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“Unity is strength…when there is teamwork and collaboration, wonderful things can be achieved.” —Mattie Stepanek (1990-2004) Poet This young man in his short life by remained positive through all his medical & physical challenges. He was an inspiration to me when I was meeting one (1) of life's...

Recently, a semi came careening down our street, which by design is not intended for commercial travel, with trees, power, cable, telephone lines and a tree-hugger in his wake. Once subdued the driver stated, “My GPS sent me this way!” Whether your onboard with it...

Current State of Autonomous Vehicles As more and more vehicles with autonomous components enter the transportation landscape, the issue of repair and maintenance for those systems become more important for trucking fleets.  Complicating this challenge is the reality that autonomous technology is still in its infancy...

After treatment systems are unequivocally becoming the Achilles Heal for all fleets and a leading contender for high cost, load delays, and asset downtime. However there is much more to the root cause to this escalating issue. Just as the name implies, the after treatment systems...

“You must take personal responsibility. You cannot change the circumstances, the seasons, or the wind, but you can change yourself. That is something you have charge of.” —Jim Rohn (1930-2009) Entrepreneur, Author, Motivational Speaker...

It’s no secret that the mechanic shortage is as prevalent as the driver shortage, and the fleet that manages to retain its service technicians — and keep them content and productive for the long term — has a huge financial advantage. That’s because as the...

In less than three (3) weeks over 10,000 inspectors will attack the hi-way & bi-ways of North America looking for whatever just happens to be their respective pet-peeve. As the old saying goes “A pound of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” However, the...

Fuel is the number one (1) variable cost that presents the biggest challenge for leaders in the transportation industry because it’s directly impacted by the laws of supply and demand as well as ramifications from global political events. In short, it’s the most variable of...

They’re Back…. It wasn’t too long ago that fuel prices were lingering between $3.80 and $4.40 per gallon. At that point many companies took an aggressive stance on fuel conservation. However, for most it was just a flavor of the month. Many companies joined in on...

“You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself in any direction you choose. You're on your own. And you know what you know. You are the guy who'll decide where to go. ” —Dr. Seuss (1904-1991), Writer,...