Dispatching Software That Changes Everything

04/22/16 by Egor Korneev Dispatching Software That Changes Everything What is the best description of the dispatching software that your company is using? My company still uses spreadsheets as the dispatching tool of choice. Our dispatching software is too basic to be useful. The dispatching software we have is too complicated and too hard to […]

April 22, 2016

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Preparing for HOS Compliance Part 1

03/10/16 by Egor Korneev. Preparing for HOS Compliance with ELDs – Part 1 How to accommodate new requirements for driver HOS edits and log validation The new ELD mandate is encapsulated in the FAR Part 395.16 of the federal rules. This section describes a list of extended compliance requirements for use of electronic logs. Although […]

March 10, 2016

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LoadTrek University Classes April 2016

03/08/16 by Joel Beal. April 6-7, Frederick, MD – LoadTrek University 152 course LoadTrek 152 covers introductory concepts and provides tools and training necessary to begin using LoadTrek for daily operations. In this course we will discuss: How to use Setup including but not limited to: drivers, equipment, locations, profiles, and subscriptions. Daily Dispatch and […]

March 8, 2016

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Posted Speed Limits Violation Analysis

03/01/16 by Egor Korneev. Posted Speed Limits Violation Reporting Speeding has a direct and adverse effect on safety. Higher overspeed incident count, time overspeed, and higher miles per hour above the posted speed limit are predictors of a higher accident rate. Transportation companies are well aware of the correlation. Numerous fleets implement safety programs to […]

March 1, 2016

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USPS Dynamic Routing Optimization (DRO)

02/16/16 by Egor Korneev. USPS Dynamic Routing Optimization (DRO) The United State Post Office is rolling out the Dynamic Routing Optimization (DRO) contracts in select cities in the US. The DRO contracts are cost-saving measures designed to minimize the total mileage and equipment requirements for the area-wide deliveries to postal facilities. LoadTrek is currently involved […]

February 16, 2016

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ELD Mandate – What to do now?

02/15/16 by Robert Keller.  Originally published in Well Servicing Magazine. The following article by Robert Keller of LoadTrek appeared in the recent issue of Well Servicing Magazine. We are including an excerpt and a link to the full article below: ELD Mandate: What to Do Now? A federal rule to require motor carriers to use […]

February 15, 2016

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Drivers Using Multiple HOS Rulesets

01/29/16 by Egor Korneev. Drivers using multiple HOS rulesets – how to stay compliant. LoadTrek works with a large number of fleets that choose to use Hours of Service exemptions. Some fleets are specialized carriers such as agricultural fleets. Others are common carriers that switch between intrastate and interstate rules, or US and Canadian rules. […]

February 10, 2016

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Route Tracking Radius vs Geofence

02/05/16 by Egor Korneev. Route Tracking – best approach to automatic arrival? LoadTrek has recently expanded the automated route stop arrival and departure tracking to include both the location radius and the geofence of the location. Why retain both options?  Which one is better for you? Let’s begin with a discussion of each methodology and […]

February 5, 2016

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ELD Mandate – Is Your Company Compliant?

01/29/16 by Egor Korneev. ELD Mandate – is my fleet compliant? The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has finally published the long-anticipated  ELD mandate in the Federal Register in December 2015. It affects the majority of fleets, and probably affects yours. Here, we discuss your company’s needs in order to ensure compliance with the […]

January 29, 2016

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What does the utilization number represent?

01/13/16 by Egor Korneev. Many opinions on equipment utilization – What does the utilization number represent? Everyone agrees that equipment utilization is a Key Performance Indicator (KPI). Fleets prioritize utilization differently on the list of KPIs, but generally keep it near the top five analysis priorities. High utilization is a great indicator of a high revenue, […]

January 13, 2016

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