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Do you use solutions from Pegasus TransTech to make your fleet more efficient? Over a dozen of our products and solutions keep your company moving forward with a healthy HiRes 2 300x206 Pegasus TransTech Social Mediabottom line. If you enjoy our products, be sure to keep in touch so you remain up-to-date with the latest transportation industry innovations and offerings.

You can connect with us on social media in several places:

Facebook

Already have an account? Then like the Pegasus TransTech Facebook page to learn more about our product offerings and trucking industry trends. Share our posts with your friends to keep them in the know as well.

Twitter

Follow @PegasusTRANSFLO on Twitter to become part of the conversation. Join a community of fellow truck drivers and spouses of drivers. Discuss your challenges and successes to build one another up.

LinkedIn

If you’re looking to connect with other transportation industry professionals, the Pegasus TransTech LinkedIn page is worth following. You won’t only learn more about our solutions, but you will also read biographies of company leadership and employees. A career with Pegasus TransTech could be just what you need to send your profession to new heights.

YouTube

For help using our software, video walkthroughs on our YouTube Channel are incredibly useful. We upload new videos every few months to answer questions, point out tips and tricks, and ensure you get the most out of the solutions you sign up for from Pegasus TransTech.

Blog

We’re continually uploading informative posts like this one onto our blog. Check often for updates related to the products you already use, information about solutions you’re interested in and useful tidbits you can’t find anywhere else.

To learn more about the solutions Pegasus TransTech offers truck drivers and carriers, please visit our website. Then find us on the above social media outlets to stay up-to-date with innovations that matters most to you.

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The Trucking Industry is More Than Truck Drivers

When you think about jobs within the trucking industry, truck drivers are probably the first people that come to mind. However, trucking is a huge and influential industry that enables other businesses to exist. These companies need employees to function, which trippakTCASafetymay The Trucking Industry is More Than Truck Driversopens the door to a wide variety of careers in the trucking industry besides truck drivers. Here are some examples of other jobs that exist thanks to truck driving.

  • Truck manufacturers and factory workers: Carriers like to offer truck drivers newer equipment for a more comfortable, efficient ride. That means manufacturers such as Kenworth, Freightliner and Peterbilt must roll out new models every year to stock fleets.
  • Replacement part manufacturers: As with any other vehicle, big rigs break down and need replacement parts. Manufacturers provide the means for carriers to repair trucks and keep them on the road longer.
  • Mechanics: Speaking of trucks breaking down, skilled workers must know how to fix and replace broken parts. The trucking industry would certainly come to a standstill without mechanics.
  • Retail employees who sell trucking products: Retailers stay in business because truck drivers want to personalize and upgrade their rigs with aftermarket products. From decals and seat covers to in-cab accessories, retailers keep trucks well supplied.
  • Truck stop employees: When drivers stop for a hot shower or good meal, dutiful truck stop employees make sure they get what they need.
  • DEF and fuel producers: Diesel exhaust fluid is a special fuel that reduces the amount of nitrogen oxide emitted by diesel engines used in big rigs. A small amount of it is injected directly into the exhaust upstream of a catalyst. It vaporizes and reacts with nitrogen oxide to convert the exhaust into nitrogen and water. Without the trucking industry, DEF and fuel producers would have a much smaller market.
  • Trailer manufacturers: Big rigs transport goods on a variety of trailers including dry van, flatbed, reefer, dump, lowboy, hydraulic, B-train and hopper trailers. Manufacturers supply these trailers solely to the trucking industry.
  • Warehousing and facility employees: When goods aren’t being shipped by truck, they’re waiting in a warehouse somewhere to be picked up. These facilities require workers to move and sort items for efficient loading and unloading of goods.

This is just the tip of the iceberg! There are so many other employment opportunities in trucking. To learn more about the solutions Pegasus TransTech offers truck drivers and others working in the trucking industry, please visit our website. Then find us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and YouTube to stay informed about the latest transportation innovations.

