Fleet Owner http://fleetowner.com/rss.xml en FMCSA reveals driver coercion rule, to publish Nov. 30 http://fleetowner.com/regulations/fmcsa-reveals-driver-coercion-rule-publish-nov-30 <div class="field-deck"> Brokers, shippers now subject to FMCSA enforcement actions </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>A new rule to protect drivers from being compelled to violate federal safety regulations is set to publish Monday in the Federal Register. Known as the “driver coercion” rule, it provides FMCSA with the authority to go after not only carriers, but also shippers, receivers, and transportation intermediaries.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/regulations/fmcsa-reveals-driver-coercion-rule-publish-nov-30" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/regulations/fmcsa-reveals-driver-coercion-rule-publish-nov-30#comments Fleet Management News Regulations Fri, 27 Nov 2015 15:15:00 +0000 177691 at http://fleetowner.com Troops and trucks turn for home http://fleetowner.com/equipment/troops-and-trucks-turn-home <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div><p>After weeks spent repairing roads and other vital infrastructure damaged or wiped out by historic flooding back in October &ndash; flooding so extreme following three days of heavy rainfall that they could be classified as a 1-in-9,000 year event &ndash; South Carolina National Guard troops packed up their equipment and headed back home ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday. (<em>All photos courtesy of the U.S. Army National Guard</em>)</p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://fleetowner.com/equipment/troops-and-trucks-turn-home#comments Equipment News Wed, 25 Nov 2015 15:55:00 +0000 177681 at http://fleetowner.com Light vehicle sales staying strong http://fleetowner.com/equipment/light-vehicle-sales-staying-strong <div class="field-deck"> J.D. Power and LMC Automotive project total light-vehicle sales in North America to top 17.5 million units for 2015. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Light-vehicle sales are staying strong in November and are expected to total 17.5 million units in North America by the close of 2015, according to the joint forecast issued by <a href="http://www.jdpower.com/">J.D. Power</a> and <a href="http://www.lmc-auto.com/">LMC Automotive</a>.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/equipment/light-vehicle-sales-staying-strong" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/equipment/light-vehicle-sales-staying-strong#comments Equipment News Wed, 25 Nov 2015 15:10:00 +0000 177671 at http://fleetowner.com Carbide tube pin cleaners eliminate corrosion http://fleetowner.com/equipment/carbide-tube-pin-cleaners-eliminate-corrosion <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p><a href="http://www.ipatools.com">Innovative Products of America (IPA&#39;s) carbide tube pin cleaner</a> (#8076) tools allow for removal of corrosion from large male electrical contact pins. It includes 10 different diameters designed for use in applications such as trains, communication and data center equipment, electric vehicles, military vehicles, forklifts, aircraft, mining and marine equipment and anything else with large, round electrical pins, the company announced.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/equipment/carbide-tube-pin-cleaners-eliminate-corrosion" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/equipment/carbide-tube-pin-cleaners-eliminate-corrosion#comments Equipment News Wed, 25 Nov 2015 13:00:00 +0000 177621 at http://fleetowner.com Bridgestone breaks ground on new Speedco location http://fleetowner.com/equipment/bridgestone-breaks-ground-new-speedco-location <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations announced the groundbreaking of a new <a href="http://www.speedco.com">Speedco retail location</a> in Spokane, WA. The new store, which will be located along I-90 at exit 272, is expected to be completed by the summer 2016.</p> <p>The new Speedco site brings tire services, quick lubes and other transport needs to small and large fleets, and owner-operators who frequently travel the Northwest corridor.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/equipment/bridgestone-breaks-ground-new-speedco-location" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/equipment/bridgestone-breaks-ground-new-speedco-location#comments Equipment News Wed, 25 Nov 2015 13:00:00 +0000 177611 at http://fleetowner.com Blue Bloodhound tool connects carriers and drivers http://fleetowner.com/technology/blue-bloodhound-tool-connects-carriers-and-drivers <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p><a href="http://www.bluebloodhound.com">Blue Bloodhound</a> has introduced a new digital technology that is poised to change how the trucking industry connects carriers and drivers. The company said it is working to eliminate the rapidly increasing driver shortage with its web- and mobile-based solutions that connect independent, professional (CDL-licensed) drivers with motor carriers who have job opportunities.