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  • COVID-borne challenges help fleets find balance between in-person and virtual June 4, 2020
    While $17 plane tickets may not stick around in a post-pandemic world, there are changes that fleet managers and trucking analysts expect to remain following the unprecedented crisis that forced companies to implement a host of new practices in recent months.
    Tom Quimby
  • CCJ Daily Dispatch, June 4: Carriers’ operational cost info sought by ATRI for annual report June 4, 2020
    The American Transportation Research Institute is calling on motor carriers of all sizes to participate in its annual Operational Costs of Trucking report. Lubricants producer Howes has named the Iowa 80 Truckstop as its third inductee in the Howes Hall of Fame
    CCJ Staff
  • Commentary: The average truck June 4, 2020
    At some point in nearly every cost/benefit discussion of technology for trucking the term “average truck” will get thrown on the table. Throw “average” in front of anything and it somehow gains credibility and meaning, right? Alternative phrases are “average miles per gallon,” “average vehicle miles traveled,” “average freight efficiency,” “average duty cycle,” “average return […]
    CCJ Staff
  • Nikola vying to give birth to green tech, eyes cabover resurgence in U.S. June 3, 2020
    Nikola has just more than 14,000 reservations for its tractor, about seven times more than the last verified figure for Tesla's fully electric – and twice delayed – Semi.
    Jason Cannon
  • National Fleet Products’ hand-washing station June 3, 2020
    National Fleet Products’ Hand-Washing Station is designed to allow water of hand sanitizer to be dispensed virtually anywhere, with application-specific hardware that enables the unit to be mounted to a wide variety of vehicles. The portable vehicle-mounted black or translucent tank comes in 6.5- and 10-gallon sizes and is made of rugged, durable virgin polypropylene […]
    CCJ Staff
  • Storm proof: is your fleet ready for hurricane season? June 3, 2020
    A fleet manager who has experienced multiple hurricanes stresses the need for equipment and technology to be ready.
    Aaron Huff
  • Omnitracs, FourKites develop new fleet routing, tracking features June 3, 2020
    Two new products that give drivers, fleets and shippers improved routing and tracking capabilities were launched this week.
    Aaron Huff
  • CCJ Daily Dispatch, June 3: Kenan truck driver who drove toward protests released without charges June 3, 2020
    The Minnesota Department of Public Safety reported this week that it does not appear that a tanker truck driver intentionally drove his rig toward thousands of protestors that had unexpectedly gathered on Interstate 35 in Minneapolis on Sunday to protest the police-related death of Minneapolis resident George Floyd.
    CCJ Staff

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