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How to Better Your Gas Mileage

How to Better Your Gas Mileage – 10 Tips to Get to 10 MPG

Fuel is one of the largest expenses trucking companies face when managing their fleet. AAA reports that the current national average for diesel fuel is $2.92. Being that, fueling up your heavy-duty trucks for a long-haul can cost an upwards of $800 depending on the tank setup. So, we’ve put together a list of ten […]

01/30/19 Read more

Isuzu NPR

5 Reasons to Buy an Isuzu NPR

Choosing the right fit for your fleet can be a daunting task; reviewing specs, calculating costs and considering driver comfort. Luckily, Isuzu Trucks has a reliable, flexible option to make that choice a little easier. From lighter deliveries to heavy-weight equipment hauling, the Isuzu NPR is an ideal choice for medium-duty trucking. We’ve compiled the […]

01/21/19 Read more

Volvo VNR Electric

All-Electric Volvo VNR Hits American Market This Year

Volvo Trucks has plans to launch their all-electric VNR model this year in California. The battery-electric version of the Volvo VNR model will deploy as demonstrations in this region throughout 2019. This is the first step in Volvo Trucks’ plan to commercialize all-electric heavy-duty trucks in North America. Introduction of the Volvo VNR Electric models […]

01/17/19 Read more

Challenging Santa’s Fleet: Lowering Holiday Environmental Impact with Electric Vehicles

As the holidays approach consumers are rushing to find the perfect gift for their loved ones. Stores are having to keep stock and e-commerce is booming. All of those deliveries are increasing demand for smaller, urban delivery vehicles and for more efficient ways for fleets to deliver those goods. Concerns over fuel efficiency are making […]

12/21/18 Read more

E-commerce and the trucking industry

E-Commerce and Its Effect on the Trucking Industry

The idea of traditional shopping is changing. As technology advances, consumers are not only wanting, but expecting the freedom to purchase from the comfort of their homes from stores around the world. This expectation has transformed the retail space to rely heavily on e-commerce options. According to data from Statista, global retail e-commerce sales will […]

12/20/18 Read more

heavy-duty trucks highway

EPA Cleaner Truck Initiative Seeks to Cut Heavy-Duty Truck Pollution

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced its “Cleaner Truck Initiative” to assist in decreasing NOx emissions from heavy-duty trucks and other on-highway engines late last month. The goal is to reduce emissions and “cut unnecessary red tape while simplifying certification of compliance requirements.” The agency seeks a 50-state rule, the first new rule since 2001, […]

12/11/18 Read more

Mack Anthem ATA Veterans

Mack Trucks Donates Mack Anthem to American Trucking Association for Veteran Recruitment

Mack Trucks announced that it will donate one of its Mack Anthem 70-inch Stand Up Sleeper models to the American Trucking Association (ATA). The goal of the donation is to assist in the recruitment and hiring of military veterans. The themed Mack Anthem will travel across the country to encourage veterans to pursue a career […]

11/30/18 Read more

Volvo VNL780 Fuel Efficiency

Volvo Trucks Introduces New Fuel Efficiency Package

Volvo Trucks announced a new fuel efficiency package for Volvo VNL models used to haul dry van and refrigerated trailer operations at the American Trucking Association’s 2018 Management Conference & Exhibition in Austin, TX last month. Xceed combines the most efficient features to simplify spec’ing and represents a systems approach to ensure critical components to […]

11/25/18 Read more

Sourcewell Volvo VHD

Sourcewell Members Save on Volvo VHD Series with Nextran

As part of the Sourcewell Cooperative Purchasing Program, Volvo Trucks and Volvo authorized dealers like Nextran Trucks Centers have been given the opportunity to offer contract pricing on Volvo products such as the VHD models. Sourcewell, formerly NJPA, members include schools, universities, nonprofit organizations and government agencies. They will receive a special discount off current […]

11/16/18 Read more

Section 179 – Save Big on Purchases in 2018 w/ End Of Year IRS Tax Deduction

The end of the year is a stressful time for business owners. Conducting day to day operations while assessing what needs the company will face in the upcoming year can create a whirlwind of information flowing through decision makers’ minds. Luckily, the U.S. government implemented a savings promotion, Section 179 of IRS tax code, to […]

11/06/18 Read more