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/technology/blue-bloodhound-tool-connects-carriers-and-drivers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/technology/blue-bloodhound-tool-connects-carriers-and-drivers#comments Fleet Management News Technology Wed, 25 Nov 2015 13:00:00 +0000 177601 at http://fleetowner.com Giving thanks and giving back http://fleetowner.com/blog/giving-thanks-and-giving-back <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div><p>I got an interesting note the other day from the <a href="http://www.roadprobrands.com/">RoadPro Family of Brands</a> about how the impending Thanksgiving holiday &ndash; like most of American daily life &ndash; is <a href="http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/ata-s-byrd-complexity-trucking-s-challenge">closely connected to the trucking industry</a>.<img alt="" src="/site-files/fleetowner.com/files/uploads/2015/11/Line.JPG" style="width: 300px; height: 200px; margin: 10px; float: right;" /></p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/trucks-work">Trucks at Work</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/blog/giving-thanks-and-giving-back" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/blog/giving-thanks-and-giving-back#comments Trucks at Work Trucks at Work Wed, 25 Nov 2015 12:22:00 +0000 177661 at http://fleetowner.com Parker Racor introduces ECO-Vent http://fleetowner.com/equipment/parker-racor-introduces-eco-vent <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>The new <a href="http://www.parker.com/racor">Racor ECO-Vent Filter</a> prevents contamination from entering the DEF tank. ECO-Vent filter is made using DEF compatible proprietary engineered materials. The element prevents dirty air from flowing into the DEF tank.</p> <p>&ldquo;It is easy to service, with its snap in bracket,&rdquo; the company said. &ldquo;The mounting bracket is E-coated steel, which resists corrosion from DEF and the environment. The reservoir area holds dirt and water, preventing it from reaching the filter.&rdquo;</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/equipment/parker-racor-introduces-eco-vent" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/equipment/parker-racor-introduces-eco-vent#comments Maintenance Equipment News Tue, 24 Nov 2015 18:57:00 +0000 177651 at http://fleetowner.com Marangoni opens new FL dealer http://fleetowner.com/equipment/marangoni-opens-new-fl-dealer <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p><a href="http://www.na.marangoni.com/">Marangoni Tread North America</a> announced that Tire Service in Jacksonville, FL, is now a member of the Marangoni Tread North America family of independent dealers and will be offering Marangoni&rsquo;s RINGTREAD (The Splice-Less Retread) as well as UNITREAD precure treads to the North Florida and South Georgia markets.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/equipment/marangoni-opens-new-fl-dealer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/equipment/marangoni-opens-new-fl-dealer#comments Maintenance Equipment News Tue, 24 Nov 2015 18:56:00 +0000 177641 at http://fleetowner.com Love’s Travel Stops opens two locations, adds parking http://fleetowner.com/fuel/love-s-travel-stops-opens-two-locations-adds-parking <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p><a href="http://www.loves.com">Love&rsquo;s Travel Stops</a> opened its doors for business along I-68 in Cumberland, MD, and along I-94 in Menomonie, WI.</p> <p>The 24/7 travel stops each feature seven showers, RFID cardless fueling and CAT scales. Drivers can also purchase coffee, fresh fruit, gift items and electronics at both locations. The Cumberland location has 90 truck parking spaces and features Subway and McDonald&rsquo;s restaurants. Menomonie has 74 truck parking spaces and a Hardee&rsquo;s restaurant.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/fuel/love-s-travel-stops-opens-two-locations-adds-parking" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/fuel/love-s-travel-stops-opens-two-locations-adds-parking#comments Fleet Management Fuel News Tue, 24 Nov 2015 18:54:00 +0000 177631 at http://fleetowner.com Truck tonnage increased in October, ATA says http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/truck-tonnage-increased-october-ata-says <div class="field-deck"> Trade group’s for-hire truck tonnage index increased 1.9% in October, following a decrease of 0.7% during September. