HDT's Top 50 Green Fleets
Green strategies vary greatly depending on the operation. For one company, natural gas might make sense. For another, green might mean solar-powered warehouses. For others, it’s all about fuel-efficient specs and driver training.
Commentary: How Smart is SmartWay?
Can we depend on the fuel-saving numbers provided by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s SmartWay program? Executive Contributing Editor Rolf Lockwood says he's not so sure, in the aftermath of a recent test results story.
Aero Add-ons Put to the Test
The Performance Innovation Transport Group recently tested trailer side skirts and undercarriage air deflectors
The Performance Innovation Transport Group recently tested trailer side skirts
and undercarriage air deflectors.
Commentary: Shedding Pounds
Lightweighting. You’ll hear this word a lot in the next few years. It refers to engineering efforts to slice weight from just about every single component on a truck or tractor in the name of fuel efficiency. And where better to start than with a truck’s backbone, its frame?
Tips for Maintaining Trailer Floors
Keeping a dry van floor in tip top shape starts long before you haul your first load.
When it comes to maintaining your dry van hardwood or composite trailer floor, fleet maintenance managers should follow the Boy Scout motto: Be prepared.