By: DickinsonFleet On: November 01, 2016 In: Industry news Comments: 0

As 2016 comes to a close, you can’t help but notice the mobile maintenance trends that are shaping the transportation industry. The message is clear -more Fleet Managers than ever are making the progression toward using a mobile truck repair and maintenance provider. When you stop to think about...

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By: DickinsonFleet On: October 25, 2016 In: Industry news Comments: 0

Are you looking to upgrade your Fleet Management System in 2017? Better yet, SHOULD You Be? Even if things are cruising along great, it might be time to consider the upgrade now. Especially if your current FMS is 3-5 year old. Reason being, competition is out there and regulations...

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By: DickinsonFleet On: August 29, 2016 In: Industry news Comments: 0

Many fleets are shifting away from from manual transmissions. But why? The reasoning is simple, fully automatic transmission mean improved fuel performance, less maintenance requirements, and less strain on the driver. And as the transmission continues to improve, there is another theme developing here – the “thinking” transmission. A...

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By: DickinsonFleet On: August 25, 2016 In: Industry news Comments: 0

Are you looking for a truck maintenance solutions provider? Frustrated with your current one? Thinking of making a change? Here are 4 questions that every Fleet Manager should consider asking their current or future truck maintenance provider… #1 – How do you work within my budget? Many truck maintenance...

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By: DickinsonFleet On: August 12, 2016 In: Industry news Comments: 0

We are about a month away from National Truck Driver Appreciation Week. This year, it will be recognized from September 11th – 17th. But it’s never too early to show appreciation for the hard working men and women who keep us all moving.

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By: DickinsonFleet On: August 09, 2016 In: Industry news Comments: 0

How many smartphone apps do you use in any given day? Have you ever stopped to think about what apps could make life easier for drivers? We talk a lot about technology here at Dickinson Fleet. As the industry changes, we do our best to equip our technicians with...

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By: DickinsonFleet On: July 23, 2016 In: Company News, Industry news Comments: 0

Last night was all about celebrating the incredible talent on display within the Dickinson Fleet Services team.  Ten diesel technicians from every region of the company assembled at Fogo de Chão Brazilian Steakhouse in Indianapolis to enjoy dinner and await the announcement of the winner of the company’s first...

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By: DickinsonFleet On: April 26, 2016 In: Industry news Comments: 0

The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s (CVSA) International Roadcheck will be June 7-9, 2016. And the big question this year will be: are your tires safe? A Focus On Tires That’s right, each year International Roadcheck places special emphasis on a category of violations. The special emphasis for 2016 International...

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By: DickinsonFleet On: April 18, 2016 In: Industry news Comments: 0

I recently saw a Student Driver Placement magazine and couldn’t help but notice the headline on the cover: “Trucking is almost out of technicians!” As you can imagine, that’s pretty attention grabbing for a company that provides mobile truck repair and maintenance services. It all comes back to numbers....

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By: DickinsonFleet On: April 12, 2016 In: Industry news Comments: 0

Paperwork… Let’s face it. No one really enjoys it. But paperwork is a necessary evil of trucking. Paperwork is a necessary part of just about any business. Sure, as a whole we are going much more digital and mobile – but paperwork in some form still exists. This is...

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