The Electronic Logging Device changes the way drivers and the transportation industry view trucking. In Jan 1, 2015, Mcvean Logistics implemented electronic logs, replacing traditional paper logbooks used by drivers to record work hours and activities.
The Electronic Logging Device, connected via satellite through the Omnitracs, Inc. and Global Positioning Systems (GPS), helps drivers use their time efficiently. The system enables load planners, fleet managers and drivers to pre-plan load assignments to maximize productivity within the legal driving hours-of-service limits.
The Electronic Logging Device works so drivers don’t have to. By using position history and Omnitracs messages, the system tracks daily logs. This means real-time information at drivers’fingertips. When partnered with Mcvean’s projection system, we can pre-plan the next trip that can be legally run based on available hours.
Experience has proven this system increases drivers’ production. Instead of waiting for drivers to provide an update on their availability, Mcvean can plan the next trip according to the information already provided.
Unlike other carriers , Mcvean has real-time information and doesn’t need to wait for paper logs. This allows us to assign loads and maximize all available hours for our drivers.
No more lines. No more math. Drivers can view their hours by simply pressing a button.
Mcvean’s electronic logging device
- More time at your fingertips
- More miles in your day
- More money in your pocket
Drivers no longer need to draw lines or manually calculate the work hours available in an eight-day work period. Entries are made from the information transmitted from the trucks via satellite so drivers can focus on driving without the aggravation of completing paper logbooks.