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James Cade of Ruan Transportation Managment at the awards ceremony for the Heavy Duty Sustainability category. Photo: Jim Park


Heavy Duty Fleets Honored for Sustainability and Efficiency at FTX

Several heavy duty fleets were recognized and six took the top honors for sustainability and efficiency at the 2016 Fleet Technology Expo at an Oct. 19 ceremony in Schaumburg, Ill.

Photo of Jeff Moody accepting his Fleet Visionary award at FTX by Chris Wolski.


Fleet Visionaries Honored at FTX

The inaugural class of Fleet Visionaries were honored at a ceremony in Schaumburg, Ill., during the 2016 Fleet Technology Expo.


Medium-Duty Update: Growing Sales, Diesel Developments, Vertical Integration

The Class 3-7 medium-duty truck market has been stable and healthy so far in 2016 and it is expected that all segments will show consistent growth going forward.


VIPAR Heavy Duty Names New President

VIPAR Heavy Duty chairman Bill Nolan announced that Chris Baer has been named its new president.

Photo courtesy of Paccar


Kenworth, Peterbilt Return to MATS for 2017

After a year in which none of the major Class 8 OEMs exhibited at the Mid-America Trucking Show, Kenworth and Peterbilt announced that they will return to the show for 2017.

DC200 Photo courtesy of Rand McNally


DC 200 Electronic Logging Device

The new device, the DC 200, is designed to meet the budgets and compliance requirements of small- and medium-sized fleets looking to leverage existing Android devices. Available later this year, the DC 200 is part of Rand McNally’s DriverConnect ecosystem.


Vanair Names VP of Sales

Vanair announced that Dean Strathman has been promoted to the position of vice president of sales.

Photo of 2016 Ram 2500 Regular Cab diesel courtesy of FCA.


Fleet Sales Fall 19% in September

Sales of vehicles from eight automakers to commercial fleets fell 19.6% to 40,657 units in September but remain solidly positive for the year, according to Automotive Fleet data.

The majority of the Rollins fleet are light-duty Toyota Tacoma trucks, with decals, a topper, toolbox, telematics, cargo net, and other items as standard upfits. (Photo courtesy of Rollins Inc.)


Pest Control Fleets Reduce Down, Improve Safety

Working hard to keep the pests away, these vocational fleets have varied upfitting requirements and have to do all they can to reduce downtime and keep vehicles on the road.

Photo of 2017 Super Duty truck courtesy of Ford.


Texas Auto Writers Name Ford Super Duty 'Truck of Texas'

The Texas Auto Writers Association (TAWA) named the 2017 Ford Super Duty the 2017 “Truck of Texas” at the 26th annual Texas Truck Rodeo.


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Building a Snowbelt Policy: Four Key Factors
Companies with fleets located within “Snowbelt” regions have particular challenges when developing policies around vehicle selection. To overcome these obstacles, companies should implement a customized policy for specific geographical regions. This tip sheet identifies four key factors to consider when thinking about a Snowbelt Policy for your fleet.
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Understanding the basic principles surrounding the Electronic Logging Devices (ELD) mandate and how to meet its compliance standards.
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The considerations that go into vehicle selection are intricate and have far-reaching impact on fleet costs and effectiveness. Acquisition cost is one factor, but the price of the vehicle is just the beginning. This tip sheet identifies other key factors to consider when selecting fleet vehicles.
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Sustainability is a large undertaking for companies and fleet management is where a company can have its greatest impact.
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