How to Maximize Your Truck Capacity with Grasshopper

Maintaining efficient truck load capacity is essential to growing your revenue in delivery operations. With the all-time highs in supply chain volume brought by the pandemic, the logistics industry has been pushed to its tightest point yet to satisfy the booming consumer demands. In today’s competitive market, an increasing number of carriers have been adapting technology platforms like Grasshopper to manage their operations faster and smarter with greatest efficiency. Here’s how you can maximize your truck capacity with Grasshopper. 

Real-time WMS + Load Technology: 

A great WMS is critical to streamline your delivery flow and truck visibility. Having your employees track inventory with sheets and papers will leave you running out of time and behind your competitors’ lead. Instead, Grasshopper’s WMS module integration enables you and your team to monitor and mark each item that moves around the warehouse to be shipped out in the appropriate outbound lane. Accessible directly through its mobile app, you’ll be able to control every movement and load allocation to optimize warehouse efficiency and improve your truck planning with Grasshopper. 

Service Level Integrations + Shipping Calculator 

There are more than ten shipping service levels supported by Grasshopper’s API to meet customers’ various delivery needs. From parcel distribution to white glove, Grasshopper will automatically compute the appropriate time and resources required for each truck based on the chosen service level. Having issues with your freight rates? With Grasshopper’s integrated shipping calculator, customers can receive instant quotes based on each service level’s shipping costs, without having to ask a customer service representative. This prevents the chances of back-end costs and delivery conflicts, as only the necessary services are performed and loaded per truck for each driver, with customers who understand what they are paying for. 

Real-time Visibility + Tracking Technology 

Today’s logistics providers need complete, on-demand visibility into tracking their vehicles’ ETA. From the moment it’s shipped out to when it will arrive at the destination, this aspect is crucial to optimizing your truckloads and making customers happy. With OrchesTruck, Grasshopper’s powerful routing technology, you’ll be able to assign drivers, manifest, and track each truck’s location when they leave or arrive at a terminal. From inbound to outbound freight, dispatch, vehicle capacity and cost analysis on first and middle freight, Grasshopper’s tracking technology comes second to none for ensuring your TMS performance and capacity efficiency. Make your team, and your customers happy through a simple click ability. 

About Grasshopper

Grasshopper Labs was founded with a single mission in place: to embed technology into the traditional industry’s delivery processes, and help customers discover the efficiencies a cutting-edge technology can provide in their business. Grasshopper is empowering hundreds of delivery terminals, retailers, and delivery networks that service thousands of customers every day, by providing them with an end-to-end enterprise delivery platform needed to help operate and grow their business

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Bryan Tankus