TORONTO, Ont. -- Using lifts in your shop instead of floor jacks, jack stands, creepers and pits makes an undeniable difference in productivity. The systems provide more convenient and comfortable access to every part of a truck that needs service. That lets technicians get more work done in less time, and with a lower chance of injury.
CALGARY, Alta. -- Truck driver Harley Biermann survived a 2010 highway crash, but he continues to contend with personal struggles in the aftermath.
ATLANTA, Ga. – Gerry Mead, Phillips Industries’ executive director – innovation, recognizes the value of telematics data in the maintenance process. More of it is emerging every day. He just wonders whether fleets are taking advantage of the insights that are already at their fingertips.
TORONTO, Ont. – Stephen Laskowski, the CEO of the Canadian Trucking Alliance, is clearly frustrated by the “small but growing” segment of the trucking industry that is circumventing a series of regulations to gain a business advantage. Check out his thoughts in this video from the Surface Transportation Summit.
TORONTO, Ont. -- The economic pendulum has swung when it comes to setting trucking rates. Carriers are giving up some of the gains secured last year, particularly in the spot market. But other factors will continue to place pressure on rates in the year to come. Here were some of the related insights shared during the Surface Transportation Summit's presentation...
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