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Rail intermodal gives trucking companies another option to sell to customers interested in saving money and being 'green.'

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The Changing Face of Trucking Part 2: Riding the Rails

In late 1989, truckload pioneer J.B. Hunt ventured into the intermodal business, moving truck trailers "piggyback" on flatbed railcars. The company moved 20 loads that first year. In 2009, it moved more than 900,000

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In-Cab Navigation: How Did We Go So Long Without It?

Today, navigation capabilities using GPS technology are everywhere. Many new cars have built-in navigation units. You can find the nearest gas station or ATM on your smart phone

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Life Is Like Fuel Management: You Never Know What You're Going to Get

I had a pretty moving experience last week, and it has led me to think about a lot of things in life

Jim Coffren

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The Road to MPG Improvement

Fuel prices may have temporarily stabilized, but after hitting $4 per gallon during the past few years, it doesn't take a crystal ball to predict continued volatility

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Take the Wild Card Out of Fuel Management

Have you have been to Las Vegas, Atlantic City, or the horseracing track? Have you ever bet on a football game? Do you ever feel like you're going to win

New safety regs will change accident litigation.

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Protecting Yourself From Lawsuits

New safety initiatives under way at the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration will reshape the legal landscape for trucking, say industry lawyers

FMCSA chooses strictest option in EOBR rule; industry reaction supportive with reservations. (Photo by Trackwell ADS)

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E-Logs: A New Era

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration opted for the strictest approach it could take in its new requirement for electronic onboard recorders, announced last month

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2010 Truck Fleet Innovators on E-Logs: A New Era

This month, Heavy Duty Trucking's 2010 Truck Fleet Innovators offer their viewpoints on and experiences with electronic logs.

While drivers may be skeptical at first, most find that electric logging technology makes their lives easier, reducing paperwork and increasing their productivity. (Photo by Alamo Cement Co.)

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E-Logs: 21st Century Timesheets

Refrigerated carrier Pollywog Transportation underwent a safety audit in 2006 after someone made an accusation against the company

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Et Tu Greece? Makes For Crazy Ride on the Fleet Fuel Express

Greece provided help last week to the fleet fuel markets helping drive down fuel costs by over $11 a barrel for crude oil and near 30 cents a gallon for diesel fuel

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