Equipment http://fleetowner.com/taxonomy/term/6595/more en Fleet Tire joins Michelin http://fleetowner.com/maintenance/fleet-tire-joins-michelin <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p><a href="http://www.michelintruck.com/" target="_blank"><u>Michelin Americas Truck Tires</u></a> announced Fleet Tire will join the Michelin Commercial Service Network (MCSN). Fleet Tire operates its commercial/retail locations in Knoxville, TN, with five service trucks and six TIA-certified service specialists.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/maintenance/fleet-tire-joins-michelin" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/maintenance/fleet-tire-joins-michelin#comments Maintenance Equipment News Fri, 05 Feb 2016 13:48:00 +0000 183131 at http://fleetowner.com P.S. Profit, Safety, and Culture http://fleetowner.com/equipment/ps-profit-safety-and-culture <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Usually P.S. is at the end of something and means &quot;post script&quot; as in something additional to say. In this case, &quot;P&quot; is for Profit and &quot;S&quot; is for Safety. What&#39;s the culture in&nbsp;your company? It cannot be one or the other. It must be both. No profits and you&#39;ll go out of business lickity-split. No safety and either the government will put you out&nbsp;of business or you&#39;ll be sued and end up going out of business.<br /> </p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/equipment/ps-profit-safety-and-culture" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/equipment/ps-profit-safety-and-culture#comments Equipment News Thu, 04 Feb 2016 21:11:00 +0000 183101 at http://fleetowner.com World of Concrete in focus http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/world-concrete-focus <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div><p>The World of Concrete show in Las Vegas is annually the largest show dedicated to concrete professionals. This year&#39;s show featured thousands of products, including a new vocational truck line from International. You can read more about the HX Series here: <a href="http://fleetowner.com/equipment/vegas-provides-backdrop-international-s-hx-series-debut" target="_blank">Vegas provides backdrop for International&rsquo;s HX Series debut</a>.</p> <p>This gallery provides just a sampling of the many products from the show.</p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/world-concrete-focus#comments Equipment Fleet Management News Technology Thu, 04 Feb 2016 16:18:00 +0000 183071 at http://fleetowner.com Rounding up World of Concrete http://fleetowner.com/equipment/rounding-world-concrete <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>LAS VEGAS. Among the sprawling Las Vegas Convention Center floor this week at the World of Concrete are hundreds of products dedicated to construction and concrete operations and worker safety. While many have no practical uses to Fleet Owner&rsquo;s primary audience of trucking operations, nonetheless, some could be helpful to portions of our readership. These are a few of the new products available that could help those involved in construction operations.</p> <p><strong>Weather Guard transfer tanks</strong></p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/equipment/rounding-world-concrete" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/equipment/rounding-world-concrete#comments Equipment News Thu, 04 Feb 2016 15:33:00 +0000 183051 at http://fleetowner.com <p>WeatherGuard transfer tank.</p> Minimizer adds to maintenance line, releases light panel http://fleetowner.com/maintenance/minimizer-adds-maintenance-line-releases-light-panel <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p style="margin: 0in 0in 10pt;"><span style="font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;,&quot;serif&quot;;"><font size="3">Minimizer announced it is releasing its third Maintenance Line bench &ndash; the Dual Tire Work Bench &ndash; while also debuting a new Rear Center Light Panel that comes in several different finishes.</font></span></p> <p style="margin: 0in 0in 10pt;"><span style="font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;,&quot;serif&quot;;"><font size="3">&ldquo;We&rsquo;re kicking off 2016 with a bang,&rdquo; CEO Craig Kruckeberg said.</font></span></p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/maintenance/minimizer-adds-maintenance-line-releases-light-panel" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/maintenance/minimizer-adds-maintenance-line-releases-light-panel#comments Maintenance Equipment News Thu, 04 Feb 2016 14:59:00 +0000 182991 at http://fleetowner.com January prelim truck orders 'ugly' but not suprising http://fleetowner.com/equipment/january-prelim-truck-orders-ugly-not-suprising <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Preliminary reports show North American Class 8 truck production took an expected tumble in January, going against a softening economy and some very tough to match results from a year ago.