Tailwind Transportation Review - why 4.5 stars?

Tailwind Transportation Review
ITQlick Score: 74/100
ITQlick Rating: (4.5/5)
Pricing: 2.8/10 - low cost
Category: Fleet management -> Tailwind
Ranking:Ranked 112 out of 316 Fleet management systems
Company: Tailwind Transportation Software
Pricing: starts at $99 per user/month
Typical customers: SMBs
Platforms: Cloud
Links: Tailwind Transportation pricing, Tailwind Transportation alternatives

Shlomi LaviShlomi Lavi / updated: Apr 01, 2022

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What is Tailwind and its features?

Tailwind Transportation is a web-based/cloud-based Fleet Management software that enables managers to oversee cash-flow and organizational profits, as well as managing ordering, dispatch, invoice and payments. It also allows them to keep a database on Customer and Carriers as well as tracking shipments and accounting utilities.

The highlight features of the software include Equipment & Driver Management system, Operations Reporting, Location & Route Management, and AR/AP Management. Tailwind Transportation Software Ltd. is a privately owned Transportation/Trucking/Railroad company founded in 2002; it has its headquarters at Delta, British Columbia, United States, and a workforce of 50.


What is Tailwind Transportation rating?

The rating of Tailwind Transportation is 4.5 stars out of 5 and the total score is 74 out of 100. The rating score is based on our unbiased data-based algo. Learn more - rating methodology page.

Who uses Tailwind Transportation?

The typical customers include the following business size: SMBs.

Is it easy to use?

Yes, Tailwind Transportation makes it fairly easy to use. This product is user friendly and intuitive.

Is Tailwind Transportation cloud-based?

Yes, they offer cloud based hosting, which means IT resources are retrieved through web-based tools and applications and you don't need to buy servers and additional hardware equipment.

Can it be used on mobile?

No, currently Tailwind Transportation can't be accessed on mobile, you would need to access it from your computer.

Is Tailwind Transportation the best Fleet management system?

Tailwind Transportation is ranked 112 out of 316 software in their category (Fleet management systems).

What are Tailwind Transportation's pros? (3 Pros)

  • The administrator can sign into the software from any device with an internet connection
  • Asset-Based and Brokerage Operations can be run on the same screen in the software
  • Data need only be inputted once into the software

What are Tailwind Transportation's cons? (2 cons)

  • Tailwind Transportation sometimes run slow for some users
  • The sorting capabilities of the software are based on one criterion as of yet

Who are their main alternatives?

Popular alternatives to Tailwind Transportation: Fleetio Software, TranWare, Viamente Route Planner, Odessa Platform, Verizon Connect Reveal, GPS Commander, Samsara, EDULOG FleetPro, Fleet Complete, DriveCam. The full list of competitors can be found here.

What is the cost of Tailwind Transportation?

The cost of license starts at $99 per user/month. On top of the total cost of licenses which is easy to calculate - what is the REAL total cost of implementation? You need to add the cost of training, customization, data migration, and other "hidden cost". ITQlick pricing score is 2.8 out of 10 (10 is most expensive). You can find here the REAL total cost breakdown for Tailwind Transportation. You can also find here pricing information from Tailwind Transportation's website.

What should you ask Tailwind Transportation Software during a demo session? (65 questions)

Schedule a demo with Tailwind Transportation and access 65 must ask questions for the vendor while watching Tailwind Transportation in action.

Where Tailwind Transportation is used?

The software is fit for small and medium-sized organizations in the trucking, freight & logistics, and passenger transportation industries. Organizations that seek to scale up their financial operations at an enterprise-grade, would find Tailwind Transportation suitable. AT Cargo, Keene Freight Logistics, ATS Logistics, and Western Heavy Haul are some of the customers that use the software.

List of categories

Billing & Invoicing
Data Export
Computer aided design
Barcoding
RFID
Scheduling
Fleet management
Freight
Fuel Management
Route Planning
Third Party Logistics (3PL)
Transportation management

Tailwind Transportation Vs. Alternatives

ITQlick rating
Score
Pricing
License pricing
Functionality
Review
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Tailwind
ITQlick rating
4.5/5
Score
74/100
Pricing
2.8/10
License pricing
$99 per user/month
Functionality
12
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Fleetio
ITQlick rating
4.8/5
Score
97/100
Pricing
3/10
License pricing
$5 per vehicle
Functionality
12
TranWare
ITQlick rating
3.7/5
Score
92/100
Pricing
6.6/10
License pricing
$29.95 per user/month
Functionality
4
Verizon
ITQlick rating
3.4/5
Score
91/100
Pricing
2.4/10
License pricing
$45 per vehicle/month
Functionality
19
Viamente...
ITQlick rating
4.7/5
Score
91/100
Pricing
5.4/10
License pricing
$29 per vehicle/month
Functionality
6

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Shlomi holds a Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) in Information System Engineering from Ben Gurion University in Israel. Shlomi brings 15 years of global IT and IS management experience as a consultant, and implementation expert for small, medium and large size (global) companies.