Self-driving trucks will be traveling highways soon—and operating more safely than human drivers
Autonomous trucks are ideal candidates for highway driving because unlike bustling city traffic 'there are a limited number of actions required.'
November 23, 2022
Intelligent automation stands to deliver bigger gains as data mining progresses
Intelligent automation is advanced machine-learning technology that can be implemented into software and mobile apps used by all supply chain professionals creating a connected and efficient network between 3PLs, factors, carriers, shippers and drivers.
November 16, 2022
Increase driver safety with high-visibility clothing
Commercial drivers are often at risk coming and going from their vehicles in busy traffic. High visibility clothing can get them noticed and keep them safe.
November 9, 2022
Three key benefits of monitoring and reporting fleet sustainability
Sustainability expert Ray Hatch, president and CEO of Quest Resource Management Group, reveals the benefits of monitoring and reporting fleet sustainability efforts.
October 26, 2022
Keeping brakes in top shape reduces risk and costly downtime
Top techs at Cox Automotive Mobility Fleet Services offer advice on keeping brakes up and running to increase safety and avoid costly out-of-service violations.
October 19, 2022
Lean on tech amid post-Hurricane Ian trucking challenges
Category 4 Hurricane Ian devastated Southwest Florida and will continue to impact various segments of trucking for some time to come as residents seek to rebuild homes, businesses and much more.
October 14, 2022
Steering your fleet through an economic downturn
As troubling economic signs continue, NEXT Trucking Vice President Corey Riggins offers advice on getting your fleet through challenging market conditions.
October 12, 2022
HVAC fleet enjoys over $106K in fuel savings with propane
Fueling up on propane can lower a fleet's carbon footprint while delivering significant fuel savings.
October 12, 2022
How low-viscosity lubricants can boost your organization’s bottom line
Changing your fleet to lower-viscosity lubricant formulations can dramatically lower the total cost of ownership of equipment and help everyone from the maintenance bay to the executive suite.
October 12, 2022
Four simple, scalable paths for sustainable fleet management
Improved approaches to sustainability not only help the environment, they may even reduce cost and make your business money.
October 5, 2022
Lessons to be learned in disaster recovery, even if it's not 'your' disaster
A tornado forecast in Alabama used to be white noise on television.
September 30, 2022
Summer school: California, Texas pass along tough EV lessons
Bad timing? During the summer the pro EV states of California and Texas asked residents to throttle back on electricity usage at a time when both states are backing EV expansion.
September 28, 2022
When free isn't free: Using spreadsheets as a transportation management system
"Spreadsheets may be free, but even so, their cost is tremendous," NEXT Trucking vice president Corey Riggins explained.
August 17, 2022
A new alternative fuel on the scene: renewable propane
The latest alt fuel, renewable propane, is forecast to undergo tremendous growth. It's produced from sustainable sources that give it a much lower carbon intensity score than conventional propane and other fuels.
August 9, 2022
Does a fuel surcharge have a role with zero-emission fleets?
Surcharges have become accepted for diesel, but will they find new roles in the zero-emission future as well?
July 20, 2022
SCOTUS ruling on carbon emissions will not disrupt the electric vehicle industry
The CEO of a commercial EV manufacturing company explains why a recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling on the EPA will not undermine EV market performance.
July 13, 2022
The rEVolution will not be televised (or forced)
The high cost of diesel isn't going to drive trucking fleets to seek out electric options. It will drive them out of business first.
July 1, 2022
Biden's fuel flops looking more desperate as prices surge at the pump
Looks like we're stuck in the costliest divorce ever as President Joe Biden recently panned higher prices at that pump as a sacrificial, 'God willing' transition to breaking up with fossil fuels.
May 25, 2022
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Construction fleet beats supply chain woes, inflation with rebuilt trucks
Doud BTS in Golden, Colorado is choosing to have their pickups rebuilt which saves them 30 to 40% over buying new and keeps them from having to deal with long delivery delays at dealers.
Over 250,000 Ram diesel pickups recalled over fire concerns
2023 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel scores 'Green Truck of the Year'
2023 Ford Super Duty hits historic 40K max towing
Selecting the right wet kit for a heavy truck