Fleet Management

Have Questions About the ELD Mandate? Here are your Answers

Fleet Management, Safety & Environment, Transportation Management
February 2, 2017

When the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) issued its final rule in December, 2015 requiring the use of electronic logging devices (ELDs) to record hours of service (HOS) for commercial drivers, the agency did more than just demand ...

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Don’t Leave Your Fleet out in the Cold

Fuel Services, Maintenance, Safety & Environment
January 24, 2017

The New Year has arrived, and so too has the bitter chill of winter. According to weather forecasters, in the coming weeks, below-average temperatures are predicted to spread across the majority of the U.S., with the northern Plains and Rockies expec...

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Making the Decision to Transform

Fleet Management, Information Technology
January 12, 2017

At the heart of a decision to make an IT/ business transformation is the desire to improve the customer experience. It’s a decision that requires full teamwork on all fronts. In most cases, this kind of transformation entails a dramatic change in t...

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Beat Winter Driver Fatigue With These 10 Tips

Dedicated Transportation, Fleet Management, Safety & Environment
January 5, 2017

Driver fatigue is a serious safety issue, particularly in the winter. Driver fatigue isn’t just about falling asleep – it’s about tiredness, weariness, or exhaustion. Fatigue slows reflexes and affects a driver’s ability to concentrate and re...

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Autonomous Trucks Will Be in Service Faster Than Many Predict

Engine Technology, Fleet Management, Safety & Environment
December 27, 2016

There is much debate over how close we are to seeing fully autonomous fleets of commercial vehicles traveling along America’s highways. With a host of technological and regulatory hurdles still to overcome, many prognosticators believe it will be a...

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Brave New World: Maintaining Fleet Uptime and Managing Fuel Costs

Fleet Management, Fuel Services, Leasing, Rental
December 19, 2016

Driver and technician shortages, among other pressures, are causing many fleet managers to reevaluate the benefits of renting or leasing vs. owning their trucks. To help you navigate today’s big fleet decisions, here are some major considerations ...

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The Big Data Investment – Getting to the Big Pay Off

Fleet Management, Supply Chain
December 13, 2016

Data is one of the most important areas of focus for a CIO and their team. For years, the principal focus for IT, in partnership with the business, was enabling processes that drive the business. That IT focus has now intensified around the data deri...

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Top 5 Tips to Keep Your Driver Safe This Winter

Fleet Management, Safety & Environment
December 9, 2016

Do your drivers know what to do with their trucks when cold weather strikes? Will they be prepared when bad weather hits while they’re on the road? In the United States, extreme weather is associated with 7,000 fatalities, 800,000 injuries and m...

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The Power of Partnerships for Small Businesses

Fleet Management
December 6, 2016

To successfully operate within a marketplace that prizes speed and changes direction frequently, many companies are partnering with others for services that are not core to their business. They say the time and money they save, plus the access to exp...

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Attention, Shoppers: Expect Younger & Cleaner Pre-Owned Choices

Fleet Management, Vehicle Sales
December 1, 2016

If you’re in the market for a pre-owned heavy-duty truck right now, you’re in luck: recent industry trends are solidly in your favor. Namely, you can expect lower prices on younger vehicles with a lot less wear-and-tear. One reason for the abu...

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