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Technology Helps Flatbed Carrier Grow

Technology Helps Flatbed Carrier Grow

JLE Industries’ goal is “to be the nation’s premier flatbed carrier.” The Pennsylvania-based company has grown from 15 trucks to 350 in just four years and has big plans for more growth this year and into next.

July 5, 2020

The Importance of Revisiting Technology

The Importance of Revisiting Technology

With the frequent advancements in technology, changes to fleet operations, and updates in compliance and regulatory issues, it’s important to regularly review your technology solutions.

November 1, 2019

AI Is More Likely to Do Your Books Than Drive Your Truck by 2020

AI Is More Likely to Do Your Books Than Drive Your Truck by 2020

Fleet owners and owner-operators are often justifiably wary when hearing about the next ‘Big Thing’ coming to trucking. But while driverless trucks remain a long ways off, artificial intelligence could have a place in your business in the next few years.

July 17, 2019

Meet HDT's 2018 Truck Fleet Innovators

Meet HDT's 2018 Truck Fleet Innovators

Heavy Duty Trucking's 2018 Truck Fleet Innovators are leaders in areas such as fuel economy, driver health, the driver shortage, smart growth, and data-driven decisions.

May 7, 2018

Commentary: 3 Things to Be Thankful For

Commentary: 3 Things to Be Thankful For

You don’t have to be a driver to know there are plenty of things we can complain about in trucking. In the Nov. editorial, editor-in-chief Deborah Lockridge suggests three things trucking can be thankful for.

November 15, 2016

Commentary: Don't Keep Looking for a Faster Horse
HDT Top 20 Products of 2015

HDT Top 20 Products of 2015

These are the top 20 products from the past year which demonstrated innovation, significance to the industry and potential to improve a trucking operations bottom line.

November 1, 2015

Old School Plumber Goes High Tech

Old School Plumber Goes High Tech

A telematics system, digital inventory control and pipe cameras have helped this small plumbing fleet create a more efficient working process — while improving and speeding up its customer service.

July 9, 2015

Disruption is the Latest Technology Buzzword

Disruption is the Latest Technology Buzzword

The key disrupter in recent years has been the Internet, which has changed the way a number of industries operate. In trucking, e-commerce has profoundly affected trucking operations, especially those that serve retailers.

June 19, 2015

Attracting and Retaining Drivers with Satellite TV
15 Things to Watch For in 2015 (And Beyond)

15 Things to Watch For in 2015 (And Beyond)

A lot is changing in the trucking industry right now – technology, demographics, manufacturing, regulations and more. How will these changes affect your business? We’ve come up with 15 trends you should watch next year and beyond.

December 12, 2014

Got A Knowledge Gap?

Got A Knowledge Gap?

What new technology that you’ve used in the last 10 years has made a real difference to your operation? Do you know?

October 3, 2014

121 Ways to Save Fuel: Technology

121 Ways to Save Fuel: Technology

From the equipment you spec and maintain, to the fuel you buy, to driver training and incentives, you’ll find tips for nearly any type of fleet.

June 17, 2014

121 Ways to Save Fuel

121 Ways to Save Fuel

There’s hardly a fleet out there that wouldn’t like to save money on fuel costs. Maybe you’re not sure where to start. Maybe you feel like you’ve picked all the low-hanging fruit and you’re looking for new ideas. Here’s help. From the equipment you spec and maintain, to the fuel you buy, to driver training and incentives, you’ll find tips for nearly any type of fleet.

June 17, 2014

Improving Driver Performance with High-Tech Training

Improving Driver Performance with High-Tech Training

Cargo Transporters, Claremont, N.C, wasn’t doing much re-occuring driver training other than a few defensive driving classes, but in 2010 decided to require six hours of either online or classroom training. It was so successful that in 2011 they increased it to eight hours, according to President Dennis Dellinger.

September 10, 2013