Learn.Transportation Webinars

‘Teach Me Wednesday’ is an educational webinar series covering Enterprise products. Each week, we feature an expert in one of our transportation management, fleet maintenance, business intelligence, or support systems in an interactive session. This is your chance to ask questions, learn something new, or discover another product that can help improve your day-to-day operations. Webinars are free to attend for all Trimble customers!


Upcoming Webinars

Streamline your Billing Process with the IES Accu-Rate Module

June 19th, 2019 from 1:30 – 2:30 PM EDT

The Accu-Rate module assists in creating and managing your customer rates in IES Web Edition (version 9.0 or higher). A powerful tool, Accu-Rate can easily add accessorials to your rating process, set up fuel or hazmat surcharges, include extra linehaul amounts, and more – all automatically! By simply uploading your customers’ rates from Excel, you can override existing charges or add new ones specific to the rate.

Our expert will walk you through this process, showing you how to set up rates, upload information, and take full advantage of the Accu-Rate module. Learn how to streamline your billing process with this efficient tool in our webinar!

During our webinar, you’ll learn:

  • An overview of module functionality
  • How to set up rates
  • How to set up rates with accessorials
  • How to upload rates from an Excel spreadsheet

Who should attend?
Billing/Rate clerks, admin supervisors, and system administrators using IES Web Edition 9.0 or higher.


Cloud Imaging: Shortcuts and Best Practices for Automating your Billing

June 12th, 2019 from 1:30 – 2:30 PM EDT

Billing no longer has to be a painful operation! Trimble Cloud Imaging promotes simplicity and efficiency in your billing process. Requiring zero extra hardware or local server space, Cloud Imaging is a smart way to integrate document images gathered from your drivers into your transportation management software. No more nagging necessary – with Trimble Cloud Imaging, drivers are alerted to missing paperwork automatically, so you can forget about sending constant reminders. Now bills of lading, invoices, manifests are delivered right where you need them.

Make the most of your time in Cloud Imaging by understanding which features are “must haves” for current users of the application. Join us to learn more about Cloud Imaging 2018.1 and the best practices other customers use and recommend for easier automated billing.

During our webinar, you’ll hear:

  • An explanation of the application
  • A review of the most commonly used features
  • Best practices and feedback from customers using the product today

Who should attend?
Billing clerks using TMW.Suite, TruckMate, or other TMS solutions.



Past Webinars

Upgrade to a Better Standard: Moving from Delphi to TMT Web

May 22nd, 2019 from 1:30 – 2:30 PM EDT

Join us for a deep dive into the ‘whys, ways and hows’ of a move to ‘TMT for Web’ from Delphi.

Our original fleet maintenance product has been redesigned to allow for a more modern, efficient workspace. A new version of TMT for Web was released and offers improvements to invoicing, repair orders, purchase orders, eDVIR, Great Plains Accounting, the Shop Floor Interactive module, and enhanced SSRS reporting.

In this webinar, we’ll outline what functionality is available today, what pieces of the product are still “in progress,” and compare the two options. We’ll take you through key differences between the old and new products and demonstrate how TMT for Web provides a better end-user experience. Finally, we will also discuss the steps required to fully migrate to the web product.

During our webinar, you’ll see:

  • The differences between TMT’s Delphi and Web systems
  • Challenges that may arise from migrating
  • Steps to prepare for the move, hardware/OS requirements, and how to migrate
  • What to expect once your system has migrated

Who should attend?
AMS customers in maintenance, maintenance management, and accounting for the maintenance department.


New Module for IES: Monitor Tank Washes in Compliance with FSMA

May 15th, 2019 from 1:30 – 2:30 PM EDT

Introducing the brand new module for IES now available in the latest 2019.1 release! Carriers in the food and bulk industry can use IES Tank Wash to manage equipment in accordance with regulations set under the Food Modernization and Safety Act. Monitor the entire tank wash process from start to finish. Send wash details to tank wash facilities and plan use of trailers based on what’s clean and what’s not, ensuring that washes meet both shipper and commodity-based requirements.

During our webinar, you’ll see:

  • An overview of module function
  • Creating and sending wash tickets and details
  • Planning orders and trailers based on requirements
  • Preventing invalid trailers from being assigned to orders

Who should attend?
Load planners, Driver Managers, Dispatchers, Safety Managers, Accounts Payable. and IT


The Great Migration: Is Moving to SaaS Right for your Fleet?

