ITechServ Processes for Trucking and brokerage processes
We at ITechServ, take pride in managing the Processes for dispatchers and brokers so they focus on Business while work hand in hand to manage their operations.For a great transport company in USA it needs one to be proactive, committed and dedicated.You have to be on the toes to build relation and walk the talk to fulfil the commitments. Our team takes pride in going an extra mile to make sure we manage millions of miles for Dispatchers and Brokers.
Process Driven Team
As a part of onboarding process, we start with
- Shake-hand: In here we introduce the team members, roles and team members have interaction with the onsite team.
- Knowing each other: Teams know each other through vide conference calls.
- Setting up Phones and extensions: New extensions and phone numbers are setup as extended lines for the team.
Setting up email ids for the team: We setup emails for the team members
Understanding processes and key points from the team Proper understanding and key points from the team to make sure they followed.
- Getting to know the culture: Getting to know the culture of the organization so we gel in the same culture and become one.
- Getting access to the software’s: Getting the software’s going and setting same so we can get going.
We operate in a process driven manner. For us process is critical. People are driven by processes. From taking leaves to bonuses, appraisal’s and covering extra hours, everything is covered by processes, Following are some of the key points for our processes.
- We have to have confirmation from drivers that they are available for the load
Load management and Fleet management should be in sync with new load pickups
SLA of 2 hrs is there to make sure load is found for the driver
Proper Rout planning with drivers and making sure they are comfortable for the same.
- Proper maintaining of Elog books by the drivers.
- Proper documentation of the loads picked up.
We have Reporting standards and procedures which are followed as per the process
- Weekly team meetings and conference calls for the same.
- Every morning PST/EST time meeting for handshake of onsite and offsite team.
- Excel based reporting of the loads everyday.
- Audit of the team at random to make sure everything is on track.
- Suggestions and improvements to make sure we continuously evolve and deliver better.
We bring some Value addition’s apart from regular operations and reporting processes which are Profitability and increase in revenue: We work in effective manner and have great negotiation skills so that we can achieve more profitability for the organizations. For example, if we are getting 1.5$/mile on a load, we try to get it up to $2/mile with our negotiation skills.
Team work and extended team: We closely work with inhouse team and make sure if they need to go for some emergency or personal reasons, we are there to cover them. We work as an extended team so they feel secure working in their jobs. Relation building with brokers and drivers.
Help fetching drivers when in need
In United states of America, the driver shortage is by 30% and it will go to 40% in coming years. We understand the industry well. We know that drivers come and go hence we understand the importance of truck drivers.
We try to fill the gap and get refence of the truck drivers looking for the job. We also look for single truck owners who can get our loads going.
Focus on business while we take care of operations
We understand the trucking business. The rating of a dispatcher and broker matter a lot and we make sure we make it top priority for the same. We focus n operations so the President/Owner can focus on expanding the business by expanding fleet to operations area.
Escalation matrix for issue resolutions
We have an escalation matrix so if issues are not resolved timely, they are pushed to next level.
Knowledge of insurance and claims to settle issues for any failed loads.
We have knowledge of Insurance’s for the trucking and know how insurances for the trucking works. We make sure that claims by any broker should be genuine hence we make sure its not a false claim. We work with insurance companies to provide any documentation needed.
Knowledge of DAT, Convoy and other trucking-based software’s.
We are very well versed with the trucking software’s from DAT, Convoy, Truckstop. We know how they work.