Fleet Management

True “Smart” Phones Have a Fuel Tracking App

Fleet Management, Fuel Services, Rental
November 20, 2015

Here’s some sage advice found at TruckingInfo.com: “Proper record keeping is a fundamental key to ‘Operating Smart’. Whether large or small, successful business people know that proper record keeping is essential.” We think that is pretty w...

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Which New Trucking Laws Affect the Secondary Market?

Fleet Management, Safety & Environment, Vehicle Sales
November 13, 2015

It’s been quite a year for new trucking industry regulations. In the first half, truckers came under increased legal scrutiny for everything from stricter Medical Examiner’s Certifications to heightened CDL Testing and CLP Standards. And it doesn...

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Beverage Distributor Taps 3 Green Benefits in Move to Natural Gas

Alternative Fuels / Natural Gas Vehicles, Fleet Management, Food & Beverage, Leasing, Safety & Environment
October 16, 2015

When Golden Eagle Distributors moved much of its fleet from diesel to compressed natural gas, the company did more than lower its costs and carbon footprint. It increased transportation efficiency – and raised environmental awareness across the Ari...

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Trucking Industry Celebrates Those Behind the Wheel During Driver Appreciation Week

Dedicated Transportation, Fleet Management, Value Added Services
September 14, 2015

Drivers are the lifeblood of the transportation and logistics industry. They spend their days driving across town or across the country, or nights carrying loads to fuel our vehicles, restock store shelves and deliver other critical goods. Even inter...

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The Story of One Truck’s Death and Redemption.

Fleet Management, Maintenance
August 27, 2015

We took one of the newest, most advanced trucks on the planet and completely destroyed it. Why? To see if our technicians could put it back together. And just to make it that much more fun, we only gave them 24 hours to do it. Watch the video belo...

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Save Your Cargo: Know Your Reefer Unit

Fleet Management, Maintenance, Rental
August 26, 2015

Among the worst moments for any freight carrier: when a customer rejects a load because it went bad due to poor refrigeration. What makes these moments even more painful is that it’s never been easier to maintain proper cargo temperatures in ree...

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A Rental Success Story: Diving Deeper into Seasonal Demand

Fleet Management, Rental
July 15, 2015

The entrepreneurial spark can ignite anywhere, at any time. You just have to be receptive when it does. Paul Arakelian was working for his dad’s chemical company over 50 years ago, when backyard pools were still a rarity. At that moment he saw the ...

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4 Key Takeaways from the Alternative Clean Transportation (ACT) Expo

Alternative Fuels / Natural Gas Vehicles, Engine Technology, Fleet Management, Fleet Management, Fuel Services, Safety & Environment, Sustainability
June 10, 2015

Transportation as we know it is changing with unprecedented momentum.  This was obvious to over 3,000 participants in the largest clean fleet event in North America.  The Alternative Clean Transportation Expo has historically been hosted in Long...

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Spec’ing the Right Trailer for the Job

Fleet Management, Fleet Management, Vehicle Sales
May 29, 2015

Owner-operators often report higher revenues, better performance, and greater compliance by running their own trailers. When it comes to spec’ing a trailer, however, you’ve got to study up. Your trailer choices will affect your profitability—an...

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Willow Run Foods: A Fresh Take on How CNG Cut Costs, Curbed Emissions & Improved Efficiency

Alternative Fuels / Natural Gas Vehicles, Fleet Management, Food & Beverage, Leasing, Sustainability
April 22, 2015

Every week, Willow Run Foods makes 2,500 deliveries of fresh foods and other products to restaurants in 14 states from Virginia to Maine. Their drivers log over 8.5 million miles per year, much of that in the New York metropolitan area – a region b...

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