Trucking Operations “Daily Problems” Series (1)
Do you dispatch drivers using spreadsheets?
Are your dispatchers very busy updating the spreadsheets instead of sending the closest driver?
Are they scrolling through hundreds of rows to find the right record?
Are they keying in every new order by hand?
Are they printing orders in 4 copies?
Are they spending time finding information when your clients are waiting on the phone?
Clearly, your team has good intentions. They’re trying their best using the tools that YOU provide them.
Tip: Excel is an amazing tool for compiling and analyzing data. It is not meant to be used for data entry and print. Use a dispatch software instead!
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