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83 Software Reviews
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16   Profit Tools view
15   Trinium view
11   TMW view
8   Compcare view
6   custom built view
6   PCS Software view
4   TMS onDemand view
2   Prophesy view
2   Excel spreadsheet view
2   GTG Technology view
2   (Roadrunner-Voyager) view
2   (US 1 Industries-Truckman3) view
1   AS400 view
1   AscendTMS view
1   Citrix view
1   none view
1   Tailored Logistics view
1   (IMC Companies-Six Wheel) view
1   TruckDestino view

91 ELD Public Reviews
118 private responses
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21   Omnitracs XRS view
15   KeepTruckin view
12   Geotab view
10   Rand McNally view
6   JJ Keller view
5   paper logs view
5   BigRoad view
4   E-Road view
3   Teletrac view
2   Verizon Telogis view
2   Fleetmatics view
2   PeopleNet view
1   Geowiz view
1   GPSTrackit view
1   Zonar view
1   Trucklogger view

Here are the results of my informal survey. Hope this helps you decide which drayage trucking Dispatch Software or ELD works best for your company. It is interesting how opinions can vary on the same system. Thank you for your input. Click on the vendor name to narrow the results. ~Jason
SHOW ONLY:    (IMC Companies-Six Wheel)    (Roadrunner-Voyager)    (US 1 Industries-Truckman3)    AS400    AscendTMS    Citrix    Compcare    Creative Systems    Excel spreadsheet    GTG Technology    none    none / t-cards    PCS Software    Profit Tools    Prophesy    Saucio Systems    Tailored Logistics    TMS onDemand    TMW    Trinium    TruckDestino    custom-built    (show-all)
SHOW ONLY:    show just ELD reviews
BigRoad    E-Road    Fleetmatics    Geotab    Geowiz    GPS Insight    GPSTrackit    JJ Keller    KeepTruckin    Omnitracs XRS    paper logs    PeopleNet    Rand McNally    Teletrac    Trucklogger    Verizon Telogis    Webtech    Zonar   
CURRENT SYSTEM COMMENT / REVIEW
Profit Tools
posted 18-Sep-17
50 drivers
We like the EDI connectivity, the new Active Trac functions. I liked it better when we had one point of contact to communicate through.
Profit Tools
posted 17-Sep-17
25 drivers
seems like the software is outdated. Also very slow
Profit Tools
posted 16-Sep-17
60 drivers
Profit Tools for Trucking, a thorough Intermodal application stuck in the 90's with SQL and Application based not browser based, missing CRM/ERP fundamentals - making its way slowly finding its way to the future with alliances support.
Profit Tools
posted 15-Sep-17
30 drivers
We’ve been a Profit Tools user since 2005. Great stuff. The ability of their system to adapt without expensive software rewriting is outstanding. Great support – though we don’t have to use them often. We’ve been a beta test site for them since 2006. For our 40 units entity this is a great vendor!.
Profit Tools
posted 15-Sep-17
25 drivers
We still use Profit Tools. While it functions well enough, it is not very intuitive and lacks any real manual or help lookup. They are generally very responsive if you call or email for help. Searching and reporting is ridiculously cumbersome for an application as mature as theirs is. No “query by example” features that I ever found and most of their reports go to proprietary application that cannot be converted to word or a pdf. The brokerage component is obviously an afterthought with very limited capabilities compared with most broker software. They have few very knowledgeable people, but most lack an understanding of the total overall functionality past their area of expertise so you have to move around for answers.
Profit Tools
posted 15-Sep-17
20 drivers
Profit Tools is well suited for a an intermodal environment, it fits what we do, organizes us well and “they” keep working to make it even better!
Profit Tools
posted 15-Sep-17
7 drivers
We still use Profit Tools. While it functions well enough, it is not very intuitive and lacks any real manual or help lookup. They are generally very responsive if you call or email for help. Searching and reporting is ridiculously cumbersome for an application as mature as theirs is. No “query by example” features that I ever found and most of their reports go to proprietary application that cannot be converted to word or a pdf. The brokerage component is obviously an afterthought with very limited capabilities compared with most broker software. They have few very knowledgeable people, but most lack an understanding of the total overall functionality past their area of expertise so you have to move around for answers. I still think you could have wrote a much better application.
Profit Tools
posted 15-Sep-17
15 drivers
Ease of use Built for our industry And constantly improving Low price point
Profit Tools
posted 15-Sep-17
250 drivers
We love it
Profit Tools
posted 15-Sep-17
65 drivers
We have been using it since 1996 and would not be able to run our business (intermodal or any other aspect) if we did not have it. There is a ton of functionality available that we have not even tapped yet. The customers service is terrific and more importantly, they are very thorough with training an set up, which is the most important aspect of these ERP programs. I believe the pricing is competitive and definitely a value considering all that comes with the software.
