Perspective: When a Buyer Comes Calling, Be Ready
Being prepared when a suitor comes calling can directly affect your ability to either strike a good deal now or position your company for opportunities down the road, says Spencer Tenney of Tenney Group.
Perspective: Repealing the Federal Excise Tax to ‘Modernize the Truck Fleet’
More than 100 commercial truck dealers, trade association executives and trucking industry stakeholders will descend on Washington the week of June 17 to urge members of Congress to co-sponsor the Modern, Clean and Safe Trucks Act of 2019.
Perspective: Best Practices for Fleets’ Contract Security
Contract security breaches can result in severe and high-profile consequences for a business, especially in today’s hyper-connected world. What are some best practices fleets can implement to increase contract security?
Perspective: Diesel Drives Toward Clean Energy Future
The journey to cleaner diesel fuels, particulate filters and near-zero nitrogen oxide engines that took place in the 1990s through today has not been entirely smooth. But, we have witnessed the diesel engine develop into a near-zero emissions technology, says Allen Schaeffer of the Diesel Technology Forum.
Perspective: The Time to Act on Infrastructure Is Now
It is one of the greatest networks built in the history of mankind. From the Evergreen State of Washington to the Sunshine State of Florida and from the Golden State of California to the Pine Tree State of Maine — more than 45,000 miles of interstate highways connect us from coast to coast. Whether carrying food from the farm to the table, or goods from the factory floor to store shelves, interstate highways are the lifeblood of our nation’s commerce.
Perspective: Drivers Seek Improvements on Routes
An annual survey of thousands of drivers found that while most are happy with the pay structure their fleets offer, they see room for improvement with how their routes are selected.
Perspective: The Time Is Now for Blockchain in Transportation
In the transport and logistics sector, skepticism about blockchain remains, which means it’s important to note the advantages of blockchain but also clear up some possible misconceptions, says John Monarch of ShipChain.
Perspective: To Compete, Shippers Must Invest in Smart Technologies
To compete in the package delivery business, shippers must provide the best customer experience possible by investing in smart technologies and selecting the right delivery model, says Trevor Outman of Shipware.
Opinion: Congress Must Act on Infrastructure Crisis
ATA President Chris Spear: American Trucking Associations is stepping up our call on Washington with a new media and grassroots advocacy campaign that turns up the pressure on Congress and the administration to enact comprehensive infrastructure funding legislation.
Opinion: Vigilance Needed in Driver Drug Testing, Monitoring
The expanding legalization of marijuana across the country opens up fleets and motor carriers to increased risk.