Schneider Teams Up with Trucker Tools for Next-Generation Truckload Capacity Management, Shipment Visibility

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Schneider’s brokerage team deploys Smart Capacity predictive freight-matching tools and smart-phone-enabled, real-time load tracking to engage with thousands of small, mid-size truckload carriers on the Trucker Tools mobile app

Load Track screen showing up to the minute shipment location and progress to destination

“We are honored to be selected by one of America’s most respected transportation companies to help them drive further efficiencies and quality improvements into its brokerage operations” -- Prasad Gollapalli, founder and CEO, Trucker Tools.

Trucker Tools LLC, which provides shipment visibility, carrier capacity management and predictive freight-matching solutions for the transportation industry, announced today that Schneider Transportation Management, a division of Schneider (NYSE: SNDR), has selected Trucker Tools’ carrier management and shipment tracking software services to support its growing network of carriers and freight brokerage operations.

Schneider, a premier provider of transportation and logistics services, operates one of the trucking industry’s largest and most sophisticated freight brokerage operations, moving loads and interacting with thousands of carriers daily, including small trucking fleets and owner-operators in North America. The company is incorporating Load Track and Smart Capacity, two of Trucker Tool’s principal, cloud-based software applications, into its operational processes.

“We are growing our capabilities with Trucker Tools to deliver a better experience for carriers and easier access to the high-quality loads they expect from Schneider,” said Erin Van Zeeland, Schneider’s senior vice president and general manager of Logistics Services. “With Load Track, our carriers have an easy-to-use platform for delivering quality information on the progress and status of loads in transit as well as visibility to available loads. This allows us to more efficiently connect the right loads with the right carriers while enhancing the visibility shippers want.”

“Trucker Tools is also a big selling point, especially with the small and micro-carriers, because of the popularity of its mobile app,” Van Zeeland added.

The Trucker Tools mobile driver app provides a variety of useful driver-centric tools, information and resources, and has been downloaded by more than 500,000 truck drivers. The Load Track feature in the mobile app uses a smart phone’s GPS software to continually update and deliver precise location data, which is sent from the driver’s smart phone to the broker over Trucker Tools’ confidential, secure network.

Schneider is also implementing Trucker Tools’ Smart Capacity platform, which provides brokers with predictive freight-matching tools and real-time, trusted visibility into when and where trucks are available.

One key benefit for drivers and fleets already using the Trucker Tools mobile app for other services, is that they don’t have to switch apps to connect with loads on Smart Capacity.

Smart Capacity’s powerful algorithms and workflow tools help brokers optimally find, rank and match the best carrier with a load, significantly reducing manual tasks and eliminating multiple phone calls to find and secure a truck. Smart Capacity’s predictive tools also provide brokers with accurate visibility into future availability of truck capacity, providing an important advance-planning capability that benefits both the broker and carrier.

“We are honored to be selected by one of America’s most respected transportation companies to help them drive further efficiencies and quality improvements into its brokerage operations,” said Prasad Gollapalli,” founder and CEO of Trucker Tools. “Our goal is to enable our broker customers to leverage next-generation technology to improve their competitiveness and increase their ‘stickiness’ with carriers. Through Smart Capacity, Load Track and our mobile driver app, we’re giving them unprecedented, trusted visibility into where and when those trucks are available – today, tomorrow and into next week.”

About Trucker Tools -- Trucker Tools, based in Reston, Va., is the leading provider of trip planning, shipment visibility and freight matching solutions for the transportation industry. Its ground-breaking Smart Capacity platform uses accurate, real-time data and powerful algorithms to optimally match freight by predicting when and where capacity will become available, days in advance. The company’s popular driver smartphone app has been downloaded by over 500,000 owner-operators and small-carrier drivers to access information and services conveniently while on the road. Load Track is a robust feature in the app that connects drivers with carriers and freight brokers to eliminate manual check calls. Visit Trucker Tools at http://www.truckertools.com or contact us directly at: sales(at)truckertools.com

About Schneider – Schneider is a premier provider of transportation and logistics services. Offering one of the broadest portfolios in the industry, Schneider’s solutions include Regional and Long-Haul Truckload, Expedited, Dedicated, Bulk, Intermodal, Final Mile, LTL, Brokerage, Warehousing, Supply Chain Management and Port Logistics.

A $4.4 billion company (2017 revenue), Schneider has been delivering superior customer experiences and safely getting it done for over 80 years. For more information about Schneider, visit http://www.schneider.com or follow on Twitter: @WeAreSchneider.

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