Jim Mele

Editor-in-chief

Nationally recognized journalist, author and editor, Jim Mele joined Fleet Owner in 1986 with over a dozen years’ experience covering transportation as a newspaper reporter and magazine staff writer. Fleet Owner Magazine has won over 45 national editorial awards since his appointment as editor-in-chief in 1999.

Articles by Jim Mele
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Managing expenses
LNG plant opening in California
The first of four new natural gas liquefier plants will begin producing high-quality LNG for truck and bus applications in Kern County, CA, early next
LNG plant opening in California
The first of four new natural gas liquefier plants will begin producing high-quality LNG for truck and bus applications in Kern County, CA, early next
Never what we expect
Using information technology means accepting the unexpected
XML: What it is & why it matters
A lot of people are excited about this new technology, and you should be, too.
Bush and Clinton agree on diesel retrofit
Established by the Clinton Administration last year, a voluntary retrofit program for diesel engine catalytic filters is continuing unaltered by the Bush
More than fuel
For some fleets, truckstops are now business support centers
When will buyers be back?
Truck sales, especially for heavy-equipment, have collapsed
Questioning the obvious
Are driver teams the best solution, or just the easiest?
Blowin' in the wind
The answer, my friend, is compressed air
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COMPANY: Roadway Express Inc.Akron, OH OPERATION: LTL pickup and deliveryBill Mitchellmanager, operations planning and engineering Problem: Pushed by
A new wireless world
The next generation of wireless data technology is turning a niche product into a productivity tool for all
Palm Devices Added to PeopleNet Systems
The Intouch G2X Fleet Management System from PeopleNet Communications Corp. can now be used with handheld devices running the Palm OS. Announced today
Cadec OBC Getting Aether Wireless Service
An agreement between Cadec Corp. and Aether Systems Inc. will bring broad wireless connectivity and back office integration to Cadec’s Mobius TTS onboard
Long live the diesel
Once the enemy, diesel engines may be the environment's bests friend
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