Tech Specialization

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Should We or Shouldn’t We? Fleet maintenance and repair shops and independent shops at some point will consider tech specialization as a means of increasing shop revenue. Maybe you have a tech that’s a hands down standout at some repairs. Maybe you have another who is primarily good at another handful of jobs. So youContinue Reading

Ongoing Saga of the Canadian ELD Mandate

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June 12, 2021 marked the official deadline for Canadian federally regulated trucks to comply with the electronic logging device (ELD) mandate. The mandate requires the affected vehicles to be equipped with an ELD approved by an authorized third party certifier for use in Canada. Unfortunately, on that date there was no certifier approved by TransportContinue Reading

Professionalism or its Lack

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We’ve spoken about this topic before but we want you to know that a lack of professionalism displayed by many truck drivers is not something that will return without all of us – drivers included – working together on. First of all a Commercial Driver License is not a free pass to ignoring regulations andContinue Reading

Fleet experiencing Frequent Breakdowns?

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If your fleet is experiencing frequent breakdowns on trips away from the home terminal it may be a sign of infrequent or inaccurate daily pre-trip inspections by a driver or drivers. If it’s happening more often with a certain driver, it’s pretty obvious that person’s attitude is indifferent toward required daily inspections, both pre andContinue Reading

Driving Fleet Efficiency with Smart Trailer Technology

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Trucking, like many other functions, have been undergoing tremendous technological changes in recent times. From the electronic logging device to onboard computer systems, autonomous trucks and electric tractors, technology is changing lives for the better. Even the supply chain is being driven by data to enable greater efficiency. Smart technology is almost everywhere. Story TimeContinue Reading

Artificial Intelligence Meets Trucking

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Artificial Intelligence (AI) is the science of teaching computers to think like humans but faster and without bad habits. It is presently employed in autonomous trucks already being tested on North American highways. And in many cases is already in use in existing OEM and aftermarket truck applications. The Purpose of AI in Trucks TheContinue Reading