Executive Briefings

Optimizing Trucking Operations

Routing and loading optimization applications are two important technologies that trucking companies can leverage to achieve greater efficiency in their operations, says Ray Penn, consultant at Ortec. Both result in better utilization of equipment which ultimately means fewer miles driven, fewer trucks on the road and lower fuel and labor costs. When enhanced by mobile communications between driver and home office, these tools become even more powerful. [Run Time (Min:) 11:28]

Routing and loading optimization applications are two important technologies that trucking companies can leverage to achieve greater efficiency in their operations, says Ray Penn, consultant at Ortec. Both result in better utilization of equipment which ultimately means fewer miles driven, fewer trucks on the road and lower fuel and labor costs. When enhanced by mobile communications between driver and home office, these tools become even more powerful. [Run Time (Min:) 11:28]