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RoadKing Bluetooth Headsets

RoadPro's line of Bluetooth headsets and mobile tech accessories from RoadKing feature noise canceling technology.

American businesses may apply for an exclusion through the Commerce Department from the recently enacted tariffs on imported steel and aluminum. Photo: Creative Commons

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Feds Offer Exclusion from Tariffs on Steel and Aluminum

The Department of Commerce has outlined a process that would allow individual American businesses to apply for an exclusion from the tariffs on imported steel and aluminum recently enacted by the Trump administration.

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Truck Dealer Network Forms in New England

TriState Truck Center Freightliner/Western Star and McDevitt Trucks with its affiliate, Patriot Freightliner, Western Star, have joined forces to form Advantage Truck Group LLC (ATG).

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Chevrolet's Silverado 6500HD

General Motors launched its re-entry into the medium-duty Class 6 market at The Work Truck Show 2018 with the unveiling of the Silverado 6500HD.Ed Peper, president of General Motors Fleet discusses the all-new truck. Read the full story here

A wide range of engine options that allow fleets to spec for tough applications is one of the top trends in vocational trucking today. Photo: International

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3 Ways Vocational Truck Specs are Changing

Vocational fleets are increasingly spec’ing new technologies, options and features to get their work done.

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6 Steps to Obtain a Medical Exemption

For commercial drivers petitioning the FMCSA for a medical exemption, there are specific procedures that must be followed. Six steps to obtain an exemption are shared.

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Finalists Named for Distinguished Woman in Logistics

The Women In Trucking Association announced the finalists for the fourth annual Distinguished Woman in Logistics Award, established to promote the achievements of women employed in the North American transportation industry.

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How to Balance Truck Application Against Resale

Your primary goal is to spec a truck to meet the intended job function, but how it is spec’ed has a direct bearing on future resale value. Therefore, it is similarly important to maintain a remarketing mindset when identifying specs.

Photo of Innovation Award presented to Workhorse courtesy of The Work Truck Show.

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Work Truck Show Names 2018 Innovation Awards

The Most Innovative Vehicle award went to Workhorse for its W-15 electric pickup truck, the Most Innovative Safety Product award was presented to J.W. Speaker Corporation for the Model 8910 Evolution 2 LED headlight, and the Most Innovative Truck Equipment honor went to CARR for its Factory Step.

Vertiv operates a number of vehicles, but is currently under contract with Ford for all of its replacement units. (Photo courtesy of Vertiv)

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Cost-Cutting Initiatives that Work

One service fleet manager has found several ways to cut costs through the use of data analysis, creative solutions, and use of tried-and-true methods.

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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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Leveraging Fleet Management Data to Drive Increased Value
Big data from a fleet management system is just numbers unless you have a way to process, analyze and apply it to your operations. Learn how to unlock actionable business intelligence for greater fleet utilization and ROI on your IoT investment.
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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Fuel Management

Bernie Kanavagh from WEX will answer your questions and challenges

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Fleet Tracking And Telematics

Todd Ewing from Verizon Connect will answer your questions and challenges

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Fleet Management And Leasing

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