HDT Truck Fleet Innovators

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February 10, 2014

Heavy Duty Trucking Names 2014 Truck Fleet Innovators

Each year, Heavy Duty Trucking honors a handful of the country's most forward-thinking fleet executives with the title of "HDT Truck Fleet Innovator." This year's honorees include three private fleets, and one for-hire trucking and logistics company that focuses on dedicated transportation, warehousing and intermodal.

November 5, 2013

Former Truck Fleet Innovator Shares Frustrations, Opportunities

Editor in Chief Deborah Lockridge recently caught up with a former HDT Truck Fleet Innovator during a luncheon at the American Trucking Associations' recent Management Conference and Exhibition. Find out what was on his mind in her "All That's Trucking" blog.

August 16, 2013

Nominations Open for HDT Truck Fleet Innovators

Nominations are being accepted for Heavy Duty Trucking's 2014 Truck Fleet Innovators, honoring the industry's most innovative leaders each year.

April 16, 2013

HDT Truck Fleet Innovators Featured in Online Photo Galleries

New photo galleries featuring HDT's 2013 Truck Fleet Innovators have been posted online at Truckinginfo.com. Enjoy a more casual side of some of this year's Innovators, from Kevin Burch making eggs for his drivers to Robert Low shooting some hoops in the company gym, as well as some more images and details about equipment.

April 15, 2013

HDT 2013 Truck Fleet Innovator Trent Dye

Under Trent Dye's leadership, Paramount Freight Systems was named the Truckload Carriers Association's "Best Fleet to Drive For" for owner-operators two years in a row.

April 15, 2013

HDT 2013 Truck Fleet Innovator Kevin Burch

Kevin Burch, president of Jet Express, was named an HDT Truck Fleet Innovator for his work in industry image and driver recruiting and retention.

April 15, 2013

HDT 2013 Truck Fleet Innovator Joe Cowan

Early on, Joe Cowan had his sights set on football. He had a chance to play for the Baltimore Colts, but could not forget another dream he'd had since he was a boy. “When you're a kid, you're so proud of what your father created,” he says. His father, W.T. Cowan, had founded and built a less-than-truckload business that served the Mid-Atlantic out of Baltimore.

April 12, 2013

HDT 2013 Truck Fleet Innovator Robert E. Low

Prime Inc. is headquartered in Springfield, Mo., the “Show-Me State,” and President Robert E. Low says showing drivers genuine appreciation is the key to the company’s relatively low turnover rate and tremendous growth over the years.

April 1, 2013

HDT Truck Fleet Innovator Trent Dye has the Personal Touch

“Drivers don't leave companies, they leave people,” says Trent Dye. It's that philosophy, put into action in various ways, that has helped him lead Paramount Freight Systems to be the owner-operator winner two years in a row in the Truckload Carriers Association's “Best Fleet to Drive For” competition. And at press time, he was hoping for a three-peat. It's also helped drive the success of a company that was founded as the nation was going into the Great Recession in 2008.

August 9, 2012

Treating drivers right keeps Nussbaum driver turnover low

How does a trucking company with a 500-plus-mile average length of haul keep its driver turnover down around 30% when the industry average is over 100%

February 24, 2012

HDT Announces 2012 Truck Fleet Innovators

Newport Business Media announced its 2012 HDT Truck Fleet Innovators. Since 2006, each year the editors of Heavy Duty Trucking have honored a group of select industry leaders for their innovation in various areas

March 1, 2008

Innovation: It's The People

SAV Transportation Group knows that hiring the right people is critical to building a trucking powerhouse.

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.

May 1, 2007

Exec Views On Drivers

The driver shortage was one of the most pressing topics addressed by fleet executives at Newport Communications' annual economic summit, held in conjunction with the Mid-America Trucking Show.

March 1, 2006

Opening New Doors: Harry Muhlschlegel, New Century Transportation

This former owner-operator, a 2006 HDT Truck Fleet Innovator, is constantly re-inventing typical trucking practices.

March 1, 2006

HDT Honors Trucking All-Stars

Eight outstanding trucking executives are recognized with Heavy Duty Trucking's first Truck Fleet Innovators awards.

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