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>The <a href="http://www.trucking.org">American Trucking Associations</a> (ATA) said its for-hire truck tonnage index increased 1.9% in October, following a decrease of 0.7% during September.</p> <p>Compared with October 2014, the index increased 2%; slightly above the year-over-year increase of 1.6% in September. However, the group stressed that October&rsquo;s year-over-year gain was well below the year-to-date figure through October, compared to 3% during the same period last year.</p> <p></p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/truck-tonnage-increased-october-ata-says" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/truck-tonnage-increased-october-ata-says#comments Fleet Management News Tue, 24 Nov 2015 17:31:00 +0000 177591 at http://fleetowner.com Your Nov. 24 Pre-Trip: Ram to drive Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/your-nov-24-pre-trip-ram-drive-macy-s-thanksgiving-day-parade <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Here are five things worth knowing today:</p> <p>1. <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://fleetowner.com/search/results/ram?intlink=incontent" title="">Ram</a></span> Trucks will be prominent at this year&rsquo;s Macy&rsquo;s Thanksgiving Day parade, according to the New York Daily News. The <a href="m.nydailynews.com/autos/street-smarts/ram-trucks-lead-macy-thanksgiving-parade-article-1.2443976">paper reports that a fleet of Ram pickups</a> will pull the 27 floats along the parade route and Ram vans are helping get the balloons to their destinations.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/your-nov-24-pre-trip-ram-drive-macy-s-thanksgiving-day-parade" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/your-nov-24-pre-trip-ram-drive-macy-s-thanksgiving-day-parade#comments Equipment Fleet Management News Regulations Tue, 24 Nov 2015 15:45:00 +0000 177571 at http://fleetowner.com Firsthand look: Free truck parking info system shows spaces in real time http://fleetowner.com/technology/firsthand-look-free-truck-parking-info-system-shows-spaces-real-time <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div>The Truck 'N Park parking information system that went live last week works just as advertised to provide real-time updates on truck parking spaces at two Interstate 95 North rest stops in the Washington, DC area.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/technology/firsthand-look-free-truck-parking-info-system-shows-spaces-real-time" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/technology/firsthand-look-free-truck-parking-info-system-shows-spaces-real-time#comments Driver Management Resource Center Fleet Management News Safety Technology Tue, 24 Nov 2015 15:23:00 +0000 177581 at http://fleetowner.com <p>The Truck &#39;N Park system&#39;s home page at <a href="http://www.i95truckparking.com/" target="_blank">www.i95truckparking.com</a>.&nbsp;</p> Without federal highway funding, local projects get priority http://fleetowner.com/blog/without-federal-highway-funding-local-projects-get-priority <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Who doesn’t like to hear that an outdated, crowded stretch of critical freeway is getting a major overhaul and expansion? Well, plenty of folks in my hometown of Little Rock, apparently. Along with deserving an entry in the be-careful-what-you ask-for catalog, the kerfuffle is just another example of how complicated major road projects can be—and why trucking needs a robust highway bill.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/running-lights">Running Lights</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/blog/without-federal-highway-funding-local-projects-get-priority" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/blog/without-federal-highway-funding-local-projects-get-priority#comments Fleet Management News Running Lights Tue, 24 Nov 2015 15:13:00 +0000 177561 at http://fleetowner.com Peterbilt’s rollover protection now in production http://fleetowner.com/safety/peterbilt-s-rollover-protection-now-production <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Now in production for<a href="http://www.peterbilt.com"> Peterbilt&rsquo;s</a> flagship on-highway Model 579 and vocational Model 567 is the RollTek protection system integrated with the premium Atlas II driver seats, <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://fleetowner.com/peterbilt-0?intlink=incontent " title="Keyword link list" target="_blank">Peterbilt</a></span> Motors Company recently announced.