Getting a truck properly loaded is almost a science in the trucking industry. There are a lot of tools that help drivers understand how much they are hauling and how to adjust the truck and trailer to fit inside the require weight restrictions for gross and axle weights.
It's no secret that the rising fuel cost has caused an intense strain on the trucking industry. With the national average of diesel being $5.71/gal and rising at the time of this post, the cost of everything has been deeply affected. Many carriers are left making deep cuts wherever they can while waiting for rates to catch up to rising costs.
Drive your business to success: What to know before you take your next load.
With the trucking industry projected to grow through the rest of the decade1, so will the need for secure and easy ways to manage them.
The ELD mandate has caused a huge shift in how carriers and drivers must operate. Without the use of editing paper logbooks the trucking industry has identified many of the interruptions that prevent trucks from moving. Trucks that don't move don't make money and trucks that don't make money put carriers out of business.