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Central Oregon Truck Company and Bison Transport were named the overall winners of the annual 2018 Best Fleets to Drive For contest. Photo: TCA

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Bison Transport, Central Oregon Truck Company Win TCA Best Fleets to Drive For

Central Oregon Truck Company and Bison Transport have been named the overall winners of the annual 2018 Best Fleets to Drive For contest, put on by the Truckload Carriers Association and its partner CarriersEdge.

Tiffany Hanna was awarded a 2014 Volvo VNL670 for her essay on the importance of bringing women into the trucking industry. Photo: Jim Park

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Women In Trucking Rewards Prime Driver With Volvo Truck

Tiffany Hanna, a truck driver and trainer at Prime, Inc., has been awarded a Volvo VNL 670 by the Women In Trucking Association and Arrow Truck Sales for her winning essay on the importance of attracting more women to the trucking industry.

Jodie Teuton is the first woman to be elected chair of American Truck Dealers in the organization's 48-year history. Photo: ATD

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Teuton Becomes First Woman to Head American Truck Dealers

Jodie Teuton, vice president of Kenworth of Louisiana and Southland Truck Leasing, has been elected chairwoman of American Truck Dealers at the ATD show in Las Vegas. She is the first woman to be elected chair of ATD which was founded in 1970.

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BOLT Lock Launches New Website

Designed to be user- and mobile-friendly, the newest website features allows customers to select their year, make, and model vehicle directly on the homepage to view and select the available BOLT locks.

Peterbilt SuperFan Rick McClerkin with his fianceé Kathy Cantaloube. Photo: Jim Park

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Peterbilt Gives 1 Millionth Truck to SuperFan

Peterbilt gave away a Model 567 Heritage truck at the Mid-America Trucking Show to Rick McClerkin of San Jose, California, for winning the company’s SuperFan search in celebration of a major truck production milestone.

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Fleet Supply Warehouse Joins Power Heavy Duty

Fleet Supply Warehouse is the newest member company to join Power Heavy Duty.

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Wastequip Acquisition by H.I.G. Capital Closes, Chairman Named

Wastequip, a North American manufacturer of waste handling equipment, announced the close of its acquisition by an affiliate of H.I.G. Capital, LLC, a global private equity investment firm. As part of the deal, which was originally announced in early February, Wastequip has appointed Andreas Gruson as chairman of its board of directors.

The decking of the HD Dump Body is manufactured from 3/16-inch steel, with a single seam designed to reduce rust and corrosion. The two-point 24-inch tailgate is a practical feature sure to be popular with users. (Photo courtesy of CM Truck Beds)

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HD Dump Body

The HD Dump Body marks CM's first complete heavy-duty dump body model. Manufactured on 6-inch structural runners with 3-inch structural cross members, the HD Dump Body is available with 18-inch stationary or fold-down sides.

The Work Truck Show 2018 included 13,570 attendees from 21 countries and all 50 states plus Puerto Rico. (Photo courtesy of NTEA)

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The Work Truck Show 2018 Breaks Records

A record crowd of 13,570 industry professionals turned out for The Work Truck Show 2018, drawn by an unprecedented six vehicle launches from North America’s leading commercial truck manufacturers, product launches, and educational sessions.

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Fleet Advantage Leases 10,000th Truck

In 2017 alone, Fleet Advantage placed purchase orders on more than 1,800 new Class 8 Sleepers and Daycabs from various OEMs, valued at more than $225 million.

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Case Study: The Drive To Compete

In the late 1990s, the Arizona Department of Transportation managed over 12,000 government vehicles statewide, tracking every detail and every dollar with an outdated and inefficient DOS-based PC application. See what steps they took to become one of the most competitively managed fleets in the U.S.

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An Insider's Look at the State of Colorado's Success
The Colorado State Fleet was able reduce its vehicle stock by 30% and save $360,000 by collecting and utilizing fleet data.
7 Steps to a Safer Fleet
Studies show that risk and safety are top priorities for many fleet managers. Preventing accidents is the key to a safer fleet, but what are the steps to reducing your collision rate? Here is your seven-step checklist for creating a culture of safety within your fleet.
ELD Mandate Enforcement in Full Effect April 1st
The new Electronic Logging Device (ELD) mandate became effective in December, 2017, but law enforcement agencies have been observing a kind of soft rollout, writing up citations with no CSA points or vehicles taken out of service. That is all about to change as full enforcement of the ELD rule goes into effect April 1st. Make sure you know what needs to be done in order for your drivers to be compliant.
Route Optimization Explained
Putting a commercial vehicle and driver on the road can be expensive. As a fleet owner, you know how important it is to run your fleet as efficiently as possible by maximizing utilization and minimizing miles.
Why Local, Hands-On Account Management Makes Sense for Fleets of All Sizes
Outsourced fleet management, coupled with local, hands-on account management, gives advantages beyond accountability and transparency, improving efficiencies over the lifecycle of the vehicle.

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