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Parking-space comfort at Petro

Truckers who park at Petro Stopping Centers nationwide will eventually be able to avoid idling by hooking their cabs to power and air systems ...

Defending concealed damage claims

Q My company delivered a load on November 15. The shipment was unloaded by the consignee without incident and the delivery receipt was ...

A calculated success: Falcon Transport’s Joe Fleming

Joe Fleming's story really begins in 1903, when his grandfather bought a horse and wagon and started a transportation company - McNicholas Ge...

Don’t let an ASP bite you

In the aftermath of Sept. 11, many companies are rethinking the security of their data. Many companies that were headquartered in the World Tr...

Play the cards you’re dealt

The relationship between you and your truck dealer has never been more important than now. If you have not yet made up your mind about a new t...
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Prophesy system for small fleets

Prophesy Transportation Solutions (www.mile.com) announced DispatchSelect, a trucking sof...

Less drag, MorElectric

Looks like truck technology is migrating toward a territory that railroads have occupied for years - replacing mechanical loads with electrica...

Vistar interfacing with Maddocks

Vistar Datacom (www.vistar.ca) is integrating its GlobalWave satellite communications sy...

Briefly

Truckload Carriers Association called on its members to urge their U.S. senators to support fuel surcharge legislation (S. 1914) that h...

Don’t just wait for death and taxes

In the past couple of years, most owners of trucking companies haven't been overly concerned about taxes. Companies have suffered significant...

OSHA opts for voluntary guidelines on ergonomics

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration on April 5 announced an ergonomics plan centered on voluntary guidelines, rather than the co...

Shrinking rarely makes for profits

How much revenue does a trucking company need to generate enough profits to recover the cost of a dollar of wasted expenditures? Many people b...

International increases engine prices

International is increasing the price of its medium-duty diesel engines by $1,850 per unit, effective this October. The price increase, whi...

Compliance Briefs

For more information on the following items, visit http://dms.dot.gov and search th...

Audit program to include new U.S. carriers

A carrier auditing program designed to ease congressional concerns about Mexican trucking companies will soon be extended to new U.S. carriers...