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The Amazon Effect on Wholesale Distribution

Sponsored by Omnitracs

The Amazon Effect on Wholesale Distribution

As Amazon sets its sights on more and more industries, the Amazon Effect is beginning to be felt by wholesale distributors. Learn the key opportunities for distributors to keep customers happy, preserve market share, and grow.

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The Adoption of CK-4 and FA-4

Sponsored by Kendall Motor Oil

The Adoption of CK-4 and FA-4

The industry is shifting towards low viscosity CK-4 and FA-4 engine oils, and for good reason. With fleets that have switched experiencing up to 2% in fuel savings with outstanding wear protection, we don’t see the move to 10W-30 and 5W-30 oils slowing down.

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ELDs: The Final Countdown

Sponsored by HDT and Select ELD Solution Providers

ELDs: The Final Countdown

The window for making the switch from AOBRD to ELD slams shut on December 16, 2019, the last day you’ll be able to take advantage of the grandfather clause that let carriers using automatic onboard recording devices hold off switching to fully compliant electronic logging devices for two years. Come December 17, every carrier operating in the U.S. that is not exempt from keeping driver logs will have to have a functioning ELD onboard its trucks.

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Three Proven Strategies to Transform Your Fleet With Data-Driven Decision Making

Sponsored by SmartDrive Systems

Three Proven Strategies to Transform Your Fleet With Data-Driven Decision Making

It’s often said in business that you can’t manage what you don’t measure. SmartIQ analytics help fleet managers to understand how their fleet is performing and answer key questions—not just about safety performance, but also driving and coaching performance, fuel consumption, idling, vehicle use and much more.

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Get Moving: A Guide to Starting Your Own Trucking Business

Sponsored by Comdata

Get Moving: A Guide to Starting Your Own Trucking Business

It’s not easy to get a trucking business moving. This guide will help you uncover tips to save money and be more efficient. Learn what investment capital and operating capital you need to get started and how to operate at a higher profit margin.

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Solving Common Trucking Business Problems

Sponsored by Verizon Connect

Solving Common Trucking Business Problems

You might be facing challenges in your attempts to increase efficiency, improve driver behavior and reduce operating costs. Learn how 6 trucking and distribution businesses used GPS fleet management software to solve some of the same challenges you face every day.

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Planning Your Move from AOBRDs to ELDs: 8 Key Considerations and 6 Critical Questions

Sponsored by EROAD

Planning Your Move from AOBRDs to ELDs: 8 Key Considerations and 6 Critical Questions

By December, you must transition from AOBRDs to ELDs. It’s crucial that you allow enough runway to research options and plan carefully to get the best result. Use this guide to prepare your organization and set up a smooth transition.

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5 Tips for Choosing the Right Fuel Card Provider

Sponsored by Comdata

5 Tips for Choosing the Right Fuel Card Provider

Whether you have one truck or 100, choosing the right fuel card can have a big impact on your business. See 5 Tips to select the card that best meets the unique needs of your business.

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Automation in the Commercial Trucking Industry

Sponsored by IMI

Automation in the Commercial Trucking Industry

In the last few years, has been plenty of misinformation surrounding the adoption of automation in the commercial trucking industry. This has created concerns over the safety of drivers on the road as well as the security of jobs for commercial truck drivers.

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Last Call for ELD

Sponsored by MiX Telematics

Last Call for ELD

With the second phase of the ELD mandate roll-out swiftly coming to an end, there are still companies that are not compliant. If you’re one of them, this white paper is the ultimate guide to ELD compliance for you.

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The ELD Solution No One Will Tell You About

Sponsored by AssetWorks

The ELD Solution No One Will Tell You About

With the announcement of the ELD mandate, many new companies began to appear in the ELD market due to the increased opportunity, but they may lack the experience required to switch fleets from paper to electronic logs

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Making the Switch to Biodiesel

Sponsored by Renewable Energy Group

Making the Switch to Biodiesel

Looking for ways to potentially reduce costs, lower emissions and keep performance strong? Biodiesel is a great place to start. Read a white paper from Renewable Energy Group to see how easy it is to start using biodiesel.

