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Case Study: Sharco Express
Onboarding took less than a week and, “since implementation, it hasn’t been on my mind at all. It’s easy, it’s operating in the background. The drivers use it day in and day out. The accounting team is processing invoices from it. It’s easy for guys to pick up. I don’t take any phone calls,” says Ball.
September 23, 2019
Rapid-fire pitch: Vector digitizes documentation of all shapes and sizes, even if crumpled and torn
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.
September 3, 2019
FreightTech 25: Vector is digitizing paperwork to make fleet operations more efficient
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.
September 3, 2019
Vector creates automated doc-scanning app for drivers, fleets
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.
September 3, 2019
Vector Back Office Streamlines Data Entry
Vector Back Office is a transportation management solution to help carriers and shippers streamline data entry.
September 3, 2019
Digital docs: image quality counts
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.
September 3, 2019
Platform Science adds Vector mobile doc scanning to IoT platform
Platform Science has partnered with Vector (previously LoadDocs) to add mobile document capture and workflow software to its IoT fleet management platform.
September 3, 2019
Case Study: Buchheit Logistics
Buchheit Logistics was looking for a solution that would both reduce the costs associated with paperwork and streamline the overall invoicing process. With Vector, Buchheit now has an efficient workflow that alleviates the need for manual paperwork processing and enables the company to bill customers more quickly.
September 3, 2019
Case Study: Western Distributing
For Denver-based Western Distributing Transportation Co., speeding up delivery paperwork with a mobile app that allows drivers to send documents straight from the road to the back office sounded like a potential game-changer — that is, if the technology worked. The carrier turned to Vector's app frustrated with another provider's unreliable document scans, which stunted the potential of technology that promised to slash paperwork processing time and costs. Now, after a smooth transition to the Vector app, Western Distributing is seeing the benefits of a more streamlined digital workflow, including drivers happy with the easy-to-use solution.
September 3, 2019
Case Study: Brady Trucking
"We have sped up our processing considerably. Some orders before Vector were as many as 10 or 12 days out a time."
September 3, 2019
Case Study: Crestwood
At a central supply and logistics hub in Kansas City, transportation services provider Crestwood Transportation LLC is building a new model for modern fleets. Fresh off a re-engineering of business systems primed for today’s competitive landscape, the company now runs on real-time data and streamlined back-office systems. Amid a push to make the most of new technologies, the Vector mobile document scanning app has become a crucial link between drivers and business leaders at home base. Eight months into a deployment that now covers all 280 trucks in Crestwood’s fleet, the company relies on Vector for high-quality images of crucial documents to decrease processing times and expedite billing.
September 3, 2019
Fleet Q&A: White Hawk Carriers
At the northern end of California’s agricultural Central Valley, Stockton-based contract carrier White Hawk Inc. is a small fleet with a big job: moving tons of fresh produce grown on nearby farms to markets in the Midwest and beyond.
February 21, 2019
Case Study: Tribe Transportation
Tribe has measured an average seven-day decrease in DSO, or accounts receivable turnover. “We’re able to get our bills of lading in, we’re able to invoice quicker, which speeds up our cash flow,” Gooch says. That’s really the game changer for us.”
February 21, 2019
Vector raises $10 million to accelerate trucking tech
Vector has raised $10 million in a Series A funding round led by Goldcrest Capital with participation from 8VC and Congruent Ventures. The company will use the investment to continue to build out its highly customizable mobile-first platform to automate workflows, reduce processing time, and enable real-time visibility from the highway to the back office.
February 21, 2019
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