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Still Pushing Paper? You’re Burning Dollars

Posted by TMW Systems on Jul 06, 2017

It takes a lot of paper to manage a trucking, brokerage or logistics operation.

There are order intake forms:

    • Bills of lading
    • Proof of delivery
    • Invoices and other financial documents
    • Scale tickets and lumper receipts
    • Driver settlement
    • License
    • Motor vehicle records
    • Medical and training details
    • Equipment specification and maintenance records
    • Customer information, and much more.
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Topics: Transportation Management Software

How to Make the Most of a User Conference

Posted by TMW Systems on May 25, 2017

When it comes to transportation software, you might be a power user. But there’s always more to learn about how to use technology to enhance your company’s profits. And there’s no better way to gain that knowledge than by networking with experts and industry peers at a user conference.

 

Top 10 Countdown: Why to attend in.sight 2017

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Topics: in.sight, Transportation Management Software

To Speed Cash Flow in Transportation, Clear the Invoicing Pipeline

Posted by Brian Lavelle on May 23, 2017

By Brian Lavelle and Carman Geres

Complexity kills cash flow.

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Topics: Cloud Based Trucking Software, Transportation Management Software

The Secret to Enhanced Cybersecurity

Posted by TMW Systems on May 16, 2017

As cyber criminals get more sophisticated, cybersecurity has evolved to put more walls between them and valuable user data. Leading strategies include encryption and multi-factor authentication (MFA) – which takes the traditional username/password approach to digital security and adds authentication factors like thumbprint, face and voice recognition, PIN numbers and trusted device authentication.

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Topics: Cloud Based Trucking Software, Transportation Management Software, Transportation Technology

Intermodal Trucking Software: Saving You Time and Money

Posted by TMW Systems on Apr 28, 2017

Trucking companies that haul intermodal loads are like jugglers. Think of all the balls you need to keep in the air: rail schedules, port schedules, shippers’ requirements, government mandates, container movements, equipment maintenance, customer billing, driver payments. You might be handling both single- and multi-container moves, full containers and less-than-containerload (LCL) freight. You can’t afford to let anything drop.

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Topics: Trucking Software, Transportation Management Software

Expand Your Fleet Service Shop into A Profitable Service Center​

Posted by Dave Walters on Apr 26, 2017

You have a standing fleet maintenance operation, fully equipped and fully staffed.

You have a major investment in that operation and it costs you money to run it.

So, let me ask you this:

When there’s a slowdown, do you lay off trained techs to reduce overhead?

Or, do you bring in for-hire business to increase profits?

I think I know the answer.

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Topics: Fleet Maintenance Software, Transportation Management Software

TMS Software Can Solve These Top Challenges

Posted by TMW Systems on Apr 13, 2017

TMS software is an invaluable asset for running a successful transportation business. A transportation company is an intricate machine and keeping all the parts running smoothly takes tremendous coordination. Dispatchers, fleet managers, drivers and account reps, plus commercial carriers and other trading partners, have to make well-informed decisions, anticipate problems before they arise and attend to the details of every shipment.

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Topics: Transportation Management Software, Business Intelligence

Tools and Tech to Keep You Truckin’

Posted by TMW Systems on Apr 11, 2017

The logistics industry is dominated by swift order fulfillment, attention to detail and customer retention, and the option of the quick “click” makes it simpler to handle daily tasks on schedule and on time.

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Topics: Logistics Software, Transportation Management Software

3 Ways Transportation Management Software Can Save Your Business

Posted by TMW Systems on Mar 23, 2017

Make it work – a phrase that’s become part of the business-world lexicon, thanks to the combined influence of reality TV and the web. Closer to home, it’s the logical approach for transportation management and fleet management providers to embrace – but companies short on technology and heavy on effort may spend vast amounts of time trying to make it work without much progress.

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Topics: Transportation Management Software, Trucking Software

Maintaining A Modern Fleet Calls For A Set Of Specialized Tools

Posted by TMW Systems on Mar 09, 2017

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, that tool is a part of the TMW Fleet Maintenance software arsenal. TMT Fleet Maintenance is a base system that delivers a complete set of tools that you can integrate with your transportation management system.

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Topics: Fleet Maintenance Software, Transportation Management Software