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A Trucking Regulatory Update – Uncertainty Abounds in Washington

By P. Sean Garney, Scopelitis Transportation Consulting When a new presidential administration comes to town, the Washington, D.C. housing market heats up and the pace of government slows down, at least for a little while (and that’s not all bad right…). Thousands of political appointees from the prior administration pack their bags and seek ‘other …

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How to Maximize ROI with Cargo Sensors

How to Maximize ROI with Cargo Sensors

Cargo sensing technology has become a hot topic in the trucking industry for several reasons, the simplest being that an empty trailer sitting idle isn’t making money for anyone. By knowing where trailers are and which ones are loaded vs unloaded, carriers are able to boost trailer productivity and utilization. The visibility allows for more …

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Dangers of Distracted Driving

The Dangers of Distracted Driving

In today’s connected world, drivers are constantly being fed distractions through their smartphones and other in-cab technology. And when you’re managing a fleet and drivers, one minor mistake behind the wheel can ruin your whole business. With 60% of drivers saying they’d need to be involved in a fatal accident to be dissuaded from using …

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Curb the Cost of Trailers and Detention

Curb the Cost of Trailers

The cost of trailers is a common issue plaguing most carriers. From detention costs to maintenance and repair fees, these quickly add up as the top expense for carriers, averaging more than $500 per truck per week. Moreover, detention keeps trailers—and drivers—off the road instead of making money. Trailer detention leaves equipment temporarily unusable, and …

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GPS tracking for landscaping companies

GPS in the Green Industry: Can It Improve Profitability? [Webinar]

Lawn & Landscape is hosting a free upcoming webinar called “GPS in the Green Industry: Can It Improve Profitability?” Sponsored by FleetLocate, the webinar will review technologies that landscaping companies can use to increase the bottom line. Join Jim Kronenberger, technical field contact at Spireon, Inc., as he educates landscapers and lawn care operators on …

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Ask the expert in trucking

Fleet Experts Answer Clearinghouse, Driver Shortage and More!

It’s time again for “Ask the Fleet Expert.” In this post, leading fleet experts answer your questions on actual knowledge as it relates to the Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse, what the driver shortage may look like next year, and more. The experts answering your questions include: Dean Croke, DAT Chris Henry, CarriersEdge David J. Osiecki, …

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GPS Tracking for construction companies

GPS Tracking for Construction Companies: Worth the Money?

GPS tracking for construction companies: Many companies question whether it’s a good value. But many have found that having safer drivers helps reduce their insurance rates. And knowing when their vehicles and equipment enter and leave job sites helps with billing and routing. Others have found that they’re bringing more to the bottom line from …

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Improving Trailer ROI

Improving Trailer ROI: How Next Level Data is Raising the Bar

Improving trailer ROI requires having access to and control of all your trailer data. But with technology and data management changing as fast as it is, not to mention data flowing in from a variety of sources, how do you keep up? Leading experts discussed key ways to do this in a webinar presented by …

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gps fleet tracking for towing

GPS Fleet Tracking for Towing Companies: Does It Help?

GPS fleet tracking for towing companies: Does it really help improve profitability? Is it too expensive? Several leading companies have proven that gps tracking can substantially help towing companies—and they’re bringing more to the bottom line as a result. Here are some examples of how companies are improving profitability with GPS tracking: Midway Towing, LLC: …

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Ask the expert in trucking

Ask the Fleet Expert: Get Answers to Your Key Questions!

This month we continue our new feature, “Ask the Fleet Expert.” We have asked leading experts to answer your questions on a variety of subjects in a monthly blog post. The experts answering your questions include: Dean Croke, DAT Chris Henry, CarriersEdge David J. Osiecki, Scopelitis Transportation Consulting (STC) Have a question? Submit your question …

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