In the trucking industry, it’s always good to figure out where you can cut costs, as it’s a difficult industry to break into. Saving a little here and there can help your business stay afloat until it really gets established.
One way to maximize profits involves reducing paperwork and the need for an office administrative representative to handle the paperwork for you by managing your business online. This is where TruckLogics, the complete trucking business management solution can help because it makes your business just as mobile as you are.
With TruckLogics you can eliminate time-consuming paperwork and save time while managing your entire operation right at your fingertips with innovative features for accounting, online dispatching, IFTA reporting, and more.
Managing Your Trucking Business Online
First of all, it’s important to mention that TruckLogics provides multi-user login access, so you can grant different levels of access to your employees to improve productivity and streamline business management. You can allow your staff to access dispatches, the TruckZones, loads, IFTA reports, and more.
With the TruckLogics app, you can also eliminate tons of paperwork and the need for your drivers to carry logbooks in their rig with electronic driver logs. This makes it incredibly easy to comply with DOT without having to spend hours going through paper logs.
Drivers can simply update their hours of service with just a few clicks on their smartphone or tablet. Plus, with the use of auto location creating a driver log graph is incredibly easy! Also, the driver logs can be instantly printed or emailed to go wherever they need to.
Invoice, Billing, and Expenses
Where do you currently track all of your business expenses? Do you keep up with what you spend in an excel sheet? Do you keep all of your receipts in a folder? Well, there is a better way. Instantly record all of your expenses in TruckLogics.
Whenever you make a purchase, like on fuel, for example, you can record the quantity, type, cost, and even upload a photo for your records. If you add a monthly bill as a recurring expense then it will automatically be added to your records on a monthly basis so you don’t have to keep manually adding it month after month.
You can also create a professional invoice in a matter of seconds to email your clients. Instantly add or edit load details, rates, and memos. You can also set the due date and will receive reminders when the due date is near or has passed.
Once you receive the payment for your invoice you can post it in your TruckLogics account for your records with details such as if the payment was full or partials, the payment mode from cash, check, credit, EFT, and any notes if needed.
Keeping your trucks regularly maintained will extend their life and reduce costs and keeping up with their maintenance schedule doesn’t have to be a paperwork-filled hassle. Simply use TruckLogics to make sure your trucks are maintained with accurate record keeping.
All of your equipment can be tracked in your account with the company, year, make, model, and serial number. Simply search for the vehicle you need and you will instantly be able to find its information.
Create a maintenance plan based on the custom needs of your fleet. The maintenance tasks can be scheduled by date, mileage, or hours. The maintenance task can be recorded and every time you log into your account head to the TruckZOne to see your scheduled maintenance, completed maintenance, upcoming maintenance, and past due maintenance.
Go Ahead, Cut The Paper Work!
Ring ring, the 21st century is calling. It’s time to reduce costs and cut hours spent processing paperwork by using TruckLogics to simplify managing your entire business online. Take advantage of your free 15-day trial now to see how TruckLogics can be used to help you save time and maximize your profits.