Choosing the proper service for transporting items may be tough, however it’s now a a lot simpler job due to Provider Guarantee, a brand new software program platform created by CEO Cassandra Gaines. Utilizing her expertise as a “trucking legal professional” within the transportation business, Gaines created Provider Guarantee to supply shippers and brokers with a brand new and improved approach to decide on who’s greatest for transporting their items.
“[W]hat this software program does is it supplies shipper, and the brokers, a rating,” Gaines says. Appearing very similar to a credit score rating, the software program permits shippers and brokers to look over all the knowledge—together with monitoring knowledge—and decide whether or not the service is suitable for the cargo earlier than choosing one.
Whereas the platform exists to let shippers and brokers see the scores of carriers, Gaines desires carriers to do the identical with shippers and brokers sooner or later. “I would like it to be a credit score rating for your entire business,” Gaines says. “So, sooner or later…[carriers] may have a rating on brokers and shippers.”
Gaines additionally offered helpful recommendation to carriers concerning “double brokering,” which occurs when the DOT and MC quantity adjustments. For the reason that DOT and MC quantity can’t change throughout cargo, that is one thing that tends to occur by chance. “[I]f it occurs and the shopper finds out, they may report you to all of the softwares—together with mine—and you’ll lose a lot enterprise.”
Provider Guarantee’s web site supplies extra info concerning double brokering within the “Report Carriers” FAQ web page. She moreover advisable that carriers join a one-week trial on the web site to allow them to see their and others’ scores.