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Threats to Capacity a Top Issue in 2017

Capacity was not a huge issue in 2016, but it is bubbling to the forefront in 2017. Here are four reasons why. More Demand A steady increase in the cargo load-to-truck ratio began late last year and is continuing. The ...

E-commerce Opportunities For Trucking

The long-term promise of E-commerce became evident at the turn of the century. It grew without ceasing, even through the Great Recession. Today, its impact on the trucking industry is undeniable. At this year's Great ...

How the ELD Mandate Will Impact the Semi Trailer Industry

Electronic Logging Device (ELD) implementation will be mandatory on December 18th, 2017. Aside from keeping up with HOS compliance and avoiding potential fines, ELD’s provide significant advantages that could positively ...

Is Alternative Fuel Worth It Yet

Trucks powered by alternative fuels dominated the 2017 Work Truck Show in Indianapolis. Liquid propane and all-electric options abounded, demonstrating the dedication of many manufacturers to exploring long-term alternative ...

Affordable Chassis Cab And Semi Tractor Refurbishing

Due to increasing repair costs, many truck owners skimp on maintenance and repairs, resulting in major expenses down the line. But there is no need to toss a truck to the trash heap. A cost-effective alternative is turning to ...

Semi Truck Platooning, Profit, Potential

With the FHA’s recent admission that platooning technology is “near market-ready,” it's time to consider how platooning technology could impact freight companies bottom lines. Despite the potential regulatory hurdles, ...

Semi-Truck Tire Care Program Cuts Costs

Since 2015, the Michelin Tire Care Service has proactively assisted fleet owners in minimizing the costs associated with tire problems, including poor fuel economy, avoidable downtime and unsafe operation. The program has grown ...

Self-Driving Trucks

Many new things are happening with semi-truck technology. One new area of development are self-driving trucks. This technology has developed for years and being tested now. Some worry about possibly losing work. The fact is, ...

Refurbished Chassis Cabs And Semi Tractors Makes $cents

Refurbishing a work truck, whether it's a chassis cab, semi-tractor or dump truck, is a lot easier on the wallet than purchasing new. Refurbishing a vehicle you already own will add a lot more years of use giving you a big ...

How to get a Good Rate When Applying for Semi Truck Financing

Many people reach a point in their driving career when they don't want to work for anyone else anymore. They want to take their career into their own hands by starting their own trucking business. Owning a truck is an important ...
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