to carriers, 3PL Syfan Logistics found all of the above with Trucker Tools’ Smart Capacity platform and mobile driver app. Since implementing Trucker Tools’ Smart Capacity and driver app, Syfan has achieved these results:

  • Tracking compliance success rates as high as 95%; average 84%.
  • Freight tracking accuracy, i.e. accurate pickup and delivery has increased by 50%.
  • Improved shipper, customer and carrier relationships; improved customer satisfaction and operational efficiency.
  • The number of per load check-calls has decreased by 30%.

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How Choptank Scores 97% Load Tracking Accuracy & 20% Greater Efficiency With Trucker Tools

Like many brokers and 3PLs, the company was struggling to provide visibility and high-level service to its shippers across a fragmented carrier network. More than half of Choptank Transport’s carrier network is comprised of small carriers and owner-operators. With its migration to Trucker Tools’ Smart Capacity platform and free driver app, Choptank is scoring some major wins, including:

  • Gaining full load visibility from start-to-finish.
  • Increasing carrier adoption of tracking technology.
  • Improved operational efficiency.
  • Ability to provide shippers with continuous, start-to-finish freight tracking information.

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Trucker Tools Broker Tip: Automate, Streamline Manual Processes with Smart Capacity

This Smart Capacity Broker Tip blog provides practical guidance for using Trucker Tools’ Smart Capacity platform and mobile driver app to ultimately reduce per load costs using:

  • Predictive freight-matching, automated load booking tools and automated freight tracking to boost efficiency.
  • 90+ percent carrier tracking compliance achieved through all-in-one mobile driver app.
  • Improved shipment visibility compliance that provides a competitive advantage for brokers and their customers.
  • Rapid transformation and streamlining of brokerage business operations.

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How Tracking Key Efficiency Metrics Can Improve Your Brokerage’s Bottom Line

Analyzing efficiency data can help you make more informed decisions, control costs, choose technology with a high ROI and increase revenue for your brokerage. In this blog, we explore the value of automating efficiency-related processes with Trucker Tools’ Smart Capacity platform. Use Smart Capacity to:

  • Improve shipping accuracy.
  • Monitor and reduce driver detention time.
  • Automate manual communications, including check calls.
  • Streamline capacity searches.

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Raise Your Shipper Service Offerings During Peak Shipping Season with Trucker Tools’ Smart Capacity

During the peak shipping months of August, September, and October, freight volume is up and shippers may be more interested in continuous load tracking, especially when you’re moving their time-sensitive or fragile freight. Trucker Tools’ Smart Capacity platform can help you up your shipper service game with:

  • Automated, real-time load tracking.
  • Continuous visibility.
  • Mobile app technology that carriers embrace.
  • Preferred carrier network searches.
  • Predictive load matching.
  • Access to Trucker Tools’ 700,000-strong trucker network.

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Genpro Leveraging Trucker Tools Partnership To Increase Capacity Volume, Grow Carrier Networks and Boost Efficiency

The ability to view open loads easily and find both in-network and out of network capacity in a single interface can transform your brokerage’s operational efficiency and help you build reliable, sustainable capacity for future growth. In this blog, learn how Genpro is using Trucker Tools’ Smart Capacity and driver app to do exactly that. With Smart Capacity and the driver app, Genpro has:

  • Increased in-network capacity visibility by 500%.
  • Grown capacity volume by seven to 10%.
  • Reduced the time spent finding capacity.
  • Improved operational efficiency.

To learn how Genpro has hit these goals, read the full blog here:

Integration Partner Highlight: Award-Winning, Web-Based TMS Provider Tailwind

The integration between Trucker Tools’ Smart Capacity platform and the Pro and Enterprise versions of Tailwind’s TMS is ideal for small and mid-sized freight brokers and 3PLs. With this integration, you can: 

  • Increase visibility.
  • Improve shipper satisfaction.
  • View real-time freight capacity data directly in the TMS interface.
  • Scale capacity as needed.
  • Reduce time spent on load boards, daily bulk emails and phone calls to carrier dispatchers.
  • Improve operational efficiency.

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