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Pegasus TransTech Announces Expansion of TRANSFLO Express® Truck Stop Scanning Network

Pegasus TransTech, announced today the expansion of the company’s TRANSFLO Express truck stop scanning network. The expansion includes more than 251 TA® and Petro thumbnail Pegasus TransTech Announces Expansion of  TRANSFLO Express® Truck Stop Scanning NetworkStopping Centers® branded travel centers, operated by TravelCenters of America.

The TRANSFLO Express truck stop scanning network now reaches virtually all leading truck stop chains in North America. With the recent acquisition of TripPak SERVICES by Pegasus TransTech, all of the TravelCenters of America and Petro locations have been migrated from the TripPak TRUCK STOP SCANNING network to the TRANSFLO Express network. Drivers will continue to have the availability of both the TripPak EXPRESS drop box and the TRANSFLO Express truck stop scanning services through a seamless network across the United States and Canada.

“Our truck stop scanning network is a core component of our service offerings, and with this new expansion, we’re providing more options for drivers and fleets using our TRANSFLO Express service,” said Frank Adelman, president and CEO of Pegasus TransTech. “We’re proud to announce this expansion and the convenience it provides to our customers and their drivers.”

Pegasus TransTech has transitioned the scanning stations at all TravelCenters of America and Petro locations to the TRANSFLO Express network.

To find out more, visit www.pegasustranstech.com.

About Pegasus TransTech

Pegasus TransTech Corporation provides document management and integrated document delivery solutions that improve operating efficiency, speed cash flow, increase profit, and drive consistent, repeatable results.

TRANSFLO® and TRANSFLO DMS software provides the back office solutions for document management and electronic workflow. Pegasus TransTech’s scanning products TRANSFLO Express® truck stop scanning, TRANSFLO Now!™ anywhere in-cab scanning, and TRANSFLO Mobile+ provide same-day access to delivery documents which speeds driver pay and the carrier’s billing cycle. TRANSFLO $Velocity is the electronic, consistent method for carriers to submit invoices and load documents to participating brokers to get paid faster.

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Now Truck Drivers Can Print, Email and Fax Paperwork on Demand

The easy-to-use TRANSFLO OnDemand service allows truck drivers, carriers and brokers to send and receive time-sensitive documents – at any time and TRANSFLO onDemand Logo png e1417471071632 300x63 Now Truck Drivers Can Print, Email and Fax Paperwork on Demandin any way. But that’s not the only benefit. Here’s a breakdown of how it works.

Why Use TRANSFLO OnDemand?

The solution is ideal for sending and receiving:

  • Border crossing and customs documents
  • Insurance documents
  • Permits and registration information
  • HR related paperwork
  • Rate confirmations
  • Bill of Lading for intermodal shipments
  • Paperwork needing physical signatures

The ability to send and receive documents with ease speeds timing and reduces the complexity of cross-border shipments and intermodal loads.

TRANSFLO OnDemand saves time and money for truck drivers, carriers and brokers by allowing them to avoid expensive fax fees. In addition, convenient TRANSFLO kiosks at truck stops across the country reduce costly out-of-route miles needed to send documents on their way.

How TRANSFLO OnDemand Works

To print documents, truck drivers must first receive a confirmation number from their carrier. At a TRANSFLO OnDemand service kiosk, the driver selects the Additional Services option from the on-screen menu. Clicking the third option down – Retrieve & Print Documents – the driver is then prompted to enter the confirmation number. After verifying the documents are correct, the driver presses Print. Printing allows truck drivers to sign necessary documents or keep a physical copy for their records.

Emailing and faxing is just as easy. From the Additional Services menu, the driver selects Fax Documents or Email Documents from the on-screen prompts. Sending the documents on their way is as easy as entering the recipient’s email address or fax number. Next, a scanning prompt appears. The program reads the barcode on the paperwork to automatically detect the truck driver’s fleet and fleet ID. (If the paperwork lacks a barcode, the ID can be entered manually.) Emailing and faxing services allow paperwork to be directly submitted to a customs broker or carrier.

Accessing TRANSFLO OnDemand Services

Truck drivers can only use the TRANSFLO OnDemand service if their carrier has enrolled in and enabled the service. For added security, carriers can choose to receive a copy of everything sent through the TRANSFLO OnDemand system.

