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New truck crunch 'blessing in disguise' when it comes to rates, capacity
Had new truck and trailer builds been at 'normal levels,' analyst says trucking would currently be in a freight environment like 2019, 'without a doubt.'
May 12, 2022
Shared truckload freight can help boost efficiency in fleets
There are times when shippers will purchase truckload service but don’t have a full trailer of freight. For the truckload carrier, empty space in the trailer means lost potential revenue. This is where shared truckload freight comes into play.
May 5, 2022
The ins, outs and woes of diesel engine aftertreatment
Symptoms of aftertreatment problems include a loss of power; reduced MPG; excessive exhaust smoke; a drop in coolant levels despite no external leaks; intake leaks; and/or a dirty air filter.
April 28, 2022
The easiest and hardest commercial vehicles to decarbonize
The Fuels Institute recently compiled a list of the five easiest and five hardest segments to decarbonize, and trucking landed on both.
April 21, 2022
Assessing the challenges of a mileage-based user fee as an alternative to the fuel tax
The Eastern Transportation Coalition is working to find a fair balance in developing a mileage-based user fee as an alternative funding source for the Highway Trust Fund as more fuel-efficient vehicles make the fuel tax less feasible.
April 15, 2022
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Fleet spend analysis can uncover costs not found in a cost of ownership calculation
Maintaining a solid balance sheet goes a lot deeper than simply knowing payroll, fuel expenses and truck maintenance costs.
April 7, 2022
How insurance companies are approaching under-21 pilot program
On this week's 10-44 webisode: a peek at how insurance companies are looking at FMCSA's proposed Safe Driver Apprenticeship Pilot program to allow under-21 drivers to cross state lines.
April 1, 2022
Oils & lubricants
Rising diesel cost puts fuel economy back in focus
With diesel fuel is at its highest point in nearly 15 years, fleets have had to take a hard look at miles per gallon.
March 24, 2022
Record high fuel prices are affecting fleets and the freight market
In this week's 10-44, Jason and Matt talk with Avery Vise, vice president of trucking with FTR, who spoke about how fleets can prepare for sudden changes in operational costs and what FTR expects in the weeks ahead with rates.
March 18, 2022
Career Leadership Award
Watch: Kenan Advantage's Altrichter named CCJ Career Leadership Award recipient
CCJ's 46th Annual Career Leadership Award was bestowed to Kirk Altrichter, Executive Vice President of Fleet Services, Kenan Advantage Group.
March 15, 2022
Trucking in 2022: Driver hours, new entrants 'surge'
Bill Driegert, co-founder and Head of Operations at Uber Freight, joins the 10-44 this week and talks with Jason and Matt about consumer savings, spending, truck driver hours and more.
March 10, 2022
How fleets are working to mitigate rising insurance costs
On this week's 10-44 webisode, ATRI's Dan Murray talks about the findings of the group's latest study looking at rising insurance costs and what fleets are doing to combat those costs.
March 4, 2022
Fleet shares its story of how it went from 15,000 mile oil drains to 100,000
Ozark Motor Lines used oil sampling analysis and data to push its oil drain intervals more than six-times further.
February 24, 2022
With rising CPI, how fleets should address finance, maintenance agreements
The Consumer Price Index is up 7.5% year-over-year, which is impacting the cost of maintenance and equipment for fleets.
February 17, 2022
Truck breakdowns the top driver complaint of 2021
A truck that spends too much time in the shop was truck drivers' No. 1 beef in 2021.
February 3, 2022
Winter weather influences fleet maintenance practices
January is usually the coldest month of the year across the U.S. with average temperatures of just under 35 degrees, but February is not too far behind.
January 27, 2022
Going yard: Trucking goes electric without hitting the open road
While electrifying a portion of Class 8 trucks will go a long way toward reaching environmental goals, there is still a large piece of the pie that can be tackled with electrification.
January 21, 2022
Development of new diesel engine oil category underway
Upcoming generation of engine oils could feature even lower viscosity grades.
January 13, 2022
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Kansas opens state to autonomous trucks
The Sunflower State is the 25th in the U.S. to allow fully autonomous vehicles to operate on public roads.
Traffic deaths reach 16-year high, NHTSA estimates
Ryder confirms takeover bid
Fleets use smart compliance tech to improve efficiency
Kodiak Robotics clears significant 'driverless' hurdle with fallback system demo
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