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Electric yard trucks are a key part of Hirschbach’s yard service future

Quieter, cleaner operation is pushing EV yard tractor growth in the company’s yard management solutions offering.

The biggest medium-duty truck headlines of 2022

Medium-duty truck trends can be hard to pin down. After all, these trucks tackle a vast array of applications–from local pick-up and delivery vans running around every neighborhood across the country to municipal fleet trucks servicing utility lines. Think about it: Manufacturers build naked chassis just so that bodybuilders can dress it up with the

Orange EV delivers 500th fully electric, heavy-duty truck

Orange EV announced the delivery of its 500th electric yard truck. The 500th Orange EV truck was purchased by United Natural Foods, the largest publicly traded wholesale distributor of health and specialty food in the United States and Canada. Orange EV noted that this milestone demonstrates the trucking industry’s focus on eliminating diesel fuel and emissions and

Carrier Logistics rolls out yard management system

Carrier Logistics Inc. (CLI), providers of freight management software for less-than-truckload (LTL) fleets, recently announced the CLI Yard Management System, a trailer inventory system designed to improve efficiency in operations for asset-based LTL trucking companies. With the CLI Yard Management System, LTL carriers can manage the yard operations at their terminals, dispatch trailer switches to

NACFE: Terminal tractors are good use case for electrification

The North American Council for Freight Efficiency (NACFE) today released the first of four market segment reports—Electric Trucks Have Arrived: The Use Case For Terminal Tractors—based on findings from last year’s Run on Less – Electric (RoL-E) freight efficiency demonstration. The top level finding from the report is that this Class 8 market segment, terminal tractors,