Fleet Innovators

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August 18, 2010

2010 Truck Fleet Innovators on CSA 2010

Heavy Duty Trucking's 2010 Truck Fleet Innovators offer their viewpoints on the FMCSA's new enforcement program.

August 11, 2010

2010 Truck Fleet Innovators on Being a Good Fleet to Drive For

Last month, we introduced you to our 2010 Truck Fleet Innovators. Throughout the year, we'll be sharing their insights on various issues important to the industry. This month, our innovators talk about how they make their companies a good fleet to drive for.

July 21, 2010

2010 Truck Fleet Innovators on Highway Congestion

This month, Heavy Duty Trucking's 2010 Truck Fleet Innovators offer their viewpoints on congestion and infrastructure investment.

June 23, 2010

Truck Fleet Innovators on Spec'ing For Safety

This month, Heavy Duty Trucking's 2010 Truck Fleet Innovators offer their viewpoints on how equipment and technology can improve safety.

May 18, 2010

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.

March 22, 2010

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

March 22, 2010

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

March 19, 2010

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

March 19, 2010

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

March 19, 2010

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

May 26, 2009

Technology Trailblazer: Jaquelyn Barretta, CIO, Con-way, Inc.

Like many of HDT's Truck Fleet Innovators, Jacquelyn Barretta followed in her father's footsteps - but it was into the world of information technology, or IT, rather than trucking

May 26, 2009

A Vision Fulfilled: Kevin Knight, Chairman/CEO, Knight Transportation

We are in the "Mother of all Recessions," Kevin Knight agrees, but he's optimistic. His company, Phoenix-based Knight Transportation, was conceived and bred to succeed in the toughest of times

May 26, 2009

Innovation Driven by Necessity: Donald G. Oren, Chairman, Dart Transit Co.

Dart Transit is largely responsible for two innovations that are key parts of today's truckload industry: 53-foot trailers and the use of independent contractors as drivers

May 26, 2009

Preparing for Change: Ray Kuntz, Chairman/CEO, Watkins and Shepard Trucking

'I have long advocated for the industry to better prepare itself to deal with change, and one way to do so is to better anticipate the challenges ahead.

May 26, 2009

Leading By Serving W.T. "Tobin" Cassels III, President, Southeastern Freight

You could make the argument that W.T. "Tobin" Cassels III is not exactly an innovator, since his role model goes back more than 2,000 years. As the third-generation leader of Southeastern Freight Lines

May 26, 2009

You Can't Do It By Yourself: Don Bowman, Chairman, D.M. Bowman, Inc.

When he climbed into his truck in 1959 to deliver his first load, a dumper full of coal, Don Bowman did not envision the large, successful truckload enterprise that D.M. Bowman Inc. would become over the next 50 years.

March 1, 2008

Truck Fleet Innovator Awards: Honoring Trucking's Elite Leaders

Six Outstanding trucking executives are recognized with Heavy Duty trucking's annual truck Fleet Innovators awards.

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