Testing has shown that low-viscosity diesel engine oils can improve efficiency while providing a high level of protection. For best results, it’s important to choose an oil that meets the latest standards and includes a comprehensive additive package.
July 21, 2021
Tapping digital technologies improves visibility for shippers and brokers and quality of life for drivers.
July 16, 2021
Service fleets need to get the most out of every day, with numerous scheduled — and sometimes unscheduled — calls making this more difficult. By using data to streamline the process, fleet managers can effectively route their fleets to meet the needs of customers.
July 9, 2021
Driver costs, equipment costs, insurance costs, travel and food costs may have longer-term legs of reducing the purchasing power of your budget, says HDT's Contributing Economic Analyst Jeff Kauffman.
June 24, 2021
Will the shutdown the Hernando De Soto bridge be a wake-up call to support the nation's infrastructure? HDT Editor in Chief Deborah Lockridge thinks it is way beyond time for politicians in Washington to come together and fix this problem.
June 21, 2021
From hot yoga to hot asphalt, Chelsy Looker has learned to see each new situation as an opportunity for growth, as her expanding small dump-truck fleet shows.
June 14, 2021
Telematics are more than dots on a map. Additional benefits include monitoring vehicle health, maximizing uptime, reducing theft, and improving overall driver experiences.
June 9, 2021
When one envisions the circus, clowns and acrobatics come to mind. But many may not realize that trucks are an essential component of this creative industry.
June 2, 2021
Pinpointing what you want help accomplishing, networking inside and outside your industry, and seeking someone you admire who will push you are key to bolstering your career with a mentor.
June 1, 2021
Captive insurance companies are becoming more popular as a way for motor carriers to keep auto and liability insurance costs down. L&F Distributors, a Texas-based beverage distributor with some 1,000 power units, applied the same approach to healthcare costs.
May 26, 2021
While the telematics market is still growing, increasing penetration is slowing growth. What sectors are still hot, and what new trends and services are providing value for fleets? Clem Driscoll shares insights from his latest Mobile Resource Management Systems Market Study.
May 24, 2021
A crash so devastating it had John Vaccaro wondering if he even wanted to continue on with the family trucking business was a wake-up call to double down on safety.
May 20, 2021
To run a profitable last-mile delivery fleet, operators need to act on consumer-driven trends and measure key performance indicators around productivity, customer satisfaction, and revenue and cost.
May 16, 2021
Success at last-mile delivery rides on fielding safety-focused and customer-oriented drivers.
May 11, 2021
ESG stands for environmental, social, and corporate governance. Find out why HDT Editor in Chief Deborah Lockridge thinks fleets should take notice.
May 6, 2021