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Transform your Fleet Operations to Improve Retention, Efficiency and Satisfaction

Sponsored by Samsung Electronics America

Transform your Fleet Operations to Improve Retention, Efficiency and Satisfaction

Download a free guide to learn how to go beyond ELD to improve fleet performance and profitability with in-cab mobile technology.

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Making the Switch from AOBRD to ELD

Sponsored by Verizon Connect

Making the Switch from AOBRD to ELD

With the AOBRD transition deadline rapidly approaching, the first step for a smooth transition to a compliant ELD requires understanding the difference between the two devices. Learn what makes an ELD compliant and the benefits of making the switch sooner rather than later.

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Negligent Entrustment: The Risk of Overlooking Driver Safety

Sponsored by Supervision / Explore

Negligent Entrustment: The Risk of Overlooking Driver Safety

Whether a business has a fleet of trucks or a few sales people on the road, negligent entrustment poses a multi-million dollar threat.

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Want a Safer Fleet?

Sponsored by Whip Around

Want a Safer Fleet?

Whether a fleet is regulated or not, performing a driver vehicle inspection report (DVIR) is a key component of keeping drivers safe and their vehicles on the road. Using a mobile app adds transparency, accuracy, and accountability into the process.

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The Complete Driver Qualification Handbook

Sponsored by Foley

The Complete Driver Qualification Handbook

Managing your driver qualification files can be challenging, and when not done right, it can result in costly fines. We put together a free step-by-step guide to help you understand everything you need to know about maintaining your driver files, and staying 100% compliant with Regulation Part 391.

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The Game Changers

Sponsored by Xantrex

The Game Changers

New technologies are poised to change the DC and AC power equation in trucks.

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Building a Better Tire Program

Sponsored by HDT and Select Tire Industry Suppliers

Building a Better Tire Program

Choosing the right tires, taking care of them properly, and tracking and analyzing your tire program for continual improvement, all can save fleets money in the long run and prevent downtime. Download this article to learn how to build a better tire program.

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5 Megatrends Impacting Safety Leaders in 2019 and Beyond

Sponsored by Lytx

5 Megatrends Impacting Safety Leaders in 2019 and Beyond

The transportation industry is experiencing massive change. How you harness the momentum of that change is critical to the success of both your business and your safety programs. In this guide, you’ll uncover the megatrends that are shaping the next decade of transportation – and the tools you’ll need to be prepare for them.

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5 No-Cost Ways to Enhance Your Safety Culture

Sponsored by Lytx

5 No-Cost Ways to Enhance Your Safety Culture

Don’t let a limited budget limit your safety culture—or you could pay for it down the road. We’ve got some smart, easy-to-deploy tactics that won’t cost a dime, and you’ll only need to lift a finger (maybe two) to get them done. Read more in our No-Cost Ways to Enhance Safety Culture ebook.

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ELD Best Practices for Fleet Success

Sponsored by Geotab

ELD Best Practices for Fleet Success

You bought an electronic logging device. Now what? Read this white paper for practical tips on ELD training, use and management.

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Rust Relief: How to Beat In-Cab Corrosion

Sponsored by Minimizer

Rust Relief: How to Beat In-Cab Corrosion

When rust starts to form on the inside of a cab, it's like seeing that first ant in your house - it's only the beginning, with a whole lot more to come. To learn how to combat in-cab corrosion, we have to know how and why it forms, as well as the chief culprit (and the reason might surprise you!).

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Protecting Vulnerable Road Users with Side Object Detection Technology

Sponsored by PRECO Electronics

Protecting Vulnerable Road Users with Side Object Detection Technology

The time has come for active measures to eliminate collisions involving vulnerable road users.

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