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Five Must-Have Apps for Trucking Companies

October 1, 2015

Apps for Trucking CompaniesAs regulations, customer demands and driver shortages increase, the trucking industry is embracing mobile technology and fleet management tools that run on cell phones, smartphones, tablets and other handheld devices. Here is a list of apps for trucking companies to help run your business more efficiently.

1. Co-Pilot Live Truck

Voice-guided GPS navigation that delivers customized, safe and reliable routes calculated based on your vehicle size, weight and load type. Maps download and store your phone for instant access at all times.

2. uShip Mobile

Especially useful for owner-operators, the uShip Mobile app offers an easy way to bid on loads that both people and businesses need shipped. Find nearby loads, place your bid, and receive automatic notices when your bid is accepted or declined.

3. Trucker Tools

Started as a coupon app similar to Groupon, Trucker Tools gives truckers the ability to source coupons from more than 5,000 truck stops across America. Find the lowest diesel prices in any area, search for truck stops, even get turn-by-turn directions to each stop.

4. Trucker Path

Trucker Path shows all major and independent truck stops, parking, rest areas and both open and closed weigh stations. Trucker Path has a community of more than 100,000 users who post information, ratings and reviews.

5. Weather Underground

There are plenty of weather apps out there, but Weather Underground is among the best. It draws information from more than 100,000 personal weather station and delivers accurate, localized weather data whenever possible.