Want to know some tips and tricks to finance a new dump truck? We’ve highlighted a few here. Whether you’re looking to purchase your first dump truck or expand your fleet, these tips can help you be prepared to meet with a lender.
Trucker safety is critical in the dump truck industry. Today, there are new safety features that allow truckers to get their work done more easily and effectively. In this article, we’re highlighting some tips and tricks to help you get your trucking done right and safe.
There are many ways you can find local dump truck work. In this article, we’re diving deeper into how logistics platform software helps you find local dump truck work faster.
Think you know everything about dump truck training? You may be surprised. Most dump truck training programs aren’t expensive, don’t take a long time to complete and you don’t even need a dump truck to get started. These dump truck training misconceptions are a thing of the past.
Cycle time reporting tracks each event of the trucker's cycle from when they start to when they complete each load. With the push of a button, dispatchers can instantly identify bottlenecks in order deliveries, discover trucking congestion at job sites and/or plants before it becomes problematic, and determine if a job is over or under trucked.
Truckers have to wait a long time to receive payments, and don’t have access to working capital. This makes it harder to pay for things like tires and inspection in a timely matter, so oftentimes, you have to tackle these expenses reactively. With weekly payments, cash flow comes to you consistently. You can proactively manage your day-to-day operations. Bringing you your pay quickly establishes better, more fluid cash flow.
Few things can frustrate a material producer or contractor more than a dump truck shortage. When the hard sales work of winning a deal or closing a contract is done, when the complex logistics of project management are lined up to perfection… and the whole thing grinds to a halt because you don’t have the trucks you need… it’s a bitter pill.
The supply and demand balance in the dump truck industry isn’t quite as clear-cut as some other industries. “It’s a closed market that hoards supply,” says Donald Lee, TRUX Chief Services Delivery Officer. The way dump truck businesses work has been set in stone for the past 40 years. Contractors usually reference a list of preferred truckers, giving preference to certain truckers. These decisions aren’t necessarily based on data. A marketplace backed by data would accelerate clear-cut decisions and help plan and optimize a project from start to finish.
TRUX Paves the Way to A More Connected Construction Community with Expansion in the Mid-Atlantic, Southeast and Northeast
TRUX, the first and only comprehensive dump truck logistics platform, today announced its largest expansion to date with recent launches across the Eastern United States. The most recent expansion includes the availability of the TRUX platform and marketplace in the following states: North Carolina, Virginia, Washington D.C., Louisiana, New York, Maryland and Connecticut.
Truckers need to know materials like the back of their hand. Materials can range from aggregates, asphalt, sand, soil, wet batch, and stone. But what’s the difference between all these? We’ve highlighted key differences in the usage of static and live materials.