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Work Truck Show News

Jecka Glasman, president and CEO of Mitsubishi Fuso, announcing new products at the Work Truck...

The NTEA Work Truck Show is currently underway in Indianapolis, bringing with it important announcements for light- and medium-duty vocational vehicle operators and upfitters. Check out our coverage of the new trucks and technologies, updates on existing vehicles, and the latest engines and products.

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Analysis: Mining for Economic Gold

This graph shows the comparative performance of the Transportation Services Index (blue) and...

There are largely overlooked nuggets of information buried in the numbers about the economy and trucking that could be the most telling sign of where conditions are headed, writes Evan Lockridge in his Econ Watch column from the March issue of Heavy Duty Trucking magazine.

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5 Trends in FMCSA Compliance Reviews

Now that fleets only have to have a driver vehicle inspection report form when a defect has...

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration recently announced that it is changing the process for performing compliance reviews. What do this announcement and other compliance review trends mean for your fleet?

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5 Ways to Avoid Late Load Payments

5 Ways to Avoid Late Load Payments

There is nothing fun about not getting paid for the loads you have hauled. Fortunately, there are a few solutions to help you eliminate or lessen the need to chase late payments.

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Choosing a Telematics Service Provider for the ELD Mandate

Choosing a Telematics Service Provider for the ELD Mandate

The December 2017 deadline for the ELD mandate is looming and fleets are feeling the pressure to select a telematics service provider to electronically log hours-of-service records. Unfortunately, there is no one-size-fits-all solution and fleets must examine what they need from their newly-required technology.

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HDT Top 20 Products of 2017

HDT Top 20 Products of 2017

Each year, HDT’s editors spend a lot of time going to press conferences and combing through news releases on the latest new products for trucking. At the end of the year, they identify the very best of the past year’s introductions to come up with our Top 20 Products. This is HDT's list of the Top 20 Products of 2017.

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California Carrier Builds Own ELD

Photos: Best Yet Express

California carrier Best Yet Express decided to develop its own ELD system, which would go beyond the ELD mandate that kicks in this December and become a true productivity tool.

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Q&A: Don Daseke on Going Public

Don Daseke

On Feb, 28, the day the firm he founded began trading as a public company, Don Daseke, chairman and CEO of Daseke Inc., spoke with HDT Executive Editor David Cullen about the process the flatbed fleet operator followed to go public-- and why going public had been a long-held goal of his.

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Truck Fleet Targets Niche Filming Market

Angel Aerial's fleet includes Kenworth box trucks. Photo by James Miller

New York City-based Angel Aerial rents its diverse fleet of trucks and equipment to the film and TV industries — and has used its fleet to help the city in times of need, including after the 9/11 attacks.

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Got Questions? ELDs and Telematics

Scott Sutarik is the Business Development, OEM Sales Manager at Geotab Inc. He...

Business Development, OEM Sales Manager

Scott Sutarik from Geotab

Business Development, OEM Sales Manager

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Got Questions? Sleeper Cab Power Experts

Steve Carlson is the Xantrex OEM and fleet manager. Steve has over 20 years of...

Xantrex OEM and Fleet Manager

Steve Carlson from Xantrex

Xantrex OEM and Fleet Manager

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