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Trucking Cleaning & Safety Tips for Fleets During COVID-19

Trucking Cleaning & Safety Tips for Fleets During COVID-19

Truckers are vulnerable when it comes to health concerns – including the Coronavirus outbreak (COVID-19). Fleets need to ensure the safety of their drivers, staff, and facilities. Download this whitepaper for COVID-19 safety tips and cleaning guides, awareness posters, and more.

May 14, 2020
Technology, Safety

Help Your Fleet Drive Safely in Adverse Weather Conditions

Help Your Fleet Drive Safetly in Adverse Weather Conditions

Adverse weather conditions, like heavy snow or heatwaves, can happen to any fleet. In this white paper we look at ways you can properly prepare for these conditions to avoid crashes, breakdowns and unnecessary costs, and keep your drivers safe.

March 11, 2020
Equipment

Eliminating the Fear Factor

Eliminating the Fear Factor

Choosing the right fleet maintenance provider for your national program can be a daunting task. Amerit’s CEO, Dan Williams, shares 5 essential tips for eliminating the risk and ensuring your success in choosing the right single source provider for your fleet.

September 2, 2019
Editorial

Editorial: A Matter of Perspective

Any artist will tell you that perspective matters when looking at a picture. A survey of the financial picture for industries that affect trucking, which was presented at an economic conference last week, is no different.

July 20, 2017
Business

Carriers Benefit as California Agricultural Sector Rebounds

Truck Devine Intermodal

California’s drought of 2011 through 2015 didn’t just dry up the state’s harvests of crops such as almonds, grapes and oranges — it also dried up business for motor carriers.

July 20, 2017
Business, Fuel

EFS Launches Its Largest Discount Fuel Network

Daniel Acker/Bloomberg News

Payment solutions provider EFS launched its largest fleet savings network to give smaller over-the-road fleets a competitive edge.

June 26, 2017
Business, Equipment

Carriers, Shippers View Drop and Hook as Improvement in Operational Efficiency

ricecakeFTW via YouTube

Shippers and carriers sometimes might disagree on fair rates, settlement schedules or detention charges. But there is one freight-hauling technique that wins kudos from both sides: drop and hook. It sounds easy — and it can be — if the timing is right, experts said.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
June 19, 2017
Business

LTL Fleets Post Profits for 2016 But Come Up Short of Forecasts

YRC Worldwide

Recent less-than-truckload earnings reports point to a sector that ended 2016 profitably but at lower levels than the year before.

February 13, 2017
Business

Fleets Fight Fuel Gelling From Winter’s Chill With Tricks of the Truck Maintenance Trade

Ryder System Inc.

As the cold temperatures of winter set in, fleets and fuel providers are using a variety of methods to prevent fuel gelling, which can lead to truck breakdowns and maintenance headaches.

Bruce Lilly | Special to Transport Topics
December 12, 2016
Government, Business

EEOC Sues Stevens Transport for Refusing to Hire Driver

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has filed a federal lawsuit against Dallas-based refrigerated carrier Stevens Transport Inc. for refusing to hire a truck driver with bipolar disorder.

Eric Miller | Senior Reporter
December 8, 2016

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