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Disruption is the Latest Technology Buzzword

The Freightliner Inspiration Truck at it's Hoover Dam introduction. Photo: Stephane Babcock

The key disrupter in recent years has been the Internet, which has changed the way a number of industries operate. In trucking, e-commerce has profoundly affected trucking operations, especially those that serve retailers.

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QuickSpin: Peterbilt 567 SFFA

The Model 567 SFFA’s set-forward steer axle sits 17 inches closer to the bumper than the 567’s...

The Peterbilt 567 SFFA's set-forward front axle adds payload in bridge-formula states, but doesn’t seem to come with the usual penalty in maneuverability.

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Commentary: Tracking Truck Health

Several truck makers have been promoting uptime through remote diagnostics for a while now. But at this year’s MATS, nearly every OEM talked about their efforts to provide fleets with insight into their vehicle’s health in an effort to increase vehicle uptime.

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Mining Data for Fuel Savings

From routing to gamification to spotting equipment issues, information technology can help save...

Fleet use of technologies to reduce costs is nothing new. Along with increased productivity and efficiency, cutting fuel costs was a big reason fleets adopted technologies such as automated routing and dispatch, GPS tracking and mobile communications.

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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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