KeepTruckin announced the public launch of the Facility Insights tool, designed to help carriers know exactly what to expect at a shipper and consignee facility before accepting a load.
Facility Insights uses data from KeepTruckin’s network of trucks and carriers to build a picture of facility dwell times. With the information gained through Facility Insights, carriers can reduce detention time and avoid losing revenue.
The feature can help drivers maximize their hours of service. Fleet managers can search for a warehouse address to view the average truck dwell times by time of arrival. With visibility into busy periods, fleets can optimize pickup and dropoff times, minimizing delays and detention.
Facility Insights is available to all Pro plan customers by Aug. 20, 2019.
“Detention time is an unnecessary expense that costs the trucking industry over $3 billion a year. Unpredictable delays result in a chain reaction of late pick-ups and drop-offs that can throw off a dispatch schedule for days,” said Jai Ranganathan, vice president of product, KeepTruckin. “We’ve entered an era where technology can provide insight into more granular trends and influence everyday decisions that have a direct impact on revenue. With the introduction of Facility Insights, KeepTruckin is at the forefront of change, and our network offers fleets unrivaled real-time access to what’s happening on the road.”