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Commercial freight transportation is a machine-based business. Highly technical equipment and advanced engineering are at the center of supply chain and require constant innovation. Transport Topics equipment coverage focuses on the machines and other physical assets that make delivery possible. It looks closely at available truck, trailer, and chassis models, developments in the engineering space, and maintenance innovations and best practices. 

Business, Equipment

Getting Drivers Onboard with Fleet Safety Cameras

Concerned about getting your drivers on board with dash cams? We interviewed our customers and compiled their top 14 tips to successfully implement dash cams in this short guide.

October 10, 2023

Daily Briefings from Transport Topics

Transport Topics has partnered with Spoken Layer to make one-minute daily briefings available on all your smart devices. Simply say “Alexa, play Transport Topics” or “Okay Google, talk to Transport Topics” to get the day’s biggest trucking headlines.

Business, Equipment

Advancing Fleet Efficiency with Predictive Maintenance

Read how full-service truck leasing company, Fox & James, has embraced innovation and harnessed the power of data-driven insights through predictive maintenance to streamline the detection of vehicle-related issues. A customer success story on how to get started with an easy-to-use, AI-powered maintenance software like Pitstop. 

October 10, 2023
Business, Equipment

Eco-Driving for Cost Savings and Safety

A recent study by the Traffic Injury Research Foundation (TIRF) explored how the ISAAC Coach advanced in-cab coaching for eco-driving delivered increases in safety along with fuel savings. Read this whitepaper to learn about implementing eco-driving in your fleet. 

October 10, 2023
Business, Equipment, Logistics

Comprehensive Guide On In-House Vs Outsourced Maintenance

Deciding between bringing fleet maintenance in-house versus outsourcing is a pivotal one that could significantly affect your operations. We've put together a guide to help you evaluate the pros and cons of each strategy within the context of your business.

September 6, 2023
Business, Technology, Equipment

Lubrication analysis leads to extended ODI, fuel efficiency

Nussbaum Transportation worked with the MobilTM Engineering team to evaluate their fleet’s oil program. After implementing a new lubrication strategy, Nussbaum was able to safely extend oil drain intervals to 75,000 miles and improve their fuel efficiency. 

August 23, 2023
Business, Technology, Equipment

Nussbaum takes engine performance to the next level

After implementing a new lubrication strategy, Nussbaum Transportation was able to safely extend oil drain intervals to 75,000 miles. But they didn’t stop there. Seeing these results Nussbaum also looked to improve their fuel efficiency. See how they did it.

August 9, 2023
Business, Equipment

Continuous in-cab driver training benefits your entire fleet

This guide explores how in-cab technology has changed driver training. Learn about:  - How technology fully covers training needs  - The role technology plays in driver satisfaction  - The benefits of a customizable, open-platform approach  - In-cab coaching that can help to avoid nuclear verdicts 

July 7, 2023
Business, Equipment

Mobil Delvac™ helped BSA Trucking's fleet become unstoppable

After switching to Mobil Delvac™, BSA Trucking was able to extend oil drain intervals from 30,000 miles to 75,000 miles. As a result, BSA Trucking had less maintenance, kept their trucks on the road longer and increased productivity.  

July 7, 2023
Business, Equipment

Take Control of Your Fleet Graphics Campaigns With KWIK ZIP™

How are some of the world’s largest fleets overcoming skyrocketed inflation costs? By choosing to equip their vehicles with the KWIK ZIP™ Graphic System, top fleets are able to handle their own graphic installations & change-outs at half the cost, eliminating downtime and saving thousands of dollars!

May 9, 2023
Business, Equipment

Fullbay’s Heavy Equipment Maintenance Checklist

A maintenance checklist can help ensure you hit everything necessary during an inspection. While we usually go for electronic checklists, we know some techs are still fans of the printed versions. Check out this downloadable maintenance checklist and give it a whirl!

May 9, 2023