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How to ensure the right trucks are running the right duty cycles

Jason Morgan is the editor of Fleet Equipment. He has more than 14 years of B2B journalism experience covering the likes of trucking and construction equipment, real estate, movies and craft beer industries.

Making ends meet in the uncertainty of the Coronavirus pandemic could mean using the equipment you have in duty cycles they might not match. Cornering a Class 8 in cramped city streets is not only stressful for your drivers on the delivery front lines, but it also sends your MPG bell curve into the basement. Maybe you have other trucks that are better suited for those routes and cycles? Maybe you could turn to leasing as a short-term solution to put the right truck in the right application and save on fuel costs? “Maybes” are all well and good, but how do you know you’re making the right decision?

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I connected with Colin Sutherland, Geotab’s executive vice president of sales and marketing, for a beginner’s primer on parsing through truck data to gain visibility into the workloads that trucks are actually tackling, not just the ones we think they are doing, as well as the service and equipment health solutions that can help drive truck management decisions. Watch the video above for all of the insight.

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