Browsing Month May, 2014

Logging out of the system and live posting errors.

By at May 27, 2014 | 8:58 PM | 0 Comment

Have you had any trouble logging out of the system or posting live vehicles? [caption id="attachment_5329" align="aligncenter" width="72"] Logging out.[/caption] Thanks to all of our great users of the PiloTrac system we have been made aware of a link that is not working properly on the website. It's the "logout" link. So in order to be able to log out of the website

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We have plenty coming for the pilots!

By at May 22, 2014 | 7:29 PM | 0 Comment

We thank for for all of your compliments, we appreciate them very much and your support as now we have pilots! Enough to deal with the needs of the industry anyway. We're still on the ground floor so it's a good time to get in. For those of you who aren't familiar, PiloTrac it's a brand-new system that was just released November 23 of 2013. So we are learning right along

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Scheduled server outage May 23, 2014

By at May 21, 2014 | 10:31 PM | 0 Comment

WideloadShipping.com and PiloTrac.com be online. [caption id="attachment_5214" align="aligncenter" width="200"] Scheduled down time.[/caption] We've got to make a few simple changes. Scheduled server outage. On May 26, 2014 we will have a scheduled server outage for the servers hosting WideloadShipping and PiloTrac.com will not be accessible. We will be conducting a

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Pilot Cars, PiloTrac and the news.

By at May 21, 2014 | 12:44 AM | 0 Comment

PiloTrac has a decent opener. We are proud to announce that the new PiloTrac pilot car system release has went very well. We have enough companies in the system to service most of our carriers in the lower 48 states with good quality pilot car service in areas higher shipping ratios. While there will always be room for more pilot cars, this is a very good start for

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Pilot Cars, PiloTrac and the news, cont.

By at May 21, 2014 | 12:43 AM | 1 Comments

Bringing the truck escort industry together. Clarification on truck escort brokerage companies and PiloTrac. As far as truck escort brokerage companies go and the trucking industry as a whole our thoughts on brokerage are this: there's are a lot of pilot car runs being brokered. The percentage of them is extremely high. With today's technology there is no need to have

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Using a PO box for your address is a bad idea.

By at May 18, 2014 | 6:56 AM | 0 Comment

Since the system uses position based technology and technically since a PO box is not a physical address the Google (TM) GIS system can't locate where you are at so your listing will come out in the wrong place on the live map. If you absolutely have to use an address like 1 Main street for the town that you live in. In fact, use anything besides a PO

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Don’t sign up for a free account.

By at May 18, 2014 | 6:51 AM | 0 Comment

Unless you're signing up to only post loads don't sign up for a free account. The system will only let you have one account and a free account does nothing but let trucking companies and pilot car brokers post loads. Then when you go to upgrade if you don't have everything in your account perfectly entered the system can cause problems with your listing. We're having our

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There’s nothing like live pilot car posting.

By at May 18, 2014 | 5:59 AM | 0 Comment

Your company is in the right place. Call it whatever you want but posting you available pilot car locations live is the way to go. Trucking companies no longer have to wade through or call down a list to try and locate the right truck escort. They simply click and call the closest company to the desired load origin. This is a much more efficient system than a list based

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About PiloTrac.com

PiloTrac is brought to you by WideloadShipping.com - the largest marketplace for oversize and heavy haul shipping quotes in the world. Since 2003 we have been sending the trucking companies that use our system to the pilot car companies that list their services on our site. After many years we realized a live system would be not only more fair, but efficient as well. With our live posting feature pilot car companies have a better chance at getting a back haul thus maximizing your bottom line. Live posting works and persistence pays!

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