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U.S. Xpress partners with DClimate on Variant fleet APU

U.S. Xpress recently partnered with DClimate, a provider of Auxiliary Power Unit (APU) systems, on a new APU system for its new, tech-forward and driver-first Variant fleet. The solution needed to support environmental stewardship by reducing emissions and improve overall operational efficiency, while providing professional truck drivers with a comfortable space for rest and relaxation. Impressive results delivered during extensive testing of DClimate’s Hybrid APU in 2019 led U.S. Xpress to specify DClimate’s system on all new Variant truck

Michael Ducker joins U.S. Xpress board of directors

U.S. Xpress Enterprises, Inc. has elected Michael Ducker, former president and chief executive officer of FedEx Freight, to its eight-member board of directors. During his 43-year career with FedEx, he also served as president of international business, chief operating officer of FedEx Express and president of FedEx Express Asia Pacific. During his tenure with FedEx,

Route planning for fuel efficiency

“Behind every brown package delivery vehicle is a strategy to economize fuel use,” reports UPS on its corporate website. “Our fleet strategy is making the best of today’s transportation technology through careful route planning that avoids unnecessary driving and saves fuel.” Careful route planning is fundamental to the way UPS does business, an essential element

PeopleNet applications determine the most efficient routes