1. Customer Service Tips for Freight Brokers

    While it’s true for all industries, it is especially true for truckers and freight brokers — high-quality customer service is key for success. If your clients don’t feel like they are being treated correctly, they’re simply going to call it quits and move on to another company. However, in the trucking industry, there are a lot of factors that are out of your control. So how can you make s…Read More

  2. Tips to Be a Successful Freight Broker

    As we all know, the freight brokerage industry is a competitive one. You have multiple other firms vying for carriers and freight, so you need your company to stand out from your competitors in order to run a profitable and successful company. There are a lot of factors in this industry and a lot of tasks to take care of. Strategy Systems can help. We offer web-based and user-friendly freight brok…Read More

  3. Sun Protection and Truckers

    Being a trucker can be tough. Not only do they have to undergo long intervals of time away from home and suffer a lack of sleep, but they also face a lot of risks while on the road. From the dangers of a car accident, extreme weather, sleep deprivation, and so much more. However, one big issue is hardly ever talked about. Skin damage due to the sun. The windows of your truck are not UV protected, …Read More

  4. Health Tips for Truckers

    Life as a truck driver isn’t for the faint of heart. It requires long (and we mean long) hours on the road, a massive amount of time away from home, and trying to get the sleep you need to stay alert. And while it is a necessary and rewarding job, it’s not an occupation that makes it easy to stay healthy — mentally or physically. Here at Strategy Systems, we want to help the truckers out the…Read More

  5. Driver Retention

    It’s not only trucking companies that need to be worried about the trucker shortage, but the entire country. With over 68% of freight being transported on trucks in America, the entire economy is going to take a hit. In fact, it is already causing the price of goods to rise and orders being delayed. In a report, the American Trucking Associations predicts we will be up to 175,000 drivers by as s…Read More

  6. Advice for New Owner-Operators

    As many of you know, the trucking industry is not for everyone. From the incredibly long hours on the road to making sure that your deliveries get to the customers intact and on time can cause more than just a little bit of stress. But for those that can handle it, working in the trucking industry is the only job that feels right. And for any trucker, whether a newcomer or a seasoned driver, they …Read More

  7. Questions That Freight Brokers Need to Ask Shippers

    While being a freight broker is a great occupation, that isn’t to say that it doesn’t come with its share of challenges. Part of the job is to constantly be on the lookout for potential clients and to reel them in. This can present certain challenges, especially if you’re cold calling since not many people are fond of getting called out of the blue by people trying to do business with them. …Read More

  8. The Importance of Load Tracking

    As technology has advanced, it has completely transformed the trucking industry. Not too long ago, the location of your load was basically a mystery. Of course, check calls were vital to tracking the truck, but this could only happen so often. Knowing where a carrier is is beneficial to all of those involved and makes the entire process efficient. It also lets the broker immediately find a solutio…Read More

  9. Helping Your Trucking Company Grow

    If you’re in the trucking industry, you know just how competitive it can be. There are a lot of companies vying for the same customers, and for small to medium-sized trucking companies, it takes a lot of work to keep up with the large businesses. With larger fleets, the behemoths in the industry are able to offer more aggressive pricing, get more attention from potential customers, hire drivers …Read More

  10. Ways to Cut Your Fuel Costs

    In the trucking industry, it is always necessary to try and save your pennies in any way that you can. Lost time or poor management adds up, and if you want to run a profitable trucking business, making routine mistakes that cost money won’t help your company grow. Typically, the top three costs are spent on wages for the drivers, necessary equipment, and, of course, fuel. Happy drivers are crit…Read More