Information and Resources: Tracking the Industry

Information and Resources: Tracking the Industry

Accutrac Capital 17-May-2016 0 Comments

Trucking is a complex industry creating a difficult management environment for business owners and fleet managers to operate in. Accutrac Capital regularly posts blog articles featuring information and opinions from industry advocates to assist in making informed decisions.

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UPS Freights Holmes provides insights on LTL market trends and conditions

LM Group News Editor Jeff Berman interviews Jack Holmes, retiring president of UPS Freight. Holmes served in several key roles over the course of his distinguished 37 year career with UPS and is highly regarded in the freight industry for his leadership and talent. The interview covers such topics as high inventory levels, the current state of the spot market, the recovery of the LTL market and more.

By Jeff Berman, posted on May 04, 2016

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Fatalities down, injuries way up. What gives?

A recently released annual report on truck accidents by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administrations states that the number of trucks involved in fatal accidents has decreased but that injuries in truck-involved wrecks has increased significantly.

By Max Heine, posted on May 02, 2016

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History and Evolution of Fleet Replacement Vehicle Cycling Parameters

An evolving trend in fleet management strategy has seen a shift towards more flexible vehicle replacement cycles based on prevailing market conditions. The growing sophistication of lifecycle optimization modeling has allowed more fleets to determine equipment replacement based on this approach rather than the traditional parameters of predetermined mileage and/or months in service.

By Mike Antich, posted on May 02, 2016

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Of Spuds, Sleep, and Faulty Statistics

The problem of driver fatigue is far more complex than a set of regulations stating when truckers can and cant drive can resolve. To add to the dilemma, enforcement sometimes erroneously targets truckers in the name of safety.

By Deborah Lockridge, posted on May 09, 2016

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