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/safety/peterbilt-s-rollover-protection-now-production" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/safety/peterbilt-s-rollover-protection-now-production#comments Equipment News Safety Tue, 24 Nov 2015 15:12:00 +0000 177551 at http://fleetowner.com GM to offer box delete option on all trucks http://fleetowner.com/equipment/gm-offer-box-delete-option-all-trucks <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Customers who rely on Chevrolet and GMC trucks to get their work done can now modify all sizes of trucks with a &ldquo;box delete&rdquo; option.</p> <p><a href="http://www.gmfleet.com">General Motors</a> is making the option available to fleet and retail customers on its 1500 two-wheel drive and four-wheel drive Regular Cab Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra, completing the pickup portfolio of box delete offerings.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/equipment/gm-offer-box-delete-option-all-trucks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/equipment/gm-offer-box-delete-option-all-trucks#comments Equipment News Tue, 24 Nov 2015 15:11:00 +0000 177541 at http://fleetowner.com FTR: Trailer orders exceed expectations in October http://fleetowner.com/equipment/ftr-trailer-orders-exceed-expectations-october <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p><a href="http://www.FTRintel.com">FTR</a> reports October 2015 U.S. Trailer net orders were 32,200 units. The order total for the month was down 7% mont-over-month, and 30% below a year ago, but still beat expectations, according to FTR. Trailer orders have now totaled 324,000 for the past 12 months.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/equipment/ftr-trailer-orders-exceed-expectations-october" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/equipment/ftr-trailer-orders-exceed-expectations-october#comments Equipment News Tue, 24 Nov 2015 15:04:00 +0000 177531 at http://fleetowner.com myGeoTracking platform integrates with Aljex http://fleetowner.com/technology/mygeotracking-platform-integrates-aljex <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Abaqusa, provider of <a href="http://www.mygeotracking.com">myGeoTracking</a> Software-as-a-Service location and messaging platform for supply chain logistics and mobile workforce management, and <a href="http://www.aljex.com">Aljex Software</a> announced a partnership that the companies say will provide freight brokers and shippers with real-time truck locations and status, including ETA alerts, geofencing, distance estimations and real-time driver updates for any load.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/technology/mygeotracking-platform-integrates-aljex" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/technology/mygeotracking-platform-integrates-aljex#comments Fleet Management News Technology Tue, 24 Nov 2015 15:02:00 +0000 177521 at http://fleetowner.com Winterization tips for trucking fleets http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/winterization-tips-trucking-fleets <div class="field-deck"> Snow, ice and freezing temperatures not only make the roads hazardous for hauling freight during the winter months but can damage equipment and retard fuel economy, too. Here are some tips on how to minimize such winter weather risks. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Everyone knows operating tractor-trailers during the winter comes with some big risks. But did you know that, on average 467 fatalities are associated with icy driving conditions annually, or that 23% of all vehicle crashes every year &ndash; some 1.3 million &ndash; are caused in part by inclement weather, such as rain, sleet, snow, fog, and wind? (<em>Those weather-related findings are courtesy <a href="https://www.fhwa.dot.gov/">Federal Highway Administration</a> research, by the way</em>).</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/winterization-tips-trucking-fleets" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/winterization-tips-trucking-fleets#comments Equipment Fleet Management News Tue, 24 Nov 2015 14:17:00 +0000 177511 at http://fleetowner.com <p>Photo courtesy of VDOT.</p> Five signs your trucking firm may need ERP http://fleetowner.com/blog/five-signs-your-trucking-firm-may-need-erp <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div><p>Lots of folks in trucking &ndash; especially small carriers &ndash; may think they don&rsquo;t need <a href="http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/erp-when-p-people">enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems</a>, and for some very good reasons; the biggest, of course, being the price tag for such technology.