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6 Ways to Find a Mentor

6 Ways to Find a Mentor

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

How to Rein in Rising Insurance Costs

How to Rein in Rising Insurance Costs

Insurance is one of those things you may not really think about until your business needs it. That is, unless you’re facing skyrocketing premiums or, worse, shrinking access to coverage itself, which is what’s happening to truck fleets.

January 8, 2020

How to Make Driver Orientation Sing for You

How to Make Driver Orientation Sing for You

Nobody likes to be talked at, least of all people who have places to go and freight to haul. Yes, we’re talking about driver orientation meetings — and how to make them memorable for drivers and worthwhile for your fleet.

December 11, 2019

Addressing Small Fleet Safety Training on a Budget

Addressing Small Fleet Safety Training on a Budget

When it comes to safety training, small fleets with limited resources can turn to online training with dashboard metrics — and gain employee buy-in with a Captain of Ship policy.

October 23, 2018

With Driver Training, Talk is Not Cheap
Fuel Saving Fleets: Cooper Makes An Every Day Effort
Commentary: 10 Things to Take Away From the Year of the Driver
Training for the Long Haul

Training for the Long Haul

Start with the basics when training drivers – but it may pay to look back to bring them ahead. Part 5 in HDT's Driver Dilemma series on the driver shortage.

May 18, 2015

Con-way Truckload's Strategies for Success

Con-way Truckload's Strategies for Success

When you have 2,600 trucks and nearly 3,000 professional drivers on the road you need to make sure that not only are your clients’ products making it to their destination on time, but that they are also making it there safely.

December 29, 2014

3 Tools for Finding the Best Qualified Drivers
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

121 Ways to Save Fuel: Drivers

121 Ways to Save Fuel: Drivers

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

Safety Technologies: The New Frontier
Dec. 1 OSHA Training Deadline Looms

Dec. 1 OSHA Training Deadline Looms

OSHA wants you to train your workers in Hazard Communication, and wants you to do it by Dec. 1 of this year. The trick? It’s a totally new curriculum. Hazard Communication — more commonly known as the “Right to Know” rule about hazardous chemicals in the workplace — is the most frequently cited rule in OSHA.

November 19, 2013

5 Things Drivers Never Should Do at the Scene of an Accident

5 Things Drivers Never Should Do at the Scene of an Accident

The time to plan how you’re going to respond at the scene of an accident is before you are involved in an accident. How a truck driver responds on the scene has a major impact on the outcome of any claims that may follow.

November 6, 2013

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