Posts Tagged: Trucking

Obama announced new Fuel-Economy Standards to come for 2019

Last week, President Obama announced that the administration will begin to work on new fuel-economy standards for heavy- and – medium-duty trucks starting in 2019.             “The fuel standards we set over the past few years mean that, by the middle of the next decade, the cars and trucks we buy will go twice as… Read more »

Technology Improving Driver Safety

Corporate fleet managers are now using recording devices, such as in-cab cameras, to monitor driver behavior. The goal is to improve safety and use fuel more efficiently. Many companies have reported that they have already seen a major reduction in vehicle incidents since they have installed the in-cab cameras. Lily Transportation Corp. in Needham, Mass…. Read more »

A look at the Logistics Market for March 2013

Georgia Logistics assembles a set of facts and figures concerning the Logistics Market every month. Here are some of the highlights taken directly from the report: • Dow Jones Transportation index rose 3.9% during the month of February. • The USDOT’s freight transportation services rose 1.2% in January 2013. The index’s reading of 111.3 was… Read more »