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2010 Truck Fleet Innovators: Tom Voelkel, President/COO, Dupre Logistics

As a child, Tom Voelkel's parents instilled in him a strong work ethic. The current president and chief operating officer of Dupre Logistics got his first job, cutting grass, at age 8

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2010 Truck Fleet Innovators: Jim Mickey, President/Co-Owner, Coastal Pacific Xpress

Jim Mickey insists he's not doing anything innovative. Trucking, he says, is a simple business: You show up on time and do a good job

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2010 Truck Fleet Innovators: Jim Burg, President/CEO, James Burg Trucking

When Jim Burg bought his first truck in 1984, he thought he was embarking on a lifelong career as a single-truck owner-operator

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2010 Truck Fleet Innovators: Ben Bauman, President/CEO, Bolt Express

When Ben Bauman thinks about the accomplishment he is most proud of, he thinks about helping and supporting his son, who won two gold medals in the world championship of Taekwondo at the age of 16

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2010 Truck Fleet Innovators: Doug Duncan, President/CEO, FedEx Freight

In February 2001, when FedEx Freight was first established through a series of acquisitions, including Viking Freight, the less-than-truckload sector was still trying to differentiate itself from the rest of the trucking industry

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Spring is in the Air.....and There's Water in my Tank!

April showers bring May flowers ... but you might already have water in your fuel tank

Smartphone technology can keep drivers connected to the back office.

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A Computer In Your Pocket: What Smartphones Can Do For Your Business

Florida-based Peninsula Trucking, a dedicated less-than-truckload carrier, is keeping up with its drivers, not through satellite tracking, but through their phones. Peninsula is using TeleNav Track, a web-based workforce management software with GPS tracking and navigation

So many brands of tires, so many wheel positions, so many options. Data tracking can help evaluate tire performance. (Photo by Jim Park)

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Tracking Tire Performance

If you were serious about getting the best odds on a pro basketball bet, you'd research the heck out of the starting lineups, and know in advance that Kobe Bryant's sprained ankle doesn't seem to be much of a liabilit

The Master Locking System from Knapheide Manufacturing includes a bar that runs the interior of each side of the body. (Photo by Knapheide)

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Best Solutions For Locking Up Tools

New York City is famous for horror stories about crime in general and theft in particular. Here's one we just heard: A tradesman had all his expensive power tools stolen from his locked van by someone who was destructively determined

Supply chain pressures and other factors have meant big changes at many large transportation companies, such as Schneider, which now has a growing regional operation.

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The Changing Face of Trucking: Part I

Once upon a time, you had truckload companies, less-than-truckload companies, warehousing/logistics companies, rail intermodal companies, port drayage companies, and brokers. But today, the lines are blurring

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