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September 15, 2020

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. Read More

August 15, 2020

Blog - Why Axon Software Might Not Be For You
Why Axon Software Might NOT Be For You

I have a confession to make. Axon Software is not for everybody and it might not be for you.

Over the past 38-plus years, we have built a reputation for providing the highest quality TMS software with the highest level of support of any software company, in any industry.

But as good as we are, and as motivated as we are to keep improving Read More

July 15, 2020

Blog - The Backstory of Axon
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 Read More

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September 15, 2019 The Latest Tech for Aggregate Dump Haulers
The Latest Tech Advancements for Dump Truck Haulers

SPECIALIZED AGGREGATE DUMP TRUCK COMPANIES NEED SPECIALIZED TOOLS

The trucking industry is the biggest industry in North America. Trucking and hauling brings in more revenue than any manufacturing industry, and trucking companies employ about 9 million people, which is triple the US government. There are over 500,000 trucking companies operating in the United States. Read More

August 15, 2019 Blog - Trucking Industry Ups and Downs
HOW TO MAKE THE MOST OF TRUCKING INDUSTRY UPS AND DOWNS

WHAT TO DO WHEN THE WORK SLOWS DOWN?

Whether or not a recession is right around the corner is a hotly debated topic. We’re not going to discuss that right now – it’s worth its own dedicated post someday. Instead, let’s talk about how to make the most of slow periods in general, because the trucking industry is cyclical even at the best of times. Read More

July 15, 2019 How Much Time Wasted on Fuel Tax
HOW MUCH TIME DO YOU WASTE ON FUEL TAX?

ONE OF THE TRUCKING INDUSTRY’S MOST DREADED JOBS

Nobody likes doing company fuel tax and preparing IFTA reports. It’s takes forever, it’s an extremely tedious job, and when your company doubles in size, it means you’ll have double the paperwork. For even small to medium sized trucking businesses, fuel tax can often take 40+ hours of someone’s time – every single quarter. Read More

June 15, 2019
THE COST OF FUNDAMENTALLY CHANGING YOUR TRUCKING BUSINESS?

WHAT’S WRONG WITH BUSINESS AS USUAL?

Making change can be risky, stressful, and difficult, there’s no doubt about it. Read More

May 15, 2019 Leading-A-Business-In-The-Trucking-Industry- Axon-Fleet-Management-Software
LEADING A BUSINESS IN THE TRUCKING INDUSTRY

HOW TO THINK ABOUT LEADERSHIP

Trucking and transportation is one of the most competitive industries you will ever find, Read More