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Economic Watch: U.S. Employment Grows by 217,000, Trucking Adds 1,500 Jobs
Economic Watch: U.S. Employment Grows by 217,000, Trucking Adds 1,500 Jobs

June 6, 2014
Four consecutive +200k monthly non-farm payroll reports is impressive, but it will take more than headline improvement to thrust the economy above current...

TransForce to Acquire Transport America
TransForce to Acquire Transport America

June 2, 2014
TransForce says the transaction will provide the Quebec-based carrier with critical mass in the U.S. truckload sector.

Driver Ergonomics: Round Pegs and Oval Holes
Driver Ergonomics: Round Pegs and Oval Holes

May 15, 2014
As well as being in short supply, trucking’s new recruits are also, shorter generally, and thinner, as well as less likely to want a truck to look and feel...

CAT Faces Fresh Litigation over Repeated C13, C15 ACERT Emissions Failures
CAT Faces Fresh Litigation over Repeated C13, C15 ACERT Emissions Failures

May 9, 2014
Plaintiffs in the latest class-action lawsuit allege Caterpillar hid details of defects and performance issues from customers that the engine maker knew about.

Decisiv Launches Maintenance Scorecard with TMC
Decisiv Launches Maintenance Scorecard with TMC

March 10, 2014
TMC, NASHVILLE -- Need to know how your fleet stacks up against your peers and competitors? Vehicle maintenance and service analytics provider, Decisiv, has...

PIT Puts a Number on Fuel Efficiency Ratings
PIT Puts a Number on Fuel Efficiency Ratings

February 19, 2014
FPInnovations’ Performance Innovation Transport (PIT) group now offers a technology certification program that allows consumers to identify the fuel...

Goodyear's Fleet Smart Program Levels the Tire-Buying Playing Field
Goodyear's Fleet Smart Program Levels the Tire-Buying Playing Field

November 1, 2013
Goodyear's Smart Fleet Program provides full access to many benefits enjoyed by larger fleets, including premium Goodyear tires, published pricing, 24/7...

Growing a Small Fleet
Growing a Small Fleet

October 8, 2013
To be a fleet of fewer than 100 trucks in America today is to be a long-tailed cat in a room full of rocking chairs: every move fraught with risk, perils at...

SAE Fuel Economy Tests Reveal Aero Device Performance
SAE Fuel Economy Tests Reveal Aero Device Performance

September 19, 2013
User-paid and impartial SAE Type II tests reveal the trailer side skirts tested are more effective at reducing fuel consumption than undercarriage...

Which Drivers Make Good Lease-Purchase Candidates?

July 9, 2013
While capacity is important, the DOT's new CSA enforcement regime and ever-nosier agencies like the IRS make it clear that you simply can't take people that...