To learn more about TRANSFLO OnDemand and other services from Pegasus TransTech that benefit truck drivers and fleets, please visit our website. Then find us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and YouTube to stay informed about the latest trucking industry innovations.

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How Truck Drivers Stay Connected With Family While On the Road

Whether it’s missing a holiday, graduation, birthday party or other special event, truck drivers may feel left out while on the road. Fortunately, advancements in technology HiRes 291x300 How Truck Drivers Stay Connected With Family While On the Roadintroduce more ways to communicate long distance. With a few useful solutions, you can feel included at important events even if you’re hundreds of miles away.

  • Phone calls: A good, old-fashioned call on the telephone is a quick way to join in on the conversation at a special event. With a hands-free unit, truck drivers can even chat with family and friends while on the road. Still, use exceptional caution when behind the wheel.
  • Google Voice: This advanced phone calling option is perfect for directing all calls to your cell phone while you’re away from home. Even if your cell phone is the only way for people to reach you, Google Voice still has benefits. For instance, you can use it to screen calls and receive only the ones you want. That way, friends and family can contact you when you’re roaming, but unknown callers can’t bother you.
  • Video chats: Take phone calls one step further with FaceTime on your iPhone or Skype on your smartphone, tablet or laptop. A webcam and Internet access are all you need to see your loved ones’ faces and really feel included at a special event. Use video chat to watch your grandchild blow out birthday candles, see your nephew’s school play live or see your daughter open her Christmas presents.
  • Emails and text messages: Sometimes a quick text is the easiest way to convey a message to your loved ones. It’s also a good way to share pictures of your adventures as a truck driver. Emails are reserved for longer messages and multiple pictures.
  • Social media: At the end of a long day, it’s great to unwind by browsing Facebook and Twitter. You can see what your family and friends have been up to, leave comments and post your own updates to stay connected even when you’re miles from home.

Pegasus Transtech understands and appreciates the sacrifices drivers make to keep America running. That’s why we want to offer technology solutions that make their time on the road easier and the journey home a little shorter. To learn more, please visit our website. Then find us on FacebookTwitterLinkedIn and YouTube to stay informed about the latest trucking industry innovations.

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Top 10 Interesting Facts About the Trucking Industry

If you’re thinking about joining the trucking industry, you should become more familiar with it before applying for a job. Even if you’re already a truck driver, you might be iStock 000017480546 Medium 300x225 Top 10 Interesting Facts About the Trucking Industrysurprised to learn there’s a lot about truck driving you may not already know. Test your knowledge with these top 10 facts about the trucking industry.

  1. Approximately 15.7 million trucks are currently in use in the U.S. If you lined up every truck end to end, they would reach the moon!
  2. About two-thirds of all domestic freight transported in the U.S. is carried by truck.
  3. One out of every 14 jobs in the U.S. is a part of or is directly affected by the trucking industry.
  4. Over-the-road truck engines are built to last. They are designed to travel more than one million miles before being retired.
  5. The combined mileage of all trucks making deliveries in the country is nearly 5 billion miles per year.
  6. The average big rig carries 80,000 pounds of freight at one time. That’s 40 tons of goods and products.
  7. The US trucking industry consumes about 50 billion gallons of gasoline every year. This equates to nearly 13 percent of the country’s total fuel consumption.
  8. The trucking industry is expected to generate $1.3 trillion in revenue in 2015.
  9. Charles Freuhauf invented the first tractor-trailer back in 1914 when a customer wanted a vehicle that could haul a boat.
  10. Members of the trucking industry are some of the heaviest daily users of mobile technologies, including TRANSFLO Mobile+. This one-stop mobile app facilitates document scanning, speedier cash flow, optimized communication and simplified processes for drivers and fleets alike.

To learn more about TRANSFLO Mobile+ and other solutions from Pegasus TransTech, please visit our website. Then find us on FacebookTwitterLinkedIn and YouTube to stay informed about the latest trucking industry innovations.

