Business, Technology, Logistics

Outgrowing Your TMS Is OK, Just Don't Let It Happen Twice

truck drivers conferring over a laptop As you grow, you need your software to be able to grow and adapt with you. (shotbydave/Getty Images)

Outgrowing your software or platform is a normal rite of passage, and one that should be celebrated. But after that first time, if you find yourself again in need of new platforms, that's a sign you probably made a mistake.

JP Wiggins | VP of Logistics, 3G
April 8, 2022
Business, Technology, Equipment

Fullbay Will Add Digital Marketing After Acquisition

Fullbay The Fullbay booth at a recent industry show. (John Sommers II for Transport Topics)

Truck repair software developer Fullbay announced April 7 that it has acquired digital marketing agency Dieselmatic Digital Inc.. which focuses on repair shops.

April 7, 2022
Business, Technology, Fuel

What are leading carrier's IT executives looking for in a modern TMS?

Magnus Technologies

Drawing on the combined expertise and hands-on experience of dozens of trucking/logistics IT Executives, this comprehensive guide explores the seven core benefits every TMS must deliver: fast, low-cost deployment , automatic software updates, future-proof technology, turnkey integrations, intelligent driver workflow, maximum security and readiness, and business intelligence. 

February 1, 2022
Business, Technology, Equipment, Logistics

How Software Helps Enable Industry Consolidation

Transportation management system software Transportation management software can help fleets with operations including back-office functions, accounting and recruiting. (McLeod Software)

The trucking industry has undergone further consolidation amid a surge of acquisitions, and software has enabled much of that.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
December 23, 2021
Business, Technology, Equipment

The Value of Choice

Clevenger: With each passing year, the trucking industry’s technology market expands with more products and services designed to give fleet managers, dispatchers and drivers access to more information.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
November 24, 2021
Business, Technology, Equipment

Videoconferencing: Key Features for Trucking Firms

Dysart: Given that working from home is expected to become a permanent component of business culture moving forward, you'll want to be sure you're using video meeting software that's a perfect fit for your trucking company.

Joe Dysart | Webology 101
November 24, 2021
Business, Technology

Fullbay Names Patrick McKittrick CEO

Software company Fullbay, which is focused on improving the operational efficiency of heavy-duty repair shops, named Patrick McKittrick as CEO.

November 19, 2021
Business, Technology

Trucker Tools Announces Integration With Port TMS

Truck on highway Trucker Tools

Trucker Tools announced Aug. 26 a platform integration with transportation management software provider Port TMS.

August 27, 2021
Business, Technology

Trucker Tools Acquired by ASG

Trucker Tools has been acquired by the software-focused investment portfolio company ASG, the companies announced June 22.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
June 22, 2021
Business, Technology

Curing Remote Workers’ Blues

Covenant truck Eric Whitton, senior vice president of technology at Covenant Transportation Services, said he sees more upsides than downsides for remote work. (Covenant Transport)

Given the stubborn persistence of the coronavirus, many trucking and logistics companies have turned to collaborative “teams” software to ensure their managers and staff can work virtually for the foreseeable future.

Joe Dysart | Webology 101
November 30, 2020