White Papers

The Commercial Carrier Journal offers a wide variety of white papers and other informational materials designed to keep you updated on the latest trends in the trucking industry as well as tips to save money as you grow your business.

How GPS Vehicle Tracking Can Transform Fleet Management

If you employ a fleet of vehicles – whether five, 500, or 5,000 – you've likely heard of global positioning system (GPS) vehicle tracking technology. This innovative "telematics" technology can transform the way you manage your fleet, resulting in significant cost savings, productivity enhancements, and other operational improvements. Download this free eBook to learn more!

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Satellite TV Used to Improve Driver Recruiting and Safety Scores – Case Study

John Daniels, CEO of Long Haul Trucking is constantly focused on recruiting new drivers and retaining the professional drivers he currently employs. So how does Daniels manage to fill not only his company driver seats but also attract owner-operators? Daniels, whose company motto is Running on the power of promises kept, says he treats his employees like they are family and believes in equipping them with the tools and information needed to succeed as a professional driver.

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The Four Most Effective Ways to Improve Fleet Safety: FREE eBook from Telogis

Safety takes time to implement and entails more than just telling your drivers to drive safely. Go beyond the basics and join other global enterprises  using the industry's only platform for location intelligence to ensure your teams get to where they need to be safely.

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Correcting Driver Behavior: The Competitive Advantage

GPS tracking is much more than location management. Integrated fleet technology solutions have the ability to utilize data to reduce company costs and promote safety, compliance and productivity. Fleet owners can easily save time and money with the right provider. It’s a smart solution for your business, period.

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8 Frequently Asked Questions about Fuel Rebates

How can you choose from all the various rebate programs offered by fuel card companies?

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5 Most Frequently Asked Questions About buying Medium-Duty Work Trucks

The most important tool in your business is the one that gets you, your crew and your equipment to and from the jobsite. You want to buy the best work truck to suit your specific business criteria. Here are the 5 questions you should ask about cost of ownership, durability, drivability, eco-friendliness and image.

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Making the case for LNG in Class 8 over-the-road trucking

The emergence of liquefied natural gas (LNG) as an alternative to diesel fuel for Class 8 trucking operations has spurred a great deal of interest and discussion among fleet owners across North America. The question shouldn’t be whether LNG or compressed natural gas (CNG) solutions are across-the-board replacements for diesel, rather in what areas of a fleet’s operation does LNG or CNG make more sense than diesel?

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CCJ Equipment Maintenance Toolkit — Your Resource for Vital Equipment Information

This book, CCJ's Equipment Maintenance Toolkit, is the most extensive single publication Commercial Carrier Journal has ever published to assist and educate individuals responsible for commercial vehicle maintenance and selection. The Toolkit offers vital information to equipment managers.

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7 Deadly Mistakes Fleet Owners Make

Do you know for certain that your drivers are using company fuel strictly for company business? Can you account for all of their purchases based on a shoebox full of credit or debit card receipts? If the answer is unclear to either question, you probably don’t have a fuel card program. In today’s tough economic climate, there is little margin for tolerating employee theft. Seemingly innocuous slippage can reduce profits, hurt morale and end up costing you more than a tank of fuel.

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