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CEO Dan Kao on the Logistics of Logistics podcast

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Dec 19, 2022

TruckSmarter CEO Dan Kao on the "Logistics of Logistics" podcast

TruckSmarter CEO and Co-Founder Dan Kao and Joe Lynch of the "Logistics of Logistics" podcast discuss all the ways the TruckSmarter app is changing the freight industry and putting drivers first.

Listen to the conversation here.

Key takeaways:

Daniel Kao is the Co-founder and CEO of TruckSmarter, the driver-first marketplace that empowers truck drivers to run their own businesses on their terms.

  • In the podcast interview, Daniel and Joe discuss Daniel’s entrepreneurial journey and the founding of TruckSmarter, a driver-first marketplace for the trucking industry.

  • With the mission of creating a one-stop solution for drivers, TruckSmarter delivers the following:

    • Load Board – completely free, 100K+ high quality loads per day, In-app booking, built-in business management tools, and a one stop shop to find loads.

    • Fuel Discounts – Zero fees, save an average of 50¢/gal, drivers lock in low rates on their route, pay automatically in the app, and an IFTA-ready receipt.

    • Factoring – 2.5%, Same day payments, month-to-month contracts, no hidden fees, and no minimums.

  • TruckSmarter provides drivers with a no-fee electronic load board, with loads from hundreds of brokers displayed in a simple mobile interface allowing drivers to quickly find the optimal load.

  • Drivers who have signed up with TruckSmarter book most of their loads through the platform and for the brokers whose loads are being displayed, they get access to a larger pool of drivers.

  • Access to more loads and better loads improve the quality of life of drivers by allowing them to manage their travel and optimize the amount they are getting paid.

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TruckSmarter is a financial technology company, and is not a bank. Banking services provided by Blue Ridge Bank, N.A. and Thread Bank, Members FDIC. The TruckSmarter Visa Debit Card is issued by Blue Ridge Bank, N.A. and Thread Bank, pursuant to a license from Visa U.S.A. Inc. and may be used everywhere Visa is accepted. FDIC insurance is available for funds on deposit up to $250,000 through Blue Ridge Bank, N.A. or Thread Bank, Members FDIC.

*Terms and conditions apply to the TruckSmarter cash back rewards program. Please see Program Terms for details.

TruckSmarter Logo Asphalt Grey Footer

TruckSmarter is a financial technology company, and is not a bank. Banking services provided by Blue Ridge Bank, N.A. and Thread Bank, Members FDIC. The TruckSmarter Visa Debit Card is issued by Blue Ridge Bank, N.A. and Thread Bank, pursuant to a license from Visa U.S.A. Inc. and may be used everywhere Visa is accepted. FDIC insurance is available for funds on deposit up to $250,000 through Blue Ridge Bank, N.A. or Thread Bank, Members FDIC.

*Terms and conditions apply to the TruckSmarter cash back rewards program. Please see Program Terms for details.

TruckSmarter Logo Asphalt Grey Footer

TruckSmarter is a financial technology company, and is not a bank. Banking services provided by Blue Ridge Bank, N.A. and Thread Bank, Members FDIC. The TruckSmarter Visa Debit Card is issued by Blue Ridge Bank, N.A. and Thread Bank, pursuant to a license from Visa U.S.A. Inc. and may be used everywhere Visa is accepted. FDIC insurance is available for funds on deposit up to $250,000 through Blue Ridge Bank, N.A. or Thread Bank, Members FDIC.

*Terms and conditions apply to the TruckSmarter cash back rewards program. Please see Program Terms for details.