Vehicle Sales

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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Strong 2015 Projected for Pre-Owned Truck Sales and Pricing

Fleet Management, Fleet Management, Transportation Management, Vehicle Sales
February 16, 2015

Sometimes, saying goodbye can be hard. For the pre-owned vehicle industry, that would certainly be understandable when it comes to turning the page on 2014, which turned out to be a ­solid year for sales. Yet the industry remains buoyant—and for g...

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Truck Tech: How Technology Is Shaping the Used Vehicle Market

Vehicle Sales
December 18, 2014

Sometimes, what you might consider “old” is still very much “new” — a fact that applies to today’s used vehicle market. Case in point: the technology features found on the latest used trucks to enter the market. Each year, as “new”...

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