<img alt="" src="/site-files/fleetowner.com/files/uploads/2015/11/Cyber1_0.jpg" style="width: 350px; height: 252px; margin: 10px; float: left;" /></p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/trucks-work">Trucks at Work</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/blog/five-signs-your-trucking-firm-may-need-erp" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/blog/five-signs-your-trucking-firm-may-need-erp#comments Trucks at Work Trucks at Work Tue, 24 Nov 2015 12:43:00 +0000 177501 at http://fleetowner.com Fuel prices keep falling, EIA says http://fleetowner.com/fuel/fuel-prices-keep-falling-eia-says <div class="field-deck"> The agency also notes that light-duty vehicles alone now consume more fuel than all freight modes of transportation put together, including heavy trucks, marine, and rail. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Diesel and gasoline prices in the U.S. continued declining this week, according to data tracked by the <a href="http://www.eia.gov/">Energy Information Agency</a> (EIA), falling 3.7 cents and 8.4 cents per gallon, respectively.</p> <p>The EIA said the U.S. average for diesel fell to $2.445 per gallon this week, which is $1.183 per gallon cheaper compared to the same week in 2014.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/fuel/fuel-prices-keep-falling-eia-says" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/fuel/fuel-prices-keep-falling-eia-says#comments Fuel News Mon, 23 Nov 2015 23:12:00 +0000 177491 at http://fleetowner.com Are We Creating Carpet Remnants? http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/are-we-creating-carpet-remnants <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Last night I was driving from 5PM to 9:30 PM from St. Louis airport to Branson for a week with my older brother in that tourist town. I passed rigs pulling into quiet and dark rest areas to park for the night, rigs parked in big truck stops with lots of lights, noise and action. And, there was the truck parked on the side of the road. I often see trucks parked on entrance ramps. It got me to thinking. We often read about he issues with drivers that exceed their hours of service limits.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/are-we-creating-carpet-remnants" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/are-we-creating-carpet-remnants#comments Fleet Management News Mon, 23 Nov 2015 22:37:00 +0000 177481 at http://fleetowner.com Your Nov. 23 Pre-Trip: Highway amendment to block trucker labor suits http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/your-nov-23-pre-trip-highway-amendment-block-trucker-labor-suits <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Here are five things worth knowing today:</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/your-nov-23-pre-trip-highway-amendment-block-trucker-labor-suits" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/your-nov-23-pre-trip-highway-amendment-block-trucker-labor-suits#comments Fleet Management News Regulations Technology Mon, 23 Nov 2015 15:34:00 +0000 177471 at http://fleetowner.com Detroit Powertrain plant starts AMT production http://fleetowner.com/news/detroit-powertrain-plant-starts-amt-production <div class="field-deck"> Daimler Trucks NA now builds complete integrated HD powertrain in U.S. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>REDFORD, MI.&nbsp; Representing a $100-million investment in the Detroit Powertrain plant here, Daimler Trucks kicked off full production of its DT12 automated mechanical transmission with a celebration that included the governor of Michigan Rick Snyder, former owner of the company Roger Penske and the entire plant workforce as well as Daimler Trucks and Buses head Werner Bernhard and Daimler Trucks North America president and CEO Martin Daum.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/news/detroit-powertrain-plant-starts-amt-production" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/news/detroit-powertrain-plant-starts-amt-production#comments Equipment News Mon, 23 Nov 2015 15:29:00 +0000 177461 at http://fleetowner.com <p>Marking start of DT12 production at the Detroit Powertrain Redford, MI, plant are (left to right) Roger Penske, Martin Daum, Werner Bernhard, Frank Reintjes, Jeff Allen and Rick Snyder.