By: DickinsonFleet On: August 15, 2017 In: Industry news Comments: 0

The time has come. It’s time to have “the talk” with your fleet. The talk about SAFETY. Safety is a priority for every company, especially those of us at Dickinson Fleet. But that doesn’t mean that we all couldn’t benefit from a little reminder. And NOW is the time...

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By: DickinsonFleet On: August 07, 2017 In: Industry news Comments: 0

I was recently reading an article on ElementFleet.com about monitoring oil changes. Specifically, it was posing the question – should you follow the manufacturer’s set schedule or not? This is an interesting topic and one that I am sure all of us have wondered from time to time. Whether...

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By: DickinsonFleet On: June 19, 2017 In: Industry news Comments: 0

The heat is on and we’ve been talking about Summer driving tips here on the Dickinson Fleet blog. In our last post, we talked about the importance of being prepared for the Roadcheck 2017 and the focus on cargo safety this year. Summertime Distracted Driving Another topic that deserves...

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By: DickinsonFleet On: June 12, 2017 In: Company News, Industry news, Press Release Comments: 0

Indianapolis, Indiana:  Dickinson Fleet Services (“DFS” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce the acquisition of Reliable Mobile Service of Chicago, Illinois. DFS, along with majority shareholder Ridgemont Equity Partners, completed the acquisition on June 1, 2017. Reliable Mobile Service has over 20 years of experience servicing light, medium...

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By: DickinsonFleet On: June 02, 2017 In: Industry news Comments: 0

With Memorial Day behind us and school out of session, the realization is hitting that SUMMER IS UPON US! Now that means different things for different people, but one thing is true for ALL of us: we’re going to encounter more drivers on the road. Summer holidays, Summer vacations,...

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By: DickinsonFleet On: May 24, 2017 In: Industry news Comments: 0

At Dickinson Fleet Services, we work to stay on top of the latest technology trends in the transportation industry. Being ahead of the curve is what allows us to provide the best mobile fleet maintenance and repair services available today. As we come across interesting news, we make it...

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By: DickinsonFleet On: May 19, 2017 In: Industry news Comments: 0

Press a button. Get a load. Can it really be that simple? Uber is now officially in the trucking game and this is the promise it makes. But will it disrupt the trucking industry like it has the taxi cab business? There’s now doubt the original target market is...

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By: DickinsonFleet On: May 16, 2017 In: Industry news Comments: 0

On-board cameras, increased connectivity to the highway, self-driving trucks and more. As technology continues to progress, we’re approaching the “gamification” of trucking. But is that such a good thing? Soon nearly every move will be monitored, in real-time. Whether it’s the driver actually behind the wheel or riding co-pilot,...

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By: DickinsonFleet On: April 14, 2017 In: Industry news Comments: 0

April is here. It’s Spring Break season. Gas prices are low. This means there are more and more people on the road. Which also means, distracted driving is going to be at an all-time high. Leading causes of distractions include cell phones/technology, problems at home, lack of sleep, mind...

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By: DickinsonFleet On: April 07, 2017 In: Industry news Comments: 0

Spring has sprung and it appears the warm weather is finally here. That also means as the Winter is behind us, the rain is moving in as the temps (finally) begin to rise. For many people ,this means it’s time for some “Spring cleaning” around the house. But for...

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