Trucker Tools and Ascend team up to democratize transportation technology

AscendTMS has teamed up with Trucker Tools to integrate Smart Capacity into its system, giving brokers and shippers the ability to see available truck capacity several days before the trucks are empty.

Ascend, an InMotion Global product, has almost 21,000 customers, making it the most popular transportation management system (TMS) software in the space today. The company caters primarily to smaller players in the industry, working to level the playing field between small and large businesses.

Utilizing Trucker Tools’ Smart Capacity allows brokers to uncover “hidden capacity” they would not be able to contact otherwise, according to InMotion Global President and CEO Tim Higham…

The kind of technology available to companies via Ascend and Trucker Tools would have been reserved for the largest, wealthiest companies just a decade ago. With 80 to 90 percent of the industry falling into the “smaller company” category, access to comparable technology is a gamechanger, according to Higham.