Profit Tools
posted 15-Sep-17
65 drivers
Still by far the best Intermodal software available
Profit Tools
posted 15-Sep-17
15 drivers
Automates everything and directly interface into our existing financial software. Creates a high level of efficiency and effectiveness.
Profit Tools
posted 15-Sep-17
30 drivers
We’re happy with Profit Tools, they have good customer support, and the system has worked well for us. The one complaint that I have is that the software is not very intuitive or user freindly in terms of the user being able to teach yourself to utilize its capabilities, without scheduling training. That’s just my opinion, I haven’t worked that hard at it, to be fair.
Profit Tools
posted 15-Sep-17
60 drivers
Profit Tools has been an amazing trucking software to use in comparison to what is on the market. Not only are they responsive to our needs, they themselves have partnered with many other facets of the industry to work together. For example they work with Geotab drive which seamlessly integrates information to our dispatch team. They also work with Disc Mobile enabling our drivers to become “paperless” and work with ActiveTRAC. ActiveTRAC is a web-based application developed by W.Interactive, in conjunction with Profit Tools enabling our customers to have instant access to information.
Profit Tools
posted 15-Sep-17
35 drivers
Automated notifications go by bill to company not specific personnel.
Profit Tools
posted 15-Sep-17
20 drivers
Main Dislike is that it not a web-based package.

CURRENT ELD COMMENT / REVIEW
KeepTruckin
posted 20-Sep-17
20 drivers
• Driver Friendly, Easy to Navigate • More cost effective than Rand McNally • Good customer service and support (any small tampering issues resolved quickly)
Geotab
posted 19-Sep-17
45 drivers
Easy to use, good reporting, great support staff.
Omnitracs XRS
posted 19-Sep-17
45 drivers
The tablet is easy use for the driver and installation is easy. The website has too many glitches when the push thur an update.
KeepTruckin
posted 19-Sep-17
16 drivers
It's cost effective and works well in a bring your own device policy however they do lack in providing hands on training. If you're running a BYOD ELD program I don't know anyone better than Keep Truckin.
Geotab
posted 18-Sep-17
50 drivers
we like Geotab so far, was on Xata before that.
Omnitracs XRS
posted 18-Sep-17
20 drivers
Initially, we chose because it synched with our dispatch software. We have since found another solution but continue to use Omnitracs for our ELD. We are beginning to look at other options.
Omnitracs XRS
posted 18-Sep-17
50 drivers
It does what we need it to for a reasonable price but we seem to replace the units too often. A handful of them broke by their two year mark.
Verizon Telogis
posted 18-Sep-17
290 drivers
Telogis (owned by Verizon) so far seems pretty good, we are still new to it…so time will tell
KeepTruckin
posted 18-Sep-17
23 drivers
Like: Affordability Dislike: User Interface
JJ Keller
posted 18-Sep-17
60 drivers
Don’t like cost but software is user friendly... NO surprise Costs are always an issue.
Omnitracs XRS
posted 18-Sep-17
20 drivers
ELD – Omnitracs/Xata XRS Dispatch driver interface – Disc Mobile Con – doesn’t integrate with Xata or at least we have not paired them
KeepTruckin
posted 18-Sep-17
13 drivers
No Hardware Costs and Fair rate
Omnitracs XRS
posted 18-Sep-17
50 drivers
Overall we are very happy with it. Only downside we see right now is the messaging is a little slow.
Rand McNally
posted 18-Sep-17
15 drivers
LIKE: We’re using Rand McNally and have been 80% compliant for the past 2 years… Just have a handful of older employees that are not on it yet, but will be by November. All new hires for the past 3 years have been forced to start it right away.
DISLIKE: Up until a couple months ago they were not DOT Compliant as it didn’t ping the location of the truck enough…. Seems to need a lot of updates which can occur at any time and may waist driver working day…
Rand McNally
posted 17-Sep-17
25 drivers
works very well, gps is very good. No real complaints
KeepTruckin
posted 17-Sep-17
95 drivers
They are great + have make good updates in the brief time they are around.
JJ Keller
posted 17-Sep-17
15 drivers
So far we like it, no complaints.
Omnitracs XRS
posted 17-Sep-17
280 drivers
Been around for a while. Understand the business. Good software to view violations. Works in truck even when cellular connection doesn’t work.
paper logs
posted 17-Sep-17
2 drivers
As an owner-operator, I'm still using paper log. I will switch in Dec.
