Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Cargo Chief to launch new cargo management system at GATS


Wednesday, August 24, 2016
Tracks TMS is designed to automate and simplify the daily challenges that carriers face in getting loads delivered on time, drivers paid, and new shipments dispatched, a Cargo Chief official said. (Courtesy: CARGO CHIEF)
Tracks TMS is designed to automate and simplify the daily challenges that carriers face in getting loads delivered on time, drivers paid, and new shipments dispatched, a Cargo Chief official said. (Courtesy: CARGO CHIEF)

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. — Cargo Chief, a tech-enabled third party logistics provider, will launch Tracks TMS Thursday at the Great American Trucking Show in Dallas.

Tracks TMS is a Web-based transportation management system that improves efficiency and scalability for small and mid-sized carriers by connecting their entire business in one system including dispatching, load tendering, track and trace, customer invoicing, and calculating driver pay, according to Cargo Chief CEO Russell Jones.

“Tracks TMS is designed to automate and simplify the daily challenges that carriers face in getting loads delivered on time, drivers paid, and new shipments dispatched,” Jones said. “Tracks TMS connects all of these disparate processes via any device, providing flexibility while saving both time and operating costs.” 

In addition, Jones said Tracks TMS takes the flexibility working on mobile devices to the next level.

Through an SMS (text message) push between the dispatcher’s computer and the drivers’ cellular device, load confirmations can be communicated and Proof of Delivery (POD) can be sent immediately after the load is delivered, all without downloading an app.

Raven Inc., a regional carrier from Selma, Cal. has been a pilot customer for Tracks TMS for the last six weeks:

“Tracks TMS has made it simple to have everything in one location,” said D.J. Randhawa, operations manager for Raven Inc. “From dispatch, to my drivers and location of my trucks, it is a very easy program to use.”

The solution can be accessed from any Internet-connected device and can integrate with an existing accounting solution. As well, the system is integrated with many popular load boards, so carriers can find a load and/or post an available truck on multiple load boards from one screen. 

Another pilot customer for Tracks TMS, Percy Transportation, a temperature-controlled carrier, has already seen the value of the solution after only two weeks of use:

“I felt confident from day one that I could run my business through Tracks TMS,” said Tom Stawinski, Percy Transportation owner. “It is robust in function for a carrier like us, but simple enough for every technology acumen level to use.”

To get a demo and more information on Tracks TMS, visit www.trackstms.com. 

Cargo Chief was founded in 2012 to find inefficiencies in the transportation process and solve capacity problems for thousands of shipping companies on a daily basis, including multiple Fortune 100 companies. By making loads available to its carrier network, Cargo Chief can source any shipment using patented, proprietary aggregation and machine learning technology. The company was recently named a Red Herring Top 100 award winner and was also honored in the 2016 CIO 100 Awards.

For more information, visit www.CargoChief.com.

The Trucker staff can be reached to comment on this article at editor@thetrucker.com.

Find more news and analysis from The Trucker, and share your thoughts, on Facebook.

Video Sponsors