June 2018

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3 Proven Fuel-Saving Strategies for Truck Fleets

With fuel prices on the rise, there’s no better time to refocus on fuel economy. Here are three things that nearly any fleet can focus on to drive up fuel savings fast.

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Commentary: A Driver Shortage by Any Other Name

Call it what you will, the trucking industry is having trouble finding enough qualified drivers. But a crucial part of solving the shortage will require agreement on why it is happening in the first place. Commentary by Editor in Chief Deborah Lockridge.

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Real-World Fuel-Economy Lessons From NACFE Run on Less

Trucks participating in the NACFE Run on Less Challenge were spec’d with production,...

A fuel-sipping tractor-trailer is a sum of its parts, and every little tenth of a mile can eventually help pay big dividends over the long haul. Check out these strategies used by fleets in the Run on Less fuel-economy run put on by the North American Council for Freight Efficiency to surpass an average of 10 mpg.

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How to Push Your Truck Fleet's MPG Envelope

The rewards can be rich for getting out front on fuel economy.

While there’s no one way to get up on the cutting edge of fuel efficiency, fleets can get there without undue risk to their bottom lines. What it takes is moving swiftly, but deliberately, with a data-driven approach.

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Commentary: Blockchain Enters the Aftermarket

Blockchain's potential for heavy-duty truck maintenance could be immense.

Blockchain is often talked about in terms of its usefulness in the relationship between manufacturers, carriers, distributors, and end users but its potential for heavy-duty truck maintenance is immense. Commentary by Aftermarket Contributing Editor Denise Rondini.