Transportation Management

Load Securement Makes Roads Safer

Oil and Gas, Safety & Environment, Transportation Management
March 24, 2016

The roads that serve as lifelines to the oil and gas exploration and production industry, as well as the well sites themselves, can be dangerous places for truck drivers. According to NIOSH statistics, 40% of all fatal injuries in upstream oil and ga...

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Q&A: New Tax Section 179 and what it Means to Your Fleet

Fleet Management, Fleet Management, Leasing, Transportation Management
March 10, 2016

Earlier this year, a portion of the IRS tax code – Section 179 – was made permanent. This tax deduction can be beneficial for trucking companies whether they lease or own their vehicles. This deduction can be applied to almost any type of equi...

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Are you complying with transportation safety regulations?

Safety & Environment, Supply Chain, Transportation Management
February 18, 2016

Play it safe by knowing what the rules require In today’s regulatory environment, government agencies with transportation safety oversight increasingly demand higher levels of accountability. As they do, truck drivers, carriers and fleet owners ...

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5 Ways On-Demand Maintenance Can Boost Your Bottom Line

Maintenance, Transportation Management
February 4, 2016

It used to be tough to find top quality maintenance service on a flexible basis from one provider with locations just where you need them, when you need them. The result was that many fleet managers had to struggle with multiple maintenance providers...

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Women in Trucking Accelerate puts focus on a positive work environment in the trucking industry

Dedicated Transportation, Transportation Management
February 2, 2016

Question: What does a Mars engineer, a dating doctor, a satellite radio host, a NASCAR driver, and a safety administrator have in common? They were all speakers at the recent Women In Trucking Association’s Accelerate! Conference and Expo. Th...

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Keep your fleet prepared and drivers safe during winter weather

Fleet Management, Transportation Management
January 26, 2016

Winter Storm Jonas dumped more than 25 inches of snow on several cities, and caused major travel delays on roads across the eastern United States. While the storm is gone, roads are still icy and dangerous for all motorists – especially truck drive...

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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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It’s Time to Sync Your Transportation Network

Dedicated Transportation, Network Design, Transportation Management
December 14, 2015

When was the last time you re-evaluated your transportation network? The industry is seeing increases in freight rates along with shortages in professional drivers and capacity. The processes that worked in the past for your transportation network co...

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Do You Track Cost Drivers in your CPG Transportation System?

Consumer Goods, Transportation Management
December 9, 2015

In Part One of our series -  Stop Monday Morning Quarterbacking Your CPG Transportation System - we showed how you can score big for your CPG business with tools that allow real time visibility into where your transportation system is losing time an...

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New Five-Year Highway Bill Brings Changes to Transportation and Logistics Industry

Dedicated Transportation, Fleet Management, Safety & Environment, Supply Chain, Transportation Management
December 8, 2015

Congress cleared a five-year, $305 billion highway funding bill on December 4 providing funding for freight projects, changes to Compliance, Safety, and Accountability (CSA) regulations, and a pilot program to ease the professional truck driver short...

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