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How Local Governments Are Using Fleet Fuel Cards

Fleet fuel cards are time- and resource-saving device used by many companies that employ fleets of vehicles. They allow companies to obtain better prices on fuel and they give company management clarity on their drivers’ efficiency. However, fuel cards such as this are...

Fleet Management – How to Create an Evolved Fleet Strategy

For those who have organizations that require the use of fleets, there are a number of ways in which things can go wrong. There are a number of proven techniques that make up a complete strategy that will help managers and planners for...

Gas Station Safety

Most people are so used to regularly pumping gas for their vehicles that they forget that they are actually in a potentially dangerous situation. Because gasoline is so highly flammable, any contact with sparks, flames, or even sources of high heat can cause...

NACFE: Existing Technologies Can Reduce Fuel Usage by Nearly 30 Percent

Existing technologies can reduce fuel usage by nearly 30% for regional routes, creating immediate cost savings and air quality improvements, according to the Run on Less Regional Report, recently released by the North American Council for Freight Efficiency (NACFE). The report uses data...

What IoT is telling us about the trucking industry during COVID-19

Goods are still moving in North America, and the Internet of Things is helping us understand how, where, and how fast. The trucking industry has changed dramatically during the COVID-19 crisis, and thanks to the Internet of Things (IoT), we can now almost...

Truckers Risk Their Lives To Help Others During COVID-19 Pandemic

During this challenging time while many businesses are declining, one industry is thriving, even growing in some places. Truck drivers are cementing their place in history as they keep medical supplies, groceries, and cleaning products moving around the country. They truly keep our...

Electric Truck Integration Poses Challenges for Fleets, Study Shows

Many fleets are looking to integrate electric trucks into their operations but are stymied by a series of obstacles that will slow the shift from diesel vehicles. That’s the conclusion of a new report issued by the California Trucking Association, environmental nonprofit Ceres,...

New App Detects Card Skimmers

According to the FTC  “skimmers are illegal card readers attached to payment terminals.  These card readers grab data off a credit or debit card’s magnetic stripe without your knowledge. Criminals sell the stolen data or use it to buy things online. You won’t...

Supply chain looks to cyber self-defense

Computer hackers loom large in newspaper headlines and Hollywood movies, but transportation and supply chain workers haven’t traditionally seen them as a real threat. After all, driving a truck or a forklift meant you were seldom even near a computer keyboard, and there’s...

Four must-have tools for any truck owner

What we keep in our vehicles is a personal choice, certainly. Maybe you keep some cash, a few emergency maps, and a multitool. Maybe you don’t even have a window scraper when winter hits. But every truck owner should have these items. They’ll...