Fleet Management http://fleetowner.com/taxonomy/term/6596/more en Concerns aired as GHG Phase II regulation proposal nears http://fleetowner.com/running-green/concerns-aired-ghg-phase-ii-regulation-proposal-nears <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>INDIANAPOLIS. Industry anticipating, and growing concern, is building as the release of the official proposed <a href="http://fleetowner.com/regulations/phase-ii-ghg-rules-could-pose-issues-trailer-oems-says-great-dane">EPA Phase II regulations</a> grow closer. Attendees at the Green Truck Summit here in Indy received a general outlook at what the EPA is looking towards when those rules are released &ldquo;this spring,&rdquo; according to Matthew Spears, center director of heavy-duty diesel programs for the <a href="http://www.epa.gov">Environmental Protection Agency</a>.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/running-green/concerns-aired-ghg-phase-ii-regulation-proposal-nears" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/running-green/concerns-aired-ghg-phase-ii-regulation-proposal-nears#comments Fleet Management Fuel News Running Green Wed, 04 Mar 2015 02:01:00 +0000 152391 at http://fleetowner.com PERC’s focuses on total cost of ownership for propane autogas vehicles http://fleetowner.com/running-green/perc-s-focuses-total-cost-ownership-propane-autogas-vehicles <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>INDIANAPOLIS. The Propane Education &amp; Research Council (PERC) is playing a prominent role this week at the NTEA&rsquo;s 2015 Work Truck Show as it highlights the <a href="http://www.cleanamericaninnovation.com/">total cost of ownership</a> for propane autogas vehicles in several displays.</p> <p>PERC experts are on hand to discuss why propane autogas is the proper fit for work trucks. Using the group&rsquo;s <a href="http://www.propanecostcalculator.com/autogas/">Propane Autogas Cost Calculator</a>, fleets can calculate their TCO.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/running-green/perc-s-focuses-total-cost-ownership-propane-autogas-vehicles" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/running-green/perc-s-focuses-total-cost-ownership-propane-autogas-vehicles#comments Equipment Fleet Management Fuel News Running Green Wed, 04 Mar 2015 02:00:00 +0000 152381 at http://fleetowner.com Building a safer and more sustainable Navy http://fleetowner.com/running-green/building-safer-and-more-sustainable-navy <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>INDIANAPOLIS. The Green Truck Summit kicked off today with a decidedly military feel as keynote speaker Capt. Alex Stites, director of shore energy for the <a href="http://www.navy.com">U.S. Navy</a>, delivered an overview of the Navy&rsquo;s alternative fuel and sustainability approach to a packed house here in Indianapolis.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/running-green/building-safer-and-more-sustainable-navy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/running-green/building-safer-and-more-sustainable-navy#comments Fleet Management News Running Green Wed, 04 Mar 2015 01:51:00 +0000 152351 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 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 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 March 2, 2015: Truck driver shortage remains acute; KLLM building massive driver school; Dog left in pickup drowns in icy river. http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/march-2-2015-truck-driver-shortage-remains-acute-kllm-building-massive-driver-schoo <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-2-2015-truck-driver-shortage-remains-acute-kllm-building-massive-driver-schoo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/march-2-2015-truck-driver-shortage-remains-acute-kllm-building-massive-driver-schoo#comments Fleet Management News Mon, 02 Mar 2015 13:23:00 +0000 152161 at http://fleetowner.com Love’s Travel Stops opens in Ohio http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/love-s-travel-stops-opens-ohio <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p><a href="http://www.loves.com">Love&rsquo;s Travel Stops</a> has opened a new travel stop in Bidwell, OH. The store is open at U.S. Highway 35 and Ohio State Route 850.</p> <p>The new Love&rsquo;s adds 72 truck parking spaces to the Buckeye State. The 24/7 facility also offers gourmet coffee, fresh fruit, gift items, name-brand electronics, seven showers and a Hardee&rsquo;s restaurant. Other driver services include a Love&rsquo;s Truck Tire Care center, RFID cardless fueling and CAT scales.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/love-s-travel-stops-opens-ohio" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/love-s-travel-stops-opens-ohio#comments Fleet Management News Mon, 02 Mar 2015 11:54:00 +0000 152131 at http://fleetowner.com FTR: Lower fuel prices boosted December's SCI reading http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/ftr-lower-fuel-prices-boosted-decembers-sci-reading <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Research and forecasting firm <a href="http://www.ftrintel.com/">FTR Transportation Intelligence</a> said lower fuel prices and the impacts associated with the <a href="http://fleetowner.com/regulations/ata-puts-permanent-hos-restart-fix-high-wish-list">suspension of the 34-hour restart provision</a> within <a href="http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/outlook-2014-real-impact-hos">current hours-of-service (HOS) rules</a> helped improve its Shippers Conditions Index (SCI) for December.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/ftr-lower-fuel-prices-boosted-decembers-sci-reading" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/ftr-lower-fuel-prices-boosted-decembers-sci-reading#comments Fleet Management News Mon, 02 Mar 2015 11:20:00 +0000 152121 at http://fleetowner.com