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2015 The Year of Mobile Technology – Go Mobile with This Mobile Scanning App

Mobile technology has become increasingly prevalent in the business world. Nowhere is iStock 000050938644 Medium 300x199 2015 The Year of Mobile Technology   Go Mobile with This Mobile Scanning Appthis truer than in the trucking industry, where most drivers have a smartphone or tablet by their side at all times. It’s easy and convenient to use these mobile devices in place of laptops and desktop computers. If you haven’t gone mobile yet, 2015 is a great time to get started.

Pegasus TransTech is aware of ever-changing technology and offers the latest innovations to help you make the most of your mobile devices. That’s where TRANSFLO Mobile+ comes into play. This mobile scanning app is easy to use and offers a multitude of functions beyond mobile scanning to make life easier for drivers and carriers.

What is TRANSFLO Mobile+ Used for?

Drivers can use this mobile scanning app to:

  • Assess available loads and accept or decline them as necessary.
  • Confirm load pick-ups and deliveries.
  • Scan and submit trip documents on the go.
  • Submit accident reports and information.
  • Use two-way messaging to communicate with the fleet.
  • Gain access to settlement information.

Carriers have plenty of uses for this mobile scanning app as well:

  • Enable drivers to see available loads with the load tendering feature.
  • Access submitted paperwork the same day.
  • Use two-way messaging to communicate with drivers.
  • Make the user interface their own. Customization options include adding the carrier logo, specifying indexing options, changing document type preferences and other customization.

How do Drivers and Carriers Benefit?

The ability to accomplish all of the above functions results in many benefits for both drivers and carriers:

  • Easy access to information: With a simple app at their disposal, drivers receive all the information they need in one place.
  • Faster pay: The mobile scanning app portion of TRANSFLO Mobile+ allows drivers to submit documents faster, resulting in speedier pay.
  • Improved efficiency: This mobile solution allows carriers to simplify many different processes. Drivers can also submit paperwork and submit OS&D and accident information with ease. These capabilities improve efficiency and save valuable time.
  • Better communication: Built-in two-way messaging allows fleets to communicate with drivers even when they’re not in the truck.
  • Safer driving: In-motion restrictions prevent drivers from using the app while behind the wheel.

Getting started with TRANSFLO Mobile+ is easy! Simply download the app from iTunes or Google Play. Next, register with your fleet or broker ID. Then explore the app!

To learn more about the TRANSFLO Mobile+ mobile scanning app, please visit our website. Then find us on FacebookTwitterLinkedIn and YouTube to stay informed about the latest trucking industry innovations for 2015.

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2015 – The Year to Go Paperless with Pegasus TransTech

2015 is the year for the trucking industry to go paperless, and Pegasus TransTech has four solutions to help your company reach this goal.truck drivers 300x199 2015   The Year to Go Paperless with Pegasus TransTech

TRANSFLO $Velocity

The first trick to going paperless is to eliminate the need to mail or fax documents associated with brokered loads. TRANSFLO $Velocity from Pegasus TransTech allows carriers to immediately electronically submit invoice and load paperwork to brokers. Plus, this solution reduces costly errors, eliminates the time and cost of mailing or faxing invoices, reduces DSO and increases efficiency for brokers and carriers alike.

TRANSFLO Mobile+

Pegasus TransTech has another electronic method for carriers to transmit documents to brokers. It’s called TRANSFLO Mobile+, an enterprise-grade smartphone app that provides multiple solutions for carriers, brokers and drivers. Its simplest functionality is document scanning and submission. It also provides load tendering information, two-way messaging, settlement history and ways to submit accident, overage, shortage and damage information.

TRANSFLO OnDemand

With TRANSFLO OnDemand, carriers, brokers and drivers can transmit documents via email or fax from convenient truck stop locations across the US. It’s faster, easier and less expensive than sending documents through other methods. TRANSFLO OnDemand is especially useful when it comes to border crossings, permit renewals, HR situations, rate confirmations and required physical signatures.

TRANSFLO Express

Geared specifically toward truck drivers, TRANSFLO Express is a truck stop scanning service that makes it easy to submit trip documents electronically. Truck drivers can submit documents at a truck stop along their route and have the paperwork instantly arrive at the fleet office. This results in faster pay and lower costs for both drivers and carriers. It’s easy to use and very accessible thanks to the incredible network of more than 1,000 participating locations across the US.

