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Category: Driver Performance

Innovation, Analytics, and Behavioral Insights Come Together in LinkeDrive and BIT Partnership to Transform Trucking

In this industry-first collaboration blending behavioral science and technology, LinkeDrive and BIT seek to change the way the trucking industry engages drivers and approaches performance management! In this industry-first collaboration blending behavioral science and technology, LinkeDrive and BIT seek to change the way the trucking industry engages drivers and approaches performance management. Drawing on insights from behavioral science as well as research with drivers and industry experts, BIT and LinkeDrive are further evolving LinkeDrive’s DPM solutions to guide drivers and…

LinkeDrive Releases New App For Drivers!

LinkeDriveR™ App Released Further Empowering and Improving Driver Experience with Organizational Scalability in Mind BOSTON, Mass. – August 28, 2020 – LinkeDrive®, Inc., a leading provider of Driver Performance Management (DPM) solutions for the transportation industry, announces the release of the LinkeDriveR App, continuing their ongoing efforts to improve the end-to-end driver experience and empower drivers with the information they need to succeed. Available for IOS, Android, and even laptops if drivers prefer.  The LinkeDriveR App provides clear, visual, and…

Winning Results!

LinkeDrive’s DPM Showcasing Harsh Deceleration Decreases of 25%, Fuel Efficiency Gains of 5%, Retention Increased by 10%… while Building a Winning and Positive Culture! Over the past few months, LinkeDrive has shared a series of articles that give a deeper perspective of who we are, our mission, and the value that our Driver Performance Management (DPM) solution brings to the trucking industry. Click the links below if you missed out! Fairness. Understanding Driver Performance: Comparing Apples to Oranges Positive Engagement. …

The Heat is On!

This past weekend posted just one degree shy of the hottest temperature ever recorded on earth![1]  With dozens of other records set across the country over this past weekend, and dozens more anticipated to be set this week, how do you ensure you are fairly evaluating driver performance when considering measures like idle percent? At LinkeDrive our focus from the day we opened our doors was on creating fair systems and measures when evaluating driver performance!  Considering these excessive temps…

LinkeDrive and EROAD Integration Partnership Announced

BOSTON, Mass. – July 2, 2020 – LinkeDrive®, Inc., a leading provider of Driver Performance Management (DPM) solutions for the transportation industry announces the completion of an integration partnership with EROAD.  EROAD is a global technology company that provides products and services to the transport industry for fleet management, regulatory compliance (like ELD and electronic tax reporting), improved driver safety and to reduce the costs associated with driving. EROAD US business is based in Portland, Oregon, serving customers with vehicles operating…

Systems for Success

Every organization, from the largest of carriers to the smallest of shops, have goals they seek to achieve.  We all hear these goals expressed every day, in many cases associated with driver retention, safety, fuel efficiency, productivity, and the list goes on.  In order to achieve these various goals, not only are financial commitments made, but also investments in time and valuable company resources.  The question then becomes, why do so many organizations struggle at achieving their goals?  If they…

Praise for Gains

We are spring boarding off our last article focused on fairness in this blog series by now turning our attention to positive engagement.  In this article we move beyond the numbers to examine how we share information in a meaningful and engaging way to your workforce.  Like two interlocking pieces of a puzzle, fairness and positive engagement go hand in hand by developing culture and trust with your workforce, helping to achieve world-class results and aiding long-term organizational sustainability. Leadership…

Understanding Driver Performance: How to Compare Apples to Oranges

When we put pen to paper on the design of our flagship PedalCoach solution back in 2014, the primary focus was fairness.  At that time, our goal was to create a level-playing field for drivers and organizations, removing everything outside of the driver’s control (e.g., truck make, model, load, terrain) through machine learning, providing drivers with a fair fuel target, and organizations with a fuel efficiency score that could be utilized across the entire fleet.  From those humble beginnings, fairness…

No Tricks, only High Performance Treats at LinkeDrive!

Every leader understands the importance of culture.  With the right culture, we can exceed expectations and push beyond boundaries where others simply struggle to even scratch the surface.  You know the names, and continue to ask how they do it. How do they consistently perform at that level, how do they retain their workforce, how do they continue to get better year over year?!   Our focus at LinkeDrive is to provide solutions that enable organizations to develop the right culture……

Appreciating your drivers is not just the right thing to do, it’s also the most economical!

Today kicks off National Driver Appreciation Week for 2019! We love this time of year. It is our mission at LinkeDrive to consistently give drivers positive feedback to help them improve; so what’s better than a whole week dedicated to acknowledging their efforts! After all, America’s professional truck drivers are the lifeblood of our economy. The reality is that most people outside of the transportation industry don’t realize how tough of a job our nation’s truck drivers have on a…