How to Choose the Right Truck Dispatching System for Your Business


by FreightPrint


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As a trucking business owner, you know that efficient dispatching is key to success. But with so many truck dispatching systems on the market, it can be overwhelming to choose the right one for your business. This guide will help you navigate the process and find the best system to meet your needs.

 

Identify Your Business Needs

Before you start researching different truck dispatching systems, it’s important to identify your business needs. Consider factors such as the size of your fleet, the types of loads you typically transport, and the level of automation you require. This will help you narrow down your options and focus on systems that are best suited to your specific business needs. Additionally, consider any future growth plans you may have, as you’ll want a system that can scale with your business.

 

Research Available Options

Once you have identified your business needs, it’s time to start researching available options. Look for systems that offer the features and functionality you require, such as real-time tracking, load management, and automated dispatching. Consider the reputation and track record of each system, as well as the level of customer support and training offered. Don’t be afraid to ask for references or demo the system before making a final decision. Remember, choosing the right truck dispatching system is a critical decision that can impact the efficiency and profitability of your business.

 

Consider User-Friendliness and Integration

When choosing a truck dispatching system for your business, it’s important to consider how user-friendly the system is and how well it integrates with your existing processes and technology. A system that is difficult to use or doesn’t integrate well with your other systems can lead to frustration and inefficiencies. Look for a system that offers a user-friendly interface and easy integration with your existing technology, such as your GPS tracking system or accounting software. This will help ensure a smooth transition and maximize the benefits of your new dispatching system.

 

Evaluate Customer Support and Training

When choosing a truck dispatching system for your business, it’s important to consider the level of customer support and training that is offered. Look for a system that provides comprehensive training and ongoing support to ensure that you and your team are able to use the system effectively. This can include online tutorials, user manuals, and access to customer support representatives who can answer any questions or concerns you may have. Additionally, consider the availability of technical support and the responsiveness of the support team. A system that offers strong customer support and training can help ensure that you get the most out of your investment and minimize any potential downtime or issues.

 

Compare Pricing and Choose the Best Fit for Your Business

When choosing a truck dispatching system for your business, it’s important to consider the pricing options available and choose the best fit for your budget and needs. Some systems may offer a flat monthly fee, while others may charge per user or per vehicle. Additionally, some systems may require a long-term contract, while others may offer more flexible options. Consider your business size, number of vehicles, and expected usage when comparing pricing options. It’s also important to factor in any additional costs, such as setup fees or add-on features. By carefully comparing pricing options, you can ensure that you choose a system that fits your budget and provides the features and support you need to run your business efficiently.

 

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About FreightPrint

Are you managing your logistics operations either manually or using outdated and confusing software?

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FreightPrint™ is a simple software and mobile app for logistics companies to track, organize, communicate and manage shipments efficiently.

 

 

Easy-to-use logistics technology for any business

Built to simplify your logistics operations

 

We know that logistics is complicated and time-consuming.

Imagine delivering orders to your customers with consistency, accuracy and simplicity.

If you're looking to streamline your shipping and logistics operations, FreightPrint™ may be what you're looking for.

Read below to learn more about key features and benefits of FreightPrint™.




 

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Automated Dispatching, Routing & Tracking

Seamlessly Dispatch and Manage Routes

 

Imagine processing customer orders, automatically creating optimized routes, communicating with drivers and customers, all without spending any extra time.

Dispatch Loads

Dispatch loads on the fly. Work with carriers, brokers, dispatchers and shippers.

Automated Routes

Pick multiple shipments and create routes instantly. Assign drop numbers, edit or remove stops without contacting the drivers.

Driver Assignment

Assign a task or a route to a driver. Don't know who can do the delivery? Allow drivers to pick their loads, or broadcast loads to your carriers and have them bid on your loads.




 

Provide Shipment Tracking and Proof of Delivery

 

Improve your Delivery Experience

 

Free up your phone lines and staff, while exceeding your customers’ expectations. Spend your precious time closing more deals and going on vacation.

Provide Shipment Tracking

While the FreightPrint™ app provides status updates and other useful information, it can also provide you with shipment tracking.

Collect Signatures, Pictures and Notes

Create an audit trail of shipment statuses with timestamps and location stamps.Receive Proof of delivery signature and pictures instantly.




 

Print Labels & Manage Documents

 

Manage your Documents

 

Create and design your own shipping documents. Create templates for your customers to match their specifications.

Print QRCode Labels

Create and print QRcode labels. Add QRcodes to your shipping documents and emails. 

Design and Customize BOLs

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Customize using API, Zapier and Native Integrations

Customize and Personalize

 

No software is built perfectly, that’s why we allow you to customize it to your needs. FreightPrint is flexible to serve your needs.

Use API or Zapier, Request Customization

Create custom fields and custom checklists to ensure your team can track progress. Connect with SalesForce and OrderTime natively, integrate with your own in-house software using our API, or build automation with Zapier.

 

 

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