One of the largest vocational fleet segments between the late 1940s and early 1960s was milk home- delivery fleets. On a daily basis, tens of thousands of trucks around the country delivered fresh milk to millions of homes. However, it took 15 years for the milk home delivery fleet segment to cycle from its peak to its near demise, primarily due to technological disruption.
August 6, 2020
“We don’t only deliver freight. We deliver awareness.” That’s what Jim Barrett, president and CEO of Road Scholar Transport, likes to say about the Dunmore, Pennsylvania-based carrier’s “awareness fleet.” Its latest trailer wrap honors the everyday heroes of the pandemic.
August 3, 2020
The latest behind-the-scenes video from Nikola's Trevor Milton reveals more details about the hydrogen-electric truck and shows he has high expectations for its success. But HDT's Jim Park says at this point, he's still long on promises but short on mileage.
July 26, 2020
As COVID-19 cases, positive test percentages, and hospitalizations and deaths rise, there's increasing momentum for widespread use of face coverings to slow the spread of the pandemic. Trucking has been ahead of the curve and should continue to lead the way, says Editor in Chief Deborah Lockridge in her blog.
July 22, 2020
A tech’s pay is determined by the type of job and whether they can complete the repair in less time than specified by the flat-rate, which will allow them to increase their work volume.
July 13, 2020
Owner-operator Jeff Clark shares his thoughts on how to stay safe during the ongoing protests over police violence, and how they can affect drivers' routes.
July 10, 2020