BOISE, Idaho – Carriers can keep their business running no matter where they are with the launch of Truckstop Go™, a next-generation mobile app from Truckstop.com.
Users can find loads in real time, book loads instantly, locate competitive rates and get paid quickly, all through a mobile app.
New Truckstop Go features will include:
Live Loads – provide notifications in real time when a new load matching search criteria is posted.
Book it Now – books loads instantly from trusted brokers with competitive rates.
Factoring* – eliminates paperwork and get quickly paid all through the mobile app.
“Mobile apps give carriers the freedom and flexibility they need to conduct business on their own terms, whether they are on the road or at home,” Brett Webb, chief product officer of Truckstop.com, said. “We have listened to our customers and created an intuitive and comprehensive app full of the features and functionality they want to organize their businesses and become more competitive.”
Available next month, Truckstop Go will enable carriers to get more done in more places with key features that provide critical tools that keep their businesses moving forward. Carriers can check daily rate information for loads to help them negotiate with confidence and swipe in app to save, compare and hide loads so they can focus on what’s important, staying on the road and in the money.
For carriers, mobilizing their operations is crucial and mobile apps have become table stakes, especially in the freight transportation industry. According to a survey from Truckstop.com, nearly half (46%) of respondents use a mobile app daily to do their jobs. Sixty percent of respondents use mobile features for freight matching or to find loads, with 59% checking spot rates. Apps are also helping with back-end operations: 58% of carriers use mobile features to get paid faster and 54% use them to eliminate the paperwork.
According to the survey, carriers polled use mobile apps daily for:
- Freight matching/finding loads – 60%
- Checking spot rates – 59%
- Getting paid quickly – 58%
- Eliminating paperwork – 54%
- Ensuring compliance – 48%
Forty-six percent also say they use a mobile app for load planning every single day – 93% use an app at least once a month.
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