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Trending Trucker News

Before we dive into this week’s trending topics, courtesy of Transport Topics, let us talk about you.  Yeah, you, owner of a trucking company. Running a trucking business means you need to be operating on all six cylinders (or eight if you are a beast) all the time, 24/7! With so much to keep track…

IFTA Reporting Software

Why would you want the software to calculate your IFTA tax?  Well, if you have ever tried to do it manually, you already know.  Keeping track of all the miles your trucks drive through each state, along with the gallons of fuel that they have purchased may not be a big deal if you only…

IFTA and how it works and our IFTA Calculator

We, at TMS Digital, offer among our suite of Transportation Software programs, a great program called IFTA Manager. Our IFTA Tax Calculator program imports from your trucks’ ELDs and from your fuel card, marries them together based on truck number and date and creates trips for reporting purposes which tells us how IFTA works. In…

Fleet Owner Profitability

Showing a profit is a priority for any business owner. You need to surround yourself with great people, great equipment, and great software! And, of course, always have a plan. We, at TMS Digital, certainly understand and we can help you with the great software. In addition, I will share some great tips, further down….

Tough week for Trucking

It has been a tough week in the trucking world, with the Dust storm in Utah causing a horrific crash and eight deaths. Then there was the truck stop fire, off I-65 at Exit 22 in Cornersville, Tennessee. Thankfully, no injuries were reported. In addition, an agreement on the infrastructure bill has still not been…

Be Free from Ransomware

You would have to live under a rock to be unaware of all the recent news reports regarding the ransomware attacks that are occurring, more and more frequently.  There have been more than 40 publicly reported ransomware attacks against food companies, alone, since May 2020, according to Allan Liska, senior security architect at the cybersecurity…

Speed Limiting Technology

Welcome to our TMS Digital Blog post.  I hope that you found this while perusing our fantastic TMS  IFTA Manager program, if not make sure you check out our TMS software when you finish reading the article below, by clicking the HOME button.  IFTA Manager takes the stress out of your IFTA reporting by importing…

Introducing New Trucking Application & More News

New TMS Digital Apps!! We are super excited to announce new changes coming to our TMS Trucker App!  With imaging capability, it will now be easier to send load information TO, receive updates and locations FROM your driver! Drivers already love our TMS Trucker App because it lets them send safe, secure and signed images…

Infrastructure Proposal

How the Infrastructure proposal affects the Trucking Industry. With TMS Digital being a Transportation Management System provider, which includes our trucking software like Tickets for heavy duty trucks and dump trucks, our sophisticated workhorse, Dispatch, for over the road trucking, as well as our IFTA Manager program, it is really important for us to stay…

IFTA fuel tax reporting and finding the best software

Choosing the right trucking software can be complicated, especially when it comes to finding software to report your IFTA fuel and mileage tax amounts and it needs to be accurate and timely. Calculating IFTA Tax can be a headache for many trucking companies, each quarter, so worrying that they will not file on time or…

Why do I need IFTA?

If you are new to the world of trucking, you might be trying to figure out the complicated IFTA requirements. You may have asked, “Why do I need IFTA and why do I pay taxes to other states?”  The short answer is because…  It is because you are running heavy vehicles over different states and/or…

IFTA Reporting

TMS Digital has helped trucking companies manage their IFTA reporting for well over 35 years.  As the trucking industry has evolved, so have we. What is IFTA Reporting? To cite the Arizona Department of Transportation https://azdot.gov/motor-vehicles/motor-carrier-services/international-fuel-tax-agreement-ifta “The International Fuel Tax Agreement (IFTA) is an agreement between the member jurisdictions (all contiguous states, the District of…