Fleet Management

With the ELD mandate now in place, the next step is to educate fleet owners, managers and drivers on how to best use the data and high-level information they can now access. Photo: Omnitracs


How Trucking Has Evolved and Where It Could be Going

The transportation and supply chain industry has evolved immensely throughout the past year. In 2018, with new technologies in our cabs and the ELD mandate in effect, more eyes will be on our industry.

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In Observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Heavy Duty Trucking is recognizing Martin Luther King Jr. Day by presenting some of the significant content of our editorial staff that has appeared recently in our daily newsletters.

Once you’ve mastered the basics of analyzing data, go beyond canned reports to unlock the doors to greater efficiency and profitability.


Digging into Fleet Data Unlocks Greater Efficiency and Profitability

Going beyond canned reports and digging deeper into your fleet data is the key to unlocking the doors to greater efficiency and profitability.

Deborah Lockridge


Commentary: The E-Commerce Road has its Ups and Downs

Peak e-commerce season is stretching the limits of the nation's freight and package handling capabilities. Commentary by Editor in Chief Deborah Lockridge.

A key way that fleets can ensure that trucks are prepared for winter and drivers are able to get help if they need it, is to have a comprehensive maintenance partner. Photo: Ryder System


Preparation the Key to Handling Winter Weather

While most of the impact of a winter storm will directly affect drivers, many of the disruptions can be prevented by a well-maintained and prepared fleet.

Source: U.S. Commerce Department Bureau of Economic Analysis


Analysis: Will We Avoid the First-Quarter GDP Blues?

While final economic numbers for 2017 have yet to roll in, economic growth was strong. Will it keep moving higher into the New Year? Analysis by Business Contributing Editor Evan Lockridge.

Photo: Jim Park


Most Important News Posts of 2017

In 2017, the trucking industry saw several major news stories play out on a near daily basis. The looming ELD Mandate, new regulations, and Silicon Valley’s push into the trucking industry captured the attention of our readers in a big way this year.

Photo via U.S. Department of Transportation


2017's Best Blog Posts

In addition to Heavy Duty Trucking magazine's news coverage of the trucking industry, our editors also provided commentary to give insight and context to 2017's stories - both big and small.

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Top 10 Feature Articles of 2017

With 2017 in the rear view mirror, we look back at the most popular feature articles of the past year on Truckinginfo.com.

Driver safety scorecards help drivers understand where they rank in terms of safety. Fleet managers can reward the best drivers with incentives.  Source: MiX Telematics


The Top 10 KPIs Every Fleet Manager Should Track

ELDs will increase the amount of useful data that fleets can use to improve safety, efficiency and compliance. While KPIs will differ by fleet size and vertical, here are the most common – the ones every fleet should be tracking.

Driver Incentives that Work
The right driver incentives can have a powerful impact on safety. Learn from safety leaders at three organizations how to engage drivers with rewards and incentives that work. Optimize your own program with remedies for 6 common challenges.

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