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Freight Ton vs. MPG: How to Calculate Fuel Efficiency Gains

Freight Ton vs. MPG: How to Calculate Fuel Efficiency Gains

The trucking industry is the backbone of America. Both truck drivers and heavy-duty transporters keep us functioning as a society by upholding 6 percent of jobs in America, which makes for 7.1 million people employed by the trucking division. What’s even more...
Effect of Mounting and Alignment on Tire Wear for Semi Trucks

Effect of Mounting and Alignment on Tire Wear for Semi Trucks

When your fleet gets new tires for your tractor trailers, the first act of mounting and balancing those tires to your wheel-end greatly impacts the life of those tires.  Should the tires be mounted incorrectly, it can cause significant irregular tire wear and...
How to Manage Your Tire and Fuel Expenses with Wheel-End Balancing

How to Manage Your Tire and Fuel Expenses with Wheel-End Balancing

Fleets face a difficult challenge of properly managing their two greatest expenses: tires and fuel. Although engineers are currently working to develop advanced technology to improve fuel efficiency, fleet managers need solutions that will make an impact on their...
The Cost of Trucking

The Cost of Trucking

When it comes to money management, the majority of fleets hire outside accountants to do profit/loss statements at the close of each fiscal year. They will then compare this information with prior statements to spot overall trends on a year-by-year basis. The problem...
The Future of Fuel Economy

The Future of Fuel Economy

Over the last decade, successive lines of trailer-trucks have helped the industry gain on fuel efficiency. Whereas trucks manufactured in 2009 averaged six mpg, today’s newer trucks are averaging between eight and 12 mpg. The ultimate goal with today’s...