January 2015

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In Search of Drivers

In what could be the worst driver shortage ever, the industry is currently short about 35,000 truck drivers, and we’ll need nearly 240,000 additional drivers by 2020. Unfortunately, fleets are finding it difficult to reverse the trend. Part 1 in HDT's Driver Dilemma series on the driver shortage.

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Commentary: Make 2015 the Year of Relationships

In the day-to-day hustle of deadlines, whether it’s a magazine article or blog, delivering freight or building trucks, it’s hard to find enough time to build and nurture relationships with friends and co-workers.

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Navigating A Natural Gas Shop Conversion

Monarch Beverage in Indianapolis retrofitted its large shop with gas-safe light fixtures,...

If you’re planning to add natural gas trucks to your fleet, you will likely have to make some modifications to your shop. That exercise could go smoothly or not, depending on how much homework you do in advance.

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3PLs Today and Tomorrow

Third party logistics companies have become a key part of goods movement.

Outsourcing their transportation management functions to 3PLs gives shippers more flexibility to meet their shipping needs and access to the latest transportation management technologies.

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How Well do you Know CSA?

Considering the regulatory environment in which transportation firms do business is miles from black and white, it’s no surprise that both drivers and enforcement personnel alike often are confused by the ins and outs of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s CSA.