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October 17, 2017
<p><em>Image courtesy of Decked.</em></p> How to Choose Racks and Bins

Racks and bins turn trucks and vans into mobile workshops. With an abundance of options available to fleet managers, here’s all you need to know about these organizational devices.

<p>SIEVERT</p> NTEA Produces New Training Course

NTEA has produced Truck Equipment 101, a training program covering all aspects of work trucks and the industry — from chassis and powertrains to bodies and cab styles.

Fleetmatics, click here Sponsored by Fleetmatics, A Verizon Company
9 Secrets to Reducing Your Operating Expenses

When you rely on your trucks as an essential part of your business, you may be accumulating hidden costs. Download this eBook to find out 9 secrets to reducing those expenses and see how small changes can make a big impact.

<p><em>Photo of solar panels courtesy of eNow.</em></p> eNow Powers Zero-Emissions Refrigerated Truck

eNow, producers of solar products for the transportation industry, demonstrated the effectiveness of its solar energy-producing systems for transportation by powering the first zero-emissions commercial-use Transport Refrigeration Unit (TRU) on a truck making deliveries in an urban environment.

<p><strong>Anthony Gansle, Peterbilt&rsquo;s director of marketing and sales.</strong> <em>Photo: Peterbilt</em></p> Peterbilt's Gansle Named to Used Truck Association Board

Peterbilt has announced that Anthony Gansle, director of marketing and sales, has been elected to the Used Truck Association's board of directors.

<p><em>Photo: Lytx</em></p> Coca-Cola Adds Lytx DriveCam Video Safety System

Coca-Cola Consolidated implemented the program at three company locations, involving 200 drivers and 115 vehicle assets.

<p><em>Photo courtesy of Smithfield and SmartDrive</em></p> Smithfield Foods Reduces Accidents with SmartDrive

SmartDrive Systems announced that Smithfield Foods, Inc. has deployed the SmartDrive video-based safety program across its entire fleet of nearly 600 Armour and Eckrich branded refrigerated box trucks following a competitive review and pilot program.

Lauren Fletcher
Executive Editor
Chatty Chassis
Check Up on Your Annual Goals

As we move toward the end of the year (already!), it’s a great time to take a moment and reflect. Earlier this year, we spoke about turning your resolutions into goals, and how to apply the concept of “resolutions” into a work-related goal.

Mike Antich
Editor and Associate Publisher
Market Trends
Successful Fleet Managers Excel as Servant Leaders

Internal users are too often treated by some fleet managers as a captive audience that can be dictated to and shown little respect; however, it is important to remember the reason your fleet department exists is to support user departments. You are the business partner of these departments that rely upon you to provide superb customer service to help them fulfill their daily tasks.


Snow Driver Windshield Wiper Bosch
<p><em>Image courtesy of SSI</em></p>
Heavy-Duty LED Worklight Superior Signals, Inc.
<p><em>Photo courtesy of Blackhawk</em></p>
PowerPro XXL Frame Straightening Rack Blackhawk

WM Loading Ramps Stow Vertically Inside National Fleet Products
Fleet Challenges Presented by the Complex Network of Tolls

Transforming Driver Attitudes and Behaviors Through “Closed-Loop” Telematics

12 Point Buying Guide to Video Safety Systems

How A Safer Fleet Delivers a Stronger Bottom Line

The Price of Fuel vs. The Cost of Fueling

Strategic Fleet Insights

Focus on Safety

Low Cost Tech for Fleets of All Sizes

Make Sure Your Fleet Is Ready for the Next Storm

Five Reasons CFOs Are Taking a Closer Look at Fleet Leasing Options

Liability: Why ‘Good Enough’ Isn’t Enough

Dollars and Cents of Engine Calibration (Infographic)

Managing Your Fleet with Enhanced Communications

Why it Pays to Separate Parts From Labor

How to Evaluate if Your Leasing Partner Is Still Right for You

Taking the Plunge: Why Your Fleet Should Lease

How to Set Up a Maintenance Pilot Program and Why It Matters

Five Core Telematics Benefits

Choosing an ELD Solution: What to Ask

Using Fleet Tracking to Reduce Fuel Costs

DTNA Facility Donates $100k to Chairity

VIPAR Establishes Disaster Relief Fund

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Eric Bearly
East Coast Sales Manager
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Robert Brown Jr.
Great Lakes Sales Manager
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Lauren Fletcher
Executive Editor
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Mike Antich
Associate Publisher and Editor
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