Fleet Management

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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Fuel Management Lost at Sea

Fuel Management might be lost at sea, but it hasn't gained any demand on land either. What are we talking about?

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Drive Performance Using Key Indicators

We've all heard the old saying: you can't improve what you don't measure. Yet that is exactly what fleets are trying to do these days

If you don't get acceptance from drivers, the benefits of in-cab technology could go out the window. (Photo courtesy of J. J. Keller & Associates)

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All Aboard: Getting Drivers on Board With In-Cab Technology

In early December, two executives from Panther Expedited Services traded in their suits and ties to take up the job of Panther's owner-operators for a week, delivering freight in the Northeast

Is your safety program ready for CSA 2010? (Photo courtesy of Fleetmaster Express)

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Lifelines: The Tools You Need to Prepare For CSA 2010

In July, fleets across the country will be hit with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's new Comprehensive Safety Analysis 2010, or CSA 2010, which will completely redefine the way motor carriers must comply with regulations

From right: Allan Lowry of Central Refrigerated Service; Dustin England of C.R. England; John Pope of Cargo Transporters; and Kirby Sollom of Schneider National. (Photo courtesy of McGuire Photography)

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Panel: Electronic Logging Technology Addresses Fleet Priorities

According to Allan Lowry, director of safety at Central Refrigerated Service, there are three main priorities for a fleet: safety, service and retention

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Fleet Fuel Prices: What are They Now?

How many of you forget something that you were going to do today, but you won't remember until tomorrow? I know everyone's hands would be raised if we were in a fleet fuel seminar.

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The Motivation Behind Mobile Fleet Fueling

There are only a few things that are out of the hands of fleet fuel managers; the price of fuel itself may be one of them. But there are other ways to still have a handle on your fleet fuel

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Controlling Fuel Efficiency When Fuel Prices Are Unpredictable

&newsThere have been so many discussions on oil and fuel prices these last few weeks, especially with prices soaring up to $84 in early January to taking a dramatic hit back down to $80 only three days later

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Why Oil Does What It Does When It Comes to Prices

Last week's Friday Fuel included a discussion on some factors that drive oil prices such as current weather conditions and stockpiles, or inventory, around the worl

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Turning Big Data into Actionable Safety Intelligence
The ability to access or analyze big data, especially in real-time as it streams in, can have an enormous impact on a business, particularly if it is used to predict the onset of an event or provide insight into how to transform a process or operation. Some fleet managers are beginning to call this “Actionable Safety Intelligence.” Here’s why.
The Right ELD
Driving Profitability From The ELD Mandate. With paper logbooks gone and the ELD now standard, how can trucking companies of all sizes meet the FMCSA ELD Mandate and boost productivity and efficiency?
Connectivity: How Advanced Vehicle Technology Is Changing the Transportation Industry
In this report, you’ll discover the new types of advanced vehicle technology that is changing the industry, how these technologies affect your fleet, and how you can prepare for the future of the transportation industry.
A Smarter Approach to Growing Your Fleet
The traditional approach to managing business growth is to add more staff, vehicles and warehouses. Mobile resource management (MRM) solutions can help fleets and the people who manage them be more strategic about how they use their existing resources.
7 Benefits of Bundling ELD & Fleet Tracking Solutions
While the ELD mandate may add a seemingly burdensome requirement to fleets, it is also an opportunity to increase operational efficiencies. Download this ebook and learn 7 possible benefits of bundling an ELD solution with a telematics solution.
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