April 24th, 2019 from 1:30 – 2:30 PM EDT

The Cloud is all the rage, but many people are undecided about making the move. If you’ve considered migrating your TMT system to SaaS, but aren’t sure of the benefits or how to get started, you aren’t alone. Our Asset Maintenance Professional Services Team is here to help!

Join us for a deep dive into the ‘whys, ways and hows’ of a move to SaaS.

During this session, we’ll focus on some of the benefits of a move to the cloud/SaaS, including reduced hardware upkeep, managed disaster recovery, reduced demand on your IT team, and easier upgrades. In short, we’ll help you answer the question “What does it mean to move my fleet’s maintenance system into the cloud/SaaS environment?”

Next, we’ll look at what’s involved with moving your TMT system to the cloud/SaaS environment, including necessary prep work, steps to make the move, and what to expect once your system is migrated.

If your hardware is nearing end-of-life, system backups have become cumbersome, or your upgrades are few and far between, moving to the managed IT services and hardware found in a cloud environment may be right for you. With a move to SaaS, your team can do what it needs to do – keep your trucks running – and not lose focus on keeping your software running.

During our webinar, you’ll learn:

  • Whether your fleet should migrate
  • Benefits of moving to a cloud/SaaS environment
  • Steps to prepare for the move, and how to migrate
  • What to expect once your system has migrated

Who should attend?
AMS customers with hardware nearing end-of-life, fleets without dedicated I.T. professionals, or customers who want to migrate to the next phase of business software.


What’s New? IES 2019.1 Version Release Overview

April 17th, 2019 from 1:30 – 2:30 PM EDT

What’s new in 2019.1? Don’t miss our thorough overview of additional and improved features in IES! Technical experts Roy Mills and Cindy Howard will present various updates to our modules, including several new updates to our Master Files and Operations Control modules. They’ll also reveal new interface possibilities in Trailer Tracking. Familiarize yourself with the latest and greatest in your Innovative software to keep your company up to date!

During our webinar, you’ll learn:

  • New ACH file formats in Accounting
  • Options to write a record to a new audit file in Operations Control
  • New tax formulas in Payroll
  • New vendor interface option available in Trailer Tracking

Who should attend?
All IES customers!


Talk the Talk: Integrating Maintenance with your TMS for Seamless Communication and Data Sharing

April 10th, 2019 from 1:30 – 2:30 PM EDT

Keeping track of deliveries on one hand and repairs on the other can be a lot to handle. For businesses like yours that service tractors and deliver goods, combining a transportation management system and a fleet maintenance system in your daily operations is a smart way to promote efficiency.

In this webinar, you’ll learn how to make the most of your management and maintenance software by integrating your internal TMS with our asset maintenance systems! We’ll show you how to harness the power of seamless data sharing and automation between systems, and how to avoid any errors.

During our webinar, you’ll learn:

  • Benefits for automating interactions between your TMS and AMS
  • Data transfers available per each integration
  • Common pitfalls and things to consider before turning on the integration

Who should attend?
System Administrators, Shop Managers, and Dispatch Managers


TMT ServiceConnect: Improving Shop Efficiencies and Reducing Costs

March 27th, 2019 from 1:30 – 2:30 PM EDT

The TMT ServiceConnect module, powered by Decisiv, extends Trimble’s industry-first paperless shop solution beyond the walls of your business. This solution connects you to a network of 4,500 third party service providers, resulting in no duplication of data entry, fewer data entry errors, and more accurate and complete information over the entire lifecycle of a fleet’s equipment.

Whether the work is done in-house or by a third party, you can rest easy knowing the data you rely on is on-point. By licensing this new module, TMT users will gain direct connectivity to thousands of service centers – increasing utilization and ultimately getting equipment back on the road faster.

Within the ServiceConnect portal, Fleet Operations Managers are able to see the status of all equipment being worked on across service locations. TMT ServiceConnect also enables fleet maintenance shops to communicate directly with all service providers to schedule and approve repair work to be completed.

During our webinar, you’ll learn:

  • How ServiceConnect can improve the management of your outsourced service work
  • Ways ServiceConnect can streamline recordkeeping and data accuracy
  • A clear understanding of how the product works through our product demonstration
  • Ways you can take advantage of ServiceConnect

Who should attend?
Any TMT Fleet Maintenance user interested in or currently using external Service Providers to perform maintenance on their fleet equipment.


