Axele Features

How to Keep Trucks Moving in Severe Weather

“Be Prepared” is one of the best ways to keep trucks moving and safe when bad weather threatens. Drivers can check the forecast in their area and route before heading out. The Weather Channel’s features let drivers input cities and zip codes and see real-time radar and weather predictions. The National Weather Service severe weather …

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Choosing the best software for a small trucking company

A transportation management system (TMS) is the best software for a small trucking company. TMS software plans and executes the physical movement of goods across the supply chain. A more advanced TMS also brings shipment automation and visibility, helps organize functions, and compiles data for use in future shipments and operations. Software providers designed many …

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Ensuring Great Truck Driver Communication

Good communication is essential to any business. So how do you begin your often-remote truck driver communication on the right foot to ensure smooth operations? In today’s touchless world, it’s an excellent idea to get to know your drivers in person. Companies that develop strong working relationships with employees enjoy better long-term success and foster …

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Choose the best TMS software with benefits for your drivers

Small- and mid-sized truckload carriers are rushing to reap the benefits of digitizing their operations. Along the way to increasing their efficiency, they’re turning to the LoadOps TMS—the best TMS software in the industry for ensuring their businesses continues to thrive. So how does the best TMS software help you meet your business needs, blend …

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8 ways a transportation management system can help

Updated 12/15/2022: Axele is now LoadOps by Optym. A transportation management system (TMS software) is a specialized software that has been specially devised to plan, execute as well as optimize the transportation of goods. A TMS software can help enable its users to go about three basic tasks seamlessly: A TMS software is a technology …

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QuickBooks for trucking

Every trucking company runs on massive volumes of paperwork. But not all trucking companies manage their businesses—or handle their paperwork—the same way. Most small trucking companies or owner-operators track jobs with a journal and stow and save receipts. But many trucking companies collect, process, store, and access their digital data and use QuickBooks for trucking …

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How to put the bite on deadhead trucking

Driving a semi-truck with an empty trailer—also known as deadhead trucking–often happens on the return trip, creating a problem for carriers that those in the transportation industry commonly refer to as empty miles. While you might think it would make sense to ensure there’s backhaul available, it’s not a simple problem to solve without technology. …

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