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April 2017 Issue

Fleet Operations News

EFS Expands Relationship with Pilot Flying J

EFS, a WEX Company and a leader in fleet payment solutions, announced that it has entered into a multi-year private label processing agreement with Pilot Flying J, the largest operator of travel centers in North America.   Pilot Flying J’s proprietary fleet card program, which was formerly managed in-house, will now be jointly designed and ...

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Baltimore Fleet Vehicles Can Save Money, Reduce Emissions with Sharp Energy’s New AutoGas Fueling Station

April 27, 2017 • App Homepage, Fleet Operations News, Fuels & Supply News, Retail Operations NewsComments Off on Baltimore Fleet Vehicles Can Save Money, Reduce Emissions with Sharp Energy’s New AutoGas Fueling Station

Sharp Energy, Inc., the largest propane retailer on the Delmarva Peninsula and a subsidiary of Chesapeake Utilities Corporation, announced that it has constructed and placed into service an AutoGas propane fueling station for fleet vehicles located near the...

New Volvo VNR Regional Haul Truck in North America

April 24, 2017 • App Homepage, Fleet Operations News, Wholesale Operations NewsComments Off on New Volvo VNR Regional Haul Truck in North America

Volvo Trucks in North America has unveiled the new Volvo VNR model, a versatile regional haul tractor designed and developed for the modern professional truck driver and the rapidly evolving demands of goods delivery.    “Our goal with the new...

Penske Truck Leasing Collects Fifth Straight U.S. EPA SmartWay Affiliate Challenge Award

April 21, 2017 • App Homepage, Business Management News, Fleet Operations NewsComments Off on Penske Truck Leasing Collects Fifth Straight U.S. EPA SmartWay Affiliate Challenge Award

Penske Truck Leasing has, for the fifth straight year, been given the SmartWay Affiliate Challenge Award by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Penske is one of nine organizations to receive this honor.   The SmartWay Affiliate Challenge...

SmartDrive Announces New Objective Evidence of the Risks and Cost of Distracted Driving

April 17, 2017 • App Homepage, Fleet Operations News, Wholesale Operations NewsComments Off on SmartDrive Announces New Objective Evidence of the Risks and Cost of Distracted Driving

SmartDrive Systems, a leader in driving performance solutions that reduce collisions and improve fuel efficiency, published new insights on distracted driving in the trucking industry in its latest SmartIQ Beat. This SmartDrive Snapshot, which aggregates and...

Teletrac Navman Announces Global Integration with PTV Group

April 17, 2017 • App Homepage, Fleet Operations News, Wholesale Operations NewsComments Off on Teletrac Navman Announces Global Integration with PTV Group

Teletrac Navman, a global leader in GPS tracking and fleet management solutions, announced a new integration with PTV Group’s transport planning and optimization solution. Available globally, this integration with PTV Group logistics software enhances...

Penske Truck Leasing Launches Connected Fleet Solutions

April 17, 2017 • App Homepage, Fleet Operations News, Wholesale Operations NewsComments Off on Penske Truck Leasing Launches Connected Fleet Solutions

Penske Truck Leasing announced the launch of its new connected fleet solutions. Using a proprietary, device-neutral data platform, Penske Truck Leasing can now connect its systems with virtually any truck and engine configuration or telematics service...

Long Tradition of Recognizing the Safest Bulk Carriers Continues with NTTC and Heil Trailer International

April 10, 2017 • App Homepage, Fleet Operations News, Wholesale Operations NewsComments Off on Long Tradition of Recognizing the Safest Bulk Carriers Continues with NTTC and Heil Trailer International

The National Tank Truck Carriers (NTTC) announced that it will continue a 35-yearlong partnership with Heil Trailer International in recognizing the safest bulk carriers in the industry with the Outstanding Safety Performance Awards.   NTTC’s...

Penske Truck Leasing Forms Onboard Technology Consulting Group

April 3, 2017 • App Homepage, Fleet Operations News, Wholesale Operations NewsComments Off on Penske Truck Leasing Forms Onboard Technology Consulting Group

Penske Truck Leasing announced it has established an onboard technology consulting group within its existing operations. The group was created as a value-added service to help Penske’s customers address the proliferation of technology choices and...

Ryder Introduces Safety Technologies for New Vehicles Coming into Its Rental Fleet

March 29, 2017 • App Homepage, Fleet Operations News, Wholesale Operations NewsComments Off on Ryder Introduces Safety Technologies for New Vehicles Coming into Its Rental Fleet

Ryder System, Inc., a leader in commercial fleet management, dedicated transportation and supply chain solutions, announced that all new vehicles that come into its North American commercial rental fleet will now include innovative safety technologies, such...