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Should Delivery Fleets Pay to Park in Loading Zones?

The humble city curb is now coveted real estate, and it’s making mobility increasingly difficult. Cities are turning to curb management concepts that allow fleets to dynamically guarantee parking for a fee.

How Truck Fleets Can Control Toll Costs

When you look at your bottom line, there are always moments of “did we really spend that much?” If you’ve had this reaction to toll charges at your trucking fleet, there may be a few things you can do to keep costs down.

Forecasting Tire Price Trends in 2020

Most of the subject matter experts that we spoke to expect an increase in tire prices, although predicting future tire costs is difficult due to variables that influence tire pricing.

Upward Pricing Pressuring Fixed and Operating Costs

Fleets are being impacted by a variety of inflationary pressures ranging from higher acquisition prices due to the proliferation of onboard safety equipment, to increased material costs pushing up pricing on parts, upfits, and replacement tires.

Cut Hidden Costs: Four Ways to Improve Your Fleet’s Bottom Line

Fleet managers often focus on controlling the biggest fixed operating costs for the acquisition of trucks and fuel. However, it’s the hidden costs that keep fleet managers from achieving their organization’s goals for efficiency and profitability. Renewable diesel is one option to help cut costs.

Silver Streak Trucking Keeps Running with Mack

Mack’s GuardDog Connect telematics solution helps reduce downtime by proactively monitoring fault codes that could lead to an unplanned visit to the dealer or even shut down or de-rate a truck.

10 Trends: Vocational Work Trucks Cost of Ownership

Total cost of ownership for vocational truck fleets is trending upward, primarily due to higher fuel prices, increased maintenance costs due to higher labor rates and parts prices, and commodity-driven increases in tire prices.

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