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Oil and Additives: The Right Ones for Your Truck Fleet

  • October 19, 2021
  • Truck,
Choosing the right oil and additive for your truck fleet

Engine oil forms a key part of a fleet’s lifeline, directly impacting operational and fuel expenses. As a result, the type of oil your truck fleet uses can mean the difference between profit and loss. Over the years, intensive research has led to newer engine oil technologies giving fleet owners multiple oil options for their

What Happens to Your Fuel When Temperature Drops?

  • October 15, 2021
  • Articles, Commercial Truck Tires,
What Happens to Your Fuel When Temperature Drops

The Impact of Proper Winter Trailer Maintenance  Dropping temperatures are a constant concern for any driver. During the coldest months, diesel fuel can freeze, putting trucks at risk for a wide range of concerns. Understanding the impact of very cold temperatures on fuel is important for all drivers, as is performing proper trailer maintenance to

Cargo theft surged in 2020, making the year even tougher on fleets

  • June 30, 2021
  • Articles,
cargo theft surged in 2020

The 2020 COVID-19 pandemic ravaged the worldwide economy, greatly hurting almost every industry. The trucking and logistics industries were not spared, as non-essential manufacturers were forced to shut down, reducing the amount of freight and eliminating the need for many trucking lanes.   Even the most successful fleets were hit hard, losing quite a large

How to Minimize Toll Violations for Commercial Fleets

  • June 25, 2021
  • Articles,
commercial fleet control toll costs

Toll Violations are a setback that pretty much any commercial fleet has to deal with. There are more tolling places across the United States than there ever have been, and electronic tolling has made it even more likely that a missed toll might result in a penalty. It doesn’t help that there is no uniform

Tesla “Semi-Service Program” Could be Ready to Launch

  • June 21, 2021
  • News, Truck,
tesla semi service program

Tesla, the electric vehicle company that has made waves throughout the world, is looking to launch its proprietary service program for the Tesla Semi. While the truck has not been released yet – and no concrete date has been announced – the company is well aware that they will need service stations throughout the nation.

Class 5 Demand Spurs 36% Growth in Medium-Duty Sales in March

  • June 17, 2021
  • Truck,
Medium-Duty trucks Spurs 36% Growth in Sales in March

Medium-Duty trucks closed out the first quarter of 2021 in extravagant fashion, posting gains of 36.7% for the month of March. The increase in sales of class 4-7 trucks was led primarily by class 5 trucks, which saw 10,117 sales – a number significantly higher than the 6,241 that were sold last March.    Total

Kenworth T680 Next Gen Dazzles in 2021 Debut

  • June 10, 2021
  • Truck,
The Kenworth T680 Next Generation Dazzles in 2021 Debut

Kenworth is one of the most respected names in trucks, so it’s no surprise that media members were quick to accept invites to test drive its newest model. The Class 8 tractor, named the T680 Next Generation, is the newest in the T680 series, which first hit the market in 2012. It’s been a popular

Supply Chain Congestion Leads to Truck and Trailer Shortages

  • June 03, 2021
  • Truck,
supply chain leads truck shortages

After a year in which the transportation industry was devastated by the pandemic, there is much to look forward to in 2021. Most industries have opened back up to pre-pandemic levels, and the freight market has improved greatly, allowing carriers to keep their trucks full and make up for lost revenue.   However, there are

New Goodyear Tire Could be the Best Yet for OTR Fleets

  • March 22, 2021
  • OTR Tires,
New Goodyear Tire Could be the Best Yet for OTR Fleets

The market for earthmover tires has long been a competitive one, and new advances are bringing even more competition to the field. In November of 2020, the Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company introduced the RH-4A+, a new tire designed specifically for haulage in hardrock applications. This could give the already massive company another leg up

How to Receive a Proper Truck Diagnosis

  • March 15, 2021
  • Mechanical Services,
How to Receive a Proper Truck Diagnosis

A malfunctioning truck is no longer the immense burden that it used to be. Sure, nobody wants to be inconvenienced by a breakdown or other mechanical issue, but it is far easier to deal with today than it was in the past. Technological advances have given trucks more ability to recognize what is wrong before