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Guest Voices features contributed posts from members of the trucking and transportation industry on a variety of current issues. (Opinions of the authors are their own and may not reflect those of HDT.)

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8 Changes to Expect in Trucking in 2021

8 Changes to Expect in Trucking in 2021

With the start of a new year and new administration in D.C., we are likely to see major shifts in the commercial trucking industry, particularly in the form of regulations that focus on speed limits and electric vehicles.

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3 Cleantech Predictions for the 2020s

As more renewables and electric vehicles plug into the grid, supply and demand fluctuations will...

Why one cleantech entrepreneur is convinced the 2020s will one day be remembered as a golden age of rapid innovation in deploying clean energy solutions – including electric fleet vehicles – at scale.

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Asset Simplification vs. Asset Standardization

Asset Simplification vs. Asset Standardization

The key to reducing asset variability is to involve user groups early on and to gain their buy-in by framing the asset simplification discussion as ways to enhance user productivity and safety, and creating cost efficiencies that contribute to P&L objectives.

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2021 Ford Transit Offers Versatility for Fleets

The exterior of the 2021-MY Ford Transit carries over from the previous model year, save for the...

For the 2021-MY, Ford made ergonomic enhancements for drivers and added an available Parcel Delivery Package. This follows a major refresh in 2020, which added a Crew version, a new standard engine, standard active safety technologies, and embedded telematics to the Transit van family.

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Thankful Thoughts from the Road [Commentary]

Jeff’s Truck.

As a professional driver, I am thankful to be needed. There are over 30 million people who have filed for unemployment since the virus. Working at this point is a blessing. Without work, I think I would be going nuts.

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Preparing Supply Chains For COVID-19 Treatment Distribution

Technology can help manage the supply chain for COVID-19 vaccines or treatments.

As the best minds in global medicine continue to make progress toward an effective treatment or vaccine for COVID-19, those providing supply chain services and technology need to ensure we have the most effective set of solutions in place to manage and monitor those shipments.

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Are Vocational Fleets Futureproof?

Are Vocational Fleets Futureproof?

One of the largest vocational fleet segments between the late 1940s and early 1960s was milk home-delivery fleets. It took 15 years for the milk home-delivery fleet segment to cycle from its peak to its near demise.

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