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Mar 05, 2009

IT & efficiency

“Accurate and timely data capture is such an integral part of the supply chain process today as it relates to running the entire company – from sales....More
Mar 04, 2009

Heroes one and all

“Time after time, truck drivers have emerged as bona fide heroes. When motorists have needed help, they've stopped and put themselves in harm’s way....More
Mar 03, 2009

The cost revealed

“Our emissions reduction technology for 2010 will bring immediate benefits for the air we breathe without using emissions credits, while at the same....More
Mar 02, 2009

Beyond style

“While I was stopped at a traffic light, three guys got out of a pickup and started walking around the truck. They thought it was a custom rig and....More
Feb 27, 2009

Big & bold

“I just love my truck.” –Jeffrey Glanville, veteran truck driver and owner-operator At first glance, you might not think the 110-inch studio sleeper....More
Feb 26, 2009

Investing in IT

“With the logistics and freight forwarding industry in the midst of economic challenges, this may be the perfect time to assess company business....More
Feb 25, 2009

Deficits matter

“What is required now is for this country to pull together, confront boldly the challenges we face, and take responsibility for our future once more....More
Feb 24, 2009

Customer-focused

“The quality of your customer service determines how high your rate can be.” –Tim Brady, author, consultant, speaker, and former owner-operator One....More
Feb 23, 2009

No shifting needed

“What’s nice about this is that the shifting is smooth while drivers get to totally focus on the road – keeping the truck centered in the lane,....More
Feb 20, 2009

New lube views

Engine oil is no longer considered to be “just” engine oil in the trucking world anymore. In fact, most lubricant manufacturers believe engine oils....More
Feb 19, 2009

Hit the gas

“Just because you’ve been kicking butt for years, don’t assume that’ll be the case this year. The moment you do, you’re dead meat.” –Jim Walton,....More
Feb 18, 2009

Fuel sipping rubber

“Fleets need to do everything they can to improve fuel mileage.” –Kevin Rohlwing, senior vice president of training for the Tire Industry Association....More
Feb 17, 2009

Communication analysis

“In this economy, if you’re a good driver getting OK miles, you’re not leaving your fleet – you’re sticking around. What fleets need to worry about....More
Feb 13, 2009

Adding it up

“It’s all about gaining a tenth of a gallon improvement in fuel economy over here, another tenth over there, and suddenly you’re saving half a mile....More
Feb 12, 2009

Musical wrap

It’s been quite a week here in Orlando at the annual Technology....More
What's Trucks at Work?

Trucks at Work: Sean Kilcarr comments on trends affecting the many different strata of the trucking industry.

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