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Mandated eLogs ruling – delayed again

The rule was expected to be published in September of last year. Then it moved to November, then December, then Jan. Now the February 27 date has come and gone without a rule clearing the White Houses’ Office of Management

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100% real advice: Buy a new truck?

Dear Jim: I own a trucking company and we have seven trucks. Business is doing okay and I’m thinking we could use another truck. Should I add another truck to my fleet? Sincerely, Gettin’ Better Trucking. — Dear Gettin’ Better:

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Fleet Managers speak on challenges and what they’re doing about it in 2014

We asked fleet managers to define the top three challenges they are facing in 2014. These fleet managers work at companies ranging in size from small and specialized heavy haul trucking firms to large distributors of construction equipment with fleet

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Adding technology to your trucking business

Insights can come from odd places, when you least expect it. One of our usual lunch spots is the pho noodle restaurant two streets away from our office. We’d characterize it as a ‘hole in the wall’ back in the

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The Case for Professional Development for Dealers

3 common excuses and reasons to stop making them In business, managers understand the idea of investing in equipment, inventory and tools because the input (cost) and return (revenue) can be easily measured to evaluate the ROI. Yet when asked

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Testimonials

“The reporting tools that the system provides help assist our dispatchers and operations managers with business decisions, defects and root cause analysis.” Bill Smith, Six Sigma Black Belt Ohio CAT “We had a successful Pilot and implementation, we are very

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Top 5 Reports for Transportation Fleets

You’ve invested in the latest technology, but the information you gather won’t reveal its true value without proper analysis. With a handful of well-chosen reports, you can get a clear look at how your operation is performing and use the

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Four Key Dispatching Actions in Four Clicks Each

Every second is important in a dispatch office. Searching for software menus and buttons eats up valuable time. DSi Transport Manager was designed with dispatchers in mind to be a streamlined application that helps users accomplish key tasks quickly. 1)     

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Four Hidden Powers of DSi Mobile Manager

In evaluating the health of your dispatch system, you should not only consider the software used to manage the schedule, but how effectively dispatchers communicate with drivers. Installing a full-featured telematics device has two obvious benefits: tracking the truck, and

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Evaluating the Health of Your Transportation Dispatching System

At the heart of every transportation department is a dispatching system. Your dispatching workflow pulls information from customers and clients and pumps out orders to be completed by drivers. A healthy system will process orders effortlessly, respond well under pressure,

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