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The Ultimate Conference Survival Guide: 9 Tips to Prepare

Attending a business conference can be an exciting opportunity to network, generate leads, and establish valuable connections in the industry. We prefer to attend trucking conferences. After all, we are a software company designed for trucking companies. To make the most of your experience, we’ve put together this 9-step guide to help you navigate conferences

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Trucking Conference Roundup: The Best Events of the Year

Written by Ava Barnes, VP of Marketing at Alvys. Attending conferences is a great way for supply chain leaders to network and learn about the latest industry tips and tricks. They are also a great place to connect with potential customers!    To make the most of your conference visit, it’s important to plan ahead, set

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The Future of Trucking: How AI is Revolutionizing Logistics

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is rapidly changing the logistics industry, allowing businesses to optimize their operations, reduce costs, and improve efficiency. In this blog post, we’ll explore how AI is revolutionizing logistics and what some of its possible applications are. The Power of Predictive Analytics One of the most significant impacts of AI on logistics is

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Software Engineering and Ethics: A Winning Combination

Written by Leo Gorodinski, CTO and Co-Founder at Alvys. As a software development team grows, there’s a tendency for a ‘throw-it-over-the-fence’ model to emerge. This idea refers to a problem that can occur in software development when one team or person develops a piece of software and then “throws it over the fence” to another team or

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A Quick Guide to Semi-Truck Trailers: Styles, Uses, Sizes

When I drive on the interstate, I often find myself contemplating the multitude of semi-trucks that share the road with me. From those hauling 52′ trailers to the ones transporting immense excavation equipment, their presence can be quite daunting. Finding the Right Type of Semi-truck Trailer While it’s easy to get frustrated with these behemoths

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Master Business Communication: 4 Tips for Growth!

Written by Leo Gorodinski, CTO and Co-Founder at Alvys. I’ve always been baffled by how small teams of people can come together and disrupt giant industries. After spending time at both a tiny startup, and a giant corporation, one reason I’ve observed is communication. As the size of the team grows, the number of lines of communication

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Alvys Introduces Smart Text and IFTA Calculator

We at Alvys have some exciting new features we can’t wait to tell you all about! With our Smart Text feature you can stop that phone from blowing up and wasting energy trying to piece together what happened to that load. Alvys keeps all relevant texts and communications together with the load so you can

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The Secrets of Freight Factoring: Your Comprehensive Guide

Welcome to the complete guide to freight factoring. Freight factoring is sometimes called load factoring or trucking factoring, but for this guide we are going to keep things simple and refer to it by its most common name, “freight factoring.” In this guide we will discuss what freight factoring is, give some options for factoring

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5 Tips For Managing Technical Debt with Development Teams

Written by Leo Gorodinski, CTO and Co-Founder at Alvys What is Technical Debt? This is a phrase used to describe the implementation of simple or poorly written code that will then need re-writing as a system evolves, and how it gets more difficult to fix that code as more time passes. You are in debt

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