<p>In response to the needs of small businesses, DAT Keypoint now works with QuickBooks small business accounting package. That's good news for small brokers who want transportation management software (TMS), but don't want to let go of their familiar QuickBooks software.</p>
Like many other brokerages, Carrier Services of Tennessee was hit hard by the recession that began in 2008. That year, the 21-year-old company laid off more than half its brokers—downsizing from 11 brokers to 5. Turning to technology--including DAT Keypoint TMS integrated with DAT Load Boards and DAT CarrierWatch--the company was able to double revenue with half the staff within three years.