C.H. Robinson will implement Omnitracs’ Virtual Load View (VLV) application as it seeks ways to improve visibility into load tracking. The system will run alongside C.H. Robinson’s own Navisphere system.
“Our company has developed a great collaboration with Omnitracs throughout the years,” Tim Kurtzal, director of C.H. Robinson process and standards, said. “The ease-of-use and adaptability of Virtual Load View solutions is extremely attractive as we continue to enhance our technology. The software integrates seamlessly into our system, while still allowing our contract carrier network to use their favorite C.H. Robinson app: Navisphere Carrier or Driver. Overall, VLV provides us with essential freight visibility, which increases our customers’ satisfaction.”
C.H. Robinson has been using VLV since January on a limited basis, but will now expand its use. The company has been tracking loads in VLV, gathering information on position and sending that information into a web service for customers.
“Omnitracs is committed to developing technologies that improve the customer experience,” Jeff Champa, Omnitracs vice president of product management, said. “C.H. Robinson customers expect to know where their freight is at all times. With Omnitracs Virtual Load View, C.H. Robinson is strengthening its commitment to providing in-depth insights as well as visibility into load locations and delivery times.”
Omnitracs VLV solution allows brokers, shippers and carriers to easily track and manage all of its loads from a single, easy-to-operate portal, eliminating the need for manual tracking. For convenience, VLV can also be directly integrated into a company’s back office system, so they are not required to learn and access a new platform.
C.H. Robinson will integrate the system with its Navisphere system.
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According to FMCSA, there were 535,717 regulated motor carriers in 2012. By 2016, that number had fallen to 524,058, with almost of the loss attributed to carriers operating just a single truck.
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