Vehicle Sales

How to turn maintenance challenges into your competitive advantage

Fleet Management, Maintenance, Vehicle Sales
January 28, 2016

This blog is the last in our series detailing challenges in the maintenance landscape facing today’s fleet operators. Previous posts covered how best to deal with the technician shortage and new emissions regulations and fuel standards. Did you ...

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Newer Tech Drives Strong Demand for 2007 and Later Pre-Owned Trucks

Engine Technology, Transportation Management, Vehicle Sales
January 22, 2016

Want to see the impact that newer technology is having on the pre-owned truck market? Just take the average pre-owned truck today: According to the latest numbers from ACT Research, the average pre-owned Class 8 truck today is 91 months, or just ...

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Understanding How Emissions Impact Today’s Pre-owned Market

Fleet Management, Safety & Environment, Vehicle Sales
December 21, 2015

To understand how emissions regulations are currently affecting the pre-owned vehicle market, let’s revisit what’s been happening with emissions regulations in recent years and how it’s been impacting older vehicles (and fleet operations). I...

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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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When Exporting Trucks, Travel With Friends

Vehicle Sales
October 7, 2015

Companies that work in markets internationally often face a common challenge: finding affordable, quality vehicles to expand their fleet within the countries they service. For that reason, many companies opt to have vehicles exported from the U.S. to...

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Saving Money on Aftermarket Parts

Fleet Management, Vehicle Sales
September 22, 2015

Owners of class 8 vehicles are waiting longer and longer to replace their trucks – and the reason why is pretty basic: the high cost of buying a new vehicle. The good news, however, is that maintaining your current equipment longer is a viable mone...

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Want to Save Money on Fuel? Drive Smart.

Fuel Services, Vehicle Sales
August 6, 2015

How much do fuel costs affect your bottom line? For most, it is a top 3 expense, along with driver pay and equipment. Like any monster, it can—and must—be held at bay. That fact should rouse your inner manager—you know, the one who wakes you up...

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New Engine Technology in Used Trucks: A $mart Choice

Engine Technology, Fleet Management, Fuel Services, Safety & Environment, Vehicle Sales
July 2, 2015

As clean engine technology has rolled out—first as government policy, then as new OEM equipment—it has sometimes appeared like the Big Bad Wolf to the trucking industry. Why? Because, many times, newer “greener” engines can come with higher s...

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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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CBT uses Ryder Used Vehicles to Deliver Customer Service

Fleet Management, Vehicle Sales
April 29, 2015

When logistics professionals Chris Columbus, George Barlow, Drew Beckerdite and Larry Taylor decided in 2006 to launch CBT Integrated Logistics LLC, they shared a commitment to customer service, reliability and professionalism. Since opening their...

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