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Spartan Motors Names President, Fleet Vehicles and Services

Spartan Motors, Inc., announced the appointment of Tom Ninneman as president of Fleet Vehicles and Services (FVS), which includes the Utilimaster and Spartan Upfit Services brands,

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Ryder's Three Refrigerated Truck Solutions for Summer

Demand for refrigerated trucks can spike during summer for weeks in a row, leaving some fleet managers out in the cold due to their own lack of advanced planning. To fill the gap. some fleet managers look to rent needed vehicles.

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War of Words Erupts Over Trump's Call to Allow Interstate Tolls

A 39-word statement in a just-released six-page “fact sheet” on President Trump’s “infrastructure initiative” within his overall budget proposal has brought the toll vs. no-toll contenders out swinging.

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Ford Replaces CEO Fields With Mobility Head Hackett

Ford has replaced CEO Mark Fields with Jim Hackett, who has led its mobility business unit for the past year. Ford views Hackett as a "transformational business leader" as it seeks to boost profit amid investor pressure.

eBright ST 1085s were painted metallic silver to celebrate the 7,500th lift, then sold at a live auction at Stertil-Koni’s annual Distributor Meeting in Stevensville, MD. Photo courtesy of Steril-Koni

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Stertil-Koni Celebrates 7,500 Vehicle Lifts Produced

Stertil-Koni USA announced that its U.S. manufacturing facility recently produced its 7,500th unit in the USA.

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Enterprise Truck Rental Opens New Location in Indiana

Enterprise Truck Rental has opened a new facility in Southern Indiana in the city of New Albany.

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Bipartisan Infrastructure Plan Aims to Fund Projects Through Loans

While details on President Trump’s $1 trillion Infrastructure plan may still be weeks away, two senators, Mark R. Warner (D-Va.) and Roy Blunt (R-Mo.), have introduced a bipartisan infrastructure funding plan.

Owner-operators and small fleets can find loads via their mobile devices. Photo: Aether Films, courtesy Uber Freight

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Uber Freight Launches for Owner-Operators, Small Fleets

Uber is looking to transform the world of freight transport much as it has changed the world of taxis with its ride-sharing app. Deborah Lockridge has the story on what the new Uber Freight is -- and what it's not.

Mosquitoes B-Gone’s Ford Transit Connect went from solid white to a bright and bold wrap featuring different shades of green. Owner David Simons knew that he wanted a photo of a mosquito as part of his vehicle wrap. He found a close-up photo where the hairs on its legs were even visible. Simons’ photo gave designers an idea of the type of mosquito he wanted on the van, says Chad Huff of CSI Signs. Photo courtesy of Mosquitoes B-Gone

Articles

Vehicle Wraps: Eye Candy for Your Brand

Providing thousands of visual impressions — and thumbs-up at stoplights — vehicle wraps are one of the most cost-effective marketing mediums for fleets. But proper design is essential to grab a potential client’s attention in 4 to 6 seconds.

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E-Hook Freight Loading Storage Solution

Kinedyne’s E-Hook brand wall-mounted freight loading storage solution is designed to store tubes, pipes, beams, cables and other hard-to-stow cargo.

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