If you’re ready to paperless with Pegasus TransTech, please visit our website. Then find us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and YouTube to stay informed about the latest innovations in the trucking industry.

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Getting Paid Shouldn’t Be a Job in Itself | Make It Simple with TRANSFLO $Velocity

Are you a broker looking for faster payment? Look no further than TRANSFLO $Velocity, a great payment service from Pegasus TransTech. TransfloVelocity button transparent Getting Paid Shouldn’t Be a Job in Itself | Make It Simple with TRANSFLO $Velocity

This software replaces traditional means of delivering Proof of Deliveries from brokered loads through the mail, which can take days or even weeks to arrive. Instead of waiting impatiently for snail mail, TRANSFLO $Velocity allows carriers to electronically submit invoices and load paperwork immediately to you, a participating broker.

TRANSFLO $Velocity is convenient for carriers and is every participating broker’s preferred delivery method. That’s because, as a broker, you enjoy increased efficiency when paperwork is received and processed in a consistent, automated way. Plus, carriers enjoy working with you when making payments is fast and easy.

So what are the benefits of TRANSFLO $Velocity?

  • Compatibility: The software is free for carriers to download and ready to use immediately. It’s compatible with Windows XP, Vista, Windows 7 and Windows 8.
  • Ease of use: All carriers need to get started is a broker ID and basic information about their own company. Then, it’s easy to scan or import documents and files into TRANSFLO $Velocity.
  • Error reduction: Carriers send rate confirmations, invoices and bills of lading together, reducing errors. Then, they receive a Confirmation Receipt to ensure the documents were successfully delivered.
  • Faster and more economical: This solution eliminates the time and cost of mailing or faxing invoices for faster pay at a lower price.
  • Reduced DSO: With faster cash flow and lower DSO, TRANSFLO $Velocity pays for itself.
  • Efficiency gains: The cost and time usually spent manually processing invoices are reduced by 5 to 10 hours per week for the average broker.

If you’re interested in increasing your efficiency with TRANSFLO $Velocity and other services available from Pegasus TransTech, please visit our website. Then find us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and YouTube to stay informed about the latest innovations in the trucking industry.

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Imagine the Holidays Without Truck Drivers

Post-apocalyptic survival stories are all the rage these days, but zombies or contagions are not the most likely thing to throw America into a state of chaos. Consider this: what would happen if every truck driver on earth disappeared? What if all US trice1 300x225 Imagine the Holidays Without Truck Driversucks were halted mid-route, and everything came to a standstill? A truck-pocalypse would be just as detrimental to life as we know it as a zombie attack, especially when it comes to the holidays.

Picture this: it’s mid-November, and you’re getting excited for another holiday season. You have a lot of grocery shopping to do to prepare big meals for your family driving into town. Of course, you also need to buy presents in time for Christmas!

Without truck drivers, the grocery store shelves start to run bare about 24 to 48 hours after the trucks stop running. Retail stores run out of your kids’ requested toys, so there’s no chance of putting anything under the tree this year.

As it turns out, your family gets stranded on their way to your house because everyone needed to fuel up for their holiday travels. With no trucks to restock the supply, many gas stations ran out of fuel in just a few hours after the truck-pocalypse began. That means there’s no gas left to get to the store or to visit family.

But it doesn’t matter anyway because there are no truck drivers to deliver any goods to your office. You are out of work and don’t get paid. You can’t even make a withdrawal from the bank because there are no trucks to facilitate transactions from central locations. That means you don’t have any money to purchase the things that would have made this a special holiday season.

Before long, garbage starts piling up on the streets because there’s no waste removal system. Police, fire and rescue service vehicles are out of fuel too, so there’s no one to call if you have an emergency.

Luckily, this thought experiment would never become reality. The economy is too dependent on truck drivers for the transportation industry to ever allow all trucks to just stop moving. And good thing too, because without truck drivers, it wouldn’t be much of a holiday season!

To learn more about solutions for truck drivers from Pegasus TransTech, please visit our website. Then find us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and YouTube to stay informed about the latest innovations in the trucking industry.

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