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How trucking is doing more during the Coronavirus pandemic

Today demands adaptability and flexibility. The Coronavirus pandemic has brought with it market uncertainty that will likely have a long-term effect. But one thing remains certain: Trucking is essential. As the fleet managers responsible for running the trucks and managing the drivers that are delivering essential goods, strong fundamentals will enable creative uses of your

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Providing the right data to speed up truck service

The threats that will put your trucks on the side of the road haven’t changed much–brakes, lights and tires are still the main culprits, according to Dave Walters, senior solutions engineer for Trimble Transportation–but what has changed is what you can do about it. The service data streaming off of your trucks are fueling everything

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Watch: How data can help prevent breakdowns

The worst-case scenario for a driver and fleet manager alike is a roadside breakdown. If this should happen to your truck, this out-of-service vehicle can cost your fleet $1,000 or more each day. In addition to leaving customers without service, a typical breakdown might take your truck off the road for seven to 10 days

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Wondering how to integrate your truck data? Here are a few ideas

Integration. Five years ago that word was synonymous with powertrain components. Today, the integration trend continues, but now it’s synonymous with data. You have plenty of it streaming off of your trucks, but being able to put that data in to actionable dashboards and match it up with other data points from other solutions providers

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How to act on truck telematics data, not just analyze it

Working remotely is new for much of the business world, but your trucks are always remote–rolling across the city, state or country delivering needed goods. The difference for you as the fleet manager now might be that you’re not down the hall from your dispatcher, shop manager or driver training manager. The telematics you employ

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Watch: Reduce your heavy-duty truck battery issues

If batteries could talk, what could they tell you about proper servicing procedures to help you prevent them from having issues?

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Truck cab cleaning, comfort tips to keep your drivers safe

No script? No plan? No problem. Welcome to Fleet Equipment Unscripted—the video interview series that connects you with the greatest minds in the heavy-duty trucking world. Hours-of-service exemptions that have your truck drivers working long hours to deliver essential goods. Stay at home orders that have closed restaurants or drivers that want to socially distance

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How to remotely coach your truck drivers with video telematics

No script? No plan? No problem. Welcome to Fleet Equipment Unscripted—the video interview series that connects you with the greatest minds in the heavy-duty trucking world. In the midst of a nationwide social distancing order and many states issuing Stay at Home orders, staying connected with your equipment and the men and women who operate

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Watch: Truck brake fade and what you can do about it

Many truck drivers have experienced brake fade. Technically, brake fade happens when “the condition in which the thermal capacity of the braking system has been exceeded and the system operates at reduced effectiveness.” More simply, it’s pushing the brake pedal and not having things go the way you expect. So, why does this happen, and

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Asset management ideas to meet delivery demand with Volvo Trucks

No script? No plan? No problem. Welcome to Fleet Equipment Unscripted—the video interview series that connects you with the greatest minds in the heavy-duty trucking world. Meeting customer delivery expectations is always a top trucking fleet priority, but with the Coronavirus pandemic creating huge demand for necessary supplies and the entire world watching, making on-time

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Geotab talks electric vehicle strategies, working during the pandemic

No script? No plan? No problem. Welcome to Fleet Equipment Unscripted—the video interview series that connects you with the greatest minds in the heavy-duty trucking world. For our first episode, I connected with Matt Stevens, vice president of electric vehicles at Geotab, to see how Geotab continues to support its customers in these strange pandemic

Watch: What to consider when spec’ing vocational truck suspensions

Vocational suspensions have different needs than over-the-road suspensions because they will probably be tackling different jobs, so there are a few application factors unique to vocational suspensions that fleet managers will need to keep in mind. Watch the video above to learn more, and click here for more episodes of On the Road.

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