BigRoad Freight enables drivers to book loads online while providing hours-of-service visibility
WATERLOO, ON | November 22, 2017
BigRoad has launched BigRoad Freight – a load matching platform built within the BigRoad Mobile App. BigRoad Freight gives owner-operators and fleets the ability to book the loads they want while ensuring quick payment and providing hours-of-service (HOS) visibility.
BigRoad is the first company to launch in-app load matching within an electronic logbook application that suggests loads based on a driver’s GPS coordinates and available hours-of-service. Drivers using the BigRoad Mobile App can easily sign up to participate in BigRoad Freight. Once registered, drivers are sent push notifications recommending loads to them. They can view load details, including the payout, and choose to accept or reject loads from within the app. This eliminates phone calls, emails, and dealing with brokers directly.
“At BigRoad, we’ve always put drivers first. We wanted to find a way to help put more money in their pockets while enabling them to achieve hours-of-service and electronic logging device mandate compliance with our industry leading solution,” noted Tony Lourakis, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of BigRoad – A Fleet Complete Company. “Making money shouldn’t be complicated – drivers have enough to worry about. We’ve simplified how drivers book loads and get paid, sparing them from having to call brokers, play phone tag, and haggle over the price.
BigRoad Freight empowers drivers to book the loads they want, when they want them, 24/7 from their mobile device. Payout and terms are straightforward, simplifying the load booking process and removing the need to speak with brokers directly. Payments can be sent within a few days via a method selected by the drivers, enabling faster payment.
Through partnerships with brokers, load boards, and digital freight platforms, BigRoad Freight creates simplicity, improves speed, and establishes transparency in shipper-carrier relations. By leveraging real-time location information and a unique compliance availability dataset, shippers and carriers benefit from improved schedule predictability and asset optimization. BigRoad is committed to developing partnerships to grow the number of loads offered through the platform.
As an industry leader in the regulatory compliance space, BigRoad has helped thousands of owner-operators and fleets stay ELD compliant through their innovative, easy-to-use compliance solution. All BigRoad users, with or without a DashLink ELD, can participate in BigRoad Freight. Combined, BigRoad’s solutions helps drivers to simplify their day by removing the guesswork out of compliance and HOS availability.
“At BigRoad, we’ve always developed our solutions from the driver’s perspective which is why we’re the compliance solutions leader,” added Jake McGuire, Vice-President of Sales, Marketing, and Customer Success at BigRoad. “It’s what makes BigRoad Freight so innovative and easy-to-use.”
About BigRoad Freight
BigRoad Freight is the only in-app platform that enables drivers to book their own loads in real-time, while getting paid quickly, and providing hours-of-service (HOS) visibility and awareness. BigRoad Freight works within the BigRoad Mobile App, the #1 electronic logbook application available for Apple and Android devices, and can be paired with BigRoad’s DashLink to achieve electronic logging device (ELD) mandate compliance.
BigRoad – A Fleet Complete Company is the industry leading provider of hours-of-service (HOS) and electronic logging device (ELD) mandate compliance solutions for the North American transportation industry. In March 2017, BigRoad was acquired by Fleet Complete, a global IoT provider of mission critical fleet, asset and mobile workforce management and telematics solutions. BigRoad’s solutions include the BigRoad Mobile App electronic logbook, the BigRoad Web App fleet management tool, and the DashLink ELD. Over 500,000 drivers and 30,000 fleets trust BigRoad’s solutions to simplify day-to-day activities, create operational efficiency, and improve profitability. BigRoad has received numerous awards for innovation and growth including the 2017 North American Electronic Logging Device (ELD) Solution Customer Value Leadership Award from Frost and Sullivan.
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