Fleets prepared to make the necessary changes to every facet of their operation will be more successful transitioning to e-logs.
Do we have a technician shortage, or are we not taking care of the resources we are provided? Editor in Chief Deborah Lockridge looks at this question in this editorial.
The twin forces of increasing safety regulation and a burgeoning driver shortage are compelling the modern maintenance manager to do nothing less than think, live, and breathe truck safety.
These days most of the innovations we see have to do with saving a buck, and we don’t often see one aimed at making drivers more comfortable. How about a custom-fitted truck seat that can be adjusted remotely by a medical professional?
Fuel economy and ease of driving push customers into buying automatic or automated products.
Natural-gas-powered truck sales have leveled off since the drop in diesel prices, but fleets already using the fuel continue to buy them, especially CNG. What are some of the basics involved in the latest CNG tanks and fuel systems?
Managing safety and training in a fleet means rushing from one brushfire to another. Everyone feels the time crunch. How do you make a difference when you’re juggling priorities, switching tasks, and trying to extinguish that daily brushfire?
We get behind the wheel of the newest fuel-efficient version of the Cummins ISX and find there’s much to look forward to.
It doesn’t matter how quickly a technician diagnoses a problem; the repair will be put on hold without the right parts.
Long known for working diligently to squeeze every mile possible out of a gallon of fuel, Mesilla Valley Transportation also aims to wring costs out of every facet of its operation, including its back office.
6x2 axle configurations offer undisputable weight and fuel savings, but they take their toll on tires. Does it have to be that way?
Maintenance and monitoring of temps, real-time tracking of trailers and loads, and clean-burning diesels are already here. More new refrigerants are next.