RBX Transportation, Inc., a premier provider of dry van transportation services east of the Rocky Mountains in the United States and Canada, has announced their addition of IDSC's Trip Alert® exception alert software solution to their technology program. RBX Transportation is an existing customer of Expert Fuel® fuel optimization software and Netwise Enterprise® planning and decision support software from Integrated Decision Support Corporation (IDSC).
"We are continually looking for opportunities to improve productivity and lower costs. This investment will accomplish both while assisting our team in providing an even higher level of service to RBX Transportation customers," said Tom Mangan, CFO of RBX Transportation, Inc. "Notification of potential late arrivals allows us to be pro-active and prevent service failures and to offer our customers the service and security they demand."
Trip Alert monitors the power unit along the entire trip ensuring that the driver is taking the most efficient and safe route to the customer. Managers have visual status of their entire fleet at-a-glance coupled with the ability to zoom in on a specific power unit. Custom and standard geofencing along with historical and real-time reporting capabilities offer the information necessary to optimize driver and fleet performance. Trip Alert is fully-integrated to dispatch, mobile communications, and leading routing systems that generate HazMat and 53 ft. trailer compatible routes. Trip Alert evaluates dispatched power units and flags any out-of-route or projected late and instantly notifies the dispatcher or fleet manager. Considered in the determination of Trip Alert are capacity (single/team), average vehicle speed, available DOT hours to drive, current location/date/time, planned route and schedule. Trip Alert also identifies swap candidates which allow the dispatcher to exchange loads in-transit in order to minimize service failures while maximizing equipment utilization and driver time at home.
"Our software is engineered to drive cost savings and asset control while meeting customer demands," said Patrick Russell, Area Sales Manager for IDSC. "RBX joins our Trip Alert customers that are seeing real results in the bottom line as well as best-in-class vehicle tracking for unsurpassed customer cargo safety and security."
About RBX Transportation, Inc.
RBX Inc. is a truck load carrier that was established in 1983. RBX, Inc.,based in Springfield, MO, is currently operating over 200 power units and a fleet of 53' air-ride dry van trailers to match. Over the years, we have established ourselves as one of the finest truck load carriers in the Midwest. We understand haul rates for trucking services and can coordinate solutions to the most complicated deliveries. Our well trained staff and constant addition of state-of-the-art order tracking system can easily handle shipping service orders and provide you with "real time" answers about the location and status of your shipment. Our reputation and growth revolves around a solid philosophy of maintaining an established service area on which our customers can count on. Within this service area our focus is targeted towards a diversified customer base. The lanes that we select are designed to channel our drivers through their homes on a regular basis to be with their families. For more information, visit www.rbxinc.com
About Integrated Decision Support Corporation
Integrated Decision Support Corporation (IDSC) celebrates over 25 years as a leading provider of decision support software for the truckload carrier, serving customers representing over 100,000 power units and the "Top 100" carrier market. IDSC is recognized as a pioneer in the industry and for developing innovative software technologies that include the first power-to-load match optimization introduced in 1978 and the first fuel optimization program introduced in 1994. IDSC is committed to providing customers with a strategic advantage by accelerating profitability through the use of optimization-based decision support planning and execution software. For more information, visit www.idscnet.com.