Fleet Management

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How Fleets Should Deal With Labor Unions

From collective bargaining, to wages, to benefits and working condition issues, to grievance procedures, dealing with unions can be challenging for truck fleets.

Big data, telematics, and the "internet of trucks" were discussed by a panel at the Canadian Fleet Maintenance Summit. Photo via Today's Trucking.

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Pathways to Better Truck Data for Fleets

The future of connected trucks lies in integration and reducing the number of entry points into a truck, according to a panel of industry experts speaking on data and “the internet of trucks” at the Canadian Fleet Maintenance Summit in Mississauga, Ontario.

Morgan's home grocery delivery body is designed for smaller delivery vehicles. Photo: Morgan Corp.

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How Home Delivery and Fresh Foods are Changing Refrigerated Transport

The way Americans get their groceries is changing – and that's affecting refrigerated transporters and the equipment they buy.

Mike Culbertson collaborated on this “Fight for the Cure” design for a new Alfab aluminum dump body aboard a Peterbilt Model 567 chassis. Photo: Tom Berg

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Vinyl Graphics Add Charity Awareness – and Revenue

An Ohio fleet is using vinyl graphics to increase company visibility and raise awareness for charities.

Trucking companies generate massive amounts of data and these days, much of it is stored in the cloud. Image: HDT

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What You Need to Know About Data in the Cloud

Trucking companies generate massive amounts of data. Even if your operation still runs the bulk of your business on servers based on-site, chances are you still have data collected in the cloud — whether you are aware of it or not.

What happens when your shop has to maintain electric bikes like this UPS one in Portland, Oregon? It's just one example of how things are changing. Photo: UPS

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Commentary: Don’t Let Fear of Change Mire You in Mediocrity

Some fleets may feel overwhelmed by all the new technology coming at them because they don’t have the expertise. Let’s face it, at the rate new technology is rolling in, no one really has the expertise yet, says Editor in Chief Deborah Lockridge in her April editorial.

Infrastructure funding is one of the key legislative issues for the trucking industry in 2018. Photo: U.S. DOT

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Analysis: Raising Federal Fuel Tax Makes Economic Sense

The way we pay for federally funded road and bridge projects hasn’t changed over the past 25 years and a fuel tax increase may provide the needed funding for our crumbling infrastructure. Analysis by Business Contributing Editor Evan Lockridge.

Verizon Connect’s executive leadership team includes (L–R) Chief Marketing Officer Jay Jaffin, Chief Technology Officer Peter Mitchell, Chief Executive Officer Andrés Irlando, and Senior Vice President of Product Strategy Jason Koch.

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Verizon Connect Unifies Telematics Platforms

Verizon Connect unifies three leading telematics providers on a single platform that offers a wide range of compelling and ‘future-proof’ solutions, services, and features to commercial fleet customers.

Still using AOBRDs under the ELD mandate's grandfather clause? File photo: Schneider

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One Thing You Need to Do if You're Using Grandfathered AOBRDs

If you’re using automatic onboard recording devices to track driver hours of service under the grandfather clause of the electronic logging device mandate, there’s something very important you need to do by mid-June, says a former commercial vehicle enforcement official who’s now a transportation consultant.

Fleets need to be aware of 2018 tax changes, because the way they procure their equipment can have a significant impact to their overall business, bottom line and financial performance. Photo: ccPixs.com

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Tax Changes and the Truck Leasing Decision

Fleets need to be aware of 2018 tax changes, because the way they procure their equipment can have a significant impact to their overall business, bottom line and financial performance. One leasing company explains how some of these changes affect the lease-vs.-own decision.

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