August 2022

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Shop Operations

What freight & fuel have to do with inflation

Aug. 31, 2022
The Consumer Price Index is how we measure inflation, but a look at trucking-related indicators like freight and fuel also can help predict where the economy is heading.
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Fleet Fast technician Cristian Fonseca welds a liftgate.
Shop Operations

Shop profile: How family-run body shop sparked success

Aug. 23, 2022
Raj Basran's focus on family values helped transform his parents' Akron auto body shop into Fleet Fast, a flourishing commercial vehicle collision repair business.
TEXA’s ADAS Truck Kit includes a calibration frame and target, along with software, to ensure the correct alignment and calibration of ADAS.
Safety & Technology

Best practices to avoid ADAS maintenance mishaps

Aug. 18, 2022
As ADAS technologies are further adopted, fleets and shops must ensure their maintenance best practices take into account how connected these systems are to the rest of the commercial...
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Employees & Training

Changing the way we hire technicians

July 8, 2022
The demand for diesel technicians is still outpacing the supply. If fleets are to find workers, they must reconsider who they look for, how they recruit, and how they train.
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One of Pitt Ohio's two Class 7 Volvo VNR Electrics backed up to the LTL carrier's Cleveland Terminal after a day of pickup and delivery work.
Shop Operations

Pitt Ohio’s Cleveland terminal a model for sustainable fleets

July 7, 2022
Tucked in an aging Cleveland suburb, LTL fleet Pitt Ohio has built one of the most forward-thinking facilities in the country, with more than enough renewable energy to power ...

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Roadblocks to predictive maintenance and workarounds

July 5, 2022
The benefits of predictive maintenance and how to progress in deploying the technology in the face of operational obstacles.