Fleet Owner http://fleetowner.com/rss.xml en Blue Bird Vision school bus receives EPA, CARB certifications http://fleetowner.com/running-green/blue-bird-vision-school-bus-receives-epa-carb-certifications <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>The <a href="http://www.blue-bird.com/" target="_blank">Blue Bird Vision Gasoline</a> bus recently received full certification from both the Environmental Protection Agency and California Air Resources Board, the company announced. The Blue Bird Vision Gasoline bus is certified to the federal standard of 0.20 nitrogen oxide emissions.</p></div> <p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/running-green/blue-bird-vision-school-bus-receives-epa-carb-certifications" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/running-green/blue-bird-vision-school-bus-receives-epa-carb-certifications#comments Blue Fleets Equipment News Running Green Thu, 30 Mar 2017 14:13:00 +0000 215131 at http://fleetowner.com Antique and classic trucks at MATS 2017 http://fleetowner.com/mats/antique-and-classic-trucks-mats-2017 <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div>You didn't miss this, did you? Because if you were at the <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://fleetowner.com/home-page-mid-america?intlink=incontent" title="Keyword link list">Mid-America Trucking Show</a></span> in Louisville, you'd certainly have missed out if you didn't spend some time seeing the many classic and antique trucks owners brought out to the conference.</div> <p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/mats/antique-and-classic-trucks-mats-2017" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/mats/antique-and-classic-trucks-mats-2017#comments MATS News Thu, 30 Mar 2017 14:00:00 +0000 215121 at http://fleetowner.com Eaton appoints new vehicle group president http://fleetowner.com/powertrain/eaton-appoints-new-vehicle-group-president <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Power management company Eaton announced Jo&atilde;o V. Faria has been appointed president of <a href="http://www.eaton.com/Eaton/index.htm" target="_blank">Eaton&rsquo;s Vehicle Group</a>, effective May 1. He will succeed Kenneth F. Davis, who announced he will retire on Aug. 1. Faria will report to Uday Yadav, chief operating officer, Industrial Sector.</p> <p>In this role, Faria will be responsible for the company&rsquo;s vehicle business, which manufactures engine air management, traction control, fluid conveyance and powertrain products for passenger and commercial vehicles.</p></div> <p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/powertrain/eaton-appoints-new-vehicle-group-president" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/powertrain/eaton-appoints-new-vehicle-group-president#comments Powertrain News Thu, 30 Mar 2017 13:51:00 +0000 215111 at http://fleetowner.com <p>Jo&atilde;o V. Faria</p> Tuff Truck Bags fit pickup truck bed models http://fleetowner.com/hd-pickup-van/tuff-truck-bags-fit-pickup-truck-bed-models <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Auto and truck owners may find themselves faced with this dilemma: You bought a pickup truck for its bed, why cover it up 100% of the time? <a href="http://www.tufftruckbag.com/" target="_blank">Tuff Truck Bags</a> offers a collapsible, waterproof and dustproof cargo bag that can fit all pickup truck bed models to store/protect luggage, cargo, and equipment.</p> <p>According to the company, the bag can be used for:</p></div> <p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/hd-pickup-van/tuff-truck-bags-fit-pickup-truck-bed-models" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/hd-pickup-van/tuff-truck-bags-fit-pickup-truck-bed-models#comments HD Pickup & Van Equipment News Thu, 30 Mar 2017 13:37:00 +0000 215101 at http://fleetowner.com Stay on top of your ship(ment): A modern solution to securing cargo http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/stay-top-your-shipment-modern-solution-securing-cargo <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>With thousands of tons of cargo moving on the roads each day, collisions are bound to happen. Inclement weather, reckless driving by others, wildlife darting across the roadway -&nbsp; these are all things beyond our control. However, one of the leading causes of big rig collisions is well within our control by exploring simple and modern solutions.&nbsp; Drivers and fleet managers can easily and significantly decrease the likelihood of costly mishaps.