LTL Dispatch for IES: Addressing Mistakes and Using Foreign or Multi Equipment

March 20th, 2019 from 1:30 – 2:30 PM EDT

LTL Dispatch for IES is designed for truckload and less-than-truckload companies, allowing for order entry, order pickup, crossdock/line haul planning, and order delivery.

Attend this webinar to learn how to correct mistakes made while using the LTL application. You’ll also learn how to use more than one trailer, or a trailer that is not company owned.

During our webinar, you’ll learn:

  • An overview of the current functionality of LTL Dispatch for IES
  • How to correct mistakes within LTL Dispatch
  • How to use more than one trailer at a time
  • How to use a trailer that is not company owned

Who should attend?
IES customers using or wanting to use LTL Dispatch who are dispatchers, driver managers, or planners.


Are you Ready? Designing a Disaster Recovery Plan for your System

March 13th, 2019 from 1:30 – 2:30 PM EDT

Although today’s technology is impressive, nothing is perfect. Even the most secure systems can be brought down due to extreme weather, viruses, or employee error. It’s likely that your company has a backup protocol – but have you ever actually tested it? Is it truly up to industry standards?

Join our DBA experts Lisa Bohm and Ian Cameron as they share some common mistakes businesses make when creating their disaster recovery plan, and which industry-standard best practices you should be following to mitigate issues. Learn how you can ensure your company is prepared with an effective and efficient method for restoring your systems after a malware attack or other damage, so you can be confident in the face of an emergency.

During our webinar, you’ll learn:

  • What types of backups and VM snapshots you should be taking, and how often
  • Where your backups should be stored
  • What a healthy disaster recovery plan looks like, and how you can create one for your own company
  • How to practice so you are confident if an issue does occur

Who should attend?
All I.T. professionals.


A Better, Faster, Stronger TruckMate with API Integration

March 8th, 2019 from 1:30 – 2:30 PM EDT

Join our TruckMate product managers to learn about the new API’s available for your TMS! API integrations allow your TruckMate software to perform even more functions for your team, providing a more efficient workflow and even better value for your company. Learn how API’s such as Freight Bill Import can improve the way you manage orders and other vital duties of your day-to-day.

During our webinar, you’ll learn:

  • TM4Web, an add-on module that allows customers to manage orders and billing, and allows outside agents to manage their freight using an online portal.
  • Mobile comm and asset tracking integrations
  • ART Server web services integration for Operations and Back Office functions

Who should attend?
System Analysts, Developers, and IT personnel using TruckMate.


Extended Pay: Automate Away Manual Entry in your Payroll

February 27th, 2019 from 1:30 – 2:30 PM EDT

Pay clerks- say goodbye to tedious manual work! Get your drivers paid faster while spending less time entering data.

IES Extended Pay allows you to expand your pay choices and save time with new pay functionality and automated payroll processes. Diminish operational costs and promote more efficient driving with this fully-integrated solution.

During our webinar, you’ll learn:

  • How to pay a total mile minimum or flat minimum per pay period
  • How to get drivers/owners/carriers paid quickly with less manual work from your pay clerks
  • How to better incentivize your drivers with increased rates based on more efficient driving
  • How to import driver work hours to pay an hourly rate based on months of service

Who should attend?
Pay roll or settlement clerks, admin supervisors, CFO’s using the Innovative TMS.


The Latest and Greatest in Asset Maintenance: 2018.3 Version Release

February 20th, 2019 from 1:30 – 2:30 PM EDT

As a TMT user, you have one of the most complete asset maintenance tools on the market. Learn how to take advantage of the latest enhancements and new modules available in the 2018.3 release of TMT Fleet Maintenance and TMT Service Center.

Our webinar will also include release-related hardware requirements and tell you where to find additional information related to this new functionality.

Highlights include enhancements for Accounting, Orders, Purchasing, Estimates, Repair Orders, Invoicing, Planner/Scheduler, Warranty Claims, Integrations, and SSRS Reports.

