Sometimes, the best path to fuel efficiency is picking the right truck. National Carriers, a coast-to-coast fleet hauling refrigerated goods and livestock and offering logistics services, has found that to be the case.
Two years ago, the company began converting its fleet of 670 tractors (70% company owned) to Kenworth’s T680 tractor with a 76-in. sleeper. Now the standard truck for National Carriers, which calls itself the “Elite Fleet,” the driver-friendly, aerodynamic trucks purchased through MHC Kenworth–Dallas are already paying dividends....More