News http://fleetowner.com/taxonomy/term/6594/more en Armstrong: 3PL growth in U.S. to climb yet higher http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/armstrong-3pl-growth-us-climb-yet-higher <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Given his recently revised estimates of market activity, <a href="https://www.3plogistics.com/evan.htm">consultant Evan Armstrong</a>, president of <a href="https://www.3plogistics.com/">Armstrong &amp; Associates</a>, now expects 3PL &nbsp;growth in the U.S. from 2013-2016 to accelerate beyond the pace it achieved from 2010-2013. He offered that assessment yesterday during a <a href="http://www.stifel.com/">Stifel, Nicolaus &amp; Co</a>. conference call.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/armstrong-3pl-growth-us-climb-yet-higher" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/armstrong-3pl-growth-us-climb-yet-higher#comments Fleet Management News Fri, 21 Nov 2014 17:59:00 +0000 143201 at http://fleetowner.com Fuel Efficiency and the Driver Shortage http://fleetowner.com/running-green/fuel-efficiency-and-driver-shortage <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Go to any trucking industry event and you are bound to hear about the driver shortage. There&rsquo;s no escaping the fact that a lack of drivers is one of the top concerns of fleet owners and managers.</p> <p>According to the American Trucking Associations, we are short about 35,000 drivers today, and that number could grow to 240,000 by 2020.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/running-green/fuel-efficiency-and-driver-shortage" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/running-green/fuel-efficiency-and-driver-shortage#comments News Running Green Fri, 21 Nov 2014 15:13:00 +0000 143191 at http://fleetowner.com Aperia, Velociti announce partnership http://fleetowner.com/equipment/aperia-velociti-announce-partnership <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Velociti, a provider of technology deployment services, and <a href="http://www.aperiatech.com/">Aperia Technologies</a>, makers of the Halo Tire Inflator, have announced a partnership that will make Velociti&rsquo;s project management and deployment services available to Aperia customers for the installation of Halo.</p> <p>Halo is a self-powered, bolt-on tire inflation technology.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/equipment/aperia-velociti-announce-partnership" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/equipment/aperia-velociti-announce-partnership#comments Equipment Fleet Management News Fri, 21 Nov 2014 14:41:00 +0000 143161 at http://fleetowner.com Central Hudson Gas & Electric to implement Chevin Fleet Solutions software http://fleetowner.com/technology/central-hudson-gas-electric-implement-chevin-fleet-solutions-software <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Central Hudson Gas &amp; Electric will implement web-based fleet management software from <a href="http://www.chevinfleet.com">Chevin Fleet Solutions</a>. The electric and gas utility provider for the Hudson Valley area of New York will use Chevin&rsquo;s FleetWave system to manage its fleet of more than 900 pieces of equipment across its operating regions and offices.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/technology/central-hudson-gas-electric-implement-chevin-fleet-solutions-software" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/technology/central-hudson-gas-electric-implement-chevin-fleet-solutions-software#comments Fleet Management News Technology Fri, 21 Nov 2014 14:40:00 +0000 143151 at http://fleetowner.com Trillium CNG opens station in Louisiana http://fleetowner.com/running-green/trillium-cng-opens-station-louisiana <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Trillium CNG has opened a public access <a href="http://www.trilliumcng.com/">compressed natural gas fueling station</a> in Monroe, LA. The station, which is capable of servicing Class 8 tractor-trailers, is located at the E-Z Mart Convenience Store and Truck Stop at 338 Highway 594 in Monroe, just off Interstate 20.</p> <p>The CNG station is solely owned and operated by Trillium CNG and is part of an agreement with E-Z Mart Stores, Inc. It will serve as the primary CNG fueling station for Paper Transport, Inc.