Freightliner Trucks has opened a new online community for drivers, owner-operators and fleet managers offering a wealth of industry resources in a single location.

Accessible through a dedicated website, Team Run Smart was developed to help owner-operators, company drivers and fleet managers advance in the business of trucking. The portal features interactive industry tools that focus on everything from keeping operating costs low to staying healthier on the road. The community includes contributions from third-party industry experts and fosters interaction with other trucking industry professionals.

Team Run Smart contains an extensive number of articles and blogs that are easy for users to access and comment on, including:
- Truck Smart: Provides tips on reducing operating costs; maximizing uptime; record keeping; and information on driving resale value.
- Fuel Smart: With fuel costs being among the largest expense, this forum features ideas on how drivers can optimize fuel consumption and improve efficiency.
- Business Smart: Focused on the business side of trucking, this forum includes useful information on maximizing revenue while minimizing expenses.
- Health Smart: Features tips to help drivers maintain a healthy lifestyle on and off the road.

"The Team Run Smart community is the definitive guide to help business-minded drivers succeed," said TJ Reed, director of product marketing for Freightliner Trucks. "The open format creates a social network where drivers of all brands of trucks can interact with and learn from each other, as well as have immediate access to a wealth of industry resources."

Team Run Smart is accessible through the dedicated website, a mobile device site, as well as Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.

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