Don’t focus so much on hours of service compliance and electronic logging devices that you fail to address the underlying causes of truck driver fatigue.
Pay is important, but oftentimes even more important are the things you do that make drivers feel valued and respected, observes Editor in Chief Deborah Lockridge.
In 1930, there were more than 100 U.S. companies manufacturing electric and hybrid commercial trucks, something that may not be common knowledge says Executive Contributing Editor Rolf Lockwood in his March column.
Vocational fleets are increasingly spec’ing new technologies, options and features to get their work done.
The growth of fewer but larger dealership groups could be the catalyst for more dealer-vendor partnerships, says Aftermarket Contributing Editor Denise Rondini.
As fleets face off against the growing technician shortage, the need grows for partnerships with educational institutions and enhanced recruiting and retention efforts.
Keeping truck cabs in good repair has always been good for a fleet’s image. And today, it’s good for the bottom line as well.
Predictive analytics, blockchain, and other emerging technologies represent the future of data usage for trucking fleets.
The roughly two-year grace period for grandfathered users of AOBRDs buys time, but it risks complicating things for trucking fleets in the future.
Drivers need to know more about their tires and be proactive when it comes to inspecting and maintaining them. But convincing drivers is never easy.
A growing number of OEMs and suppliers are starting to take a hard look at how to improve the flow of information about the function, health or cargo in a trailer as the latest step toward total logistics transparency.