Prime, Inc a respected name in transportation and early adopter of truck stop scanning has signed up with TripPak SCANNING, the cashier assisted document capture service found at full service truck stops in North America.
"We have been pleased with the adoption of truck stop scanning," said Robert E. Low President of Prime. "Given the popularity of this program and the new in hours of service regulations forcing changes in the driving patterns of our operators, we are eager to expand the options we make available for trip document submission. TripPak SCANNING is a feature at TravelCenters of America, Petro Stopping Centers and other participating locations within our network."
"To improve cash flow and better prepare for the upset in established driving patterns brought on by changing hours-of-service regulations, Prime is leveraging our truck stop scanning service and working to cover every base," explains Mark A. Cleveland, President and Chief Development Officer of TripPak Services. TripPak offers scanning solutions for fleet terminals, a centralized scanning service for complete outsourced document management and truck stop trip document capture services. "Any combination of these programs, together with our universal drop box coverage, delivers a tailored solution for any fleet, large or small" Cleveland adds. Prime Inc. continues to offer drivers the choice of fleet sponsored TripPak EXPRESS.
Participating fleets can direct drivers to participating truck stops where the fuel desk employees process images and return documents with a receipt to the driver. Drivers can confirm that images were submitted through the system by reviewing them at www.trippak.com just minutes later. Alternatively, drivers can simply drop their trip envelopes in a TripPak box to be scanned overnight and images captured at a truck stop can be merged with images processed in the TripPak SCANNING center and exported to participating carriers, while original documents are maintained by TripPak.
Prime Inc., founded in 1970 by Robert E. Low, is an irregular-route refrigerated, flatbed, and tanker carrier with common and contract authority. Prime transports a variety of commodities, primarily food products, throughout the contiguous United States, Canada, and Mexico. Prime is fully committed to providing the highest level of service by using the best people, equipment, and technology to ensure that freight is delivered safely, securely, and on time. The fleet has almost 3,000 tractors, 3100 refrigerated trailers, 600 flatbed trailers, 100 tanker trailers and gross revenues exceeding $512 million for the fiscal year ending March 30, 2002. Prime has more than 3500 associates.
TMI is a premier service provider to the trucking industry; the fifteen-year old company is headquartered in Denver, Colorado, with offices in Brentwood, Tennessee and Wilmington, Ohio. For information about TMI Services, visit trippak.com.