Omnitracs XRS
posted 16-Sep-17
58 drivers
Likes Able to be used on a commercially available tablet API interface Minimal integration time in the truck Dislikes Driver interface is to complicated for the average driver A number of bugs in the software
paper logs
posted 16-Sep-17
60 drivers
ELD mandate N/A because majority of trips within 100 mile radius
Teletrac
posted 15-Sep-17
60 drivers
They are ok, we had been using their GPS system for a few years
Geowiz
posted 15-Sep-17
15 drivers
Flexibility to use/install with OO fleets. User friendly. Ease of geofencing ports, rail, terminals to go into yard move status.
PeopleNet
posted 15-Sep-17
78 drivers
They are great. Easy website use and very responsive
BigRoad
posted 15-Sep-17
32 drivers
Drivers are stating that they are user friendly and they like that it allows them to use yard move in the ports not to cut into their times. Dislikes are the same they don’t want to use them at all however it has been conveyed it is for safety precautions to prevent any accidents from being fatigued.
Omnitracs XRS
posted 15-Sep-17
70 drivers
No opinion as we just started, but so far so good. Have not heard any issues.
Rand McNally
posted 15-Sep-17
37 drivers
I’m not familiar with it but drivers like it
Geotab
posted 15-Sep-17
30 drivers
As a “local/regional” intermodal hauler it was very difficult to find providers understanding the “local exemption” and willing to write their software to accommodate the exemptions and HOS sets. Geotab was excellent in this area. Also the installation is very easy. The ability to send the “hard copy” of a log is very easy.
KeepTruckin
posted 15-Sep-17
11 drivers
User friendly – we’re still in the install & training phase of the project. I’m sure we’ll identify ‘dislikes’ once ELD’s are fully implemented
Omnitracs XRS
posted 15-Sep-17
2 drivers
My company went with Rand McNally and now after the major push to get it installed has decided to go back to QuallCom.
Omnitracs XRS
posted 15-Sep-17
20 drivers
I like ELD but hate the HOS rules. Do away with the 10 hour break and the 30 min break.
Geotab
posted 15-Sep-17
338 drivers
ELD’s – Pegasus Transtech. Best performance for the money in our analysis. This runs on the Geotab platform and will interface with our TMS (which is TMW TruckMate)
KeepTruckin
posted 15-Sep-17
55 drivers
Like: User Interface Dislike: None so far
Omnitracs XRS
posted 15-Sep-17
20 drivers
I have been with XRS for 2 ½ years, no complaints.
Omnitracs XRS
posted 15-Sep-17
20 drivers
We are using XRS as our ELD provider. We have about 85% of our fleet (115 trucks) on it now. The units are easy to install and work properly. The software is easy to use and provides good reporting. Most drivers find it easy to use. The only complaint we have is from the drivers who don’t want to run ELDs in the first place.
Omnitracs XRS
posted 15-Sep-17
60 drivers
Don’t know much about them yet
Omnitracs XRS
posted 15-Sep-17
8 drivers
It’s user friendly for the driver and fleet managers. Innovative. Keeps real time tracking of our drivers, equipment and loads. Helps us manage our assets so we can be as service oriented as possible to our customer base.
Omnitracs XRS
posted 15-Sep-17
45 drivers
Like: Their longevity and experience. Dislike: App based program leaving the carrier to figure out a lot of related solutions relating to hardware and accompanying software.
Omnitracs XRS
posted 15-Sep-17
350 drivers
All our trucks use XRS. It is costly per unit
Omnitracs XRS
posted 15-Sep-17
120 drivers
We chose Qualcomm\Omnitracs 2 years ago. The service has been very reliable. The price is competitive. Drivers are able to adopt the technology with relative ease. All in all, it’s been a good solution for us.
Omnitracs XRS
posted 15-Sep-17
35 drivers
So far pleased
KeepTruckin
posted 15-Sep-17
5 drivers
I use KEEPTRUCKIN for my ELD. It works pretty well. The drivers access it off their cell phones and it is a once a year fee. I really have not been using it long enough to say what I like or dislike about it. I do like the fact that it has a GPS and I know exactly where my trucks are all the time.
Fleetmatics
posted 15-Sep-17
12 drivers
Everything is fine so far
BigRoad
posted 15-Sep-17
50 drivers
Low Cost, Ease of Use, connection with cell provider AT&T.(Big Road recently acquired by Fleet Complete)
JJ Keller
posted 15-Sep-17
7 drivers
Likes: Ease of use and great customer support Dislikes: Connectivity issues with BYOD – Our drivers were using their smart phones to log their HOS and kept having Bluetooth interruptions with the app. This mostly occurred when they made a call or played music on their phone. We remedied this by requiring all drivers to have a dedicated tablet (Android or iOS).
