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35X Direct-Drive Refrigeration Unit

Carrier Transicold’s model 35X direct-drive unit provides refrigeration for perishable and frozen cargo in small- to medium-sized box trucks and large delivery vans.

New ATA Chairman Dave Manning (c) and outgoing chairman Kevin Burch (l) listen as ATA President & CEO Chris Spear introduces Manning to the media at the closing press conference of the ATA Management Conference & Exhibition in Orlando. Photo: David Cullen

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ATA Elects Dave Manning as 73rd Chairman

American Trucking Associations’ board of directors has elected Dave Manning, president of TCW from Nashville, Tenn., as the federation’s 73rd Chairman.

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LED Lamps with Light Guide Technology

Optronics family of four-inch round LED stop, tail, turn, and back-up lamps uses the company’s Light Guide technology which looks and functions similarly to fiber optics.

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RES Auction Services Joins Proxibid

The November 18 auction will feature tractors and agricultural implements, as well as construction equipment and related items. Everything you need for your next farm or construction project can found in this auction.

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Continental Plant Celebrates 40th Anniversary

Continental’s Mount Pleasant, Iowa, plant, its premier North American manufacturing facility for industrial and automotive hose products, celebrated its 40th anniversary.

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BrandFX Moves Production to Iowa

In an effort to streamline and centralize its production, BrandFX, a manufacturer of composite bodies for service and line trucks, announced its production move to Pocahontas, Iowa.

Image courtesy of Ryder and Lytx

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Ryder Adds DriveCam to 4,400 Trucks

Ryder System, Inc. announced its partnership with Lytx and the implementation of DriveCam into 4,400 Ryder vehicles supporting its Supply Chain Solutions (SCS) and Dedicated Transportation Solutions (DTS) business divisions.

Photo of LiftLab courtesy of ALI

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Automotive Lift Institute Moves, Opens LiftLab

The Automotive Lift Institute (ALI) officially opened its new headquarters and LiftLab

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Can Fleets Subscribe to a Vehicle?

For fleets, technology is enabling a more efficient way to use vehicles, increase utilization, and more precisely match the type of vehicle to usage.

eBay Motors also announced a Virtual Tech service. (Image courtesy of eBay Motors)

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eBay Offers Tire Installation in U.S.

Shoppers who purchase tires on eBay can opt to have them shipped to a local installation location at no additional cost. The online selling platform has 9,000 installation locations across the U.S.

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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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Fleet Management Buyer's Guide: Fall 2017
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Why a Utilization Analysis Matters to Your Fleet
A utilization analysis of your fleet can do so much more than just help you determine if it’s time to replace a vehicle. In this whitepaper, Element's Strategic Consulting team identifies 5 ways a utilization analysis can add value to your organization – from minimizing vehicle downtime to reducing costs.
Automating Common or Tedious Fleet Management Tasks
Automating common or tedious fleet management tasks is the next best thing to being on call 24/7. It doesn’t take you out of the equation. Rather, automating helps you cut costs without error and oversights… without having to make every call.
Fleet Challenges Presented by the Complex Network of Tolls
How tolls impact fleets and the entire enterprise.
The Impact of Mobile on Fleet
Five ways you should be using mobile technology to improve your fleet.
Make Sure Your Fleet Is Ready for the Next Storm
A fleet’s emergency preparedness is critical to protect drivers and minimize losses.

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