Troy Searle

Troy has a lifelong connection with the logistics industry having grown up immersed in a family owned transport company. This instinctive and practical understanding of day to day operations was combined with a Computer Science degree to berth a logistics software business that was, and always will be, just a little bit different. Whilst he still holds a current Multi Combination (MC) License, Troy’s happy place remains in front of a computer writing code to add to the ever growing list of features that makes up TransVirtual.

Articles by this author

What is the hub and spoke model?

by Troy Searle, 5 September 2022

Brief explainer for transport and distribution. Table of contents: –   What is the hub and spoke model?–   What transport carriers use hub and spoke distribution?–   How is this distribution model beneficial?–   Benefits for customers Hub and Spoke, Point 2 Point, Full Truckload… There’s always a lot to consider in the...

Contactless Delivery: How to implement in delivery businesses

by Troy Searle, 20 June 2022

Improve driver and consumer safety with contactless deliveries. COVID-19 has become a major risk to driver and consumer safety, hasn’t it?  The trouble is, it also led us all into a delivery boom which requires more drivers to be at more doors every single day. You’re responsible for your staff’s...

Freight Bidding (And How to Do it Right!) 

by Troy Searle, 9 June 2022

Nothing strikes fear into the heart of a mild-mannered transportation professional like freight bidding season. And we get it: freight bidding can often be a complex, stressful, and unsatisfying process for everyone involved.  But the great news is that it doesn’t have to be that way. Freight bidding can be...

What is fleet management

by Troy Searle, 24 May 2022

Plus 9 tips to improve it with fleet management software. Okay, let’s get something out of the way first: fleet management is challenging. It can be really challenging.  Imagine, it’s time for the workshop team to check compliance and you need some new parts. But a vehicle on the road...

Which Delivery Driver GPS is Best?

by Troy Searle, 12 May 2022

We in the logistics industry know that nothing matters more to customers than timely deliveries. Therefore, it’s important to know all delivery driver GPS options available and to be using tools that help you coordinate the most efficient deliveries possible.  Today we’re running through one of the most important, yet...

How to run a COVID Safe Delivery Business

by Troy Searle, 11 May 2022

A step-by-step guide to becoming COVID safe in the transport and logistics industries COVID-19 poses a very serious risk to Australian transport businesses. Even if your business is in an area which is happily COVID free right now, there’s a real risk of it getting in. That’s why we’ve created a...

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