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Transportation Data Source - GPS Fleet Tracking

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TDS stands for Transportation Data Source, and just as the name implies, this fleet management system excels at collecting, organizing, and delivering data about your fleet and its performance.

Created by a trucking company owner, TDS is intended to be useful to and usable by anyone who plays a part in the transportation industry. By providing real-time information in customizable, easy-to-understand reports, it’s intended to be the go-to choice for data mining your vehicles, no matter what type of fleet you manage, check out TDS.

One of the jewels in the Transportation Data Source crown is the Lane Search Plus tool. With more data than any other lane search tool in the industry, Lane Search Plus allows you to build your database with far more than the standard lane and equipment information. Use all your supplemental TDS safety and insurance data as well, and build the ideal route and lane optimization for your carriers.

With 2.4 million carriers the TDS North American database, your managers and dispatchers will be able to qualify and monitor carriers at lightning speed, then sit back and watch the roads open up before you.

Use the TDS Equipment Sales and Leasing functions to find vehicles and equipment to bolster your fleet numbers. Search for equipment ready to roll ASAP, or bide your time and cherry pick great deals one at a time.

If you need supplemental fleet capability and don’t want to assume ownership, Transportation Data Source has an even deeper search tool—the Advanced Authority Search. Target for-hire fleets by FMCSA authority status. Customize your search to find the fleets that match your needs, and even specify date ranges to zoom in on fleets that have been in operation for more or less than a set number of years. Focus on legacy fleets, or target new fleets—the decision is yours!

Features

Pricing Model
  • Monthly subscription per user
  • Monthly subscription
  • Yearly subscription per user
  • Monthly site license
  • Yearly site license
  • Metered per minute
  • Flat fee
  • Percentage-based (% of collections or claims)
  • Fee-based (fixed $/claim)
  • Hybrid (combination of % and fixed amount/claim)
Service Terms Offered
  • Commitment Free
  • Free Setup
  • Free Cancellation
  • Money Back Guarantee
  • Month-to-Month Option
  • Keep Original Number
  • Customizable Plans
  • Account Manager
  • Free In-Network Calls
  • Unlimited Minutes
  • International Calls
  • Reduced Price for Multiple Users
Mobile Apps Offered
  • None
  • iOS
  • Android
Mobile friendly?
  • Yes
  • No
Service Terms Offered
  • Commitment Free
  • Free Setup
  • Free Cancellation
  • Money Back Guarantee
  • Month-to-Month Option
  • Keep Original Number
  • Customizable Plans
  • Account Manager
  • Free In-Network Calls
  • Unlimited Minutes
  • International Calls
  • Reduced Price for Multiple Users
Support Features
  • FAQs Section
  • Tutorials
  • Telephone Support
  • Email Support
  • 24/7 Support
  • Online Chat
  • Forum
  • In-Person Training
  • Social Media
  • Knowledge Base
  • Webinars
API
  • Yes
  • No
Dispatch Management Features
  • Asset Optimization
  • Balance Load Across Shifts
  • Long Haul Routes
  • Workload Management
  • Compliance Management
  • Route Recommendation
  • Emergency Vehicle Management
Route Management Features
  • Create Routes and Plans
  • Plan Pick Ups and Detours
  • Inform Customers
  • Respond to Traffic and Cancellations
  • Ensure Compliance with Legal Requirements
  • Identify Deviations from Planned Routes
  • Milage Tracking
What features does the software have to help manage drivers better?
  • Driver Scheduling
  • Driver Profile Management
  • Driver Habits
  • Violations
  • Safety Statistics
  • Fuel Efficiency
  • Driver Quality of Life
  • Driver Loyalty
  • Driver Training
What fuel management features does the software have?
  • Track MPG per Driver
  • Track Idling Time
  • Best Local Price for Fuel
  • Track Engine Efficiency
  • Integrate With Fleet Cards
What GPS related features does the solution have?
  • Vehicle Position Update
  • Integration with Google Maps
  • Concealed Installation
  • Detailed Activity Reports
  • Detailed Exception Reports
  • Smartphone Access
  • Add Landmarks
  • Create Restricted Zones
  • Detect Driver Behavior
  • Assist Maintenance Schedules
  • Create Route Library
  • Optimize Routes
  • Send Routes to Vehicle GPS
  • Support Two Way Messaging
  • Improve Customer Service
  • Manage Route History and Replay Routes
What inventory management features does the solution have?
  • Manage Part Lists
  • Predict Part Demands
  • Track Warranty - Days and Miles
  • Generate and Follow Up Purchase Orders
  • Check Parts Received
  • Track Invoices
  • Read Bar Codes into Inventory
  • Print Bar Code Labels
  • Tracks Parts Issued
  • Generate Part Use History
  • Manage Component Warranty
  • Create Alternate Part List
  • Manage Inventory Location and Storage
  • Generate Reports on Inventory Use
What maintenance support features does the solution have?
  • Preventive Maintenance Schedules
  • Engine Diagnostics
  • Repair Management
  • Manage Engine Alerts
  • Track Engine Performance
  • Track Maintenance Expenses
  • Generate Maintenance Logs
  • Generate Expense Reports
  • Export Data to ERP/ Accounting System
What tire management features does the solution offer?
  • Manage Tire ID
  • Manage Original Equipment Tires
  • Tire Mounting History
  • Tire Mileage
  • Wheel Alignment
  • Tire Re-Treading Record
  • Tread Wear Record
  • Tire Rotation Record
  • Tire Failure Data
  • Tire Physical Location
  • Tire Shelf Life
  • Scrap Tire Analysis
What accident management features does your software have?
  • Record Harsh Braking
  • Rapid Acceleration
  • Overspeeding
  • Vehicle Use Outside Authorized Hours
  • Panic Button Operation
  • Engine Performance Alerts
What rates management features does your software have?
  • Allow Third-Party Quotes
  • Allow Third-Party Shipment
What features are available to manage electric vehicles?
  • Manage Battery Charging
  • Allocate Priority of Charging
  • Minimize Charging Costs
  • Track Distance Travelled
  • Manage Battery Health
  • Reimburse Home Charging
  • Economic Driving Records
What reporting options does the solution offer?
  • Identify Saving Oportunities
  • Optimized Scheduling
  • Optimized Dispatching
  • Best Use of Cargo Space
  • Driver Performance Analysis
Does the solution support VMRS coding?
  • Yes
  • No
What industries does your solution support?
  • Freight
  • Taxi
  • Towing
  • Local Deliveries
  • Third-Party Logistics (3PL)
  • Private Shiping Fleets
  • Government/Military
What safety and security features are built into the system?
  • Create and Manage Safety Policy
  • Assign Inspection Responsibilities
  • Critical Event Reporting
  • Black Box Event Recording
  • Detect Unsafe Driver Behavior
  • Vehicle Safety Issues
  • Safety Training Program
  • Accident Analysis
What type of compliance features does the solution offer?
  • DOT
  • OSHA
  • Scheduled Driver License Renewals
  • CDL Certificates
  • Audit Trail

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