May 2014, TruckingInfo.com - Department
By Jim Park
Fleets spend tons of money on tires – so much, in fact, that bad tire management can become a competitive handicap. Find out how four well-run fleets run their tire programs to give their operations a competitive advantage.
Tags: Benchmarking, TMC, Tires, ATIS, Tires and Wheels, FedEx Ground, Crete Carrier, South Shore Carriers, Batesville Logistics
April 2014, TruckingInfo.com - WebXclusive
Tire pressure monitoring systems have allowed us a peek into the secret life of tires, and revealed some astonishing details.
Tags: TPMS, TMC, ATIS, Tire Pressure, Tires
January 2014, TruckingInfo.com - WebXclusive
Here's one more reason to fear the dreaded Arctic Vortex: It plays havoc with tire pressure. If you're based in North Dakota and your trucks never travel too far south or west, there's hardly anything to worry about. San Diego-based fleets running up into the Midwest and the Dakotas or vice versa could have a problem.
Tags: TPMS, ATIS, Tires
December 2013, TruckingInfo.com - Department
Why are adoption rates for proven fuel-saving technologies so low? It looks like a classic case of stepping over a dollar to pick up a dime. Maybe “a lack of credible information on payback” means, “we don’t know how much this device will save us so we’re not going to buy it.”
Tags: TPMS, Tires, Meritor, Wheels, PSI, ATIS, NACFE, Advantage PressurePro, Cascade Sierra Solutions, Aperia
September 2013, TruckingInfo.com - WebXclusive
There are lots or reasons not to embrace fuel-saving technology (some better than others), but validation exists for tire-pressure mitigation systems. And the payback is significant.
Tags: MPG, TPMS, Tires, ATIS, Inflation
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