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3 Driver Retention Strategies That Work

March 21, 2017 by TMW Systems

If industry volumes have been on the rebound for more than five years, why are so many fleet businesses still struggling with truck driver retention and creating successful driver retention...

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Pain: Incorrect Weights, Dimensions and Over, Short & Damage Claims

March 16, 2017 by Justin Caron

How often do you send freight to the wrong location? How much money are you losing due to inaccurate weights? How do you measure a dock workers’ efficiency? How many OS&D claims do you make, and...

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How Logistics Software Helps Turn a 3PL into a Shipper’s Indispensable Partner

March 14, 2017 by TMW Systems

As a third-party logistics service provider (3PL), your job is to deliver outstanding value to your shippers. One essential tool for achieving that goal is logistics software.

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Maintaining A Modern Fleet Calls For A Set Of Specialized Tools

March 09, 2017 by TMW Systems

You’ve seen the tool vendor’s truck parked outside a fleet’s service bays. It’s there for a reason. Someone needs a specialized tool. They don’t have it. The tool guy does.

On today’s shop floor,...

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Will Bid Season Produce Reasonable Returns for Carriers in 2017?

March 07, 2017 by Brian Larwig

Bid season 2016-2017 is winding down.

Shippers are reviewing the latest round of carrier rates and volume commitments; carriers are anticipating lane awards and subsequent impact on their...

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A Look at TIA, Brokers, International Trade & the Trump Administration

March 02, 2017 by TMW Systems

TMW recently sat down with Robert Voltmann, President and CEO of Transportation Intermediaries Association (TIA) to discuss a number of topics related to the 3PL industry. In this blog, he...

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Making Data-Driven Decisions in the Transportation Industry

March 02, 2017 by Tim Leonard

Data-driven decision making (D3M) involves listening to what the Six Sigma folks call the “voice of the process”, or paying attention to the actual data that emerges from your day-to-day execution...

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Fleet Maintenance Management: Go Mobile

February 28, 2017 by TMW Systems

No one in the trucking industry likes trucks that aren’t moving. After all, an idle truck isn’t generating revenue. An idle truck, in fact, is only generating costs.

Keeping your vehicles on the...

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Route Planning Software Refines Final Mile Service

February 23, 2017 by TMW Systems

In 2015, forbes.com reported that savvy retailers, focused on developing a fully integrated business model that allows for the greatest convenience to customers, were turning to omnichannel...

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Stripping Costs Out of Heavy-Duty Truck Maintenance--Help is Here!

February 21, 2017 by TMW Systems

In a perfect world:

-- Trucks run flawlessly until company leadership decides to replace them

-- Fleet managers spend their time analyzing data to increase profits

-- And technicians, well,...

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