E-logs

Discussion in 'XPO Logistics' started by icedriver, May 18, 2017.

  1. Fly-by-night

    Fly-by-night Only when you care to send the very best

    Messages:
    1,385
    Likes Received:
    1,123
    Wow sounds like we got the Walmart roll back priced elogs system. I been using elogs on and off since the late 90s and all of them showed the seconds
     
    highspeeds and Ump like this.
  2. Fly-by-night

    Fly-by-night Only when you care to send the very best

    Messages:
    1,385
    Likes Received:
    1,123
    Are you able to do Personal Conveyance?
     
  3. Serene Gene

    Serene Gene Well-Known Member

    Messages:
    701
    Likes Received:
    632
    Yup, forgot about that one.
     
  4. Sportacus

    Sportacus Active Member

    Messages:
    210
    Likes Received:
    86
    As soon as 30 shows up I hit on duty and have never had a problem.
     
    Ump likes this.
  5. Sportacus

    Sportacus Active Member

    Messages:
    210
    Likes Received:
    86
    Ours will ask us if we want to go on duly because u only have under 10 minutes left to complete ur break.
     
  6. highspeeds

    highspeeds ENTERTAINMENT USE ONLY

    Messages:
    6,924
    Likes Received:
    4,158

    This is the cheapest and least effective system for doing this possible. XPO already said that vnomics will only last a couple more years. Which will line up with the scanners getting replaced and most likely everything will be done on the scanner at that point. Pay sheet, 8300 and log.

    The further we get from Con-way the better things will work. Right now XPO knows every single driver in it's fleet sits and stares at this thing for 3-5 minutes while it boots. And then has to punch in trailers and manifest numbers. Another 3-5 minutes will this equipment. They can eliminate 6-10 minutes of wasted time from each dispatch from every single driver in the system with updated technology.

    Results matter. The bottom line above all. He bought a mess. It was making money in spite of itself. He's going to make it make money for real. It's what this guy does.
     
    Fly-by-night and micshol like this.
  7. Fly-by-night

    Fly-by-night Only when you care to send the very best

    Messages:
    1,385
    Likes Received:
    1,123
    So true this guy bought a very big mess. I just wish some of the one on here crying about what XPO is doing just take there blinders off. All you had to do is walk around and look at the computer system, and equipment. I believe Con-way was heading down the path that YRC is in now
     
    highspeeds likes this.
  8. highspeeds

    highspeeds ENTERTAINMENT USE ONLY

    Messages:
    6,924
    Likes Received:
    4,158

    The old way of doing things worked just fine back in the day. E-commerce and electronic everything has changed landscape of business. The nuts and bolts are the same. Get it here and take it there. But everything is tracked in route. Lanes are priced to the freight. Time is money. If the wheels ain't turning you ain't earning. As true now as it ever was.
     
    Fly-by-night likes this.
  9. sportsman800

    sportsman800 Active Member

    Messages:
    374
    Likes Received:
    155
    Not sure what facs you run but there is no cut time to,leave the fac in the morning were we run Chicago land area
     
  10. upnorth

    upnorth Super Moderator Staff Member

    Messages:
    3,307
    Likes Received:
    3,003
    Sure is. System wide. Monday to Thursday, loads arriving after 3:00 am are fenced. Friday everything is worked. Service failures go back to the terminal that dispatched late.
     
  11. sportsman800

    sportsman800 Active Member

    Messages:
    374
    Likes Received:
    155
    Well hate to argue but I'm sure someone else can confirm xsw and xcw and xdm and xin and xtm does not fence loads after 3:00 they get broke and if your last your waiting
     
    highspeeds likes this.
  12. sportsman800

    sportsman800 Active Member

    Messages:
    374
    Likes Received:
    155
    Oh I forgot one xla is always breaking and fac still going after 7am
     
  13. Maltman

    Maltman Well-Known Member

    Messages:
    180
    Likes Received:
    279
    XCN is 4:30 but very few loads are there that late and fac is still going normally at 0600
     
    highspeeds likes this.
  14. Maltman

    Maltman Well-Known Member

    Messages:
    180
    Likes Received:
    279
    There is not a specific cut time for dispatch just incoming breakers
     
    upnorth likes this.
  15. upnorth

    upnorth Super Moderator Staff Member

    Messages:
    3,307
    Likes Received:
    3,003
    I was told it's system wide. Always possible different areas are set up differently.
     
    highspeeds likes this.
  16. upnorth

    upnorth Super Moderator Staff Member

    Messages:
    3,307
    Likes Received:
    3,003
    I should have made that more clear. Thanks.
     
  17. icuicp

    icuicp Well-Known Member

    Messages:
    2,619
    Likes Received:
    2,413
    It sounds more hopeful than actual. In places where elogs have been rolled out has it improved drivers arrival times? ( since it's harder to massage an elog like a paper log )
     
  18. dalesr

    dalesr Well-Known Member

    Messages:
    483
    Likes Received:
    575
    There is no hard and fast rule where I run. Late arrivals are taken on a case by case basis. Back in the day, we were the fastest carrier. Now that many others have caught up, we have no advantage. To fence all breakers after 3:00am system wide would not be a good idea, in my opinion (and with 13 years in, I'm still often the last driver to leave the FAC).
     
  19. icedriver

    icedriver Well-Known Member

    Messages:
    383
    Likes Received:
    387
    Tomah fences loads, usually out of XGH.
     
  20. highspeeds

    highspeeds ENTERTAINMENT USE ONLY

    Messages:
    6,924
    Likes Received:
    4,158

    Nothing is system wide. That's management speak for " why are you questioning me ? "
     
    trucknfool likes this.

Share This Page