March 15, 2021

What Is Real-Time Trucking Software
What Is “Real-Time” Trucking Software?

Whether you call it trucking software, or a transportation management system (TMS), it's basically the same thing. "Real-time" means that every part of the software "talks" to every other part – and when you do something, it instantly updates every other part of the software. Unlike most systmes out there which work by importing, exporting, posting batches, and waiting for refreshes before you can see what's going on.

Whatever you call it, it is an incredible asset for trucking companies. Real time trucking software improves efficiency, increases profitability, and leads directly to business growth. Read More

February 15, 2021

Cure Common Trucking Ailments
Curing the Ailments in Your Trucking Company

Running a trucking company is like running a 3-ring circus.

There is so much stuff going on – how are you supposed to keep track of it?

It seems like you’re always “fighting fires,” doesn’t it? And even though you may often feel that your problems are totally unique, and spiraling out of control, believe me – you are not alone.

We’ve worked with hundreds of companies just like yours over the past 38 years, who suffered from pretty much the same ailments that you do now. Read More

January 15, 2021

Real People Axon Software Experience
Let’s Hear From Real People, With Real Axon Software Experience

Reviews From Actual Users of Axon Software

If you've explored this website, there is a good chance you found some of our trucking software reviews – or perhaps snippets of them, scattered throughout almost every page.

Believe it or not, we have well over a hundred of them. Those interviews and reviews were provided by successful trucking professionals with first-hand experience Read More

May 15, 2020 Axon-Blog-Looking-Forward-Trucking
Looking Forward in the Trucking Industry

What a crazy situation we find ourselves in.

Unemployment is skyrocketing, many people have less money to spend, businesses are hurting, less is being produced, and it feels like the economy is grinding to a halt in many ways, apart from the essentials.

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February 15, 2020 5 Reasons Why a Good Website is Essential for Trucking Companies
5 Reasons Why a Good Website Is Essential for Trucking Companies

Let’s be honest. Most trucking companies have a website that looks like it was built in the 90’s, if they even have a website at all. Larger trucking companies are starting to turn this trend around, but overall, websites are highly underrated in this industry.

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January 15, 2020 Habits-Automation-Work-Hard-Live-Better
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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December 15, 2019
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. Read More

November 15, 2019
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. Read More