NEW PLYUMOUTH, IDAHO (PRWEB) October 31, 2016
Truckstop.com has announced the release of its new, integrated Load Tracking solution within its freight-matching marketplace. Truckstop.com also announced a new mobile application, Truckstop Mobile, for carriers. The new release provides a simplified user experience with enhanced functionality and will replace the existing ITS Trucker mobile application.
Load Tracking gives brokers and carriers the ability to interact directly through Truckstop Mobile. Carriers will also have the ability to receive tracking requests on their mobile device.
“Our goal is to help our members be more successful. This is a big step in automating existing processes while enhancing the user experience,” said Thayne Boren, general manager of Truckstop.com’s Mobile Solutions. “It’s a product our members have been asking for and something that will improve visibility on their freight movement. Brokers are more likely to select carriers who participate in load tracking to move their freight. Carriers who use this service will have greater opportunities for success.”
With Truckstop Mobile, carriers can view load details, pick up and drop information, and submit check calls directly through the app. Carriers will also be able to reduce interruptive phone calls as Load Tracking is built into the Truckstop Mobile app, giving carriers the ability to offer load tracking from pick-up to delivery. Carriers do not need a Truckstop.com freight matching subscription to use the load tracking service within the mobile app.
Brokers are able to receive updates on a load throughout the process, seeing when the load was picked up, where it is, what route the carrier is taking and when the load is delivered. Brokers will get enhanced visualization of the load en route, will receive electronic documentation, and can share that information with shippers and other transportation partners.
“This completely automates the process,” Boren said. “We are very excited about Load Tracking and Truckstop Mobile.”
Truckstop Pro customers will receive 100 free tracks monthly when they sign up for Load Tracking, while any Truckstop.com member with broker authority will get a promotional opportunity to utilize five free tracks within the first 60 days of Load Tracking and Truckstop Mobile post-launch.
To receive more information on Load Trucking and Truckstop Mobile, visit Truckstop.com and click on Products, then scroll down to Mobile Services.
Truckstop.com is the one-stop connection between North America’s commercial transportation professionals. Founded in 1995 as the first freight-matching marketplace to hit the web, Truckstop.com has grown to provide load planning and optimization, transportation management, telematics, rate benchmarking and spot market data, and powerful negotiation tools. Truckstop Pro, Truckstop.com’s most recent and most advanced software subscription, offers users a real-time load board and enhanced transportation partner search and qualification. To learn more, visit Truckstop.com.
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