Phillips CEO: ‘The smart trailer revolution is here’
Rob Phillips discusses solar integration, supplier relationships, and evolving trailer technology.
Phillips unveils new manufacturing facilities in Mexico to meet N.A. product demand
The manufacturer plans to relocate its manufacturing in China to Mexico.
Cummins launches Accelera brand for its New Power business unit
The new brand will provide battery electric and fuel cell electric solutions across a range of commercial and industrial applications.
Springtime truck maintenance tips to maximize uptime
We talk about our top truck maintenance tips, how to battle corrosion and what moving back PM intervals can mean for your bottom line.
How the evolution of e-commerce is beating back parts acquisition woes
Fleets are seeking out more advanced digital solutions at their fingertips.
How M&A activity can benefit fleet uptime
You don’t always think about how mergers and acquisitions can be a boon for uptime, but M&A presents opportunities to improve products and services and can drive beneficial efficiencies throughout the supply chain. Gaining new territory is about more than growing a company’s footprint and meeting new customers; existing customers who do business in the
How heavy-duty parts distributors are keeping up with fleet eCommerce needs
eCommerce is deceptively difficult to get right. Having the right truck parts in the right locations at the right time is already a complicated waltz–making those parts easy to find at a click of a button is another story. Every year, more fleets are flocking to the web to get the parts they need, but
The keys to maximizing truck uptime via aftermarket parts and service
For every second that ticks by when a truck is off the road, dollars are ticking down from a fleet’s bottom line. When the wheels are turning you aren’t only turning a profit – you’re building customer trust, too. In today’s transportation environment, suppliers and service providers help fleets increase uptime via enterprise-level thinking. These
No one is talking about this reason electric trucks are losing range
Electric trucks are out there all over the country – nay, the world – not meeting the battery range they should be expected to. Why? There are plenty of possibilities. But I’m talking about the one no one is talking about. It’s not the trucks themselves, or range-saving add-ons. It’s not the charger or the
Three fall truck maintenance checks to make before wintertime
The first day of the fall season is September 22, and with it comes a welcome change for many drivers and technicians who may have been overheating alongside their trucks in the summer. But although the cool air might feel nice now… it’s only going to get colder. And winter weather is notorious for bringing
Ready to add electric trucks to your fleet? Are you sure?￼
At this point, even the most die-hard diesel enthusiasts have to at least give electrified trucks a little side-eye attention. But while these electric vehicles are perfect for some applications, there’s no need for every fleet to jump in yelling “Yippie-ki-yay” quite yet. Let’s take a look at some of the challenges you’ll need to
Six reasons your truck tires are wearing prematurely
You spend so much money tires. For a lot of fleets it’s a problem, especially now-a-days when supply chain issues might be preventing you from getting the tires you might want or need. But, there’s something you can do to rein in those costs a bit, specifically if your tires are wearing prematurely. Click here