David Cullen

David
Cullen
Executive Editor

David Cullen offers his take on how actions taken by government agencies, industry suppliers and other trucking stakeholders impact truck fleet owners.

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Goodyear rolls out tires and technology
LAS VEGAS. The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. unveiled a pair of new "mixed-service" truck tires here yesterday
Still climbing
The good news is 2005 will be another very good year for making money in trucking. The bad news is despite plenty of opportunity for growth, fleet mangers
Start at the beginning
Say cost control in trucking circles, and most people automatically jump on operating costs. Squeezing out more fuel efficiency, stretching tire life
Transcraft Teams with Navistar Financial
To help support its 146 dealer locations, flatbed trailer maker Transcraft Corp. has established a preferred provider arrangement with Navistar Financial Corp. to cover wholesale financing as well as retail financing
Pumped up
Manager: Tom Jerbis Title: Maintenance Director Fleet: Dillon Transportation, Burr Ridge, IL Operation: Nationwide hauler of asphalt and highway construction
2004 Fleet of the Year Awards
Diesel may flow in every trucker's veins but the fuel that really drives trucking success is innovation. That's why the third annual FLEET OWNER Fleet
Dana rolls out trailer suspensions
The Commercial Vehicle Systems Group of Dana Corp. introduced its new SmartRide family of integrated trailer suspension modules and systems last month
Fight right
There's a military adage that holds true in many human endeavors don't fight the last war. History tell us how many times generals and admirals have been
Dana Rolls Out Trailer Suspensions
The Commercial Vehicle Systems Group of Dana Corp. introduced its new SmartRide family of integrated trailer suspension modules and systems yesterday at a news conference at its plant here
Quiet demand
The first time I rode in a truck was way back in 1975. A stock boy at a downtown department store, I had to clamber up into a cabover to guide an LTL
The two-pedal shift
The day of the gearjammer shifting all the workday long is history at over-the-road fleets opting for fully automatic or automated mechanical transmissions.
Hot Stuff
Manager: Bill Dickson Title: Owner Fleet: William Dickson Industries, Derry, PA Operation: Aggregate, sand and gravel hauler PROBLEM: William Dickson
Volvo unveils '07 solution
Volvo Powertrain Corp. revealed how a newly designed diesel engine will meet upcoming EPA '07 emissions regulations for U.S. trucks during a news conference
International's Eye on Class 8
The new head of International Truck and Engine Corp.'s Class 8 operations said a key goal of the OEM is revitalizing our Class 8 business. Speaking during
International's Eye on Class 8
The new head of International Truck and Engine Corp.'s Class 8 operations said a key goal of the OEM is revitalizing our Class 8 business. Speaking during
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