Fleet Management http://fleetowner.com/taxonomy/term/6596/more en Are millennials increasing risk for your business? http://fleetowner.com/technology/are-millennials-increasing-risk-your-business <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Much is said of trucking's workforce struggles not only in hiring and holding onto good workers but bringing on young ones. Even as you're trying to attract Millennials and younger professionals, could these workers be increasing security risks for your business?</div> <p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/technology/are-millennials-increasing-risk-your-business" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/technology/are-millennials-increasing-risk-your-business#comments Fleet Management News Technology Tue, 26 Jul 2016 15:06:00 +0000 196941 at http://fleetowner.com <p>While fleets and trucking companies are looking to hire younger workers and fill driver shortages, could those workers also be increasing security risks?</p> Aaron Marsh/Fleet Owner Sacconi named GM of Fontaine truck modification center http://fleetowner.com/equipment/sacconi-named-gm-fontaine-truck-modification-center <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Dan Sacconi has been named general manager of the new <a href="http://www.fontainemod.com">Fontaine Modification Vocational Services Truck Modification Center</a> in Avon Lake, OH. According to the company, this facility is dedicated to modifying and upfitting <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://fleetowner.com/ford-0?intlink=incontent " title="Keyword link list" target="_blank">Ford</a></span> F-650/F-750 medium-duty trucks that are built across the street at the Ford Ohio Assembly Plant.</p></div> <p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/equipment/sacconi-named-gm-fontaine-truck-modification-center" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/equipment/sacconi-named-gm-fontaine-truck-modification-center#comments Equipment Fleet Management News Tue, 26 Jul 2016 14:32:00 +0000 196931 at http://fleetowner.com <p>Dan Sacconi has been named general manager of Fontaine Modification&rsquo;s new truck modification center in Avon Lake, OH.</p> Dana Holding changes name to Dana Inc. http://fleetowner.com/equipment/dana-holding-changes-name-dana-inc <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Dana Holding Corporation announced that effective Aug. 1 it will change the company name to <a href="http://www.dana.com">Dana Inc</a>.</p> <p>&ldquo;The evolution is aimed to better reflect how the company conducts its business in the global marketplace &ndash; as a unified organization with an intense focus on customer satisfaction, manufacturing excellence, and advanced technology across all mobility sectors,&rdquo; according to the company.</p></div> <p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/equipment/dana-holding-changes-name-dana-inc" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/equipment/dana-holding-changes-name-dana-inc#comments Equipment Fleet Management News Tue, 26 Jul 2016 14:31:00 +0000 196921 at http://fleetowner.com ATRI asks for industry input on top issues facing trucking http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/atri-asks-industry-input-top-issues-facing-trucking <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>The American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) has kicked off its annual appeal to trucking industry stakeholders for their thoughts on the top issues facing the industry.</p></div> <p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/atri-asks-industry-input-top-issues-facing-trucking" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/atri-asks-industry-input-top-issues-facing-trucking#comments Fleet Management News Regulations Tue, 26 Jul 2016 14:30:00 +0000 196911 at http://fleetowner.com CarriersEdge offers border crossing driver training courses http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/carriersedge-offers-border-crossing-driver-training-courses <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>CarriersEdge, providers of <a href="www.carriersedge.com">online safety and compliance training tools</a> for the North American transportation industry, announced that its interactive learning approach is available in a series of new Border Crossing/C-TPAT courses for drivers. The courses cover Security and Threat Awareness, Security Inspections and Successful Border Crossing.</p></div> <p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/carriersedge-offers-border-crossing-driver-training-courses" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/carriersedge-offers-border-crossing-driver-training-courses#comments Driver Management Fleet Management News Technology Tue, 26 Jul 2016 14:23:00 +0000 196901 at http://fleetowner.com ShipX freight booking site rebranded FreightorGator http://fleetowner.com/technology/shipx-freight-booking-site-rebranded-freightorgator <div class="field-deck"> Along with new name and logo, company offering new rates and temporarily waiving booking fee </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Online freight exchange ShipX has rebranded itself to become FreightorGator. The change comes along with newly negotiated direct rates from industry carriers and a temporary waive of FreightorGator's $25 booking fee.</div> <p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/technology/shipx-freight-booking-site-rebranded-freightorgator" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/technology/shipx-freight-booking-site-rebranded-freightorgator#comments Fleet Management News Technology Mon, 25 Jul 2016 18:55:00 +0000 196861 at http://fleetowner.com <p>A screen shot showing the new <a href="http://freightorgator.com" target="_blank">FreightorGator site</a>.</p> New York's Strongest http://fleetowner.com/equipment/new-yorks-strongest <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div><p>New York City&#39;s police are &quot;The Finest,&quot; it&#39;s firemen &quot;The Bravest,&quot; but it&#39;s sanitation workers are known as &quot;The Stongest.&quot;&nbsp; And they maintain a fleet of 2,500 refuse trucks and 4,500 other heavy and medium-duty trucks as well as cars and pickups as they earn that title collecting some 9,000 tons of trash and recyclables every day.</p></div> <p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/equipment/new-yorks-strongest" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/equipment/new-yorks-strongest#comments Maintenance Equipment Fleet Management News Running Green Mon, 25 Jul 2016 14:29:00 +0000 196851 at http://fleetowner.com NYC Sanitation trucks do much more than collect refuse http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/nyc-sanitation-trucks-do-much-more-collect-refuse <div class="field-deck"> The fleet isn’t just large; it’s versatile and clean. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>NEW YORK. It collects some 9,000 tons of refuse and recyclables a day, but that&rsquo;s just one of the jobs carried out by the New York City Dept. of Sanitation (DSNY) fleet of 2,500 heavy-duty collection trucks.&nbsp; They serve as protection for presidents and popes, carry people to safety during floods and hurricanes, lead recovery efforts after disasters and, perhaps most importantly, marshal their full strength within an hour to clean the city streets of snow even when it hits record levels like the 30-inch snow storm last winter.</p></div> <p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/nyc-sanitation-trucks-do-much-more-collect-refuse" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/nyc-sanitation-trucks-do-much-more-collect-refuse#comments Fleet Management News Mon, 25 Jul 2016 14:15:00 +0000 196831 at http://fleetowner.com <p>A new Mack LR is prepped for duty as an NYC refuse collection truck ready to do double duty as a snow plow when needed.</p> Delivering Training http://fleetowner.com/maintenance/delivering-training <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>We are all familiar with the fact that there are different learning styles. We&rsquo;ve heard terms like spatial learner, auditory learner, and kinesthetic learner, to name a few. What that all means is that people absorb knowledge in different ways and training should be tailored to an individual&rsquo;s learning style whenever possible.</p></div> <p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/maintenance/delivering-training" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/maintenance/delivering-training#comments Maintenance Fleet Management Mon, 25 Jul 2016 12:52:00 +0000 196771 at http://fleetowner.com Your July 22 Pre-Trip: Volkswagen open to U.S. trucks deal http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/your-july-22-pre-trip-volkswagen-open-us-trucks-deal <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Here are five things worth knowing today:</p></div> <p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/your-july-22-pre-trip-volkswagen-open-us-trucks-deal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/your-july-22-pre-trip-volkswagen-open-us-trucks-deal#comments Fleet Management News Fri, 22 Jul 2016 15:13:00 +0000 196711 at http://fleetowner.com