With more consumers shopping from home during the coronavirus pandemic, final-mile delivery providers have been dealing with a spike in demand for their services while implementing health and safety protocols designed to protect their employees and customers.
Vector’s mobile application can now be put into place alongside McLeod’s DocumentPower and LoadMaster solutions to simplify document collections and speed up billing as well as maintenance operations. Read the article on pymnts.com
The Consumer Brands Association launched a Contactless Delivery Task Force made up of 23 consumer packaged goods companies to study the impact of, and develop uniform standards for, implementing contactless deliveries at scale throughout their supply chains.
Our CEO, Will Chu, spoke with Mark Willis from the Road Dog Trucking talk show. They discussed a wide range of topics like taking the entrepreneurial journey, team building, company culture to document digitization, the pandemic, and technology in transportation.
Mark Willis, from Road Dog Trucking invited Will Chu, Vector’s CEO to talk about contactless pick up and delivery on his SiriusXM talk show. They discussed how the pandemic has forced all of us to improve how we do business and interact. Listen to the 15 minute conversation.
Mark Willis, from Road Dog Trucking invited Will Chu, Vector’s CEO to share the company’s story on his SiriusXM talk show. They discussed a wide range of topics from how the company got started to the pandemic as well as changes in the supply chain and autonomous trucking.
The effects of the COVID-19 pandemic and the need for greater distancing has accelerated interest in other tech, too. “Contactless solutions,” as well as those that can help carriers and shippers be more efficient, have seen a keen interest since the onset of the pandemic. Read the entire article on Overdrive:
Robert Brothers, VP of Product Development for McLeod Software added, “We are excited to continue to partner with the industry’s leading solution providers. Our goal is to facilitate the flow of data to and from our software to compatible market solutions our customers want. Vector has brought to market a compelling image capture solution that can add value to our mutual customers. We envision many years of successful partnership with Vector.”
Fleets of all sizes are taking steps to help protect their drivers and office staff from contracting the virus while on duty. These steps include sanitizing of workspaces, truck cabs, paperwork, and anything else people come into contact with. They are also turning to eBOLs to eliminate the need for shippers, carriers and receivers to physically interact.
Trucking executives, dispatchers, and driver managers at fleets big and small are making use of existing technological tools in their offices and vehicles to adapt to work from home as well as contactless in the field.
Vector is working to introduce a digital proof-of-delivery (POD) process between shippers and carriers that uses GPS, photos, text communications with dock workers and other data points as a substitute for a POD.
A software startup that digitizes back office operations for trucking companies is serving a larger purpose as companies seek touchless solutions during the Coronavirus outbreak.
Vector Capture, Workflows and TMS integration now available for thousands of Honeywell clients in their pursuit to help transportation companies speed up their delivery to cash
New rendition billing coupled with mobile document capture enhances TMS
“The delivery cash workflow allows your company to invoice immediately upon delivery and work more efficiently,” said Ben Masters, director of customer success.
Technology improvements have increased relevance in most freight-related operations. However, many processes are still paper-intensive. This is a problem for companies that seek to analyze operational data, because extracting data from paperwork is an arduous exercise in itself.
In a fragmented freight industry that contends with a few hundred thousand fleets, the difference between running a tight ship and a freight hauling business that leaks dollars could be a fine line. Though technology has helped companies catapult themselves out from sticky situations with regard to operational efficiency, changing eons-old processes could be a tough ask, especially with large freight businesses.
Vector, formerly named LoadDocs, announced a new intelligent processing feature called Vector Back Office that automatically transcribes data from documents captured by drivers using its smartphone scanning app.
Vector Back Office is a transportation management solution to help carriers and shippers streamline data entry.
In trucking operations, digital delivery documents can save significant time and money—if they work. One Colorado-based fleet made the switch from paper, but in actual use, the documents fell short. Then the company tried something else.
Platform Science has partnered with Vector (previously LoadDocs) to add mobile document capture and workflow software to its IoT fleet management platform.