</p></div> <p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/stay-top-your-shipment-modern-solution-securing-cargo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/stay-top-your-shipment-modern-solution-securing-cargo#comments Driver Management Resource Center Fleet Management News Thu, 30 Mar 2017 13:07:00 +0000 215071 at http://fleetowner.com Are too many rules to blame for our infrastructure woes? http://fleetowner.com/blog/are-too-many-rules-blame-our-infrastructure-woes <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div><p>In their heart of hearts, <a href="http://fleetowner.com/regulations/more-regs-what-expect-when-why">no one really likes rules in trucking</a>, much less the transportation and logistics industry as a whole.</p></div> <p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/blog/are-too-many-rules-blame-our-infrastructure-woes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/blog/are-too-many-rules-blame-our-infrastructure-woes#comments News Trucks at Work Trucks at Work Thu, 30 Mar 2017 13:03:00 +0000 215081 at http://fleetowner.com <p>Photo courtesy of VDOT.</p> AutoNoMoUs http://fleetowner.com/technology/autonomous <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>I was changing planes in Dallas Ft. Worth airport a couple of weeks ago. I rode their Skylink transit vehicle. For all intents and purposes, it was an autonomous vehicle. No driver in site. No steering wheel. No brake pedals. Of course, I expect there was quite a bit of monitoring in a control room somewhere on the premises, in case something went wrong.</p> <p>When I went to my hotel, I rode the elevator to the 15th floor. Again, not a driver in site. Just push a button and it operates autonomously, getting me where I want to go, complete with freight (my luggage).</p></div> <p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/technology/autonomous" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/technology/autonomous#comments News Technology Thu, 30 Mar 2017 12:55:00 +0000 215061 at http://fleetowner.com Raising the profile of trucking nationally http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/raising-profile-trucking-nationally <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Photos circulated widely last week of President Trump at the American Trucking Assns.' (ATA) visit to the White House. What many may not have seen — or didn't realize they were seeing — was a major ATA effort to raise the profile of trucking with the American people and motoring public.</div> <p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/raising-profile-trucking-nationally" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/raising-profile-trucking-nationally#comments Fleet Management News Wed, 29 Mar 2017 14:02:00 +0000 215041 at http://fleetowner.com <p>The American Trucking Assns. brought two trucks to its visit with President Trump at the White House last week. One&#39;s trailer featured an American flag, while the other carried a message from the <a href="http://truckingmovesamerica.com/" target="_blank">Trucking Moves America Forward program</a> meant to emphasize the importance of trucking and truck drivers to the U.S. economy and everyday life.</p> Photo courtesy American Trucking Assns. Putting the freight picture into focus http://fleetowner.com/blog/putting-freight-picture-focus <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div><p>So <strong>Eric Starks</strong>, president of research firm <a href="http://www.ftrintel.com/">FTR Transportation Intelligence</a>, gave a presentation at the 2017 Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) annual convention this week centered on the state of the U.S. freight market &ndash; in particular looking at factors that might help or hinder demand for trucking capacity in the months ahead.</p></div> <p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/blog/putting-freight-picture-focus" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/blog/putting-freight-picture-focus#comments News Trucks at Work Trucks at Work Wed, 29 Mar 2017 13:25:00 +0000 215031 at http://fleetowner.com <p>Erics Starks, at right, takes the stage. Photo by Sean Kilcarr for Fleet Owner.</p> Talbert introduces 55-ton extendable trailer http://fleetowner.com/equipment/talbert-introduces-55-ton-extendable-trailer <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Talbert Manufacturing introduced its <a href="http://www.talbertmfg.com" target="_blank">55SA-TELE heavy-haul trailer</a>. According to the company, the 53-foot unit allows users to haul a wide range of large equipment, such as bridge beams, conveyors, generators, pressure vessels and tanks, then retract the trailer to 32 ft. 6 inches. This shortens the overall trailer length to 53 ft.</p></div> <p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/equipment/talbert-introduces-55-ton-extendable-trailer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/equipment/talbert-introduces-55-ton-extendable-trailer#comments Equipment News Wed, 29 Mar 2017 13:22:00 +0000 215021 at http://fleetowner.com <p>Talbert Manufacturing&rsquo;s new 55-ton extendable trailer, the 55SA-TELE, can be retracted from 53 to 32 ft. 6 in.