September 4, 2019 | Trucker Tools

Monthly Link Round-Up: Trucker Tools’ Winning Visibility Solution, McLeod Software Partnership and the Power of API-based Tech at GATS 2019

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

In this round-up, learn how achieving continuous, accurate freight visibility can be a win for all segments of the transportation industry, from brokers and 3PLs to shippers, carriers, and consumers. In our partner highlight feature, you can read how a shared focus on harnessing the power of technology to increase operational efficiency is at the heart of the partnership between McLeod Software and Trucker Tools.

The final blog in this monthly round-up covers the Great American Trucking Show that was held in Dallas at the end of August. At GATS 2019, Trucker Tools’ CEO/Founder was joined by a panel of truckers to discuss how app-based technology can be a difference-maker for carriers seeking increased efficiency, automation, and stronger partner relationships.

Trucker Tools’ Visibility Solution Providing Efficiency, Real-time Communication Platform for Shippers, Carriers and Brokers

It’s no secret that freight visibility (also known as load tracking) can optimize operations for efficiency and build positive business relationships for shippers, carriers, and brokers. However, most visibility solutions fail due to low carrier adoption rates, lack of transparency, limited functionality and poor accuracy.

Unlike many freight tracking options in the market today, Trucker Tools’ GPS-enabled freight tracking technology delivers on its promise of real-time, continuous and precise freight tracking, while building trust between shippers, carriers and brokers.

Trucker Tools visibility solution outperforms single-feature, tracking-only technologies by providing:

  • Data Aggregation, Transparency in an Intuitive, Easy-To-Use Interface – for Carriers
  • Greater Operational Efficiency, Accurate Load Arrival Times – for Shippers
  • A Positive Experience for Carrier Partners, Reduction in Check-Calls and Carrier Adoption – for Brokers/3PLs

Read the full blog here:

McLeod Software: A Partner in Technological Innovation

McLeod Software has led the way in creating intelligent software solutions for the transportation industry for more than 30 years. McLeod Software has received numerous awards for its innovative solutions, including a number 14 rank on FreightWave’s Freight.Tech25 in 2018.

McLeod Software is a trusted integration partner for Trucker Tools. The McLeod PowerBroker transportation management system can be integrated with Trucker Tools’ free mobile driver app and Smart Capacity real-time carrier capacity and relationship management platform. The integration is a powerful one that can automate load tracking, increase visibility and provide brokers and 3PLs with access to additional capacity as needed.

The integration between McLeod and Trucker Tools:

  • Lets brokers/3PLs view real-time freight visibility data directly in the TMS.
  • Simplifies daily operations for brokerage/logistics staff members.
  • Automates load tracking for carrier partners.
  • Provides real-time freight location updates every five minutes.
  • Allows brokers and 3PLs to share real-time freight location information with shippers and their consumers via an online portal.
  • Connects brokers/3PLs seeking capacity with Trucker Tools’ mobile app carrier users.

You can read the entire McLeod Software partner highlight blog here.

Trucker Tools Brings Its Popular, Powerful Driver App to GATS 2019

The Trucker Tools team had a blast at the 2019 Great American Trucking Show in Dallas, August 22-24! We gave away gift cards, t-shirts and other swag at our booth and introduced tons of folks to our powerful (and free) mobile driver app. We joined 50,000 trucking professionals and vendors from all over the world at the conference for a whirlwind of educational sessions, exhibits and networking events.

At our GATS exhibition booth, we demoed the Trucker Tools driver app, which is a powerful data aggregator that carriers can use to simplify their daily operations. The driver app provides carriers with information on traffic, weather, parking, Walmart locations, detention time, open loads, rest stops, fuel prices, weigh scales, truck washes, optimal routes and more in a single interface.

Trucker Tools’ CEO/Founder Prasad Gollapalli was joined by several truckers in an educational session to discuss how they use Trucker Tools’ all-in-one driver app to:

  • Streamline daily operations, reduce manual processes.
  • Strengthen broker relationships with repeat business.
  • Increase efficiency with predictive load matching, automated load tracking.
  • Work smarter, not harder using technology that is designed for truckers.

Read more about the educational session and Trucker Tools’ presence at GATS 2019. If you’d like to learn more about Trucker Tools’ Smart Capacity real-time carrier capacity and relationship management platform, email or call 703-955-3560 today. To download Trucker Tools’ free mobile driver app, visit

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