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June 15, 2020

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 …

May 15, 2020

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.

February 15, 2020

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.

January 15, 2020

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 …

December 15, 2019

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 …

November 15, 2019

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 …

October 15, 2019

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.

September 15, 2019

The Latest Tech Advancements for Dump Truck Haulers

SPECIALIZED AGGREGATE DUMP TRUCK COMPANIES NEED SPECIALIZED TOOLS The trucking industry is the biggest industry in North America. Trucking and hauling brings in more revenue than any manufacturing industry, and trucking companies employ about 9 million people, which is triple the US government. There are over 500,000 trucking companies operating in the United States.