June 2014, TruckingInfo.com - Feature
By HDT Staff
From the equipment you spec and maintain, to the fuel you buy, to driver training and incentives, you’ll find tips for nearly any type of fleet.
Tags: Fuel Management, Tires, Tire Pressure Monitoring Systems, ATIS, Wide-Base Tires, Tire Inflation, Low Rolling Resistance Tires, Fuel Economy
May 2014, TruckingInfo.com - Department
By Jim Park
Fleets spend tons of money on tires – so much, in fact, that bad tire management can become a competitive handicap. Find out how four well-run fleets run their tire programs to give their operations a competitive advantage.
Tags: Benchmarking, TMC, Tires, ATIS, Tires and Wheels, FedEx Ground, Crete Carrier, South Shore Carriers, Batesville Logistics
April 2014, TruckingInfo.com - WebXclusive
Tire pressure monitoring systems have allowed us a peek into the secret life of tires, and revealed some astonishing details.
Tags: TPMS, TMC, ATIS, Tire Pressure, Tires
January 2014, TruckingInfo.com - WebXclusive
Here's one more reason to fear the dreaded Arctic Vortex: It plays havoc with tire pressure. If you're based in North Dakota and your trucks never travel too far south or west, there's hardly anything to worry about. San Diego-based fleets running up into the Midwest and the Dakotas or vice versa could have a problem.
Tags: TPMS, ATIS, Tires
December 2013, TruckingInfo.com - Department
Why are adoption rates for proven fuel-saving technologies so low? It looks like a classic case of stepping over a dollar to pick up a dime. Maybe “a lack of credible information on payback” means, “we don’t know how much this device will save us so we’re not going to buy it.”
Tags: TPMS, Tires, Meritor, Wheels, PSI, ATIS, NACFE, Advantage PressurePro, Cascade Sierra Solutions, Aperia
September 2013, TruckingInfo.com - WebXclusive
There are lots or reasons not to embrace fuel-saving technology (some better than others), but validation exists for tire-pressure mitigation systems. And the payback is significant.
Tags: MPG, TPMS, Tires, ATIS, Inflation
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