A lot is changing in the trucking industry right now – technology, demographics, manufacturing, regulations and more. How will these changes affect your business? We’ve come up with 15 trends you should watch next year and beyond.
If you are not running at least 105 psi in your steer tires, you’re running underinflated. In some cases, those tires may be in run-flat condition.
The debate over driver fatigue and hours of service regulations may be decided by the public. But how questions are asked and facts are presented can sway opinion in opposite directions.
Builders report order upswings of 20% and more, along with gains for proprietary diesels and automated transmissions.
Trucking operations generate billions of pieces of information each day, and fleet managers are learning how to put it all to use.
Proper maintenance procedures for charging and storage will help extend the service life of heavy-duty batteries.
Increasing brake thermal efficiency in the SuperTruck's diesel engines is proving more challenging than expected and the goal of 55% still seems a ways off.
Business-like in appearance and set up for bridge-formula states, the latest Cat Truck will suit dump, mixer and snowplow applications.
CVS used the routing software in the Telogis telematics system to analyze the best routes for drivers to approach a location, pull into a parking lot, and maneuver into the loading dock.
Our current interest in natural gas may be keeping us from investing in more forward thinking technologies not based in fuel with a fixed supply.
Penske considers application, customer desires and residual value in its orders.
Zenith Global Logistics, which hauls and delivers home and hotel furnishings across much of the nation, needed more capacity. So its managers looked around and rediscovered low-floor, high-cube van trailers that the fleet used 20 years ago.