News http://fleetowner.com/taxonomy/term/6594/more en Navistar Q1 revenues up, losses down http://fleetowner.com/news/navistar-q1-revenues-losses-down <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Revenues for its first fiscal quarter of 2015 hit $2.4 billion for an increase of 10% over the same period in 2014, according to <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://fleetowner.com/international-1?intlink=incontent" title="Keyword link list" target="_blank">Navistar</a></span> International Corp.&nbsp; The company also reported a net loss of $42 million for the quarter, compared to a loss of $248 million in Q1 2014.&nbsp; <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://fleetowner.com/navistar-1?intlink=incontent" title="Keyword link list" target="_blank">Navistar</a></span>&rsquo;s fiscal first quarter ended on Jan. 1.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/news/navistar-q1-revenues-losses-down" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/news/navistar-q1-revenues-losses-down#comments News Tue, 03 Mar 2015 15:30:00 +0000 152301 at http://fleetowner.com Navman and Teletrac merging http://fleetowner.com/technology/navman-and-teletrac-merging <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p><a href="http://www.navmanwireless.com/">Navman Wireless</a> and <a href="http://www.teletrac.com/">Teletrac Inc.</a> are merging together, with the combined company expected to be run by a joint executive management team, though T.J. Chung &ndash; Navman&rsquo;s president &ndash; will lead the new firm.</p> <p>The newly-combined company will continue to operate under both the Navman and Teletrac brands and fully support all current customers and platforms in its ongoing goal to drive the industry forward, Chung stressed in a statement.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/technology/navman-and-teletrac-merging" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/technology/navman-and-teletrac-merging#comments Fleet Management News Technology Tue, 03 Mar 2015 10:52:00 +0000 152291 at http://fleetowner.com March 3, 2015: Freight needs more national attention; Venue key in trucking lawsuits; Armored truck thieves nab $4 million in gold. http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/march-3-2015-freight-needs-more-national-attention-venue-key-trucking-lawsuits-armo <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Here is a look at what is happening in the world of transportation this morning:</p></div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/march-3-2015-freight-needs-more-national-attention-venue-key-trucking-lawsuits-armo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/march-3-2015-freight-needs-more-national-attention-venue-key-trucking-lawsuits-armo#comments Fleet Management News Tue, 03 Mar 2015 10:37:00 +0000 152281 at http://fleetowner.com Haldex relocates Arkansas friction center facility http://fleetowner.com/equipment/haldex-relocates-arkansas-friction-center-facility <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Brake system maker <a href="http://www.haldex.com/">Haldex</a> is relocating of its Little Rock, AR-based Friction Center to a new 49,000 sq.-ft. facility that can produce up to 9,000 relined brake shoes per day.</p> <p>The company added that its new facility also features an upgraded training room with a complete air brake system display board and a wheel-end stand for foundation brake training.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/equipment/haldex-relocates-arkansas-friction-center-facility" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/equipment/haldex-relocates-arkansas-friction-center-facility#comments Equipment News Tue, 03 Mar 2015 03:43:00 +0000 152261 at http://fleetowner.com Dometic Americas organization restructured http://fleetowner.com/equipment/dometic-americas-organization-restructured <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Leisure product maker <a href="http://www.dometic.com/usa/">Dometic Group</a> is realigning its Americas organization as it integrates newly-acquired Atwood Mobile Products into its business structure.</p> <p>&ldquo;The acquisition of Atwood Mobile Products has given us additional opportunities, which has enabled us to reposition the region and create a much stronger RV [recreational vehicle] division,&rdquo; noted Frank Marciano, Dometic Americas&rsquo; president, in a statement.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/equipment/dometic-americas-organization-restructured" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/equipment/dometic-americas-organization-restructured#comments Equipment News Tue, 03 Mar 2015 03:34:00 +0000 152251 at http://fleetowner.com CRST acquires Pegasus Transportation http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/crst-acquires-pegasus-transportation <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p><a href="http://MeV.pr-optout.com/Tracking.aspx?Data=HHL%3d8%2c%3a4%3d0-%3eLCE17445%3c3-GLCE17.6&amp;RE=MC&amp;RI=3672017&amp;Preview=False&amp;DistributionActionID=41261&amp;Action=Follow+Link">CRST International Inc.</a> is buying privately-held Pegasus Transportation, Inc., based in Louisville, KY, for an undisclosed sum.</p> <p>CRST noted that it funded the purchase through existing cash reserves, allowing the company to remain debt-free.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/crst-acquires-pegasus-transportation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/crst-acquires-pegasus-transportation#comments Fleet Management News Tue, 03 Mar 2015 03:19:00 +0000 152241 at http://fleetowner.com HDA Truck Pride to hold gift card drawings at NTEA http://fleetowner.com/equipment/hda-truck-pride-hold-gift-card-drawings-ntea <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Parts aftermarket heavyweight <a href="http://www.hdatruckpride.com/">HDA Truck Pride</a> will be offering drawings for a chance to win a variety of $100 gift cards at the <a href="http://www.ntea.com/">National Truck Equipment Association</a> (NTEA) <a href="http://www.ntea.com/worktruckshow">Work Truck Show</a> being held this week in Indianapolis.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/equipment/hda-truck-pride-hold-gift-card-drawings-ntea" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/equipment/hda-truck-pride-hold-gift-card-drawings-ntea#comments Equipment News Tue, 03 Mar 2015 03:06:00 +0000 152231 at http://fleetowner.com Fuel prices keep heading upwards http://fleetowner.com/fuel/fuel-prices-keep-heading-upwards <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Average retail pump prices for diesel and gasoline in the U.S. continued increasing this week, according to data tracked by the <a href="http://www.eia.gov/">Energy Information Administration</a> (EIA), with gasoline prices cracking the $3-per-gallon mark on the West Coast in large part due to a refinery explosion.</p> <p>The national average for diesel in the U.S. jumped 3.6 cents to $2.936 per gallon, the agency noted, though that is $1.08 per gallon lower 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-heading-upwards" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/fuel/fuel-prices-keep-heading-upwards#comments Fuel News Tue, 03 Mar 2015 02:50:00 +0000 152221 at http://fleetowner.com KISSmet http://fleetowner.com/equipment/kissmet <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Some of you think of me as an electronic geek. &nbsp;But, those that have worked closely with me know that I prefer simple solutions that don&rsquo;t involve electronics and wires, whenever possible. &nbsp;For me, it&rsquo;s Keep It Seriously Simple&mdash;its fate (spelled incorrectly with an extra &ldquo;s&rdquo;).</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/equipment/kissmet" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/equipment/kissmet#comments Equipment News Mon, 02 Mar 2015 20:38:00 +0000 152211 at http://fleetowner.com Leadership and Emotional Intelligence http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/leadership-and-emotional-intelligence <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>&ldquo;Emotional Intelligence&rdquo; was first introduced by Dr. Daniel Goleman in the mid 1990&rsquo;s as a way for leaders to evaluate and develop their capabilities in five categories: Self-Awareness, Self-Regulation, Motivation, Empathy and Social Skill. Dr. Goleman explains that even though intelligence as measured by, &quot;I.Q.&quot; is important, the most successful managers and leaders have a greater capacity for, &ldquo;E.Q.&rdquo;; &ldquo;Emotional Intelligence.&rdquo;</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/leadership-and-emotional-intelligence" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/leadership-and-emotional-intelligence#comments Fleet Management News Mon, 02 Mar 2015 20:26:00 +0000 152201 at http://fleetowner.com