Pay and Respect, Two Keys to Finding and Keeping Drivers

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Pay and benefits are changing as fleets work to recruit and retain drivers, but treating drivers right is still a top priority Recruiting and retention. It’s akin to bailing water out of a boat that has a hole in it. You really have to plug the hole first, otherwise you’re constantly fighting to stay afloat…. Read more »

Press Release: Prophesy Dispatch & Macropoint Integration Announced

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Accellos has announced, at the Transportation Intermediaries Association Conference, new integration between Prophesy Dispatch and MacroPoint, a service which provides location tracking for brokered loads. The integrated solution provides Transportation Brokers with a way to automatically track loads including arrival, departure from stops and GPS position updates.   The seamless interface with Prophesy Dispatch automatically passes… Read more »

Evidence for Support Capacity Crunch in Trucking Industry

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After several years of false starts, it seems the trucking capacity crunch is finally arriving. The latest evidence came today from consultancy FTR, whose monthly index of trucking conditions showed “unprecedented capacity constraints” in February, similar to the month before. Severe winter weather amplified an already-tight supply situation, and FTR expects a sellers’ market for… Read more »

Paying Drivers for Performance

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One of the timely topics discussed at the Truckload Carriers Association’s annual conference, held in Grapevine, Texas, March 23-25, was creating incentive plans for drivers. Beth Carroll, managing principal of the Prosperio Group, presented a “Trucking in the Round” session on innovative methods for driver pay. Increasingly, she said, more fleets are creating pay-for-performance plans… Read more »

Accellos Welcomes DTLI, LLC

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DTLI, LLC purchased Accellos’ Prophesy trucking software in February to enhance its transportation capabilities such as fleet/driver management and mileage/routing optimization. Welcome aboard! Visit DTLI online.

CSA Needs More Changes, But Program is Improving

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The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is making progress on improving its CSA safety enforcement program, but it needs to step up the pace, says the Transportation Department Inspector General in a new report. The report was requested by leaders of the House Subcommittee on Highways and Transit following a 2012 hearing where trucking interests aired concerns… Read more »

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