By: DickinsonFleet On: January 17, 2018 In: Industry news Comments: 0

It’s happening. Just look all around… “Trucking firms offer up to $8000 bonus and other deals to lure drivers” “Truck lines toss cash at drivers to ease turnover, shortages” “Roehl Transport Announces Significant Driver Pay Increase” “More TL pay package, bonus plans on the way” News of trucking companies...

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By: DickinsonFleet On: January 03, 2018 In: Industry news Comments: 0

One of the biggest stories to come out of 2017 was, of course, the autonomous truck. While it’s clear that this is the direction the industry is headed, what’s unclear is exactly what it means for everyone involved – especially CDL drivers. But there is one big thing that...

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By: DickinsonFleet On: December 26, 2017 In: Industry news Comments: 0

Technology Trends 2018 Staying up-to-date with technology is a big deal in the transportation industry. When it comes to logistics having information and data available in real time is everything…and technology allows just that. At Dickinson Fleet Services, we invest in technology internally and are committed to keeping our...

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

Thank a Trucker Thanksgiving may have come and gone, but the season to “ Thank a Trucker ” is far from over. It’s during the holidays that truck drivers have one of the most demanding jobs out there. Tight deadlines, inclement weather, increased traffic and more. Needless to say,...

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By: DickinsonFleet On: November 29, 2017 In: Industry news Comments: 0

Electric Trucks When it comes to electric trucks, most are saying it’s not a matter of IF but WHEN? When we will see electric semi trucks reach widespread status? It might be sooner than we think.  According to Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla Motors, production of the new electric...

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

This is that time of year when it’s always good to put out some Winter safety reminders among your drivers. While many of the items listed below may seem like basic things, they’re also among the most commonly overlooked. Let’s take a moment to review… Keep Tabs on Weather...

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By: DickinsonFleet On: October 31, 2017 In: Industry news Comments: 0

Just last week, the folks from the American Trucking Associations (ATA) and the American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) released their annual report on the “Top 10 Issues” facing the trucking community. This report includes the findings of a survey that is conducted each year and compares it to the...

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By: DickinsonFleet On: October 25, 2017 In: Industry news Comments: 0

Some Fleet Managers have embraced it. Others have resisted over the years due to cost and the factors. But come December of this year, 2017, all CDL drivers required to keep a Record of Duty Status (RODS) must use an Electronic Logging Device (ELD) to document their compliance with...

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By: DickinsonFleet On: October 17, 2017 In: Industry news Comments: 0

CVSA Safe Driving Enforcement Week is upon us. You don’t want any driver in your fleet to get hit with a ticket or violation. It can be deterimental for the record and hit  the pocketbook hard. Likewise, it’s good to make sure that other motorists are aware of these...

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By: DickinsonFleet On: September 25, 2017 In: Industry news Comments: 0

With Hurricane Harvey, Irma and the fires, many people throughout our nation have been hit with hard times. These extreme weather conditions have caused thousands to be displaced and without the necessities. During these times that humanity tends to band together to help one another out. With Dickinson Fleet...

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