Do you think of outsourcing as something to be done because you simply can't get everything done you need to? If so, you may be missing an opportunity to think strategically and use outsourcing to help you focus on the "magic dust" that makes your business unique.
February 19, 2013
The slow economic recovery and the federal government's new Compliance, Safety, Accountability enforcement program will help drive demand for aftermarket pads and shoes for Class 4-8 trucks, according to a new study by Frost & Sullivan, while increasing demand for disk brakes could prove a challenge to independent service providers.
February 19, 2013
This year's Dealer of the Year is W. Marvin Rush, chairman of Rush Enterprises, New Braunfels, Texas. The Dealer of the Year Finalist is Oscar Horton, president of Sun State International Trucks, Tampa, Fla.
May 1, 2008
Increased complexity, more focus on remanufacturing, and the importance of selling the value proposition of premium brands were the themes of a recent panel discussion of aftermarket suppliers.
March 6, 2013
What type of engine systems and parts will you be dealing with in the future? From electric-drive turbos to waste heat regeneration, Derek Kaufman, president of C3 Network, examined powertrain trends during Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week earlier this year.
March 19, 2013
In my January editorial, as part of three resolutions I'd like to see this year, I called on Congress to fix highway funding.
April 3, 2013
New photo galleries featuring HDT's 2013 Truck Fleet Innovators have been posted online at Truckinginfo.com. Enjoy a more casual side of some of this year's Innovators, from Kevin Burch making eggs for his drivers to Robert Low shooting some hoops in the company gym, as well as some more images and details about equipment.
April 16, 2013
Inland Truck Parts is an independent parts and service operation, but it says the quality of its technicians rival that of OE dealers. Its latest commitment to that is a new 15,000-square-foot training facility in Olathe, Kan., a Kansas City suburb.
June 4, 2013
Real world testing by savvy fleets makes for better products.
December 1, 2007
Environmental and energy issues are hot topics on Capitol Hill. What they'll mean for trucking is anyone's guess. But you can count on one thing: They will have an effect.
August 1, 2007
Computer software can make recruiting more effective and efficient.
April 1, 2007
In June's special fuel-savings issue, we promised you more stories about how fleets are cutting their idle time.
June 17, 2013
In 2011, commercial trucks burned 37.2 billion gallons of diesel and 14.8 billion gallons of gasoline, according to the American Trucking Associations.
June 26, 2013
Trucking companies, drivers and the general public who shares the road with trucks would all benefit from an approach that treats truck driver health as an ongoing project rather than every-other-year paperwork – and the new National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners could be a step in that direction.
July 8, 2013
CSA may be an enforcement tool for the FMCA, but you also can use CSA as a catalyst to create transparency and accountability in your organization.
July 10, 2013