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Aug 19, 2008

Customer service training

“If you wish to prosper, let your customer prosper... When people have learned this lesson, everyone will seek his individual welfare in the general....More
Aug 18, 2008

It‘s safer out there

“As these new statistics show, we are making progress, but far too many of our friends, neighbors and family members are still getting killed or....More
Aug 15, 2008

Ready, steady success

“The absolutely number one thing we focus on is providing top notch service to the customer. If we didn‘t provide that, we wouldn‘t be nearly the....More
Aug 14, 2008

Professional-grade pride

“When I got into this industry in the 1980s, I wouldn‘t tell people I was a truck driver - I‘d just say I drove for a living. But as time has gone on....More
Aug 13, 2008

Dealing with the credit crunch

“Let me remind you that credit is the lifeblood of business, the lifeblood of prices and jobs.” -President Herbert Hoover, from a speech given at Des....More
Aug 12, 2008

Fatigue ... and death

“I don‘t remember it happening because I fell asleep at the wheel, but when I woke up we were in an accident.” -Candy Baldwin, as told to the....More
Aug 11, 2008

Fatal fall

“It is a tragic loss for the Mountaire family, because it is a close-knit company. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family. We will be assisting....More
Aug 08, 2008

The green machines

“It‘s very important to us to demonstrate our commitment with action, which is why we have the largest private ‘green‘ fleet in the industry.” -....More
Aug 07, 2008

Leveraging technology

“With change comes opportunity - and for those of us who can adapt, there are benefits to be gained.” -Ron Konezny, CEO, PeopleNet If there was any....More
Aug 06, 2008

Toy Truckin‘

“ I started building these when I was 15 or 16 years old ... and I haven‘t stopped.” -Paul Agustin, implementation specialist with PeopleNet Now, a....More
Aug 05, 2008

Simple, yet effective

“The real problem with the attacks on tire-gauge plan is that efforts to improve conservation and efficiency happen to be the best approaches to....More
Aug 04, 2008

Implementing strategic planning

“Any plan imperfectly executed is better than no plan perfectly executed.” -Scott Sorrell Business planning ain‘t easy - trust me, I know. (Why do....More
Aug 01, 2008

Information to inspiration

“We cannot change the cards we are dealt, just how we play the hand.” - Randy Pausch, Carnegie Mellon professor and virtual reality innovator. You‘ve....More
Jul 31, 2008

Working hard

“We do a lot internally to help our technicians understand that they are a very important spoke in the wheel of our company.” -Jim Boyd, manager of....More
Jul 30, 2008

Reliving the nightmare

“Complacency must be fought. America‘s aging bridges need regular monitoring, preventive maintenance and, in some cases, intensive care.” -Ray McCabe....More
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Trucks at Work: Sean Kilcarr comments on trends affecting the many different strata of the trucking industry.

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