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Category: Driver Stuff

Small-business Truckers Respond to Senate Hearing on Infrastructure

Small-business Truckers Respond to Senate Hearing on Infrastructure

| February 14, 2019

Spotlight focused on truck parking shortages and age requirements Among the many issues raised at a hearing held by the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation, two caught the attention of small-business truckers. One was connected directly to infrastructure and one was not, but both are closely related to highway safety. Truck parking […]

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Employee-Owned Big G Express Improves Safety Score by 38 Percent After Deploying SmartDrive Program

Employee-Owned Big G Express Improves Safety Score by 38 Percent After Deploying SmartDrive Program

| February 12, 2019

Extended Recording, Managed Service, Video Quality and Efficient Coaching Process Cited in Decision to Implement SmartDrive Program Across Entire Fleet SmartDrive Systems, a leader in video-based safety and transportation intelligence, today announced that Big G Express, a premier over-the-road trucking company, has deployed the SmartDriveĀ® program with Extended Recording across its entire fleet. The fleet […]

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Loadsmart Awarded Company of the Year by Frost & Sullivan

Loadsmart Awarded Company of the Year by Frost & Sullivan

| February 12, 2019

Loadsmart stands out for its ability to offer an all-in instant price for shippers before hiring the carrier Frost & Sullivan recognizes Loadsmart with the 2018 United States Company of the Year Award. Loadsmart uses of machine learning in its automated freight brokerage platform to enable instant pricing and booking. Its solution has attracted dozens […]

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Trucker Assist Services Launches FREE Load Board for Freight Brokers

Trucker Assist Services Launches FREE Load Board for Freight Brokers

| February 10, 2019

APP is designed to work in benefit of the trucker New startup Trucker Assist Services, TAS has been working to streamline the tedious, often confusing, operational procedures associated with broker onboarding, freight procurement, and invoicing. TAS says “We have been developing an integrated load board, available next month, free to brokers. The algorithms within the […]

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PGT Trucking Pays Over $1 Million in Service Bonuses

PGT Trucking Pays Over $1 Million in Service Bonuses

| February 7, 2019

Retention bonuses work towards combating driver shortages PGT Trucking rewards its drivers for tenure, commitment to safety and dedication with more than $1 million in service bonuses in 2018. The national driver shortage has affected trucking companies across the country. PGT’s service bonus program combats the issue by rewarding drivers for loyalty, safety and hard […]

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MiX Telematics Aims to Improves Payroll Management

MiX Telematics Aims to Improves Payroll Management

| February 7, 2019

New Time Entry tool allow customers to extract more detailed activity data from the Hours of Service solution MiX Telematics solutions are delivered as SaaS to more than 736,000 subscribers. Mix provides fleet and asset management solutions announced an extension to its class-leading Hours of Service ELD solution Time Entry. Time Entry is the result […]

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