</p> Freightos raises $25M Series B extension funding http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/freightos-raises-25m-series-b-extension-funding <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p><a href="http://www.freightos.com/" target="_blank">Freightos</a> announced the completion of a $25 million Series B extension round, led by <a href="http://www.geventures.com/" target="_blank">GE Ventures</a>, with participation by additional investors that bring the company&rsquo;s total funding to $50 million. According to the company, the funds will be used to scale the Freightos Marketplace globally while continuing development of Freightos&rsquo; software suite of global freight pricing, routing, and sales automation.</p></div> <p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/freightos-raises-25m-series-b-extension-funding" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/freightos-raises-25m-series-b-extension-funding#comments Fleet Management News Wed, 29 Mar 2017 13:06:00 +0000 215011 at http://fleetowner.com National Carriers recognizes ‘Five Million Safe Mile’ drivers http://fleetowner.com/driver-management-resource-center/national-carriers-recognizes-five-million-safe-mile-drivers <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Owner operators Allen and Sandy Smith have been named <a href="http://www.nationalcarriers.com" target="_blank">Driver of the Year at National Carriers</a>. Joining the firm in 1987, the Smith team is quickly approaching their 30th anniversary with the &ldquo;Elite&rdquo; Fleet, the company noted.</p></div> <p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/driver-management-resource-center/national-carriers-recognizes-five-million-safe-mile-drivers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/driver-management-resource-center/national-carriers-recognizes-five-million-safe-mile-drivers#comments Driver Management Resource Center News Wed, 29 Mar 2017 12:33:00 +0000 215001 at http://fleetowner.com <p>National Carriers&#39; Driver of the Year Allen and Sandy Smith.</p> Purkeys develops tool for liftgate charging systems http://fleetowner.com/maintenance/purkeys-develops-tool-liftgate-charging-systems <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Purkeys, which provides electrical solutions for the heavy-duty trucking industry, has developed the <a href="http://purkeys.net/comparison/" target="_blank">Purkeys&rsquo; Comparison Tool</a>, an online tool that allows fleets to determine which liftgate battery charging system will work best for their specific application.</p></div> <p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/maintenance/purkeys-develops-tool-liftgate-charging-systems" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/maintenance/purkeys-develops-tool-liftgate-charging-systems#comments Maintenance Equipment News Wed, 29 Mar 2017 12:26:00 +0000 214991 at http://fleetowner.com Eco Flaps launches new website http://fleetowner.com/equipment/eco-flaps-launches-new-website <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Eco Flaps, Tennessee-based maker of aerodynamic splash guards, recently unveiled its <a href="http://www.ecoflaps.com" target="_blank">brand new website, as well as a new logo</a>.</p> <p>&ldquo;Our new website has a greatly improved appearance that builds upon the whole experience for Eco Flaps customers,&rdquo; said Russell Stubbs, CEO of Eco Flaps. &ldquo;Now, more than ever before, visitors to our website can see what truly makes Eco Flaps the clear choice when it comes to mud flaps through our online presence.&rdquo;</p></div> <p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/equipment/eco-flaps-launches-new-website" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/equipment/eco-flaps-launches-new-website#comments Equipment News Wed, 29 Mar 2017 12:18:00 +0000 214981 at http://fleetowner.com Wrapping up the TCA convention http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/wrapping-tca-convention <div class="field-deck"> Talking about autonomous trucks, freight prospects, diversity, and truck driver heroism at the Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) annual convention. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>NASHVILLE. The final day of the <a href="http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/tca-2017-day-2#slide-0-field_images-214921">2017 Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) annual convention</a> tackled major industry topics, touching on the outlook for the U.S. freight market, examining the potential timeline for automated trucks, and how to attract more women into trucking&rsquo;s ranks, while announcing several major awards &ndash; including those recognizing the &ldquo;Best Fleets to Drive For&rdquo; in North America as well as one truck driver&rsquo;s singular act of heroism.