The Business of Independent Service Provider Contracting

Is Network 2.0 Finally Here & What Will You Need To Manage It?

Posted by Jeff Walczak on 4/2/23 1:15 PM

This week, Contracted Service Providers will be introduced to the future.

(Project Drive?) is going to be unveiled to the masses.

What this means for CSPs is that business going forward is not going to be business as usual. Long-standing operating practices are all about to be changed, and with them, accepted CSP systems & processes will need to adapt, or get left behind. 

A new type of operating awareness is about to rule the day. Those who embrace change will thrive. 

At eTruckBiz, we've been anticipating and tracking these changes for a long time now. As a result, we have been developing a new application to make all of these changes easier for contractors. In our opinion, managing these metrics moving forward will be absolutely critical to success as a FedEx Contractor. With that in mind, we are introducing the Biz Status Tracker completely free.

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Topics: Management, Business Metrics, FedEx Ground, Dashboard, Network 2.0, Real time, definite, Software, time

A Colorful New Ranking System For The Future

Posted by Jeff Walczak on 2/2/23 7:30 AM

By now, most of us have seen or heard the news that FedEx is rolling out a new system for rating contractor performance. 

Initial indications are that there will be three tiers (Gold, Silver & Bronze) and your operation will be classified as one tier or another based on several safety, service and customer experience metrics, on a monthly basis. Word out there is that some operating efficiency data will also be included, so productivity will be a part of this too.

It appears that the days of simply meeting contractually accepted service & safety performance standards to assure continued contracting participation are about to be gone.

So the question being asked is, what does this really mean for contractors?

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Topics: Business Outlook, FedEx, Management, Business Metrics, FedEx Ground, Business, Dashboard

The "Contractor Buisness Intelligence Dashboard" Is Coming!

Posted by Jeff Walczak on 7/28/16 1:42 PM

It's been a while.

Yes, we know that it has been a while since we released anything new and exciting to help you run your business.

But good things come to those who wait!

We want to give you a sneak peak at the new "Contractor Business Intelligence Dashboard"....

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Topics: Business Tools, Compliance, FedEx, Intelligence, Ground, Business, Metrics, Dashboard

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