With limited warehouse space, one of your topmost priorities should be maximizing every square inch of storage space. Optimal use of your warehouse’s storage capacity will increase freight handling efficiency, reduce carrying costs, and improve your bottom line. Let’s take a look at some tips for maximizing warehouse space. Read more
Previously, lean management practices were core characteristics of the production process in most manufacturing companies; however, that has begun to change. Lean is extending its reach and being applied to other industries well beyond manufacturing. When applied properly, lean management practices can improve efficiency and reduce waste in the logistics and transportation industry. This would require aligning and integrating transportation management processes with the 8 Rights of Lean Management, which are;- Right Materials, Right Quantity, Right Time, Right Place, Right Source, Right Price, Right Quality and Right Service. Read more
An overweighed truck is one of the common issues that plague truckers from time to time. Truck drivers who are caught with overweighed trucks on the highway are subjected to fees, heavy fines, and penalties. As such, it is essential that you always keep the weight of your truck in check to avoid being on the wrong side of the law. Let’s take a look at some of the ways you can prevent your truck from being overweight. Read more
There are some areas of life where transactional relationships work out just fine—and might even be preferable. There’s no need to develop a deep and lasting relationship with the guy who serves you lunch at the drive-through window, for example, nor is there any need to take the time to get to know the Amazon service rep you call to ask where the books are that you ordered last week. However, transactional relationships in some areas of business lead to poor customer service, cut corners, and an overall unsatisfying experience. Read more
Jay Newjahr, BYX owner and CEO and tech lover, began searching for a product to take his drivers day completely paperless 3 years ago. Disheartened by what he found on the market and with a clear vision of what he wanted and needed he began developing his own solution. This solution today is called TransDigital and is being offered to the public for the 1st time.
So what does it offer exactly? Sooooo much but here’s the overview:
- Digital Manifest
- Digital Pre/Post Trips
- Digital DVIR
- GPS Tracking
- Trailer Tracking
- Digital Hour of Service (including voice notification of lunch break time requirement and driver acknowledgement)
- Imaging (registrations, BITs, License, medical, etc)
- Life Time Record Keeping
- So much more!
All you need is a smart device! We are offering a 50% discount to our 1st 50 customers on monthly rate for the 1st 6 months! Website coming soon! For more information, please contact Jay or Lara directly at 310-323-1880 x 101.
BYX owner and CEO, Jay Newjahr, was recently featured as a panelist with Heavy Duty Trucking and Panasonic discussing the hot topic, the ELD mandate and why it is important. Tune in to the live recorded webinar here.
In many ways, truck drivers are their own bosses, especially when they’re on the road. But like any boss, a truck driver is only as good as the people helping him behind the scenes. Given the vital role truck drivers play in the movement of goods around the country and the rest of the world, it only makes sense to have a solid team behind them. Read more
We were sitting in a meeting last week with a group of people when one of them asked us to what we attributed the success of the company. Jay began talking about industry and market trends like a well rehearsed script. I quietly smiled at him across the table appreciating his humility but knowing that there really was only one, primary explanation for it; him. Read more
Those in the industry know the United States Less-Than-Truckload (LTL) market is experiencing major growth. As the economy continues to improve and stimulate growth across multiple manufacturing sectors, in turn, there is an increase in demand for LTL shipments.
According to David Ross, LTL analyst for Stifel (SF), better times lie ahead in LTL thanks to lower taxes, reduced regulations, and increased capital spending. And already we’re seeing a clear picture of this growth, with publicly traded carriers in the $35 billion LTL market reporting a second-quarter increase of 4 percent in reported tonnage over the same period last year.
We take a closer look at the different factors driving this growth. Read more
Jay Newjahr (owner and CEO) has been working on the development of a software for the past 18 months that is not only EDL compliant but takes our entire operation paperless. It’s been an incredibly exciting advancement for us. We’re looking forward to making our software available to the public in the very near future and we are honored to have this piece written about it in Trucking Info Magazine. Click here to read the entire article.
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