5 Reasons Integrated Trucking Accounting Software Will Change Your Life

Most trucking companies invest in basic, all-purpose accounting software designed for small businesses. It’s a good plan (at first, anyway). These products make it fairly easy to handle the day-to-day accounting needs of a generic small business. That’s what they are for.

The thing is, most trucking companies don’t want to stay small forever… and are anything but generic. Continue reading “5 Reasons Integrated Trucking Accounting Software Will Change Your Life”

The Backstory of Axon

Axon Software is the result of over 38 years of trucking company software research and design, with the input of hundreds of transportation professionals, just like you.

At the risk of having you realize just how old I am, (please don’t call me an “old-coot”, it’s tough enough on me when my kids do that) I’d like to tell you just how this whole enterprise got started in the first place.

I went to work as sales manager for a computer firm close to 38 years ago (ouch!). Among other things, we consulted and provided accounting and information management software to businesses. We spent a lot of our time researching and testing every available accounting software system, trying to discover Continue reading “The Backstory of Axon”

Give Your Dispatchers the Ultimate Trucking Dispatch Tool

Your dispatchers are the front-line, go-to guys in your business. When they’re at the top of their game, they make things happen. Why slow them down with obsolete tools and poor customer intelligence? Real-Time Axon Software gives them finger-tip control of the information they need to make snap decisions when it counts!

Axon Software’s Fully Integrated, Real-Time Visual Dispatch System saves you mega-time. No more lost loads. No more unbilled orders. Generate more new business. Continue reading “Give Your Dispatchers the Ultimate Trucking Dispatch Tool”

Using Habits and Automation to Work Harder and Live Better

One of the best books I’ve read so far this year is Atomic Habits by James Clear. It’s a fresh and modern take on an old idea that comes into focus every so often (30 years ago we had “7 habits of highly effective people”). Habits are a useful lens to examine our behavior, understand why we do the things we do, and gain some control over our lives.

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QuickBooks VS. Specialized Trucking Accounting Software

When first starting out, most small businesses invest in accounting software. QuickBooks is the most popular. Others include Sage, Xero and MYOB. These products do a serviceable job of billing and accounting, for a typical small business in its early stages. But trucking companies are not typical – and trucking company owners don’t want their business to stay small forever. Continue reading “QuickBooks VS. Specialized Trucking Accounting Software”

Feeling Overwhelmed in the Trucking Industry?

Fred Rogers, beloved TV personality from the series “Mr. Rogers’ Neighborhood”, weighed precisely 143 pounds for over 30 years. He refused to do anything that would compromise his health. He did not drink or smoke. He never went to bed early, never woke up late, and went swimming every day. He had an extremely calming presence – he seemed like somebody who was never ‘overwhelmed’ by anything. Continue reading “Feeling Overwhelmed in the Trucking Industry?”