The Shyft Group plans to bring to market an all-electric, purpose-built Class 3 chassis platform designed to serve a wide array of medium-duty truck markets, from last-mile delivery fleets to work trucks, passenger buses, recreational vehicles, and more.
A fleet service manager discusses his methods for efficient servicing of last-mile delivery vehicles. His main advice: “Check everything daily. One simple problem will cost you big.”
Booming e-commerce and other trends spell opportunities for last-mile fleets to work with shippers and 3PLs to successfully expand their businesses.
Manhattan Beer Distributors placed an order for five Volvo VNR Electric Class 8 trucks — the first zero tailpipe emission, battery-electric trucks to be deployed in the fleet of more than 400 delivery trucks.
Geotab and Deloitte discuss tips to engage in new data sets to understand electric vehicle state of charge, weather, and designated delivery zones with the goal to create more efficient scheduling for last-mile deliveries.