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/equipment/january-prelim-truck-orders-ugly-not-suprising" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/equipment/january-prelim-truck-orders-ugly-not-suprising#comments Equipment Fleet Management News Thu, 04 Feb 2016 11:51:00 +0000 182971 at http://fleetowner.com FMCSA's DeLorenzo: Upcoming "messy" period for ELD use http://fleetowner.com/regulations/fmcsas-delorenzo-upcoming-messy-period-eld-use <div class="field-deck"> Head of agency's Compliance and Enforcement Office notes various systems, methods will be in use, offers insight </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>FMCSA's Joe DeLorenzo discussed some of the finer points and trickier elements of the agency's final rule on electronic logging devices — including that there's a coming period when a variety of driver log types will be in use — at Omnitracs Outlook 2016.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/regulations/fmcsas-delorenzo-upcoming-messy-period-eld-use" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/regulations/fmcsas-delorenzo-upcoming-messy-period-eld-use#comments Equipment Fleet Management News Regulations Technology Wed, 03 Feb 2016 05:14:00 +0000 182911 at http://fleetowner.com <p>FMCSA&#39;s Joe DeLorenzo discusses some of the finer points and trickier elements of the agency&#39;s final rule on electronic logging devices &mdash; including that there&#39;s a coming period when a variety of driver log types will be in use &mdash; at Omnitracs Outlook 2016.</p> Aaron Marsh/Fleet Owner World of Concrete: Parade of trucks http://fleetowner.com/equipment/world-concrete-parade-trucks <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div><p>The World of Concrete Show in Las Vegas this week is all about concrete and concrete products. However, without trucks, concrete never makes it to its final destination. International introduced a new Class 8 vocational line here, the HX Series (Read about it here: <a href="http://fleetowner.com/equipment/vegas-provides-backdrop-international-s-hx-series-debut" target="_blank">Vegas provides backdrop for International&rsquo;s HX Series debut),</a> but the other truck makers also had their best vocational products on display. Here is a look at some of the models.</p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://fleetowner.com/equipment/world-concrete-parade-trucks#comments Equipment News Wed, 03 Feb 2016 02:07:00 +0000 182901 at http://fleetowner.com Truck makers showcase their best at World of Concrete http://fleetowner.com/equipment/truck-makers-showcase-their-best-world-concrete <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>LAS VEGAS. While <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://fleetowner.com/international-1?intlink=incontent" title="Keyword link list" target="_blank">Navistar</a></span> has made a lot of news with the introduction of its new HX Series of Class 8 vocational trucks this week at the World of Concrete show here, several other truck makers have also garnered their share of attention with prominent displays of their vocational models as well.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/equipment/truck-makers-showcase-their-best-world-concrete" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/equipment/truck-makers-showcase-their-best-world-concrete#comments Equipment News Wed, 03 Feb 2016 02:03:00 +0000 182891 at http://fleetowner.com Mack expands reach of GuardDog Connect; announces Certified Uptime Centers http://fleetowner.com/maintenance/mack-expands-reach-guarddog-connect-announces-certified-uptime-centers <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>LAS VEGAS. In the world of concrete, and the <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://fleetowner.com/mack-0?intlink=incontent" title="Keyword link list" target="_blank">Mack</a></span> world in general, things are going well. That was the basic report issued by Stephen Roy, president of <a href="http://www.macktrucks.com">Mack Trucks North America</a>, on Tuesday at a press briefing at the World of Concrete Show here in Las Vegas.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/maintenance/mack-expands-reach-guarddog-connect-announces-certified-uptime-centers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/maintenance/mack-expands-reach-guarddog-connect-announces-certified-uptime-centers#comments Maintenance Equipment Fleet Management News Technology Wed, 03 Feb 2016 01:54:00 +0000 182881 at http://fleetowner.com