BigRoad
posted 15-Sep-17
12 drivers
real time logs and tracking very easy to use.
E-Road
posted 15-Sep-17
52 drivers
works great & user friendly
KeepTruckin
posted 15-Sep-17
85 drivers
we’re testing KeepTruckin right now. They have a really nice, modern user interface for both drivers and back office that is very intuitive.
KeepTruckin
posted 15-Sep-17
60 drivers
We went with JJ Keller ELD’s initially but were not satisfied with the product. We just changed over to Keep On Trucking ELD’s... We are still in the install process
Rand McNally
posted 15-Sep-17
250 drivers
Rand McNally is our ELD provider. No issues other than the price. $500 to 600 per unit but it is worth it. The system offers: Turn by turn directions to driver Notifies of speeding, Hard braking Can instant message driver Can send BOLS, and other documents directly to driver Mounts in any unit
E-Road
posted 15-Sep-17
100 drivers
The only thing we don't like about EROAD is the 3 year contract. Anything with a contract that goes beyond a year is questionable in case there are problems. What we like is that it's a plugged in device. It's always on the dash and does not require any extra time on the driver. Blue tooth/phones/tablet solutions are all very time consuming to log into the device after you get the truck running. If the phone battery dies, or is low..you have problems. You have to rely heavily on the driver's own personal equipment and that would be a huge drawback. With Eroad, its a plugged in device so that totally eliminates all of those issues. It also does IFTA reporting for you.
KeepTruckin
posted 15-Sep-17
9 drivers
Price
Teletrac
posted 15-Sep-17
10 drivers
EASE OF USE FOR DRIVERS IS THE ONLY POSITIVE. CUSTOMER SERVICE IS AWFUL AND THEY OFFER NEXT TO NO ON-SITE SUPPORT WITH HARDWARE ISSUES. I WOULD NOT RECOMMEND.
JJ Keller
posted 15-Sep-17
75 drivers
we were already using them for driver compliance so it was a smooth transition to add this. Also the other programs I looked at did things like put driver violations for out of hours in red for the cops. We want them to work for it not point it out. Cost factor as well, some were more costly and then we would have to get licenses to merge their programs with Keller.
KeepTruckin
posted 15-Sep-17
8 drivers
ELDs will come from KeepTruckin. They are partnered with AscendTMS.
KeepTruckin
posted 15-Sep-17
70 drivers
we are happy with both Software’s we are using at this time.
PeopleNet
posted 15-Sep-17
65 drivers
Like Up to date on ABOARD and ELD requirements and multiple features such as integration with Profit Tools, ALK maps, automatic IFTA, vehicle performance reports Dislike Equipment is expensive and we will be “forced” to upgrade display interfaces by 2019 due to ELD requirements
BigRoad
posted 15-Sep-17
20 drivers
Nothing yet. We haven’t had it long enough to determine.
Omnitracs XRS
posted 15-Sep-17
250 drivers
I like absolutely nothing about them. We had no choice but to use them. Cowan made the decision for us Agents.
Fleetmatics
posted 15-Sep-17
23 drivers
likes- website and tracking is great, reports are alright. Dislikes- customer service is poor and installs take too long to set up and do
E-Road
posted 15-Sep-17
12 drivers
I like almost everything about it, except it does not have a Pre-Trip portion built in.
Rand McNally
posted 15-Sep-17
65 drivers
easy to understand, very user-friendly, Drivers like it
Geotab
posted 15-Sep-17
40 drivers
Easy to use
JJ Keller
posted 15-Sep-17
(no driver count)
IT WILL INTEGRATE SEEMLESSLY WITH OUR CURRENT JJ KELLER DRIVER MANAGEMENT SOFTWARE AND PRICING WAS FAVORABLE.
Rand McNally
posted 15-Sep-17
35 drivers
We are going with Rand McNally. Pricing was better than Omni-Tracs and Peoplenet for a small carrier. Liked their access to their mapping which is designed for trucks. We wanted a unit to hardwire into the trucks and the 765 if working well. We have had some software issues with the older trucks and engine ECM’s communicating with their system. But, they are addressing the issues.
paper logs
posted 15-Sep-17
2 drivers
We currently are exempt by the 100 air mile rule
Geotab
posted 15-Sep-17
42 drivers
TOO SOON TO TELL (PROS THUS FAR: TRACKING OF VEHICLES/FREIGHT SNAP SHOT OF DRIVERS DRIVING HABBITS, SPEED ALERTS, SAFETY.
