Innovations in Transportation

Press Release: CINCINNATI, April 15, 2019 — BOLT System, a fleet management and freight tracking software company, has announced a new mobile app for its customers and drivers.
BOLT System, a fleet management and freight tracking software company, has announced a new mobile app for its customers and drivers. Called BOLT Tandem Workflow, the app is connected to customer accounts and provides drivers with a suite of services to improve driving productivity, while also streamlining paperwork. The application is available for Android and iOS-based tablets or smartphone.
BOLT Tandem Workflow/

 

BOLT POWERS A/T TRANSPORTATION’S FLEET MANAGEMENT SYSTEM.
You don’t have to be big to think big.
TelematicsTalk, August, 2018
https://www.telematicstalk.com/bolt-powers-a-t-transportations-fleet-management-system/

 

MENNEL MILLING CONTINUES LONG TRADITION IN FLOUR PRODUCTION.
As the industry fights consolidation at the top, the company’s recent expansion into bakery mix, popcorn and warehousing further differentiates them from the pack.
By Amy Wunderlin. SDC Executive, May 17, 2018
https://www.sdcexec.com/transportation/article/20999501/mennel-milling-continues-long-tradition-in-flour-production/

 

7 TRUCK TECHNOLOGIES YOU NEED (AND WHY).
There’s almost an endless list of add-ons that fleets could put in their trucks if they wanted. Here’s the list of “must haves” to make your fleet more competitive and to give you an edge over your competition.
By Aaron Huff. Fleet Owner, December, 2017.
https://www.fleetowner.com/technology/7-truck-technologies-you-need-and-why

 

BEYOND EDI, PART 1: CARRIERS OPEN THE KIMONO TO SHIPPERS, BROKERS.
The next generation of EDI. EDI protocols enable shippers, carriers and third party logistics companies to exchange load tenders, shipment status updates, invoices and other routine communications. However there are a number of shortcomings with EDI. Newer technologies will provide more options for the future.
By Aaron Huff, CCJ, October, 2017.
https://www.ccjdigital.com/beyond-edi-part-1-carriers-open-the-kimono-to-shippers-brokers/

 

WOMEN IN TRANSPORTATION: 12 IN-DEPTH PROFILES OF INSPIRATIONAL ACHIEVERS.
For years, the transportation and logistics industry have been dominated by men – in both management and front-line positions. This is changing. FLEET OWNER has begun to profile the top 12 women in transportation on an annual basis. Gayle Robertson, BOLT President, is honored to be included.
By Christina Commendatore. Fleet Owner, September, 2017.
https://www.fleetowner.com/people/gayle-robertson-president-bolt-system?NL=FO-01&Issue=FO-01_20171013_FO-01_801&sfvc4enews=42&cl=article_3

 

SWEET REWARDS: SUGAR FOODS CORP. IS USING TECHNOLOGY TO OPERATE SAFELY AND EFFICIENTLY.
Trucking operations measure success in many ways, and for Sugar Foods Corp., the numbers paint a very favorable picture. The private fleet, for example, has a 94.5% on-time delivery rate, an empty mileage rate of only .01% and driver turnover of less than 10%.
By Seth Skydel. Heavy Duty Trucking, August, 2017.
http://www.fleetequipmentmag.com/sugar-foods-truck-fleet-profile/

 

AN FMS INTERFACE TO BRIDGE THE DRIVER AGE GAP (AND MAYBE MUCH MORE).
BOLT System’s Amazon Alexa IoT experiment flirts with next-gen, conceptual user interface. BOLT demos their voice-activated interface app for the BOLT fleet management system , or FMS, at the National Private Truck Council’s (NPTC) Annual Conference in Cincinnati.
By Aaron Marsh. Fleet Owner, May, 2017.
https://www.fleetowner.com/technology/fms-interface-bridge-driver-age-gap-and-maybe-much-more

Benefits of BOLT

  • Set freight-based rules to optimize equipment utilization.
  • Streamline dispatch-driver communication with automated dispatch.
  • Store your data in one place for easy capture and analysis.
  • Selectively allow customers to log in and see status updates.
  • Pool high-volume loads for private/dedicated fleets and preferred for-hire carriers.
  • Automate EDI for greater efficiency and fewer errors.
  • Integrate your corporate ERP for a fully customized enterprise-wide solution.