Kamion Blog / Trucking

Ways to Use ELDs to Increase Profits

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Klass is in session. We are back with more tips and tricks to help you make your trucking business more efficient. 

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EDI integration for your fleet

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As a carrier, you want to be able to become the coverage big shippers rely on but to even be considered they require you to be EDI capable. However, the cost of an EDI integration has been too expensive to consider for smaller carriers. 

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4 reasons every fleet needs a truck management system in 2022

Once considered expensive and enterprise-level systems reserved only for larger fleets, truck management systems — those that can track location of equipment, monitor drivers’ available hours of service, and streamline tasks performed by drivers and back-office staff — are now crucial …

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Carrier accounting improves with new Kamion features

Bookkeepers have been asking for two new features within Kamion to help them be more efficient with their time: aging reports and 1099 reports. 

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Driver Career Paths Improving Recruitment and Retention

For Rollzi, a growing fleet based in the Pacific Northwest, the struggle to recruit and retain good drivers is a top concern. As the consequences of the driver shortage become more apparent and dire, carriers have doubled down on existing recruiting methods without success. They’ve in …

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How complicated is load planning?

It is a shame that in 2019 load planing is still done for the most part by people. The process is quite complicated and ripe for being "digitalized", but it is hard to let go. While in 2017 the trucking industry finally installed ELD devices on most of the trucks, companies are not da …

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2019 International Roadcheck is Coming!

  The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s International Road check 2019 will take place on June 4-6. During this time, over 10,000 U.S. federal, state, local and Canadian provincial officers will perform Level I inspections. Inspections will be around the clock for 72 hours. The insp …

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How You Can Benefit From the ELD Mandate Requirements

Electronic logging devices (ELDs) were established to digitally record a driver’s Record of Duty Status (RODS). In other words, they were created with the goal to replace the paper logbooks drivers carried to record their Hours of Service (HOS) requirements.

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6 Reasons Trucking Companies Need a Management System

Trucking management software (TMS) has made significant improvements in the trucking industry. Among its many benefits, real-time tracking has led to faster transportation, greater cargo security and better customer service. As a result, increasingly more trucking companies have taken …

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The 9 Best Practices for Managing Trucking Fleets

Let’s be honest. Today’s fleet managers live in a word of stressful situations. Fluctuating fuel costs, strict budgets and new regulations, average doesn’t cut it anymore. Because of this, fleet managers are being challenged to reduce expenses, eliminate discrepancies and improve thei …

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