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In the EU, the driver's smart card, top, is inserted into the vehicle unit portion of the digital tachograph, above. But there have been reports of the data on the card and the VU not matching up, among other problems.


Electronic logbooks in Europe: Endless row of misfortunes, or a paper pusher's dream?

Many in the trucking technology world were relieved that the U.S. government decided to go with a "standards-based" regulation for electronic onboard recorders, rather than a technical specifications approach


Fuel Prices are Pumping Up!

If you read last month's feature article we talked about all of the negative things that were happening that we believe will cause fleet fuel prices to go up throughout the rest of the year

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Geofencing Breaks Efficiency Boundaries

Geofencing is a key driver of a paperless environment, with the power to optimize back-office and driver efficiency, customer service, asset protection and safety


Can Fleet Fuel Fraud Happen to You?

In fleet fueling there are many ways your employees can steal fuel from you. Most companies truly believe, it can't happen to me

Jeannie Martinez, a customer service representative for Fox Intermodal Corp. of Kenilworth, N.J., begins working at the menu screen of Aljex Software. (Photo by Aljex Software)


Into the Cloud: The Latest in Web-Based Software

"Houston, we have a problem," is a phrase you'll probably never hear from Houston-based Crane Cartage, which provides ground transportation and logistics service


Is Bio Fuel Dead for Your Fleet Fuel Program?

We aren't going to say that just yet. But Congress has sure made it difficult for that market. As most of you know, the $1 a gallon tax credit went away at the end of 2009


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


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


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


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

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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