As highlighted by the American Transportation Research Industry, the cost of trucking operations continue to rise in the United States. With this increasing cost comes the necessity to streamline your operations and increase efficiencies as much as possible.
While many trucking organizations are embracing the new technology that has swept across the industry, some are still using outdated methods to conduct business. In a lot of cases, trucking leadership simply doesn’t know about the many ways technology can help make improvements business-wide.
For example, we conducted a survey and found that 20% of trucking organizations are still using paper run tickets and spreadsheets to handle their ticketing — an inefficient process that can be easily streamlined with an electronic solution.
Read on to discover the astonishing advantages that come with electronic ticketing, from increased productivity to better-informed business decisions.
When it comes to increasing your bottom line in the trucking industry, miles and minutes count for the majority of your budget. The quicker you can get a shipment delivered, the better. This includes getting your invoices and bills of laden to your customers in expedience. For the fuel and gas transport industry, technology offers a wealth of opportunities for money saving methods. For starters, paperless invoices shave days off how quick you can get a return on your payments for services rendered.
In the trucking industry paper log books are going, going, gone by December 2017. The Electronic Logging Mandate set forth by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration states that all commercial truck drivers will use electronic logging devices in place of paper logs. To comply with this ruling, and to prepare your business for the future of trucking, check out the benefits of updating your trucking fleet now to meet these tech needs.