</p></div> <p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/wrapping-tca-convention" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/wrapping-tca-convention#comments Fleet Management News Wed, 29 Mar 2017 12:14:00 +0000 214971 at http://fleetowner.com <p>Newly-elected TCA Chairman Rob Penner (<em>far right</em>) who is also president and CEO of Bison Transportaed moderates a panel discussion on autonomous trucks. (<em>Photo by Sean Kilcarr for Fleet Owner</em>)</p> 6 Compliance Regulations You Need to Act On Now http://fleetowner.com/whitepapers/6-compliance-regulations-you-need-act-now <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>This year will be busy for fleet owners with six key compliance regulations that will need to be managed effectively to avoid violations. Use this white paper to gain a better understanding of each regulation and how it may apply to your organization. In some cases, you'll learn not only what it takes to comply, but how to work with the rules in a way that can help increase productivity and profitability.</div> <p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/whitepapers/6-compliance-regulations-you-need-act-now" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/whitepapers/6-compliance-regulations-you-need-act-now#comments Whitepapers Wed, 29 Mar 2017 06:26:00 +0000 215051 at http://fleetowner.com Love’s Travel Stops opens in Moore Haven, FL http://fleetowner.com/driver-management-resource-center/love-s-travel-stops-opens-moore-haven-fl <div class="field-deck"> Love’s adds nearly 80 parking spaces along U.S. Highway 27 </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p><a href="http://www.loves.com" target="_blank">Love&rsquo;s Travel Stops</a> opened for business recently in Moore Haven, FL, along U.S. Highway 27 and State Road 78. Love&rsquo;s 14th travel stop in Florida adds 77 truck-parking spaces to the area.</p></div> <p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/driver-management-resource-center/love-s-travel-stops-opens-moore-haven-fl" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/driver-management-resource-center/love-s-travel-stops-opens-moore-haven-fl#comments Driver Management Resource Center News Tue, 28 Mar 2017 13:48:00 +0000 214961 at http://fleetowner.com Webinar: Navigating VW & fleet funding opportunities http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/webinar-navigating-vw-fleet-funding-opportunities <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>The VW settlement presents fleets with a unique, multi-billion dollar opportunity to modernize with new clean diesel and alternative fuel vehicles and technologies. While the VW funding opportunity is significant, traditional state funding opportunities may offer even more incentive money for clean fleets.</p></div> <p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/webinar-navigating-vw-fleet-funding-opportunities" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/webinar-navigating-vw-fleet-funding-opportunities#comments Fleet Management News Tue, 28 Mar 2017 13:36:00 +0000 214951 at http://fleetowner.com ATA announces leadership change at TMC http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/ata-announces-leadership-change-tmc <div class="field-deck"> Robert Braswell named acting executive director </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>As part of its ongoing restructuring, the <a href="http://www.trucking.org/" target="_blank">American Trucking Assns</a>. announced a leadership change at its largest council &ndash; the ATA Technology and Maintenance Council, which has named longtime TMC Technical Director Robert Braswell as the organization&rsquo;s acting executive director. Braswell will replace Carl Kirk who has left the organization.</p></div> <p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/ata-announces-leadership-change-tmc" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/ata-announces-leadership-change-tmc#comments Fleet Management News Tue, 28 Mar 2017 13:09:00 +0000 214941 at http://fleetowner.com Southeastern Freight Lines names manager of Dalton center http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/southeastern-freight-lines-names-manager-dalton-center <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p><a href="http://www.sefl.com" target="_blank">Southeastern Freight Lines</a>, provider of regional less-than-truckload (LTL) transportation services, announced Jeff Sittnick has been promoted to service center manager in Dalton, GA.