How automating check calls gave Eldon Frieghtways dispatchers time back

Removing check calls off dispatchers’ plates saves time and alleviates stress Article by Jenny Glasscock, Freightwaves Trucking has long been an accessible industry, but this is a mixed blessing. While a lower barrier to entry allows more people to have a shot at success, it also means companies must go above and beyond to gain […]READ MORE


Personal customer support at center of Maverick Logistics’ TMS success

Ditat offers streamlined transition, customer support for nuanced business needs Article by Jenny Glasscock, Freightwaves Logistics is a diverse industry, and the businesses within it have unique operational needs that are only becoming more complicated because of the ever-shifting transportation market. A logistics business entrusts a lot to its transportation management system. Many of its […]READ MORE


How open API TMS systems increase efficiency and reduce bottlenecks

Texas-based carrier SISU has been able to create operational efficiencies and lower overhead Article by Jenny Glasscock, Freightwaves If you manage a large fleet, it’s likely that using a customized and powerful transportation management system is one of your top priorities. Your company probably works with many different types of software — for load planning, […]READ MORE


Powerful TMS helps Gully Transportation increase cash flow with same-day billing functionality

Ditat offers flexible, open API TMS solutions for mid to large fleets Article by Jenny Glasscock, Freightwaves Shifting demand, dropping rates and skyrocketing fuel prices are just some of the market obstacles carriers are currently facing, with new supply chain challenges cropping up seemingly every day. As these problems compound on one another, it’s no […]READ MORE


The Effect of Compensation During a Driver Shortage

by Alexandra Marx Most people in the trucking industry know that the truck driver shortage is a huge issue that is causing discord within companies. But what is really behind that shortage? As discussed in “Why Driver Shortages Are Hurting the Trucking Industry,” there are many contributing factors such as work-life balance, the COVID-19 pandemic, […]READ MORE


Nuclear Verdicts and What’s Next

by Alexandra Marx Nuclear verdicts are blowing up the trucking industry, leaving behind harmful and expensive repercussions for trucking companies. What are nuclear verdicts? Nuclear verdicts are defined as jury awards that feature a penalty exceeding $10 million. In the trucking industry, these verdicts are typically given when there is a fatal crash between a […]READ MORE


Why Driver Shortages are Hurting the Trucking Industry

by Alexandra Marx The trucking industry is experiencing a nationwide driver shortage. Though some drivers are making good money in the current industry, the job itself is not always a first choice for many potential workers. Young adults who need jobs after high school if they do not attend college are not an option, as […]READ MORE