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Ford's Transit Connect Adds Diesel, Fleet Model

Ford's Transit Connect Adds Diesel, Fleet Model

Ford's 2019 Transit Connect compact cargo van is adding a diesel engine option, fleet model that can be easily converted to run on gaseous fuel, and array of driver-assisting features to reduce accidents for commercial users, Ford announced at the Work Truck Show in Indianapolis.

March 6, 2018

Ferguson Names Fleet Manager

Ferguson Names Fleet Manager

Chad Edmondson provides strategic management and oversight of nearly 10,000 assets nationwide.

December 29, 2017

Tire Prices Experience Upward Pressure

Tire Prices Experience Upward Pressure

For many vocational truck fleets, price is the key factor when selecting the type of replacement tire. As shown in the past, when replacement tire prices increase, the retread industry benefits since retreads are significantly cheaper.

November 6, 2017

Graybar's Fleet Manager Hughes Retires

Graybar's Fleet Manager Hughes Retires

David Hughes, long-time director, corporate safety & fleet management at Graybar, retired on June 1. Succeeding Hughes as the new director, corporate safety and fleet management at Graybar is Keith Bailey, who assumed the position in May.

July 6, 2017

Improving Truck Ergonomics for Driver Safety

Improving Truck Ergonomics for Driver Safety

OSHA regs require an employer to provide a workplace (which includes upfitted work vehicles) free from recognized hazards. The best way to make a work truck fleet more ergonomic is to proactively identify and rectify potential issues.

April 4, 2017

Ford's Bartlett Discusses Commercial Fleet Outlook
Long-Time DirecTV Fleet Manager Joins Adrian Steel
6 Steps to Better Work Truck Body Upfits
Jack Cooper Transport Hires Maintenance Manager
Class 3-6 Truck Forecast: Operating Costs Stable

Class 3-6 Truck Forecast: Operating Costs Stable

Although the largest operating cost continues to be fuel, the No. 1 challenge facing medium-duty truck fleets is cost containment. There is always pressure to reduce costs, but management is exerting even more pressure than in recent years.

November 27, 2015

Chevrolet Re-Enters Low-Cab Forward Market

Chevrolet Re-Enters Low-Cab Forward Market

In the 2016-CY, Chevrolet will offer six low-cab forward models in the Class 3-5 GVW segments. The models will be procured from Isuzu and badged as Chevrolets.

June 15, 2015

Why GE Decided to Sell Its Fleet Services Business

Why GE Decided to Sell Its Fleet Services Business

Although GE Capital Fleet Services has had strong annual revenue growth and a significant product development agenda, its upcoming sale is part of a larger strategic plan by its parent company to focus on its core industrial businesses.

April 17, 2015

The State of the Market for Class 3-4 Trucks, Vans

The State of the Market for Class 3-4 Trucks, Vans

The forecast is for Class 3-4 truck sales in CY-2015 to remain strong. Many fleets are increasing order volumes, moving away from past slow replacement schedules. The debut of 2015 products promises to further stimulate growth.

October 31, 2014