The Number 1 Resource for Vocational Truck Fleets

Work Truck Online News

istock

How Will New Lease Accounting Standards Affect Fleets?

Sponsored by Merchants Fleet Management

New accounting standards for reporting lease transactions take effect after December 15, 2018 for public companies and December 2019 for private businesses. As a result, many organizations with fleets of vehicles are trying to figure out how these new rules will impact them moving forward.

EUFMC Announces Speaker Lineup

The lineup of speakers and educational sessions for the 2017 Electric Utility Fleet Managers Conference have been announced.

Omaha Public Utility Adopts Mapping Software

Offline access to data in the enterprise GIS will ensure MUD’s field crews can access essential engineering and location information in the event of emergency, and in network dead zones, while reducing cellular data costs.

Screenshot of ARI WatchList courtesy of ARI.

ARI Launches Fleet Monitoring Tool

ARI WatchList notifies a fleet manager of critical events as they happen and allows such events to be monitored in a newsfeed format.

eDriving Fleet Offers Driver Training Program

Driver training provider eDriving Fleet will offer its RoadRisk Plus driving training and risk reduction program to a variety of fleets in late 2017, the company has announced.

SmartTruck Expands National Sales Team

SmartTruck announced the appointment of John Brown as vice president of Sales and Marketing.

Jasper Names Manager of Process Control, Sales Support

Jasper Engines & Transmissions announced that Judah DeLorenzo has been named manager of Process Control and Sales Support.

Lytx Awards Drivers and Coaches for Safety

Lytx, Inc., a provider of video telematics, announced the honorees of its annual “Driver of the Year” and “Coach of the Year” awards, presented at the fifth annual Lytx User Group Conference in San Diego.

Tire Rack Street Survival to Host 1000th Safe Driving Class

In 2017, Tire Rack Street Survival will celebrate 15 years of teaching teens the behind-the-wheel skills that keep all Americans safer on the roads.

Texas-Based Mulholland Energy Expands Truck Fleet

More Texas and New Mexico business owners in the plumbing, utility and drilling industries will now benefit from the excavation and drilling support team at Mulholland Energy Services.

Photo of a Royal Truck Body with BOLT courtesy of BOLT

BOLT Lock Now Standard on Royal Truck Body Products

BOLT (Breakthrough One-Key Lock Technology) is now the only lock used in handle assemblies on all Royal Truck Body models. The work truck body manufacturer has made BOLT standard across its entire product line.

Mercedes-Benz Trucks Launches Data Center

The Truck Data Center launched on March 1, 2017, with the introduction of new digital services from Mercedes-Benz Trucks: the service product Mercedes-Benz Uptime and the new FleetBoard Manager app.

Mitchell 1 Introduces Medium-Duty Shop Software

Mitchell 1 introduced its newest solution for the commercial trucking industry: Manager SE Truck Edition, shop management software for repair shops that service all makes of Class 4-8 trucks.

Photo courtesy of Workhorse.

Clean Fuels Ohio to Help Deploy 500 Workhorse Electric Pickup Trucks

Workhorse Group has received a letter of intent from Clean Fuels Ohio to partner with Workhorse to help deploy 500 W-15 plug-in electric pickup trucks throughout the state of Ohio.

Rush Enterprises Names VP of Service Operations

Rush Enterprises, Inc., which operates a network of commercial vehicle dealerships in North America, announced it has appointed Victor Cummings as vice president of Service Operations.

Sterling Group Acquires Time Manufacturing Company

The Sterling Group, a middle market private equity firm based in Houston, Texas, announced that it acquired Time Manufacturing Company, including its Versalift brand.

NCCCO to Use Manitex 30100C for Testing and Demonstrations

A Manitex 30100C, provided by Nevada dealer, Nixon-Egli Equipment Co., will be the official test crane for all operators taking their telescopic boom — fixed cab practical exams on-site at CONEXPO/CON-AGG.

Screencapture of Bollingermotors.com.

Bollinger Motors Launches Website, Blog and Social Media Channels

Bollinger Motors announced the redesign of its website to provide interested individuals the opportunity to interact, place vehicle orders, and learn more about the company that is creating the world’s first all-electric on- and off-road sport utility truck.

ARI Touts Driver Safety Program

ARI's North American Driver Safety Program now includes 44 modules — courses designed to correct a specific driving flaw, like hard braking.

Ranger Design Donates to Montreal Hospital

Ranger Design has donated $100,000 to the Montreal Neurological Institute to help the hospital launch its Neuro-Palliative Care program, the upfitter has announced.

Chevin Launches Fleetwave on Geotab Marketplace

Chevin Fleet Solutions announced that its enterprise-level software, FleetWave, is available via the Geotab Marketplace, a source for open IoT fleet management solutions.

Minnesota Power Recognized for Restoration Efforts

The Edison Electric Institute (EEI) presented Minnesota Power with the association’s “Emergency Recovery Award” for its outstanding power restoration efforts after severe thunderstorms hit Minnesota in July 2016.

SoCalGas to Produce RNG from Wastewater

Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas) announced a pilot hydrothermal wastewater processing project has been selected by the U.S. Energy Department (DOE) to receive up to $1.2 million in federal funding.

PERC Launches Quarterly Newsletter

The Propane Education & Research Council (PERC) is launching a newsletter for transportation professionals interested in propane autogas.

Walter Surface Technologies Names President, COO

Walter Surface Technologies has announced the appointment of Marc-André Aubé as its president and chief operating officer.

Terex Utilities Team Gives Back During Annual Sales Meeting

Terex Utilities team members from across the nation traveled to Omaha, Neb., for the company’s annual sales training meeting the fourth week of January. While there, 74 of its employees spent time serving four local human service agencies in Omaha and Council Bluffs, Iowa.

Previous||12345678910...4950||

FleetFAQ

Fleet Management And Leasing

Merchants Experts will answer your questions and challenges

View All
Sponsored by

Certified Automotive Fleet Manager (CAFM) is the fleet management industry's highest level of certification.

Read more