Geotab
posted 15-Sep-17
100 drivers
Most modern design; usable on our Tablet application; excellent reports; notifications of potential violations by email and a variety of other value added items.
GPSTrackit
posted 15-Sep-17
140 drivers
Very affordable and easy to use. We just started with them so there will be more to tell down the road probably.
paper logs
posted 15-Sep-17
16 drivers
ELD Solutions – Cannot comment. Drayage operations will not use ELD as they are exempt.
Omnitracs XRS
posted 15-Sep-17
125 drivers
Implementing since February 2017. Love the cost and features of ELD - Doesn’t integrate well with TMW TruckMate Intermodal Dispatch. ELD functionality works well. (We chose to go with XRS as we run over 350 Contractors and 20 company units. These were less evasive on the trucks and required no modification to the trucks.)
Geotab
posted 15-Sep-17
15 drivers
Seamless integration with our existing TMS and driver hardware. The ELD is contained in the drivers smart phone device.
Zonar
posted 15-Sep-17
300 drivers
We have worked with them the past several years in developing the ELD software. We have been on ELDs for almost 5 years.
BigRoad
posted 15-Sep-17
10 drivers
We just signed up with them, ELD not activated but devices installed for GPS and truck data for now. However hasn’t been long enough to really give a genuine opinion on like/dislike.
Geotab
posted 15-Sep-17
60 drivers
Geotab has been very dedicated to helping our trainer understand the software and with all the training & compliance letters needed. Their program is user friendly and very easy to use. They have been extremely helpful and reactive to any request we have and they work in conjunction to our Trucking software Profit Tools.
Verizon Telogis
posted 15-Sep-17
15 drivers
Telogis (a Verizon company). As an agent of Evans Delivery, they mandated this provider. Seems OK. Too soon to really know.
Trucklogger
posted 15-Sep-17
2 drivers
Trucklogger because it's the cheapest and does all the things required and useful reports.
Geotab
posted 15-Sep-17
5 drivers
Reporting seems accurate and easy to use. No issues at this point.
Geotab
posted 15-Sep-17
30 drivers
Dislike that it switches driver statuses incorrectly. Driver could be off duty taking a break and will switch back to on duty or drive even if driver isn’t moving
Geotab
posted 15-Sep-17
30 drivers
Does not show them always in the correct location.
KeepTruckin
posted 15-Sep-17
30 drivers
We haven’t ran into any issues. So far we like everything about it. It’s very easy for the drivers to use and it gives dispatch great information and updates on the drivers.
Rand McNally
posted 15-Sep-17
20 drivers
WEBSITE FUNCTIONS ARE VERY USER FRIENDLY. DISLIKE MESSAGE SYSTEM.
Rand McNally
posted 15-Sep-17
30 drivers
We are using Rand McNally for the ELD and it's ok.
Rand McNally
posted 15-Sep-17
10 drivers
It's a pretty decent system overall. The units we have are 2 piece units. There are issues with them disconnecting between the tablet and the gateway. However, we are in the process of getting new 1 piece units which are much better.
KeepTruckin
posted 15-Sep-17
(no driver count)
we are using Keep Trucking ELD, Great System. We used the Rand for a while, had many issues with them, to numerous to mention.
Rand McNally
posted 15-Sep-17
75 drivers
We’ve only been using them for a while so no real opinion yet.
Omnitracs XRS
posted 15-Sep-17
92 drivers
Like – One cable install, low cost of start up (they provide hardware), easy to use platform Dislike – does not have dedicated cell signal so you have to piggyback on a tablet or cell phone – this works well 95% of the time – but sometimes creates some challenges.
paper logs
posted 15-Sep-17
20 drivers
Currently exempt to only running 100 mile radius
Teletrac
posted 15-Sep-17
(no driver count)
Had Omnitracs for the last 3 years, but switched Teletracs
E-Road
posted 14-Sep-17
13 drivers
local office is in Tualatin, Oregon and headquarters is in Auckland, New Zealand. Ongoing issues with the ELD’s not being accurate. I understand from my contacts that other vendors are having similar issues. I attribute this to the Obama administration dragging their feet on the deadlines to provide required specifications for the units and these delays worked against the industry. While I fully support the ELD concept I feel it is in no way “ready for prime time” on December 18, 2017.
JJ Keller
posted 14-Sep-17
20 drivers
NO USER FRIENDLY