friction-free trucking

run your trucking business, stress-free

Owner-ops and small carriers face a ton of friction so we decided to help alleviate some of that pain and frustration.

You're just steps away from using SmartHop to get ahead of the competition. Expect a phone call from one of our team members to get you up and running and on your way to getting more out of your hauls.

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We know all the friction that owner-ops and small carriers face, so we decided to help alleviate some of that pain and frustration with the SmartHop Stress-Free Guarantee. With this guarantee, SmartHop will front you the money you need when a situation arises to later be paid back by your broker or on your next billing cycle. Book your load through us, and we’ll put the power of our partnerships and support team behind your trip so that it’s smooth and “stress-free.”


Do I have to sign up for the guarantee?

No, the SmartHop Stress-Free Guarantee is included when you book a load with SmartHop. However, to qualify for the guarantee, you must:

  • Arrive on time at your stop.

  • Have a P44 connection live for in and out times.

  • Contact SmartHop's back office when the issue arises so we can walk you through the process.

What are the time requirements?

  • For Detention, the grace period is to exceed 3 hours.

  • For Layover, the appointment must be pushed by a minimum 8 hours, and for each 24 hour delay thereafter.

  • For Truck Order Not Used, you must call within 4 hours of the scheduled pick-up time.

If I bring in a load,
can I still be backed by SH?

Yes, you are able to find and bring in a load, but it has to be booked by SmartHop. If we book it, we’ll back it.

What are the numbers?

  • Detention: $40 initial payout, $200 maximum.

  • Layover: $200 payout.

  • Truck order not used: $200 payout.

What’s the catch?

There's no catch, just boundaries. Such as: for lumpers, you will still need to invoice the lumper back to the broker and it is your responsibility to collect. SmartHop will then recoup the money on your next billing cycle. Additionally, a TONU payout applies when SmartHop is unable to provide a replacement load for the same or better rate.