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9 Ways You Can Use Technology to Cut Fuel Use
9 Ways You Can Use Technology to Cut Fuel Use

June 22, 2016
Whether you’re looking to improve mpg or reduce overall fuel use and cost, automated routing and dispatching systems, telematics, in-cab nav, analytics and...

Mining Data for Fuel Savings
Mining Data for Fuel Savings

June 16, 2015
Fleet use of technologies to reduce costs is nothing new. Along with increased productivity and efficiency, cutting fuel costs was a big reason fleets...

Truck Platooning System Offers Fuel Savings Potential
Truck Platooning System Offers Fuel Savings Potential

May 13, 2014
Peloton Technology, Menlo Park, Calif., demonstrated its two-truck platooning system May 8 along a stretch of I-80 just east of Reno. The technology makes...

DEF Prices Continue to Rise

March 27, 2014
U.S. and Canadian bulk diesel exhaust fluid prices continued to rise in March, even as feedstock prices declined slightly, according to Integer Research's...

Pushing the Telematics Boundaries
Pushing the Telematics Boundaries

February 12, 2014
Most large fleets have extensive experience with telematics: GPS location and mobile communications systems that collect data and communicate it back to a...

Keeping Tabs With Fuel Cards
Keeping Tabs With Fuel Cards

December 20, 2013
Fleets don’t always have a clear picture of what’s happening with their fuel purchasing plans. That’s become quite clear in the recent Pilot Flying J...

High-tech Savings at the Fuel Island
High-tech Savings at the Fuel Island

April 8, 2013
Truckstop operators have always used technology to meet customer needs and remain competitive. From relatively low-tech devices such as pay phones and fax...

Optimization Software Can Reduce Gallons Burned, and Increase Money Saved
Optimization Software Can Reduce Gallons Burned, and Increase Money Saved

August 31, 2011
All trucking management software helps fleets reduce fuel use, because such systems are designed to reduce unpaid or out-of-route miles. An efficient fleet...