Category: efficiencies

04/02/10

Permalink 12:20:12 pm, Categories: efficiencies
What about truck and trailer preventative maintenance schedules? Are we as strict in adhering to these schedules are we should be? more »

03/13/10

Permalink 09:58:48 am, Categories: efficiencies , Tags: insurance
When you drive a truck, your insurance coverage is probably one of the most expensive, if not the most expensive, item on your books. It is definitely no place to cut corners. Being under-insured or not having insurance at all can be financially devastating. more »

12/31/09

Permalink 10:25:47 am, Categories: efficiencies , Tags: women in trucking
Truck driving has typically been a male dominated industry because of physical requirements. For nearly 80 years, women have been present in the trucking industry whether it was inside the cab, under the hood, or in the terminal. Today more and more women are taking on important, leading roles in management, safety, dispatching, sales, and recruiting. more »

12/23/09

Permalink 09:11:27 am, Categories: efficiencies , Tags: lost in the 1980s
In 1982 I purchased my first tractor and trailer and I started driving truck. That was followed by four more tractors and trailer over the next five years. By 1990, when an offer was made, I was ready to sell. Why? I was doing everything but driving all five trucks at the same time. more »

11/23/09

Permalink 12:06:27 pm, Categories: efficiencies , Tags: shop productivity
The main responsibility of your shop is to keep your trucks rolling down the road in a safe and efficient manner. Shop productivity is a measure of how well this is achieved. Shops are a chaotic place and getting information on productivity is a never ending process, but one that can pay many dividends in costs and employee morale. more »

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