The trucking industry is the backbone of the economy in the United States. With so much of the country’s goods transported across the U.S. in trucks, the industry is invaluable to the country. Nearly 70% of all the freight tonnage moved in the U.S. goes on trucks. This amounts to about 10.5 million tons moved
Commercial motor vehicle (CMV) drivers have long had to comply with various safety precautions to ensure they’re alert on the road during long drives and amid poor driving conditions. One of these mandates is a clean bill of health. The National Registry of Medical Examiners was created to reduce highway accidents according to the Federal
Are You Unlocking Your Fleet’s Potential? With a deluge of “business optimization” software and technology on the market today, it’s often difficult to decide what makes the most sense for your company’s needs. According to a Markets and Markets Research report, the fleet management market is expected to grow at a rate of 15.8 percent by
Managing a large or small business can be hard and sometimes stressful. There are many factors for management to prepare for on a daily basis. For many businesses, managing and keeping track of employees’ hours can be tedious and irritating for the person that’s working alone in the back office. But if timekeeping is left
Billions of dollars are lost every year because of employee theft — and many times that theft goes unreported by business owners. The U.S. Chamber of Commerce reported that 75 percent of employees will steal from their company at some point, and many do it repeatedly, costing U.S. businesses about $50 billion annually. Most companies,
You know the saying “happy wife, happy life”? It’s an adage that certainly holds weight when it comes to running a business. Employees are in a partnership with their bosses and keeping the workforce happy can go a long way in strengthening the company. We all know it’s important to manage vehicles and other assets.
During the holiday season, your company may choose to subject you to a holiday tradition that is the infamous ugly sweater party. Seeing a resurgent appeal in some corporate culture, these pullover celebrations remind us of the eccentric ‘80s when this style was the norm. Here is some free advice: Go with it! Surprisingly your
“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act, but a habit.” — Will Durant Every business is conceived with the goal of success in mind. Each enterprising entrepreneur sets out to realize their dream to the best of their ability. While some of them manage to achieve success, others flounder and
The martial arts of East Asia have long fascinated people in the West. The proliferation of martial arts through the film industry only served to boost the aforementioned fascination: Images of ninjas; Shaolin monks; and the late, great Bruce Lee performing gravity-defying kicks have captured the hearts of audiences for decades. These techniques, however, were
Managing a fleet of vehicles is a grand task for whoever decides to take it on. In addition to propelling their workforce to specific levels of productivity and efficiency, managers must also ensure the safety of their workforce and encourage the development of positive habits. Below are a few things successful fleet managers never do.