Internet Truckstop

Internet Truckstop: Load availability falls

Loads nationally decreased 11 percent in the latest week from the previous week, while load searching increased 11 percent.

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LogBook

Highway bill includes truck parking elements, court orders release of truck stop tiger, owner-operator finalists named, medical certificate changes start Jan. 30, driver shortage to worsen says FTR and more industry news items are featured.

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Internet Truckstop to sponsor TCA Highway Angel

Internet Truckstop said it will commit $75,000 to the program over the next two years.

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Internet Truckstop adds carrier registration service

Internet Truckstop, a freight matching service, is adding Carrier Registration Service to its website, the company says. The new feature is expected to reduce registration time to about 10 minutes and minimize the need to fax or scan and email the registration forms. The service also allows companies to specify requirements and see carriers that meet those necessities before they will do business with them.

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Internet Truckstop partners with ALK Technologies

Internet Truckstop is providing routing, mileage and mapping software through ALK Technologies, the freight matching service announced. ALK Technologies’ PC Miler software will be available to members of Internet Truckstop, based in New Plymouth, Idaho. ALK Technologies develops mobile navigation and transportation technology.

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Monitoring insurance service offered

Internet Truckstop and Registry Monitoring Insurance Service starting July 18 are providing a joint tracking and insurance monitoring service to the transportation industry, the Internet-based freight matching service announced. Internet Truckstop is offering “CACCI,” a product that includes insurance monitoring. The CACCI decision support tool includes carrier performance reporting, authority history, CSA and score analysis, carrier directory, insurance monitoring and tracking. RMIS provides freight broker, freight forwarders and manufacturers timely information on carrier insurance policies. The company ...

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Roadside Attractions

An outlaw is riding into cowboy country, there's a new dame on the Dalton, tornadoes take down some rigs, truckers say not to human freight and other industry news items are featured.

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Freight on your smartphone: TransCore app on the way

Coming in just a couple weeks is the My DAT Truck Stop app (pictured) from freight matching service provider TransCore, operator of the oldest load-board service out there in the DAT boards. My DAT will be initially released for Android phones, providing drivers and owner-operators up to 25 nearby loads per search from Transcore’s DAT network, in addition to convenient access to truckstop information, alternative parking data and point of interest info. “There’s a call button integrated ...

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Internet Truckstop launches new site with training videos

Internet-based load board site Internet Truckstop has updated its website.

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Internet Truckstop launches ITEX load board

Internet-based load board provider Internet Truckstop announced the launch of ITEX (Instant Messaging), designed to make it easier for customers to manage available freight and trucks by allowing instant access to business opportunities using a text message on the Internet Truckstop website. “We developed ITEX using feedback we heard from our members who want to communicate faster, book freight faster and find available trucks more effectively,” says Leigh Foxall, director of freight matching. “ITEX adds a ...

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