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Utilizing Augmented Yard Management Systems

The cocktail of operating and managing a yard effectively takes one part dedication & hard work, two parts proper organization & time management. Data crawls underneath the machine of efficiency. To create an optimized yard management system, you need to find the proper methods to lasso the data farm into the right corral. One way…

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Announcing: Beta Testing New mobile feature

The in cab move request system is going mobile. Customers will benefit from our new mobile web page version of the move request system in a few ways. First, they can see it on any device that has a web browser. This allows for a wide variety of device options including very affordable pricing for…

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Yardview User Forum

Exciting News! We have started rolling out our User Forum. We are starting with facilities within the same company and will be broadening the scope to host Forums based on customers in the same industries, like food manufacturers, retail, paper, etc. The benefits of the user forum are extensive for our customers said Heather Giordano,…

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Tales From The Yard: Installment 001

While on a site visit, a prospect was showing me how congested the yard was and I noticed one carrier having many more trailers than others. When I asked if that carrier was the main OTR fleet they chuckled and told me not a chance. Fast forward 4 weeks later when we implemented Yardview and…

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Announcing: YardView Pro is Rolling Out

YardView Pro is the next generation of YardView yard management software. With over 100 enhancements to its best of breed predecessor, YardViewPro bring the #1 yard management system on the market to a higher level. The system is designed with the same goals that has always driven our development, explains Senior Developer, Dean Castro, Easy…

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Drivers: Old School vs. New School

From stories I have been told over the years I have learned back in the 1970s truck drivers were simply asked can you drive a tractor trailer? If they answered yes they were told to go to the DMV to get their picture taken. They were also part time mechanics and if they got stranded…

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Where did that come from?

Answer: The Supply Chain. Look around you… Everything you can see right now was at one point in the supply chain and almost certainly on a trailer or container. The keyboard, mouse and monitors on your desk, the desk itself, the picture frames on the wall, the clothing on your body, and the cell phone…

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Driver Shortage

So much talk of a driver shortage, what are the primary reasons the industry is struggling with a driver shortage? Age; The median age of the over-the-road truck driver is 49, compared with just 42 for all U.S. workers. Some sectors within the trucking industry have an even higher median age. Private fleet drivers have…

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Need a Boost?

Many yards have poor cellular service in parts of or all of the areas.Our recommendation is to use a booster. Here are a couple of booster options: http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00JG9O2P0?psc=1&redirect=true&ref_=oh_aui_search_detailpage https://www.amazon.com/weBoost-Drive-Signal-Booster-devices/dp/B00RHMFPEU/ref=sr_1_2?s=wireless&ie=UTF8&qid=1475076970&sr=1-2&keywords=Wilson+Electronics+Mobile+4g+Cellular+Signal+Booster+Kit The boosters typically come with a DC charger (car charger), but if your Ottawas do not have 12VDC outlets you can opt for the a/c (home)…

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