ATLANTA, Ga. – The same trailers that haul freight are increasingly expected to deliver data in the course of their journeys. But there are still technical challenges to overcome.
ATLANTA, Ga. – Some fleets look at a truck’s creature comforts as an added cost, but it might be time to see such spec’s as an investment in driver recruiting and retention. Like any investment, though, some will deliver a bigger return than others.
ATLANTA, Ga. – Most of the fleets linked to the Technology and Maintenance Council (TMC) still work with diesel-powered trucks, but Marc Bedard arrived with a message for them this morning: "The business case for electric makes sense."
OAKVILLE, Ont. – The FRP tank trailers used to haul corrosive acid products are always a popular piece of equipment, but be prepared to wait if you want a new one. “I have orders for 2021,” says Mike Trianos, director – fleet services and procurement at Transcourt Tank Leasing. They aren’t the only bulk trailers to experience growing lead times.
TORONTO, Ont. -- The last truck I owned was a 1991 Peterbilt 379 with a Detroit Series 60 engine. I had to change the oil in that thing every 10,000 miles (16,000 km). At about $200 a pop every time I pulled the drain plug, oil changes took a significant bite out of my maintenance budget. I'm not in a...
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