Business, Technology, Equipment

Fleets Manage Parts in Multiple Ways

HDAW panelists Scott Reed (from left), Tanya Morrow, Bob Phipps and Keshav Sondhi speak at Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week. (Roger Gilroy/Transport Topics)

GRAPEVINE, Texas — Fleets have found various ways to handle the need for parts: expanding inventory levels, not substituting cheaper but less reliable ones for critical parts, doing some warranty work themselves, keeping the average age of trucks low or turning to electric trucks.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
January 29, 2020

8 Lesser-Known Benefits of Asset Management Software

Tracking and locating your most valuable assets can increase security - that’s a given. But did you know that asset management software offers many additional benefits that will make your fleet safer, more efficient and compliant?

October 8, 2018

US Home Resales Ease as Lean Inventory Drives Prices Higher

Home sales signs in Seattle A McLin/Flickr

A slowdown in sales of previously owned U.S. homes shows how lean inventories are keeping prices elevated and limiting purchasing options, National Association of Realtors data showed July 24.

July 25, 2017
Government, Business, Logistics

ATA's Bob Costello: Forecasting the Shifting Business Climate

ATA Chief Economist Bob Costello talks with TT's Daniel Bearth about the shifting business climate for trucking, part of our July 12 LiveOnWeb program on the 2017 Top 100 For-Hire Carrier rankings. (Joseph Terry/Transport Topics)

July 13, 2017

Business Inventories Rise in March

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Business inventories rose 0.4% in March, and sales increased 1%, the Commerce Department reported May 13.

May 13, 2014

Business Inventories Rise 0.7% in October

Business inventories rose 0.7% in October, and sales increased 0.5%, the Commerce Department reported Dec 12.

December 12, 2013

Business Inventories Unchanged in June

Business inventories were unchanged in June, while sales rose 0.2%, the Commerce Department reported Tuesday.

August 13, 2013

Wholesale Inventories Decline in June

Wholesale inventories fell 0.2% in June, after a decline the prior month, the Commerce Department reported Friday.

August 9, 2013

Business Inventories Rise 0.1%

Business inventories rose 0.1% in May, while sales jumped 1.1%, the most in three months, the Commerce Department reported.

July 16, 2013

Business Inventories Increase 0.3% in April

Business inventories increased in April as sales declined for a second month, the Commerce Department said Thursday.

June 13, 2013