TORONTO, Ont. – Paper logbooks are giving way to electronic logging devices (ELDs), the data from telematics systems is being used to rethink longstanding route plans, and a new generation of workers continues to challenge the status quo. Three fleet executives share insights into how they tackle changes like these and more.
TORONTO, Ont. — Imagine today, with the breakneck pace of our lives, having to wait until a driver arrived at a truck stop, parked, and waited to use the payphone before you knew the truck was empty. Imagine, too, the driver’s frustration at hearing dispatch say, “Call me back in half an hour.” Life was different in days gone by.
TORONTO, Ont. — Clean air comes at a cost, and it involves the emissions-related changes to exhaust systems and engines, sometimes introducing added maintenance costs and reduced fuel economy in the process.
That’s led to one of the trucking industry’s worst-kept dirty secrets. Many truck owners are reprogramming electronic control modules to bypass SCR (selective catalytic reduction) systems, which reduce unwanted NOx by introducing diesel exhaust fluid to the combustion process.
MISSISSAUGA – Tony Clement stopped by Tandet Group to re-affirm the government’s commitment to reducing red tape for Canadian businesses.