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Barring the U.S economy suddenly slamming on the brakes — and you would be hard-pressed to find any economist or analyst worth their salt who would make such a prediction — interest rates are going to continue to move higher. Analysis by Business Contributing Editor Evan Lockridge.
The ELD mandate may have forced the adoption of more paid, reserved parking, but that doesn’t mean drivers are happy about it. Commentary by Editor in Chief Deborah Lockridge.
With maintenance and repair costs running at a dollar a minute and half that again for parts, does it make any sense to scrimp on your truck spec?
We can’t afford to be afraid of change, especially not these days when anything seems possible – but we also can’t afford to be cavalier about the path we take in finding new and better ways to do things. Commentary by Executive Contributing Editor Rolf Lockwood.
Associations, schools and fleets are hard at work to attract young people, train technicians, and retain the techs they have.
No matter where your outsourced maintenance is performed, it’s important to follow some basic rules when obtaining estimates, authorizing repairs, and before issuing payment on any invoice.
Mack’s LR model features high-powered, smart hydraulics and finely tuned details to help refuse fleets move trash fast.
No standard means of demonstrating the efficiency of electric vehicles has taken root in trucking yet. But the EPA’s MPGe rating gives fleet managers a useful means of comparing new vehicles with conventional ones.
Like the rest of the industry, refrigerated transporters are struggling to find and keep drivers. Meanwhile, outside factors range from regulations to the growing popularity of fresh convenience foods and e-commerce.
Constantly evolving outsourced maintenance programs are helping fleets bring an unprecedented level of detail and expertise to total tire management.
Corliss Resources struggles with an aging workforce and a scarcity of young recruits. The company's solution: Haul more product in trucks that drivers like to drive.
Knowing when and where to save money when spec'ing a trailer can prevent headaches in the long run.
How Fox Valley Technical College in Appleton, Wisconsin, is using augmented reality to give its dlesel technician students a look inside the workings of a diesel engine.
A recent whitepaper from Fleet Advantage suggests that getting rid of trucks before they need more maintenance is a good way to save fleets money.