</p></div> <p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/southeastern-freight-lines-names-manager-dalton-center" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/southeastern-freight-lines-names-manager-dalton-center#comments Maintenance Fleet Management News Tue, 28 Mar 2017 13:02:00 +0000 214931 at http://fleetowner.com <p>Jeff Sittnick</p> TCA 2017: Day 2 http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/tca-2017-day-2 <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div><p>The second day of the 2017 Truckload Carriers association (TCA) annual meeting featured welcoming remarks from Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam, a performance by noted country music artists Lindsey Lawler in recognition of Daniel Sieczkarski from Melton Truck Lines, Inc., being named the 2016 Highway Angel of the Year, and a talk by noted futurist and Forbes writer Rich Karlgaard about what the Trump era holds in store for trucking. (<em>All photos by Sean Kilcarr for Fleet Owner</em>)<br /> <br /> &nbsp;</p> </div> <p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/tca-2017-day-2" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/tca-2017-day-2#comments Fleet Management News Tue, 28 Mar 2017 12:32:00 +0000 214921 at http://fleetowner.com Bison explains how it rebuilt its safety culture http://fleetowner.com/safety/bison-explains-how-it-rebuilt-its-safety-culture <div class="field-deck"> A 16-year process reduced turnover and dramatically cut insurance losses for Bison Transport. But it required a complete cultural overhaul, according to the carrier’s safety director. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>NASHVILLE. Garth Pitzel will tell you that in the 1990s, as <a href="http://www.bisontransport.com/">Bison Transport</a> grew into one of North America&rsquo;s largest fleets by adding over 100 trucks a year, the company aimed just to be &ldquo;compliant&rdquo; with safety regulations while focusing more on how to deliver customer freight on time, every time.</p></div> <p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/safety/bison-explains-how-it-rebuilt-its-safety-culture" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/safety/bison-explains-how-it-rebuilt-its-safety-culture#comments Fleet Management News Safety Tue, 28 Mar 2017 11:55:00 +0000 214911 at http://fleetowner.com <p>Nothing has a greater impact on Bison&rsquo;s safety culture than driver retention. &ldquo;It is the single most important item in my job,&quot; according to Garth Pitzel. (<em>Photo courtesy of Bison Transport</em>)</p> PeopleNet to offer 4G LTE coverage for fleets http://fleetowner.com/technology/peoplenet-offer-4g-lte-coverage-fleets <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>NASHVILLE. PeopleNet announced it is the first fleet management provider to offer a connection to 4G Long-Term Evolution (LTE) networks, now available through its <a href="http://www.peoplenetonline.com/" target="_blank">PeopleNet ConnectedFleet platform</a>. The announcement was made at the Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) 2017 Annual Convention.</p></div> <p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/technology/peoplenet-offer-4g-lte-coverage-fleets" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/technology/peoplenet-offer-4g-lte-coverage-fleets#comments Fleet Management News Technology Mon, 27 Mar 2017 17:38:00 +0000 214901 at http://fleetowner.com <p>&ldquo;Offering LTE connectivity gives organizations the ability to collect data from vehicles, drivers, and devices faster and more reliably than ever before.&quot; -PeopleNet&#39;s Eric Witty. (<em>Photo by Sean Kilcarr for Fleet Owner</em>)</p> Autonomous trucks redux http://fleetowner.com/technology/autonomous-trucks-redux <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>It&rsquo;s always a thrill to discover that someone actually reads what you write. So I was happy to see comments on my recent blog on autonomous trucks. And I want to offer some additional thoughts on the subject.</p> <p>Innovation stems in part from an almost absolute faith that anything is possible.&nbsp; Engineered products for commercial use owe their origins to this faith. As do most other amazing things that get developed. If we didn&rsquo;t have people who thought the impossible was possible new things would never get invented.</p></div> <p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/technology/autonomous-trucks-redux" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/technology/autonomous-trucks-redux#comments News Technology Mon, 27 Mar 2017 14:37:00 +0000 214891 at http://fleetowner.com Covenant Transport joins PIT Group http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/covenant-transport-joins-pit-group <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>PIT Group, a research and engineering group supporting the North American transportation industry, announced that Covenant Transport, Inc. has joined its <a href="http://www.thepitgroup.com" target="_blank">growing list of U.S. motor carrier member companies</a>.