The Backstory of Axon
Axon Software is the result of over 38 years of trucking company software research and design, with the input of hundreds of transportation professionals, just like you. At the risk of having you realize just how old I am, (please don’t call me an “old-coot”, it’s tough enough on me when my kids do that) …
Give Your Dispatchers the Ultimate Trucking Dispatch Tool
Your dispatchers are the front-line, go-to guys in your business. When they’re at the top of their game, they make things happen. Why slow them down with obsolete tools and poor customer intelligence? Real-Time Axon Trucking Dispatch Software gives them finger-tip control of the information they need to make snap decisions when it counts! Axon …
Looking Forward in the Trucking Industry
What a crazy situation we find ourselves in. Unemployment is skyrocketing, many people have less money to spend, businesses are hurting, less is being produced, and it feels like the economy is grinding to a halt in many ways, apart from the essentials.
5 Reasons Why a Good Website Is Essential for Trucking Companies
Let’s be honest. Most trucking companies have a website that looks like it was built in the 90’s, if they even have a website at all. Larger trucking companies are starting to turn this trend around, but overall, websites are highly underrated in this industry.
Using Habits and Automation to Work Harder and Live Better
One of the best books I’ve read so far this year is Atomic Habits by James Clear. It’s a fresh and modern take on an old idea that comes into focus every so often (30 years ago we had “7 habits of highly effective people”). Habits are a useful lens to examine our behavior, understand …
QuickBooks VS. Specialized Trucking Accounting Software
When first starting out, most small businesses invest in accounting software. QuickBooks is the most popular. Others include Sage, Xero and MYOB. These products do a serviceable job of billing and accounting, for a typical small business in its early stages. But trucking companies are not typical – and trucking company owners don’t want their …
Feeling Overwhelmed in the Trucking Industry?
Fred Rogers, beloved TV personality from the series “Mr. Rogers’ Neighborhood”, weighed precisely 143 pounds for over 30 years. He refused to do anything that would compromise his health. He did not drink or smoke. He never went to bed early, never woke up late, and went swimming every day. He had an extremely calming …
Choosing the Right Transportation Management System
Transportation Management Systems (TMS) are incredible for trucking companies, for a number of reasons. Choosing the right one will enhance efficiency, increase profits on the bottom line, and can lead to rapid business growth. When you can measure it, you can manage it.