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Fleet 101

Fleet is a complex industry with constant change and advancement. From new fleet managers to seasoned veterans, there is always more to learn. Fleet 101 topics are aimed to educate everyone on truck-specific fleet management key topics.

Understanding Direct and Port Injection in Engines

Today, we use fuel injection to get our engines running, and there are two main ways to make this mixture happen in an internal combustion engine – direct injection or port injection. But what, exactly, do they do?

How to Determine Tire Load Ratings

Tire load ratings must be followed when selecting a tire and wheel package. The tire must safely support a given amount of vehicle weight. If the load rating is insufficient, the tire may become overheated and can self destruct.

Do I Need a DOT Number?

Whether you operate a small fleet of light-, medium-, or heavy-duty units, or are merely the owner of one truck wanting to ensure you adhere to the law, knowing if you can need a DOT number can be confusing.

Calculating Commercial Vehicle Weight Distribution & Payload Made Easy

Axle capacities are limited either by the axle capacity or the legal weight limits, whichever is lower. Performing a weight distribution analysis can achieve the proper axle loadings before a truck is built.

DOT Mandates May Apply When Using Trailers

Extra weight from trailer add-ons may push otherwise underweight vehicles over the DOT-exempt weight limit.

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6 Considerations for Switching to Electric Standby

If you’re considering converting your company’s fleet and facilities over to electric standby, conversion to electric transport refrigeration units (a.k.a. eTRUs) is an investment in your company’s employees, equipment, and bottom line.

A Route Optimization Primer

Routing may seem like a simple concept, but several factors must be taken into consideration to optimize your fleet’s routing needs.

Understanding Truck Lifts

Truck lifts are a common feature of many maintenance facilities. Knowing the differences is one key to proper lift use and safety.