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TrakLok achieves ISO 9001 compliant status for fifth year

TrakLok Inc. has completed its fifth ISO-9001 audit. The quality management standard helps ensure that the company’s integrated lock, alarm and tracking system for trailers and containers is designed and produced so customers receive a consistent product. “We knew the ISO process would challenge our management to maintain a complete quality system and drive our

NAFA urges continued funding for DERA

On June 11, NAFA Fleet Management Association Chief Executive Officer, Phillip Russo, CAE, reached out to leaders in Washington urging continued funding for the Diesel Emission Reduction Act (DERA). “Millions of older diesel engines are still in use by fleets. Thankfully, emissions from these older engines may be controlled with the use of modern, American-made

Labelmaster partnership offers MSDS to SDS conversion service in advance of OSHA Hazcom 2012/GHS deadline

Labelmaster has expanded its Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) HCS/GHS offering to include a MSDS to SDS conversion service. Petro-chemical, pharmaceutical, paints and coatings companies and others involved in chemical manufacturing, in addition to importers, distributors and employers, must comply with all OSHA GHSmodified provisions by June 1, 2015, as specified in 29 CFR

UPS invests in propane for US delivery fleet

UPS announced plans to purchase 1,000 propane package delivery trucks and install an initial 50 fueling stations at UPS locations. The investment in propane vehicles and infrastructure is approximately $70 million. The propane fleet will replace gasoline- and diesel-fueled vehicles used largely in rural areas in Louisiana and Oklahoma with other states pending. Operations will

Wheeltime unveils network-wide commitment to fuel-economy

WheelTime Network President and Chief Executive Officer Mike Delaney announced plans to launch a network program to expand the boundaries of miles per gallon thinking and increase fuel savings for its customers using current and readily available, off-the-shelf technology as well as training. WheelTime has begun development of such a program. The “No Limits” initiative

Eaton supports next gen. medium-, heavy-duty vehicle fuel efficiency standards

Power management company Eaton announced its support of new deadlines on national fuel economy and greenhouse gas emission standards for medium and heavy-duty vehicles, including 18-wheelers, sanitation trucks, buses, and other large vehicles, as it works to inform regulators as they develop national fuel-saving rules. Feb. 18’s announcement by President Barack Obama calls for the

Cummins supports government efforts to develop next phase of emission, fuel-efficiency standards

Cummins Inc. announced its support for the development of a second phase of greenhouse gas (GHG) and fuel efficiency standards for medium- and heavy-duty commercial vehicles. “Cummins supports standards that deliver environmental benefits and help our customers in the form of increased fuel efficiency and cost savings,” said Rich Freeland, Cummins vice president and president

Incorporating trailers into U.S. heavy-duty truck efficiency rule

A pair of studies released  by the International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT) summarize issues connected with integrating trailers into the Obama Administration’s Phase 2 regulatory program, offer detailed recommendations for addressing those issues and report results of an industry survey on current technology costs and adoption rates in the North American on-road freight sector.

PIT introduces technology certification program

FPInnovations’ Performance Innovation Transport (PIT) group, a not-for-profit engineering and research group for the North American trucking industry, announced PIT Power at its first annual Emerging Technologies Conference. “With a long history of research activities in the forest industry’s transport sector, FPInnovations is proud to be working with the multi-national transport fleets in their efforts

FMCSA Compliance Manual from J.J. Keller

J. J. Keller & Associates Inc. released the FMCSA Compliance Manual — a manual that helps fleet managers and owner-operators understand and comply with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (FMSRs). J.J. Keller re-launched the Fleet Safety Compliance Manual with a redesigned and reorganized format as the FMCSA Compliance Manual. “With the Compliance, Safety, Accountability (CSA) enforcement

Integrated solutions for fuel purchasing can help lower costs

What an interesting time for motor carriers. New or rising costs for trucks and drivers, regulatory requirements and safety mandates are all ongoing challenges. And let’s not forget fuel. This might be a good time to review the costs associated with fuel. Costs, plural? Yes, the direct cost of fuel that actually is burned is

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Colorado to offer Drivewyze PreClear bypass service

Drivewyze and the Colorado State Patrol announced that Colorado has become the 19th state to offer the Drivewyze PreClear bypass service, which uses tablets, smartphones and select electronic on-board recorders to provide commercial vehicles with inspection site bypass opportunities. “We’re pleased that the Colorado State Patrol recognizes the value in offering the trucking industry additional