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What is the key to survival in trucking?

"I don't know that there is one, but I would say for us it is maintaining good customers. That's what keeps us where we're at. We're sele...

Tear down bench

Shure Manufacturing's tear down bench Model #030465 is designed to ease the task of working with small, fluid-saturated components. The unit ...

Loads of thanks

Cut, slash, reduce, pinch, squeeze, monitor and eliminate are all verbs used to describe management strategies in today's tough climate. Scru...

Front loading refuse-body Condor

Freightliner's new version of its Class 8 low cab forward Condor has a front loader refuse body. The Condor provides a 238 degree field of v...

Road Relay 4 with fuel tax reporting

Cummins Inc. and ProMiles Software Development Corp. have introduced an interface between Cummins' Road Relay 4 with Global Positioning Syst...
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Not what it seems to be

For the heirs of a trucking company owner, estate taxes can be a huge problem. With millions of dollars potentially tied up in assets, the nex...

Radial drive tire

B.F. Goodrich's DR444 radial drive tire has an extra-deep 28/32nds tread depth. It also features self cleaning tread. The self-cleaning actio...

Stormwater guard

UltraTech's Ultra-Grate Guard is designed to prevent sediment or hydrocarbons from entering storm drains and catch basin inlets. It consists ...

Give away your secrets

How would you react if someone asked you to share a copy of your profit-and-loss statement with all your employees? Most likely, you would tur...

A/C dye injection gun

Tracer Products' multi-dose dye injection gun with an 8-ounce disposable cartridge can deliver 1 1/4 ounce of Fluoro-Lite universal dye into ...

Big Rig History

Big Rigs, by Stan Holzman, is a 160-page volume portraying the history of all the major U.S. and Canadian Class 8 truck builders. Available fr...

Weighing accident costs

A typical police-reported large truck crash might cost around $6,800 in property damage and medical costs, but the true costs are far larger, ...

High capacity air dryer

Meritor WABCO's new System Saver 1800 air dryer has 50 percent more desiccant than the company's System Saver 1200 for 15 percent to 30 perc...

Listen in on cash flow

Truckload Academy will host an audio conference this month on cash-flow management and how carriers can analyze their current situation to ult...

Trailer ABS retrofit kits

Haldex Brake Systems' full selection of trailer ABS retrofit kits are configured for two-sensor/one-module or four-sensor/two-module applicat...