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Todd Dills | July 01, 2011

Access: iPhone. getloaded.com/mobile

ITS Trucker

What it does: Internet Truckstop’s app allows access to the IT load board to search for freight using GPS or another location and to post your truck. A “Get Me Home” button displays all loads delivering in a radius of your home base. Direct-dial functions enable one-touch calling.

What they say: CreditStop Broker and Days2Pay information is available on each load as a value-added tool.

Access: Android, iPhone. iTunes App Store or download for Android at udrove.com/and/trucker.apk



My DAT Truckstop

What it does: This app provides up to 25 nearby loads per search from TransCore’s DAT network, in addition to access to information about truck stops, alternative parking data and points of interest.

What they say: “There’s a call button integrated into the interface” for load details, says product developer Scott McCollister, plus a “navigate button” to see what’s near your current location.

Access: Android; iPhone coming late summer. transcore.com



TQL Freight Finder

What it does: This app enables searches from your current location or elsewhere of available loads, by trailer type and within an adjustable radius of up to 300 miles, via broker Total Quality Logistics.

What they say: The app enables one-touch calling of TQL agents about particular loads, and offers additional searches by equipment type, load date and destination city/state.

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