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Important Leasing Terms You Should Know

If you're thinking about leasing a heavy truck, it's important for you to understand certain terminology before you sign a contract. Here are some key leasing terms every fleet manager should know before leasing a ...

What Do Hurricanes Do to the Trucking Industry?

The trucking and transportation industry is particularly susceptible to weather emergencies, and that has ramifications on other industries that depend on timely, secure deliveries. FTR is reporting a high likelihood of ...

What Are Some of the Hidden Factors in Your Truck's Total Operating Cost?

KPMG recently estimated the average total cost of ownership (TCO) for operating a semi-truck at 41 to 59 cents per mile per truck for carriers. While some of the components are easier to break down, such as a semi-trucks fuel ...

What is the Future of Self-Driving Trucks?

Self-driving cars are becoming less and less of a science fiction possibility in the commercial world: they're being tested as taxi alternatives through Uber in a few major cities around the United States, and Ford just chose ...

Why You Should Consider Heavy Truck Leasing

Did you just start a new business and need a heavy truck? Or perhaps you're already an entrepreneur and want to focus on growing your business and adding more trucks? Buying a truck involves a big financial investment. Many ...

Will You Be At the North American Commercial Vehicle Show?

Whether you're an owner-operator who wants to expand your business or you want to keep an eye on current trends and changes facing the industry, trade shows give you a glance at current advances in trucks, trailers, and freight ...

Should the Weight Limit on Loads Go Up?

Just like with all sectors, changes in the trucking industry are based on trade-offs: the cost of increased regulation compared to safer roads, new trucks but at the cost of stricter emissions stipulations, and the various pros ...

The Driver Shortage and How Upcoming Semi-Truck Technology Can Help

The growing transportation industry is hungry for drivers, while truck drivers are hungry for more time at home, shorter driving shifts, and increased pay. Although many drivers and leaders in the industry are doubtful of the ...

Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America Will Launch Electric Trucks By End of 2017

The Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America, Inc. (or FUSO) recently announced they will release a line of electric trucks by the end of 2017 at The Work Truck Show press conference. The truck manufacturer, which is headquartered in ...

House Bill Proposes 2 Year Delay In ELD Mandate

On Tuesday, July 17, Texas congressman Brian Babin has introduced a bill which, if signed into law, would delay implementation of the electronic logging device (ELD) mandate until December 2019. The “ELD Extension Act of ...
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