I had the pleasure of attending this year’s McLeod Software User Conference in Birmingham, Alabama which was held September 16 -18, 2012. What a great partner and group of customers – a first class conference! The event was filled with lots of positive feedback from our announcements of the new integrations of our Driver Workflow and Navigation applications with McLeod’s LoadMaster® software. It was a great opportunity to make connections with attendees and answer their questions about the new integrations.
I recently had the privilege of speaking with a number of Marten Transport’s employees to talk about their success with our In-Cab Scanning application. Below is a quick snapshot of how Qualcomm’s In-Cab Scanning helped Marten improve driver productivity and substantially reduce billing cycles.
This month, Truckinginfo.com featured an article on the Top 5 Vehicle Maintenance Violations by Jim Park, contributing editor. The article highlighted the fact that vehicle maintenance issues are a huge threat to a carrier’s safety record and there are close to 200 separate violations on the FMCSA’s list of point-carrying infractions. According to the article, here are the five most common vehicle maintenance violations:
In the quest to improve operations, reduce costs, and provide great customer service, fleet managers are constantly refining their fleet’s operations and looking for innovative ways to create increased efficiencies. After purchasing the most fuel efficient vehicles, hiring the most experienced drivers and making all of the obvious cost reductions – what are the next steps? How would you manage your fleet differently if you could see into the future?
Check out Truckinginfo.com for our featured article on “How to be Proactive with CSA.” In the article, I address how carriers can better understand and proactively manage the CSA scoring methodology in five steps.