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2021: The Year of the Driver

A focus on technology to improve both fleetwide efficiency and the driver experience will lead to increased driver retention rates, and most importantly, thriving fleets in 2021. The following article first appeared in Food Logistics on April 2, 2021. The trucking industry is in the midst of a driver shortage that shows no sign of slowing down. According to the American Trucking Association, if the current trend holds true, the trucking industry could be short as many as 160,000 drivers by 2028. Simultaneously, freight demand is rising, which has created a significant challenge for fleets and their managers and planners. With so much on the line, …
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April 2021 Company News

April has been another month bustling with activity at Maven. The announcement of Maven’s integration with McLeod, in particular, has garnered considerable excitement in the industry. Press coverage has continued to flourish, The Maven Blog continues to offer new content, and as the company grows, we are seeking new talent to join our team. Maven in the News FreightWaves published a feature on Maven’s integration with McLeod and included the news in their Daily Dash news roundup.The announcement that Maven has become a Certified Integration Partner with McLeod Software has led to other headlines in many prestigious industry publications, such as Yahoo …
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The Future of Supply Chain Podcast: Fleet Management Software Solutions with Avi Geller

“Anything we can do to make a driver more successful and happy has tremendous return for the driver and the fleet.” – Maven CEO Avi Geller Maven CEO Avi Geller recently appeared on Dynamo Ventures’ FoSC Podcast with host Santosh Sakar to discuss modern fleet management software’s role in optimizing efficiency, safety, and profitability within the trucking industry. Dynamo Ventures invests in seed and pre-seed stage enterprise startups in the supply chain and mobility sector. Factories, farms, warehouse and fulfillment facilities, last mile fleets, international logistics companies, as well as hyper-local, local, regional, national, and international transportation companies are all part …
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April 2021: Key Feature & Product Updates

The latest Maven release includes several key feature updates that increase functionality and improve the overall user experience. Currently, mobile app users should be on version 3.40.8-13 of the app; the app can be updated via a notification on the app or in the Google Play store. Maven Dispatch For dispatchers utilizing grid view in the portal, an “online/offline” indicator displays, providing increased visibility into a driver/vehicle’s status.For even more increased visibility, dispatchers utilizing grid view in the portal will see a visual indicator of the lunch stop, as well as the open and close times for a customer.A new optional “phone number” …
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Maven Machines Integrates with McLeod Software to Improve Fleet and Driver Workflow

The partnership increases fleetwide efficiency for Maven and McLeod users by boosting productivity, enhancing the driver experience, and improving workflow capabilities PITTSBURGH –– April 7, 2021 — Maven Machines, a premier fleet management and telematics software company in the commercial trucking and transportation industry, today announces its integration with McLeod Software. Following the recent launch of Maven Workflow, truckload carriers can now send trip assignments via Maven’s cloud-based fleet management platform, and drivers can complete their assigned workflow more efficiently with the mobile app. Maven Workflow provides streamlined workflow capabilities in an easy-to-use interface. Additionally, Maven has designed RESTful, https-based APIs …
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March 2021 Company News

As Maven moves into the spring season, company growth and press coverage continues to flourish. If you haven’t already seen our new animated maps that show our growth within the driver user segment, be sure to check them out! Press Coverage Maven CEO Avi Geller provided his insight in two recently published articles: Avi Geller is featured in an article by Transport Topics in which he explains how workflow software can help to solve the driver shortage by increasing driver efficiency and optimizing the overall driver experience.An article in iTech Post, “Hi-Tech Safety: The Innovations To Make Truck Driving Safer,” features Avi’s insight …
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Maven builds mission critical fleet management software for trucking & transportation operations in North America.