When you think of how a trucking company fuels up their vehicles, it likely seems a boring thought. The truck pulls up, the truck driver gets out and puts the fuel card into the slot on the fueling terminal or goes to pay the attendant, then fuels up. And yet, like so much else nowadays, … Read moreHow Fuel Card Programs Are Evolving And Saving Fleets Time And Money
Sure, you may wonder what eating a balanced diet must do with trucker safety? A lot. Truck drivers who do not take what they eat seriously enough, may suffer from other health afflictions that can cause potential safety problems while behind the wheel, from falling asleep at the wheel to the actual safety of the … Read moreProper Health And Trucking Safety Go Hand-In-Hand
It’s the never-ending debate: How do fleets cut fuel costs even further? As manufacturers, aftermarket suppliers and other industry players look for every possible way to cut costs, save on fuel and pad their bottom line, they’ve got to turn an eye inward. Emissions and engine technology companies say the clean fuel revolution and subsequent … Read moreThe Lowdown On Idling And Fuel Saving Technologies For Trucking Companies
We recently took a closer look at what some of the oils of the future might look like, but what about the technology underlying the engine that requires the oil? The fact is, there’s a whole host of new engines and engine technology hitting the scene as fleets and governments alike expect better fuel economy … Read moreA Sneak Peek At The Latest In Trucking Engine Technology
While much of today’s trucking news surrounds over-the-road and intermodal deliveries and how they are changing under the onset of technology and transport efficiency, one area that’s received little attention is the boom in last mile delivery services. The fact is, e-commerce is changing the way last-mile deliveries are managed. As data miners look at … Read moreA Technology Boom Is Changing Last-Mile Delivery And Opening New Opportunities For Parcel Carriers
We are going to tell you a story. This isn’t a real story, but the story itself will help us get a crucial point across about today’s topic. So, let’s get started: Something wasn’t quite right about the vehicle as it pulled up and into the turn lane next to Johnson’s tractor-trailer. As an owner-operator, … Read moreWhy In-Cab Cameras Are So Beneficial For Truck Drivers
One of the most pressing issues facing modern fleets is how to deal with fleet maintenance and increasing technological disruption. As methods, technologies and vehicle construction change on near constant basis, how does an enterprising motor carrier keep up? Today, fleets of all shapes and sizes are dealing with the unfortunate side effects of increased … Read moreAre Your Technicians Staying On Top Of These Fleet Maintenance And Technology Trends?
Professional truck drivers struggle with several safety issues when driving. From people following too closely to speed control and bad weather, there’s plenty to contend with when your big rig is on the road. Conversely, fleet technicians seem to have a new component or piece of technology introduced by the day. So, how do they … Read moreHow The Internet Of Things Can Help You Transform Fleet Operations
What’s the FA-4 engine oil type? Let’s go through a little history lesson before we talk about how the new FA-4 spec engine oil is faring during use on the market. History of a New Oil Spec For many years, oil companies had been doing extensive testing of what are called FA-4 and CK-4 engine … Read moreIs The FA-4 Oil Type Promise Coming True for commercial motor vehicle ?