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Pioneer Tarping System (image courtesy of Pioneer)

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Pioneer Expands Tarping System Warranty

Pioneer, a North American automated tarping systems supplier for the waste, recycling and construction industries, has extended the warranty on new models of its flagship Rack ‘n Pinion tarping system to five years,

According to the White House, President Trump’s Executive Order will make the environmental and permitting processes needed for major infrastructure projects more efficient and effective. Photo: ATA

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Trump Executive Order Aims to Speed Infrastructure Projects

According to the White House, regulatory red tape routinely holds up major infrastructure projects for years at significant cost to the economy.

Patented technologies include real-time and forecast road conditions that identify dangerous roads before the delays begin. (Image courtesy of Baron)

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Baron Weather API

The Baron Weather API is ideal for fleet management tracking platforms, transportation management systems for pre-planning, and mobile driver applications.

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Talks to Revamp NAFTA Slated to Begin This Week

Trucking and logistics interests are keeping a close eye on talks to revamp the North American Free Trade Agreement begin this week – particularly those involved in the automotive industry.

Photo of Scott Pruitt via Gage Skidmore/Flickr.

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Trump's EPA Expands Review of Obama's Mileage Rules

The Trump administration is reopening a federal review of Obama-era fuel economy rules covering the 2022 to 2025 model years, and expanding the review to include the 2021 model year signed into law in 2012.

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Work Truck Exchange Returns to Arizona

Work Truck magazine and sister publication Automotive Fleet will bring the Work Truck Exchange (WTX) to Phoenix from Nov. 6 to 8. The intimate meeting pairs a select group of fleet managers with industry suppliers.

Image of refuse truck fleet courtesy of Waste Management.

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Telematics in Vocational Truck Fleets: Refuse and Waste Management

Refuse fleets often have set routes but drivers operate in inherently dangerous conditions. Telematics can help keep drivers safe and improve the efficiency or a refuse or waste management fleet.

Hino Motors Manufacturing in Williamstown, W. Va., celebrated 10 years of manufacturing. (Photo: Hino)

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Hino Celebrates 10 Years in West Virginia

Hino Motors Manufacturing facility in Williamstown, W. Va., celebrated 10 years of medium-duty truck production. This 245,000 square-foot location produces Hino’s Class 6 & 7 conventional body style trucks.

Over-spec’ing a truck increases the capitalized cost of the vehicle, while underspec’ing increases maintenance cost. (Photo: Getty Images)

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How to Spec a Truck for the Application

Work trucks must be viewed as earning assets, so it is critical to spec these work tools to maximize their productivity. It is impossible to “build” a truck that enhances user productivity if you don’t understand the fleet application.

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Freedom X Inverter

Xantrex’s Freedom X is a sine wave inverter line designed to bring more surge power and precise electrical power in a more durable package.

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Reducing Fleet Spend Using Fleet Management Software

See how Cox Communications captures its complex and disparate fleet and operational data across its divisions and operating companies and then extrapolates real-time information, resulting in leveraged acquisition costs and a reduced fleet spend.

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Did you know toll violations represent more than half of all fleet violations? With cashless toll roads on the rise, it’s important for fleet managers to establish a strategic tolls and violations policy. This whitepaper highlights 5 things to consider when developing a tolling policy that will benefit your fleet’s productivity and your bottom line.
Why it Pays to Separate Parts From Labor
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The Path to ELD Compliance
As the deadline for ELD Compliance fast approaches, professional drivers and fleet managers are seeking clarification on whether or not the new law applies to their operations and, if so, how to transition to the new technology.
Fleet Card Fraud: Sources, Trends and Prevention
Technology has led to rapid innovation in payment tools and methods. However, it has also created more opportunities for criminals to commit fraud.
5 Steps to Optimizing Fleet Operations
Rightsizing your fleet is key to optimizing fleet operations. Learn the 5 steps to making your fleet the best it can possibly be by utilizing fleet assets in the most optimal way.

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