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March 20, 2018
<p>CLOSE</p> 6 Steps to Obtain a Medical Exemption

For commercial drivers petitioning the FMCSA for a medical exemption, there are specific procedures that must be followed. Six steps to obtain an exemption are shared.

Video: Chevrolet's Silverado 6500HD

General Motors launched its re-entry into the medium-duty Class 6 market at The Work Truck Show 2018 with the unveiling of the Silverado 6500HD.Ed Peper, president of General Motors Fleet discusses the all-new truck. Read the full story here

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<p><em>Photo of Masterack's display from the 2018 Work Truck Show by Roselynne Reyes.</em></p> Masterack Launches Cargo Management Solutions

Masterack has unveiled solutions for various commercial vehicles including new modular systems for vans, enclosed service bodies, and truck toppers.

<p><em>Photo of the&nbsp;2018 NV Cargo&nbsp;courtesy of Nissan.</em></p> Nissan Expands Full-Size Van Production

Nissan North America has expanded production of its NV cargo and passenger vans by adding a second shift to its Canton, Ohio, assembly plant, where Nissan recently celebrated production of 4 million vehicles.

Last Chance to Give Input on Truck Maintenance Trends

Maintenance is a large part of managing a truck fleet. Work Truck magazine is looking for fleet manager input regarding truck fleet maintenance trends, specifically related to outsourcing.

<p><em>Photo of eCanter used by Hovis courtesy of Daimler Trucks.&nbsp;</em></p> Fuso eCanter Hits Road in Great Britain Fleets

Daimler Trucks handed over the first all-electric Fuso eCanter trucks to three fleets in Great Britain. This now brings the electric light-duty truck to a further major market following the market launches in New York, Tokyo, and Berlin.

<p>Masterack's display maximizes space inside the vehicle, with shelving, drawers, hooks, and even ladder storage inside the vehicle.</p> Truck and Van Storage Equipment

At the 2018 Work Truck Show, exhibitors showed off the latest truck and van equipment with a variety of storage options. Read our full show coverage here. Photos by Roselynne Reyes and Lauren Fletcher

Mike Antich
Editor and Associate Publisher
Market Trends
Upward Pressure on Fleet Costs Threatens to Increase TCO

Recently, I conducted a survey of several hundred fleet managers to identify emerging industry trends. One recurrent theme expressed by fleet managers was the concern that fleet costs are starting to experience upward pricing pressures. Here's what they told me.

Lauren Fletcher
Executive Editor
Chatty Chassis
The Importance of Positivity

We live in a world where we can tell anyone exactly what we think about anything with a few keystrokes. Why is it, then, that the majority of the feedback is negative? Why do people feel so much more apt to complain than praise? And, what does this have to do with fleet management?

<p>The model-specific ADARAC Aluminum and Aluminum Pro Series feature a sturdy, corrosion-resistant framework complemented with integrated mounting channels in the rails and crossbars for enhanced cargo versatility. <em>(Images courtesy of ACI)</em></p>
ADARAC Aluminum Truck Racks Agri-Cover, Inc.
<p><em>Image of&nbsp;SEVERE Series tire for mixed service courtesy of Cooper Tire</em></p>
Cooper Brand TBR Tires Cooper Tire & Rubber Company

Aluminum Commercial Cap Leer
Spec'ing for Vehicle Weight Reduction & Maximizing Payload Efficiencies

Falsely Accused and Not in the Wrong? Predict, Prepare, Protect

The 5 Financial Challenges of In-House Maintenance

Five Ways to Reduce Fuel Costs

Focusing on Fleet Safety

Why Local, Hands-On Account Management Makes Sense for Fleets of All Sizes

Mobility: More Than A Buzzword

The Future is Now: Telematics and Fleet Management

Driver Incentives that Work

Special Edition: Strategic Insights 2018 Outlook

Expert Tips to Consider Before Starting a Motor Pool

The 4 Missed Opportunities When Considering a Full Service Lease

Optimization: Turning Fleet Data Into Action

Change Your Filter, Green Your Fleet

8 Ways to Reduce Your Fleet Fuel Spend

7 Best Practices For Your Fleet Safety Program

Corporate Inertia: Overcoming Hurdles to Continuous MVR Monitoring

Fleet Challenges Presented by the Complex Network of Tolls

XL Surpasses 60M Customer Miles

Truck Dealer Network Forms in New England

Za Farley
West Coast Sales Manager
(719) 434-7734
Eric Bearly
East Coast Sales Manager
(303) 681-2615
Robert Brown Jr.
Great Lakes Sales Manager
(248) 601-2005
Lauren Fletcher
Executive Editor
(541) 598-5544
Mike Antich
Associate Publisher and Editor
(310) 533-2467