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10 Fuel-Saving Techniques to Make Your Fleet More Efficient

  • April 29, 2019
  • Articles,
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It’s no secret that operations costs for commercial trucking fleets have dramatically increased in the past few years. Fleet managers need alternative methods to help stretch their budgets and improve efficiency. These 10 fuel-saving techniques will help you save money on fuel costs for your fleet, reduce your semi truck tire repair costs, and improve


7 Most Important Pieces of Commercial Truck Equipment

  • February 13, 2020
  • Articles, Tire Service, Truck,
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Taking proper care of your commercial trucks starts by understanding what components matter most for safe, reliable operation. Within the broad spectrum of commercial trucks lies a common thread of the most critical components essential for top performance. Fleet managers in all industries can rest assured that these seven key commercial truck components will always


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

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

he 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


Four Big Innovations in Tire Retreading

  • March 15, 2018
  • Articles, New Tires, News,
Four Big Innovations in Tire Retreading

As a technology, tire retreading continues to advance alongside other shipping tech.  Retreading has existed for about a century, and every decade brings improvements:  Easier methods of retreading, better lifespans, and improved all-around results for owners. In our latest post we share the Four Big Innovations in Tire Retreading. Today is no different.  Tire retreading


Getting tested for COVID-19 on the road

  • August 05, 2020
  • Articles, Road Service,
Getting tested for COVID-19 on the road

Truck drivers have been on the frontline providing essential services since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic and continue to do so. The good news is that unlike many other frontline workers, the chances of a trucker contracting the virus are very small if they have limited contact with others. However, the bad news is


How Driving at High Speeds Affects Commercial Truck Tires

  • March 19, 2018
  • Articles, News,
How Driving at High Speeds Affects Commercial Truck Tires

The problem, as it turns out, is not the roads themselves – but rather the speeds at which a truck drives.  The majority of commercial truck tires are rated for 75MPH and have recommended inflation PSIs to match that speed.  Unfortunately, trucks do not always stick to 75MPH on highways. Learn more about How Driving


How to Choose the Right Medium-Duty Commercial Truck Tires

  • March 10, 2018
  • Articles, New Tires, News,

Finding the right medium-duty tires can be tricky, since “medium-duty” is such a broad category.  There are a lot of potential applications for trucking operations and to get the best performance from your tires you must select a tire designed for your needs. There is certainly no all-purpose answer here, but we can offer some guidance on


How to Estimate the Useful Life of Your Commercial Truck Tires

  • February 17, 2020
  • Articles, Tire Service, Truck,
How to Estimate the Useful Life of Your Commercial Truck Tires

For fleet managers, few things are more important than ensuring their commercial truck tires are safe and reliable. That’s why it’s crucial for fleets to understand the life cycle of their truck tires so they know when it’s time to replace them. There are many signs that fleet managers can watch out for that will


How to Implement Corrosion Prevention for Your Commercial Truck Fleet

  • February 10, 2020
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How to Implement Corrosion Prevention for Your Commercial Truck Fleet

When it comes to protecting your commercial trucks, one area that fleet managers often overlook is corrosion prevention. Largely comprised of metallic materials, commercial trucks are extremely susceptible to corrosion cause by rain, snow, road chemicals and other wet-weather conditions. Implementing an effective corrosion prevention strategy is the only way to protect against unnecessary damage


How to Minimize Toll Violations for Commercial Fleets

  • June 25, 2021
  • Articles,
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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