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The Kenworth T370 is just one of many vocationa trucks Kenworth offers fleets. (Image courtesy of Kenworth)


Kenworth Names 2018 Service Council

Kenworth Truck Company has named its 2018 Kenworth Service Council, which includes leading Kenworth service managers in the United States and Canada.

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EcoStar III Bluetooth Idle-Reduction System

InterMotive Vehicle Controls has developed a Bluetooth version of its fully automatic stop/start idle reduction system.



Rumpke Waste & Recycling Hires Route Supervisor

Nathan Hibner was promoted to route supervisor for Rumpke Waste & Recycling in Columbus, Ind. He assumed this position in October.



Pavement Recycling Systems Names Fleet Operations Manager

Chris Turner was named manager of fleet operations for Pavement Recycling Systems, Inc., headquartered in Jurupa Valley, Calif.



Replacement Truck Tire Shipments Set a Record in 2017

With new truck tire facilities being planned and new and retreaded truck tires topping the 33 million mark domestically, the estimates are that truck tire shipments will be up again this year.

Jeff Sather will assume the role of president and CEO of Freightliner Customer Chassis Corp. effective Feb. 1. Photo: Daimler Trucks North America


Freightliner Custom Chassis Appoints Sather CEO

Jeff Sather has accepted the position of president and chief executive officer of Daimler Trucks North America subsidiary Freightliner Custom Chassis Corporation.

Daimler Trucks North America's Kary Schaefer will keynote NTEA's Green Truck Summit. Photo:


Keynote Speaker Named for Green Truck Summit

Kary Schaefer, general manager of marketing and strategy for Daimler Trucks North America’s Freightliner Trucks and Detroit brands, will discuss new truck technologies and alternative powertrains in her Green Truck Summit keynote presentation.

MacKay & Co. is seeing growth for the U.S. aftermarket out to 2022. Photo: Creative Commons


Trucking Aftermarket Poised for Growth Through 2022

In 2017 the U.S. aftermarket for Class 6-8 trucks and trailers grew to $30.4 billion and it could be poised for growth through 2022.

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FedEx Increases Employee Wages Following Tax Reform

FedEx will invest two-thirds of $200 million in increased compensation for hourly team members, due to the recently enacted tax reform signed by President Donald Trump.

The heavy-duty aftermarket is experiencing several changes at once, according to executives at the Heavy Duty Aftermarket Dialogue. Photo courtesy Today's Trucking


Panel Talks Major Changes in the Trucking Aftermarket

At the Heavy Duty Aftermarket Dialogue in Las Vegas, industry executives shared their thoughts on the changes they see in the heavy-duty aftermarket.

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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.

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.
Mobility: More Than A Buzzword
The term “mobility” has always been an intricate part of fleet management, but today it has taken on a whole new meaning. Today it’s a mind-set. It’s thinking; how to get the most efficient transportation that’s needed, when it’s needed, and for exactly how long it’s needed. It doesn’t pertain to a specific lease structure, or even stop at just vehicles. Rather, mobility is a customizable plan that allows transportation to happen efficiently and easily.
Special Edition: Strategic Insights 2018 Outlook
Throughout 2017, our team of Strategic Consultants shared some note-worthy trends they were uncovering for our customers, and provided actionable insights against these trends. This infographic provides an overview of the themes that surfaced in 2017, coupled with trends Element is watching in 2018.
Expert Tips to Consider Before Starting a Motor Pool
If you are considering launching a motor pool and sharing vehicles, don't miss this report written by fleet and motor pool technology experts. Bypass costly startup mistakes!
Optimization: Turning Fleet Data Into Action
It’s common for managers of a growing fleet to experience operational redundancies, spiraling workloads and higher costs.
Corporate Inertia: Overcoming Hurdles to Continuous MVR Monitoring
Driver behavior is the biggest source of fleet liability. Still, the benefits of a strong continuous MVR monitoring program are not always fully recognized and can encounter obstacles on the road to implementation.


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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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