How-To Tuesday: Logging Your Deadhead Miles

With TruckLogics trucking management software, logging your deadhead miles for IFTA reporting is a snap.

Trucker using trucklogics trucking management system to log deadhead miles

With TruckLogics, designating and logging your deadhead miles for IFTA reporting and other records is a snap.

Just follow these simple steps to log your miles correctly!

How to Designate deadhead miles

1. From your Dashboard, click on the Dispatches tab.

Trucklogics trucking management system for logging deadhead miles

2. Click on the dispatch you want to add deadhead miles to.

Trucklogics trucking management system for logging deadhead miles

3. Click on the Routing tab.

Trucklogics trucking management system for logging deadhead miles

4. Click “Change Route”.

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5. To add deadhead miles driven from a starting point, click “Add Start Location”.

Trucklogics trucking management system for IFTA reporting

6. It will default to your base location, but you can customize it by typing in the box. Click the orange checkmark to save it.

Trucklogics trucking management system for IFTA reporting

7. Now to add deadhead miles to the end of your route, you can either click the orange plus sign or the check the Return to base box.

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8. In either case, click the green checkbox once you are finished.

Trucklogics trucking management system for IFTA reporting

9. Click “Save”.

Trucklogics trucking management system for IFTA reporting

10. To finish designating these miles as empty or loaded, click on the Trip Sheet tab.

Trucklogics trucking management system for logging deadhead miles

11. You can either enter the miles manually by filling out the trip log boxes or just click “Enter Trip Sheet Using Promiles” (Promiles is included with Preferred and Premium Subscriptions) and they will auto-populate.

Trucklogics trucking management system for logging deadhead miles

12. Make any adjustments, and click “Save”.

Trucklogics trucking management system for IFTA reporting

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