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Management by Walking Around

Management by Walking Around

Why not close your email folder, put the phone down, and take a walk around your facility to find out what's really going on with your employees?

October 10, 2019

How Telematics Can Improve a Truck Fleet's Operations
Weathering the Storm: How Truckers and Fleets Can Prepare for Hurricanes
How to Use Facebook to Retain Drivers

How to Use Facebook to Retain Drivers

Driving a truck can be a lonely, stressful job. But no driver has to be completely isolated in the age of social media. Facebook, in particular, can be a powerful tool in making drivers feel like they’re part of a team and connected to family and friends even on the road.

July 12, 2019

Let’s Put our Wounded Warriors Behind the Wheel
Dealing With the Dark Side of Social Media

Dealing With the Dark Side of Social Media

Many executives fear social media because of the damage an irate poster can inflict. But if handled properly, even bad posts can be a good thing for your fleet. (Part of a three-part series on how fleets can use Facebook to recruit and retain drivers.)

July 3, 2019

How to Recruit Drivers Through Facebook

How to Recruit Drivers Through Facebook

Smart fleets are using Facebook to expand their talent pool for new drivers and keep the ones they have. First in a three-part series with tips on how to use Facebook to recruit and retain drivers, as well as dealing with the negative aspects that come along with a vibrant social media presence.

June 27, 2019

How A Frankenstein Truck Averages Over 9 MPG
Can You Get Stellar MPG Without Holding up Traffic?

Can You Get Stellar MPG Without Holding up Traffic?

Owner-operator and fuel economy pioneer Henry Albert is attempting to take the lessons he learned breaking the 10 mpg barrier and see if he can log double-digit mpg numbers at higher highway speeds.

June 25, 2019

Driving to Get the Most Out of Fuel Efficient Technology
How One Driver Gets 10 MPG: Focusing on What He Can Control

How One Driver Gets 10 MPG: Focusing on What He Can Control

Truck driver Clark Reed says slowing down and taking the time to let traffic situations sort themselves out on their own is one way to avoid unnecessary stops – and the fuel burn required to get a tractor-trailer up and under way again.

June 25, 2019

Fuel-Efficient Drivers: Slow Down and Plan Ahead
Sleep on This

Sleep on This

Overwork and limited personal time mean many Americans don’t get enough sleep at night. But if you can find a way to get more rest, you’ll be glad you did, says HDT Senior Editor Jack Roberts.

May 24, 2019

Is Autonomous Tech Taking a Time-Out?

Is Autonomous Tech Taking a Time-Out?

A few high-profile tech developers are tapping the brakes when it comes to autonomous trucks. What’s going on? Blog commentary by Senior Editor Jack Roberts

May 16, 2019

Trucking Used to Be America's Dream Job

Trucking Used to Be America's Dream Job

Popular culture once celebrated trucking as America's "Dream Job." But with truck drivers now the most common job in the country, it's no longer a celebrated occupation. Blog commentary by Senior Editor Jack Roberts.

May 3, 2019

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