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A Salute to President's Day

Heavy Duty Trucking is recognizing President's Day by presenting some of our most recent coverage of our new President's policies as they relate to trucking.


How E-Commerce is Changing Trucking

In the second part of our Trucking in the 21st Century series, we examine the rise of e-commerce and how it is changing the trucking industry.

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Controlling Creeping Fleet Costs

Running a successful fleet means keeping an eye on both your front office costs, as well as what’s happening in your shop and in the yard.

Graphic courtesy TMW


How ‘Intelligent’ is Your Business?

Where are you on the ladder of business intelligence? Using big data can help you understand potentially thousands of variables to help you boost competitiveness and profitability.

The Cass Truckload Linehaul Index shows while freight rates weren’t as good last year as they were in 2015, they were mostly better than in 2014 and appear to be heading higher this year. Source: Cass Information Systems Inc., and Avondale Partners


Analysis: Freight Rate Thaw May Be in the Works

Data suggests that freight rates for truckload linehaul and intermodal movements may finally be headed higher, after being frozen in lower territory the last couple of years, says Business Contributing Editor Evan Lockridge in his February Hotline column.


Special Report: Trucking in the 21st Century

Trucking in the 21st Century is our 10-part series and accompanying web-only coverage of the rapid technological changes impacting trucking and logistics.

Grant Crawford Photo courtesy of Roadrunner Freight


Q&A: Roadrunner Freight President on Being the Economy LTL Provider

We spoke with Grant Crawford, president of Roadrunner Freight, about the less-than-truckload operation's recent rebranding that focuses on offering reliable, non-expedited service at a lower cost.

Data from PeopleNet units on trucks plus external information, like weather reports, generate graphics on the big wall map. Dispatchers can see it all from their nearby work stations. Photo via Old Dominion Freight Line


Old Dominion Dominates Data

A high-tech command center helps Old Dominion Freight Line track freight, trucks and drivers as they move across the country.

“I believe there will not be a ton of regulations that will go 180 degrees due to the change in administration.” – Bill Sullivan, American Trucking Associations


Regulatory Outlook: Sunny if Foggy for 2017

Trump the candidate promised to eliminate two regulations for every one enacted. Can Trump the president really do that?


Tolls: Managing Your Drop in the Bucket

No matter what you think about public-private partnerships — not to mention the various authorities that predate the National Highway System — they can make fleet compliance complicated. Navigating the various tolling systems in each state can be confusing, but here are some tips to help figure it all out.

Driver Incentives that Work
The right driver incentives can have a powerful impact on safety. Learn from safety leaders at three organizations how to engage drivers with rewards and incentives that work. Optimize your own program with remedies for 6 common challenges.

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