News http://fleetowner.com/taxonomy/term/6594/more en Descartes partners with SAP http://fleetowner.com/technology/descartes-partners-sap <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p style="margin: 0in 0in 10pt;"><a href="http://www.descartes.com/"><u><font color="#0000ff" face="Calibri" size="3">Descartes Systems Group</font></u></a><font face="Calibri" size="3"> has signed a software development cooperation agreement with SAP SE, the company announced. The partnership provides customers with an end-to-end business-content network for logistics collaboration and connectivity by creating a logistics message exchange between Descartes&#39; cloud-based Global Logistics Network (GLN) and the SA&reg; Transportation Management (SAP TM) application.</font></p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/technology/descartes-partners-sap" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/technology/descartes-partners-sap#comments News Technology Fri, 31 Jul 2015 17:54:00 +0000 167061 at http://fleetowner.com Truck drivers' paradox: Not drinking is like drinking http://fleetowner.com/driver-management-resource-center/truck-drivers-paradox-not-drinking-drinking <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>It&#39;s the hottest time of the year in North America and not drinking enough water is like driving drunk, according to a recent study published in a medical journal.</p> <p>Truck drivers are especially prone to dehydration. Many truckers don&#39;t drink enough water because they don&#39;t want to stop for frequent bathroom breaks. And while there&#39;s no evidence that caffeinated drinks cause dehydration, they can be a mild diuretic in large amounts. Also, while the A/C may feel good, that cool breeze sucks moisture from the air and your body.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/driver-management-resource-center/truck-drivers-paradox-not-drinking-drinking" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/driver-management-resource-center/truck-drivers-paradox-not-drinking-drinking#comments Driver Management Resource Center News Fri, 31 Jul 2015 15:56:00 +0000 167051 at http://fleetowner.com Your July 31 Pre-Trip: Investigators dismantle human smuggling ring http://fleetowner.com/regulations/your-july-31-pre-trip-investigators-dismantle-human-smuggling-ring <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p style="margin: 0in 0in 10pt;"><font face="Calibri" size="3">Here are five things worth knowing today: </font></p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/regulations/your-july-31-pre-trip-investigators-dismantle-human-smuggling-ring" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/regulations/your-july-31-pre-trip-investigators-dismantle-human-smuggling-ring#comments Fleet Management News Regulations Safety Fri, 31 Jul 2015 14:29:00 +0000 167041 at http://fleetowner.com Agility Fuel Systems searches for new CEO http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/agility-fuel-systems-searches-new-ceo <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p style="margin: 0in 0in 10pt;"><a href="http://www.agilityfs.com/"><u><font color="#0000ff" face="Calibri" size="3">Agility Fuel Systems</font></u></a><font face="Calibri" size="3"> announced that Barry Engle has accepted an executive vice president position with General Motors and will depart from his post as CEO of Agility. He will, however, continue to serve on Agility&#39;s Board of Directors.</font></p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/agility-fuel-systems-searches-new-ceo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/agility-fuel-systems-searches-new-ceo#comments Fleet Management News Fri, 31 Jul 2015 13:12:00 +0000 167021 at http://fleetowner.com KeepTruckin redesigns Electronic Logbook App http://fleetowner.com/technology/keeptruckin-redesigns-electronic-logbook-app <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p><a href="https://keeptruckin.com/"><u>KeepTruckin</u></a> recently announced the release of its redesigned Electronic Logbook App.</p> <p>&ldquo;We started KeepTruckin with the mission to build great technology products for the trucking industry,&rdquo; the company said. &ldquo;Tools that are easy to use, and that improve the lives of those who keep our economy moving &mdash; truck drivers.&rdquo;</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/technology/keeptruckin-redesigns-electronic-logbook-app" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/technology/keeptruckin-redesigns-electronic-logbook-app#comments News Technology Fri, 31 Jul 2015 13:10:00 +0000 167011 at http://fleetowner.com Blue Bird unveils new gasoline-powered school bus http://fleetowner.com/maintenance/blue-bird-unveils-new-gasoline-powered-school-bus <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p><a href="http://www.blue-bird.com/"><u>Blue Bird</u></a> introduced its newest product offering at the School Transportation News (STN) Expo Conference and Trade Show in Reno.</p> <p>&ldquo;The Blue Bird Gasoline-Powered Type C Vision School Bus is designed to make ownership more affordable and to provide easier maintenance for school districts and contractors, and will utilize <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://fleetowner.com/ford-0?intlink=incontent " title="Keyword link list" target="_blank">Ford</a></span> Motor Company&rsquo;s modern and highly efficient Ford 6.8L V10 gasoline engine,&rdquo; the company said.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/maintenance/blue-bird-unveils-new-gasoline-powered-school-bus" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/maintenance/blue-bird-unveils-new-gasoline-powered-school-bus#comments Maintenance News Fri, 31 Jul 2015 13:08:00 +0000 167001 at http://fleetowner.com Technology reforms autogas refueling http://fleetowner.com/technology/technology-reforms-autogas-refueling <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Staubli nozzle and accessories continue to connect and resonate with fleets throughout North America.&nbsp; <a href="http://www.allianceautogas.com/"><u>Alliance AutoGas</u></a> announced this past December that its Ultra- Low Propane Autogas Staubli Nozzle is being offered to include adaptors, connectors, caps and valves.</p> <p>&ldquo;Full distribution was started in February across North America with huge acceptance and approval by not only fleets currently using propane autogas, but the propane industry as well,&rdquo; the company said.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/technology/technology-reforms-autogas-refueling" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/technology/technology-reforms-autogas-refueling#comments News Technology Fri, 31 Jul 2015 13:04:00 +0000 166991 at http://fleetowner.com More virtual testing may help tackle GHG goals http://fleetowner.com/technology/more-virtual-testing-may-help-tackle-ghg-goals <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>As an array of commercial vehicle manufacturers begin to focus on how to comply with the <a href="http://fleetowner.com/regulations/ghg-phase-ii-10-key-points-proposed-truck-standards">Phase 2 greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction mandates</a>, more &ldquo;virtual testing&rdquo; of truck and trailer designs is expected to be deployed to reach the required fuel economy goals within the rules.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/technology/more-virtual-testing-may-help-tackle-ghg-goals" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/technology/more-virtual-testing-may-help-tackle-ghg-goals#comments Equipment News Technology Fri, 31 Jul 2015 11:24:00 +0000 166981 at http://fleetowner.com <p>A view of EXA&#39;s PowerFLOW simulation software program.</p> Senate OKs 3-month highway funding; passes multiyear plan http://fleetowner.com/regulations/senate-oks-3-month-highway-funding-passes-multiyear-plan <div class="field-deck"> Long-term funding debate moves to House </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The Senate on Thursday passed a three-month highway bill extension and a multiyear package as well. So what happens now?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/regulations/senate-oks-3-month-highway-funding-passes-multiyear-plan" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/regulations/senate-oks-3-month-highway-funding-passes-multiyear-plan#comments News Regulations Fri, 31 Jul 2015 06:45:00 +0000 166971 at http://fleetowner.com Thinkstock GAO report raps HOS research methods http://fleetowner.com/regulations/gao-report-raps-hos-research-methods <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>A U.S.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/regulations/gao-report-raps-hos-research-methods" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/regulations/gao-report-raps-hos-research-methods#comments News Regulations Thu, 30 Jul 2015 18:42:00 +0000 166961 at http://fleetowner.com