During our webinar, you’ll learn:

  • An understanding of the new features available in TMT Fleet Maintenance and TMT Service Center 2018.3
  • The benefits of upgrading to 2018.3
  • How to take advantage of enhancements in the latest release, including system requirements
  • Highlights such as new interfaces and new contract management tools

Who should attend?
All TMT customers using our SQL based system. This information will not apply to the IBM i, FleetCheck or TMTRx systems


Sharpen your Forecast Accuracy with Titan Cloud

February 13th, 2019 from 1:30 – 2:30 PM EDT

In this business, precision is key. The system you use must streamline complex processes to improve the reliability of your deliveries. Importing timely readings into your Trimble Fuel TMS software will improve your forecast accuracy in Trimble Inventory Services.

You requested new features to address annoying interruptions to your workflow, such as solutions for when you receive a delivery during an inventory ping. Come join our session to learn about the new functionality we’ve added to keep your forecast running smoothly.

During our webinar, you’ll learn:

  • Why multiple inventories for forecasting deliveries are so important in Trimble Fuel
  • How easy it is to import hourly inventories into Trimble Fuel using Titan Cloud
  • How cost effective Titan services are when partnered with Trimble

Who should attend?
Fuel dispatchers and planners, inventory specialists, and dispatch and fleet managers


What’s New in IES 2018.4?

January 29th, 2019 from 11:00 – 12:00 PM EDT

What’s new in 2018.4? Don’t miss our A-Z examination of additional and improved features in IES! Technical experts Roy Mills and Bob McRae will present various updates to our Admin, Fuel, Mobile Communications, and Risk Management modules. Familiarize yourself with our tools to save time and increase system utilization of your Innovative software.

What you’ll learn:

  • Updates in Admin: Accu-Rate, AR, General Ledger, Payroll & Quick Pay.
  • Updates in Fuel: new fields, pay record changes, and more.
  • Updates in Mobile Communications: expanded menu options, new fields, and more.
  • Updates in Risk Management: Cargo Claim Detail Entry screen new fields.

Who should attend?
All IES customers


Month of Innovation Special Webinar Series

Month of Innovation: Maintenance Winner

January 31st, 2019 from 1:30 – 2:30 PM EDT

With five terminals across Canada, and over 2,600 employees and 1,400 tractors, Bison is the winner of the 2018 Ovation Award for Maintenance. Going beyond Ovation Awards, Bison stands as one of North America’s safest fleets with extensive safety awards from the Truckload Carriers Association, as well as multiple awards ranking them as a best fleet to drive for and one of Canada’s best managed companies.

Extending their work into technology, Bison Transport has leveraged TMT Fleet Maintenance program to successfully implement standard repair times, taking new measurable labor metrics and combining them with productivity, attendance and safety incidents to create a Shop and Technician Scorecard. This has resulted in a valuable benchmarking tool, as well as measurable efficiency gained – with more than $1 million saved over a 12-month period.


Month of Innovation: Private Fleet Winner

January 24th, 2019 from 1:30 – 2:30 PM EDT

Through decades of experience working with charities across the US, DNK consulting services assist customers in meeting variety of critical needs within the second-hand goods retail industry. Operating private fleet trucking operations of various sizes for over three decades DNK has developed a unique perspective on the final mile and the way final mile logistics problems are solved.

With integration of Trimble’s DR Track into DNK’s back-end software, DNK has been able to share data with contact center workers for real-time information. With this technology, they have created a real-time text messaging service with a customer service bot and automated push notifications over the course of a route.


Month of Innovation: LTL/Specialty Winner

January 17th, 2019 from 1:30 – 2:30 PM EDT

Winner of two 2018 Ovation Awards, Magnum Companies brings insight into a range of transportation services including refrigerated and frozen Truckload, dry-van LTL, non-asset based logistics, dedicated and warehousing.

Magnum, as the winner of both the LTL / Intermodal / Specialty and Truckload awards, leverages Trimble’s TruckMate and PeopleNet systems to continue to grow its customer base, delivering accurate data to customers and increasing the sharing of data between Magnum’s different divisions and back office platforms.


Month of Innovation: Non-Asset Winner

January 10th, 2019 from 1:00 – 2:00 PM EDT

Focused on value-added home delivery solutions across North America, NSD is Trimble’s 2018 Ovation Award winner for Non-Asset. NSD’s innovative use of technology has resulted in new features and benefits in TruckMate and includes creative work with vendors and agents, trip management, rating, accessorials, APIs and BI. NSD also now serves on the TruckMate product advisory committee to help expand and improve the API model to provide a competitive edge for all customers.

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