</p> The Low Down On Downspeeding http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/low-down-downspeeding <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>One of the primary powertrain focused strategies for improving fuel economy is downspeeding. There have been lots of new developments in this area as truck makers and component suppliers are looking for ways to lower engine speed to improve fuel economy.</p> <p>We recently released a <a href="http://www.truckingefficiency.org/powertrain/downspeeding"><u>Confidence Report on downspeeding</u></a> to present a full view of the technology, see what products were on the market, and confirm benefits and challenges.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/low-down-downspeeding" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/low-down-downspeeding#comments Fleet Management Fuel News Mon, 23 Nov 2015 14:34:00 +0000 177441 at http://fleetowner.com Trucks, halftracks and more join NC holiday parade http://fleetowner.com/equipment/trucks-halftracks-and-more-join-nc-holiday-parade <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div><p>The 60th annual Jacksonville-Onslow Christmas Holiday Parade, held in Jacksonville, N.C., this past weekend, featured over 200 floats, a wide assortment of cars, trucks and military equipment, along with U.S. Marines in full blue dress uniforms. (<em>All photos by Sgt. Christopher Q. Stone, U.S. Marine Corps</em>)</p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://fleetowner.com/equipment/trucks-halftracks-and-more-join-nc-holiday-parade#comments Equipment News Mon, 23 Nov 2015 14:31:00 +0000 177451 at http://fleetowner.com Mitsubishi Fuso creates FusoFirst product support http://fleetowner.com/equipment/mitsubishi-fuso-creates-fusofirst-product-support <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p style="margin: 0in 0in 10pt;"><a href="http://www.mitfuso.com/"><u><font color="#0000ff" face="Calibri" size="3">Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America</font></u></a><font face="Calibri" size="3"> (MFTA) has announced the creation of its new FusoFirst product support program, aimed at providing full-service customer support for owners and operators of Mitsubishi Fuso medium-duty trucks.</font></p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/equipment/mitsubishi-fuso-creates-fusofirst-product-support" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/equipment/mitsubishi-fuso-creates-fusofirst-product-support#comments Equipment News Mon, 23 Nov 2015 14:24:00 +0000 177431 at http://fleetowner.com Trucker Path launches Truckloads app for iOS, adds Android functions http://fleetowner.com/technology/trucker-path-launches-truckloads-app-ios-adds-android-functions <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Trucker Path recently launched Truckloads app for iOS and added several new features to its portfolio of Android apps for the commercial trucking industry. The majority of the additional features have been designed to give users more input capabilities.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/technology/trucker-path-launches-truckloads-app-ios-adds-android-functions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/technology/trucker-path-launches-truckloads-app-ios-adds-android-functions#comments News Technology Mon, 23 Nov 2015 14:17:00 +0000 177421 at http://fleetowner.com Optronics expands single-diode line http://fleetowner.com/equipment/optronics-expands-single-diode-line <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p><a href="http://www.optronicsinc.com/"><u>Optronics International</u></a> announced the expansion of its ONE LED line of single-diode lamps with the introduction of its new BUL003CB four-inch round back-up lamp and its BUL002CB six-inch oval back-up lamp.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/equipment/optronics-expands-single-diode-line" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/equipment/optronics-expands-single-diode-line#comments Equipment News Mon, 23 Nov 2015 14:10:00 +0000 177391 at http://fleetowner.com Another worry for trucking: The inside job http://fleetowner.com/blog/another-worry-trucking-inside-job <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div><p>A new global study indicates that 75% companies worldwide suffered from sort of fraud incident in the past year, a rise of 14 percentage points in just three years, with the biggest fraud threat coming from within.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/trucks-work">Trucks at Work</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/blog/another-worry-trucking-inside-job" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/blog/another-worry-trucking-inside-job#comments Trucks at Work Trucks at Work Mon, 23 Nov 2015 14:08:00 +0000 177411 at http://fleetowner.com