</p></div> <p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/covenant-transport-joins-pit-group" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/covenant-transport-joins-pit-group#comments Fleet Management News Mon, 27 Mar 2017 14:25:00 +0000 214881 at http://fleetowner.com Complying with FSMA: Is your fleet ready? http://fleetowner.com/regulations/complying-fsma-your-fleet-ready <div class="field-deck"> Enforcement for the FDA's new food safety rules set to begin April 6. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>The date for carriers to comply with the Food and Drug Administration&rsquo;s (FDA) new food safety rule is around the corner. The rule falls under the <a href="https://www.fda.gov/Food/GuidanceRegulation/FSMA/ucm383763.htm" target="_blank">Food Safety Modernization Act</a> (FSMA), which passed in 2011 in response to listeria and salmonella outbreaks mainly stemming from the manufacturing, processing, and handling of food.</p></div> <p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/regulations/complying-fsma-your-fleet-ready" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/regulations/complying-fsma-your-fleet-ready#comments Fleet Management News Regulations Mon, 27 Mar 2017 13:53:00 +0000 214871 at http://fleetowner.com <p>Carriers must comply with the FDA&#39;s new food safety rule by April 6, 2017.</p> Navistar unveils OnCommand Connection Telematics, Marketplace http://fleetowner.com/technology/navistar-unveils-oncommand-connection-telematics-marketplace <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://fleetowner.com/international-1?intlink=incontent" title="Keyword link list" target="_blank">Navistar</a></span> has launched a new telematics product, OnCommand Connection Telematics, that the company says includes hardware and applications supporting all makes and all models of Class 6-8 vehicles equipped with a J1939 or J1708 diagnostic port. </div> <p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/technology/navistar-unveils-oncommand-connection-telematics-marketplace" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/technology/navistar-unveils-oncommand-connection-telematics-marketplace#comments News Technology Mon, 27 Mar 2017 13:53:00 +0000 214861 at http://fleetowner.com Keeping your business relevant and profitable http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/keeping-your-business-relevant-and-profitable <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>It&rsquo;s just human nature. Many business owners, once they find &ldquo;the secret to success,&rdquo; have the tendency to relax and enjoy the view, thinking (erroneously) that they have plenty of time before their competition can catch-up to them.</p></div> <p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/keeping-your-business-relevant-and-profitable" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/keeping-your-business-relevant-and-profitable#comments Fleet Management News Mon, 27 Mar 2017 13:07:00 +0000 214851 at http://fleetowner.com For late adopters of ELDs simplicity will be the key http://fleetowner.com/blog/late-adopters-elds-simplicity-will-be-key <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div><p>So I got a few minutes to talk with <strong>Norm Ellis</strong>, president of <a href="http://www.eroad.com/">EROAD</a>, here at the <a href="http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/tca-2017-day-1#slide-0-field_images-214821">Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) annual convention</a> in Nashville, TN.</p></div> <p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/blog/late-adopters-elds-simplicity-will-be-key" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/blog/late-adopters-elds-simplicity-will-be-key#comments News Trucks at Work Trucks at Work Mon, 27 Mar 2017 12:46:00 +0000 214841 at http://fleetowner.com Schneider IPO shoots for half-a-billion dollars http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/schneider-ipo-shoots-half-billion-dollars <div class="field-deck"> Trucking company to be listed on NY Stock Exchange as 'SNDR' </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Schneider National Inc. made it official Friday, announcing the launch of a $500 million initial public offering to pay off debt and expand operations.</div> <p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/schneider-ipo-shoots-half-billion-dollars" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/schneider-ipo-shoots-half-billion-dollars#comments Fleet Management News Mon, 27 Mar 2017 11:50:00 +0000 214831 at http://fleetowner.com