How To Choose An Asset Tracking Software That Saves Time and Money

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Articles, BrightOrder Updates, Industry Insights How To Choose An Asset Tracking Software That Saves Time and Money Posted by Madeleine Amestoy on January 30, 2024 Introduction If you’re seeking to bolster efficiency and accountability in asset management, selecting the ideal asset management software is a crucial step. By providing pivotal insights and ensuring real-time oversight, […]

What is Freight Forwarding

What is Freight Forwarding What is Freight Forwarding In its simplest form, freight forwarding is combining freight types and composing shipments bound for international destinations. Transportation of shipments generally involves: trucking, air cargo, and ocean-going ships to reach faraway global sites for deliveries. Often, the shipments will include many different products from multiple suppliers of […]

The Days are Getting Shorter

The Days are Getting Shorter The Days are Getting Shorter And Colder If you’ve been putting off needed truck maintenance, you had better take care of it now. If you continue to neglect your truck for whatever reason, believe it or not, your health may be at risk. For example, if your truck breaks down […]

For Owner Operators

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For Owner Operators Choosing the Right Carrier to Pull For Much must be considered when choosing a carrier. In the U.S. there are three types of owner/operator lease agreements for signing on with a carrier. These include a lease-purchase agreement, under which a driver pays a monthly fee for agreeing to drive a company-owned truck […]

Ease Your Way into Trucking

Ease Your Way into Trucking Ease Your Way into Trucking If you’ve gone through truck driver training school and acquired your Commercial Driver License (CDL) and found trucking a good fit for you, take the next big step: looking for your first truck driving job. You may get lucky if you trained at a great […]

Behavior-Based Safety

Behavior-Based Safety Bringing Behavior-Based Safety to Trucking Accidents and injuries cost fleets in a huge way. Truck drivers are no exception to health issues of various sorts. Many drivers choose to ignore bad habits that may lead to serious health and safety issues over time. Often drivers must get out of the truck when picking […]

What is Hot Shot Trucking

What is Hot Shot Trucking What is Hot Shot Trucking? Hot Shot trucking is a specialty that requires hauling less than truckload (LTL) freight from a shipper to a receiver or multiple receivers in less time than typical carriers can pick up and deliver. It mainly involves hauling small shipments in a hurry, and bypasses […]

When You Really Need a Day Off

EMDECS | When You Really Need a Sick Day You’ve officially had it! You’ve been working nonstop for the last couple of months and you’re SO mentally exhausted that you can’t seem to get simple tasks done without making some sort of mistakes. So you call in sick at work. On one hand, your manager […]

3 Fun Things Truck Drivers Can Do on the Road During Downtime

3 Fun Things Truck Drivers Can Do on the Road During Downtime If you’re a truck driver hitting the road, you’ll often spend long hours behind the wheel, covering thousands of miles and delivering goods to various destinations. But when you’re not driving, how do you spend your downtime? Here are some fun things to […]

Drop Trailer Service

Drop Trailer Service A Trendy New Idea in Shipping Drop trailer service is growing among shippers who are tired of having to load freight on carriers’ schedules. Instead, when a carrier drops off a trailer, it clears the shipper’s yard of trucks creating congestion while waiting to load or unload. It also eliminates the need […]