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For Toronto-based ATS Healthcare, safety training begins just after initial driver onboarding, starting with a three-week program of classroom sessions and runs in the field with a trainer. Photo: ATS Healthcare

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Reassessing Your Fleet Safety Program

Fleet safety is essential — but when it comes to safety training, are your drivers still fully engaged?

Hi-Lite Airfield Services LLC, an airport pavement markings, runway rubber removal, and airfield maintenance contractor, had a specific compliance need from its ELD system — to understand trucks’ runway work for the purposes of calculating hours of service. (Photo courtesy of HiLite)

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ELD Rule: Three Paths to Compliance

Three small fleets share their methods to choose and implement electronic logging systems, integrate electronic compliance into their business processes, instruct drivers, and manage enforcement under the new rules.

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Work Truck Show Names 2018 Innovation Awards

The Most Innovative Vehicle award went to Workhorse for its W-15 electric pickup truck, the Most Innovative Safety Product award was presented to J.W. Speaker Corporation for the Model 8910 Evolution 2 LED headlight, and the Most Innovative Truck Equipment honor went to CARR for its Factory Step.

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Eliminating Hidden and Soft Fleet Costs

It never ends; management wants cost reduction, and fleet managers must come through, year after year. Beyond those ‘hard’ costs that are easily measured are soft and hidden costs that are equally important. Here are some tips on finding, and eliminating such costs in your fleet.

Marigolds & Onions’ business entails daily hot food runs to downtown corporate clients and major social, charitable, corporate, and sports events serving thousands of people. The company manages stops down to the average time in loading docks and service elevators as well as types of food and serving ware. Photo courtesy of Marigolds & Onions

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Gourmet Caterer Hones the Art and Science of Fleet Routing

With a delivery window of a mere 15 minutes, Toronto-based Marigolds & Onions uses fleet routing and scheduling software to manage details such as driving time between routes, details of each stop and time spent, and even food type.

Hardcar founder and COO Jeff Breier spent 17 years in South America and Mexico driving armored cars and managing armored car fleets. (Photo courtesy of Hardcar.)

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A Fleet Grows with the Cannabis Industry

Hardcar Security’s custom refrigerated Ford Transits haul cannabis and cash for California growers and dispensaries. The company is establishing logistics and transportation best practices to help this nascent industry mature.

Recent moves by Amazon have led some industry observers to speculate the online retailer is poised to launch its own parcel delivery service soon. Photo: Amazon

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Amazon Moves to Launch Its Own Delivery Fleet

Recent moves suggest Amazon, the online retail giant, is taking steps to establish its own air and land parcel delivery service.

The 54-vehicle fleet consists of Ford pickups — mainly F-150s, a few F-250s and F-350s — and four long-wheelbase Ford Transit vans. Photo: Foris Solutions

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6 Markets, 4 States, 54 Vehicles: How to Manage a Dispersed Fleet

Though this service company’s fleet is spread across six locations nationwide, it was still able to cut idle time by up to 200 hours a month.

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Understanding Metrics: What Is Your Fleet Telling You?

Do you have a firm grasp on your fleet’s downtime, fuel spend, unit damage, rental bill, and tire expense? For the small truck fleets that fly by the seat of their pants, this article is for you.

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Fleets Part of Ford's 2018 Mobility Strategy

Ford is looking to leverage burgeoning vehicle connectivity technology to deliver improved data services and fleet optimization for commercial fleets, which is part of the Ford Mobility team’s strategy to accelerate delivery of mobility products and services to customers in 2018.

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Case Study: The Drive To Compete

In the late 1990s, the Arizona Department of Transportation managed over 12,000 government vehicles statewide, tracking every detail and every dollar with an outdated and inefficient DOS-based PC application. See what steps they took to become one of the most competitively managed fleets in the U.S.

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Leveraging Fleet Management Data to Drive Increased Value
Big data from a fleet management system is just numbers unless you have a way to process, analyze and apply it to your operations. Learn how to unlock actionable business intelligence for greater fleet utilization and ROI on your IoT investment.
An Insider's Look at the State of Colorado's Success
The Colorado State Fleet was able reduce its vehicle stock by 30% and save $360,000 by collecting and utilizing fleet data.
7 Steps to a Safer Fleet
Studies show that risk and safety are top priorities for many fleet managers. Preventing accidents is the key to a safer fleet, but what are the steps to reducing your collision rate? Here is your seven-step checklist for creating a culture of safety within your fleet.
ELD Mandate Enforcement in Full Effect April 1st
The new Electronic Logging Device (ELD) mandate became effective in December, 2017, but law enforcement agencies have been observing a kind of soft rollout, writing up citations with no CSA points or vehicles taken out of service. That is all about to change as full enforcement of the ELD rule goes into effect April 1st. Make sure you know what needs to be done in order for your drivers to be compliant.

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Fleet Tracking And Telematics

Todd Ewing from Verizon Connect will answer your questions and challenges

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