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/running-green/trillium-cng-opens-station-louisiana" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/running-green/trillium-cng-opens-station-louisiana#comments Blue Fleets Fleet Management Fuel News Running Green Fri, 21 Nov 2014 14:39:00 +0000 143141 at http://fleetowner.com Ken-Tool develops metric valve breaker http://fleetowner.com/equipment/ken-tool-develops-metric-valve-breaker <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Ken-Tool, which provides tire service tools, has developed a new <a href="http://rs6.net/tn.jsp?et=1102861284913&amp;s=63241&amp;e=001bmbx5gvPtiJZDbrdsyL7JiF6jM0LVQkdLppJJX56aIpR_DJYz75CKEr54mrYnTzkdtcymbRxAX4DOlr4xupmq0KvOKd2EfQP_xZoPcTkVl88HVATZYRKRA==">metric valve breaker</a>. The T38B tool is designed to remove valve stems quickly from smaller 10mm valve stem holes which are common on heavy-duty aluminum and alloy wheels.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/equipment/ken-tool-develops-metric-valve-breaker" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/equipment/ken-tool-develops-metric-valve-breaker#comments Equipment News Fri, 21 Nov 2014 14:38:00 +0000 143131 at http://fleetowner.com Trailer, truck orders continue record runs http://fleetowner.com/equipment/trailer-truck-orders-continue-record-runs <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>October orders for both trailers and trucks are at all-time highs, according to recent reports.</p> <p>FTR said that October <a href="http://ck-marketing-communications.us3.list-manage.com/track/click?u=2e11ecade8218f6348ff8425b&amp;id=bb205f46bb&amp;e=3081d0cce8">U.S. trailer net orders</a> hit an all-time record high of 46,267 units, breaking the old record by 9%. At the same time, ACT Research said that <a href="http://www.actresearch.net/">Class 8 truck net orders</a> were 45,978 units in October, up 76% year over year and the second best month in the history of the industry.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/equipment/trailer-truck-orders-continue-record-runs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/equipment/trailer-truck-orders-continue-record-runs#comments Equipment News Fri, 21 Nov 2014 14:32:00 +0000 143121 at http://fleetowner.com November 21, 2014: Teamsters see mixed FedEx Freight unionization results; Drayage port driver strike ends; CNG snow plows hit the road. http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/november-21-2014-teamsters-see-mixed-fedex-freight-unionization-results-drayage-por <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/november-21-2014-teamsters-see-mixed-fedex-freight-unionization-results-drayage-por" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/november-21-2014-teamsters-see-mixed-fedex-freight-unionization-results-drayage-por#comments Fleet Management News Fri, 21 Nov 2014 11:38:00 +0000 143101 at http://fleetowner.com Snowbound: Roads closed across western New York http://fleetowner.com/news/snowbound-roads-closed-across-western-new-york <div class="field-byline"> David Cullen, executive editor </div> <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div><p>The &ldquo;lake-effect&rdquo; storms of historic proportions that have already buried a huge swath of western New York State under as much as six feet of snow are not done yet&mdash; up to another three feet of snow is forecast to fall on the region today.</p> <p>State officials announced this morning-- Day 3 of the weather event-- that no motorists remain stranded on the New York State Thruway (I-90).</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/news/snowbound-roads-closed-across-western-new-york" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/news/snowbound-roads-closed-across-western-new-york#comments News Thu, 20 Nov 2014 17:11:00 +0000 143091 at http://fleetowner.com New disaster-relief truck design unveiled http://fleetowner.com/equipment/new-disaster-relief-truck-design-unveiled <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>In order to help provide more relief services to places ravaged by natural disasters and even refugee camps, a new company named <a href="http://www.terranovagts.com/">Terranova GTS, LLC</a>, is working with <a href="http://www.navistar.com/">Navistar</a> and fire equipment provider <a href="http://www.darley.com/">W.S. Darley &amp; Co.</a> to craft a new kind of truck &ndash; one that not only can provide firefighting and mobile medical services but clean water as well.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/equipment/new-disaster-relief-truck-design-unveiled" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/equipment/new-disaster-relief-truck-design-unveiled#comments Equipment News Thu, 20 Nov 2014 15:39:00 +0000 143081 at http://fleetowner.com