While battling with increased driver turnover, National Private Truck Council member companies relied on their own transportation to move more goods. Private fleets also had their safest year on record, according to the 2022 NPTC Benchmarking Survey.
How KPIs Fuel Shop Efficiency
Fleets, service providers, and maintenance management software suppliers all agree on the value of key performance indicators to improve shop operations.
What’s The Trucking Problem, Episode 2
Welcome to the second installment of What’s the Trucking Problem, a new podcast featuring Decisiv CEO, Dick Hyatt, and Jason Morgan, editor of Fleet Equipment Magazine. The pair discusses how the Decisiv SRM platform enables fleet and asset managers to understand and leverage maintenance and repair data in order to streamline operations and maximize uptime.
What’s The Trucking Problem, Episode 1
Welcome to the first installment of What’s the Trucking Problem, a new podcast featuring Decisiv CEO, Dick Hyatt, and Jason Morgan, editor of Fleet Equipment Magazine. The pair discusses how the Decisiv SRM platform enables fleet and asset managers to understand and leverage maintenance and repair data in order to streamline operations and maximize uptime.
The Good News And Bad News About The State Of The Trucking Industry
ACT Research recently hosted their industry update concerning the state of economics, transportation and commercial vehicles. The abundance of forecasts, statistics and charts can feel like information overload, so let us give you the run-down.
Bison Transport Acquires Pottle’s Transportation
Canadian carrier Bison Transport’s acquisition of Pottle’s Transportation will become effective Oct. 31.
Sales of used Class 8s surge in August
According to ACT Research, used Class 8 sales rose 29% while average prices declined 6%, continuing the market’s pullback from unprecedented price levels earlier this year and last year. Another ACT report sees improving new trailer output.
Nuss Truck Becomes Certified EV Dealer
Nuss is now able to service and support customers who purchase the Mack LR Electric refuse vehicle.
10 questions to ask an outside service provider
Supply chain issues mean it’s vital to keep the trucks you have on the road. If you’re going to trust an outside service provider with your equipment, make sure you’re asking them these questions.
Wisconsin fleet in the ‘mutual success’ business
Milwaukee-based Kriete Leasing & Rental’s expertise benefits the dealer-owned leasing operation and its customers.
Truck dealerships must prepare for electric adoption
More fleets are committing to electrification and manufacturers are picking up the pace. Dealerships must work on the strategy to sell and service battery-electric vehicles (BEVs) to be prepared when the time comes.
The wealth of data in maintenance inspection reports
Supply chain problems are causing fleets to drive older trucks longer. Preventive maintenance inspections—or PMIs—can help fleet managers determine the best time to replace a component to keep their trucks on the road.
Kenworth’s electric future
Speaking at Paccar headquarters, Kenworth executives outlined the company’s expectations of the electric vehicle market for the coming decades, and how Kenworth’s investments in battery-electric and hydrogen trucks are preparing for it.
The benefits of on-site maintenance
A dedicated on-site maintenance model, where an external company utilizes a fleet’s own shop to offer repairs, is picking up steam. In a time of technician and parts shortages, this can be beneficial to fleets.
How shop owners are navigating inflation, supply issues, and more
Shops can weather the inflation and shortage issues currently plaguing the industry by adding necessary prices and by fueling their marketing efforts and their technicians.