By: DickinsonFleet On: March 21, 2016 In: Uncategorized Comments: 0

Dickinson Fleet Services works with several suppliers each and every year. The value each supplier brings to our operation is important in its own unique way. All are true partners, as the products and services they provide make it possible for DFS to service our customers to the level...

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By: DickinsonFleet On: March 15, 2016 In: Mobile Truck Repair Comments: 0

We’ve covered a lot of technology updates lately here on the Dickinson Fleet blog. Everything from wearables in trucking… to transportation management systems… to wellness seats… and, of course, self-driving trucks. Blinded by Shiny Tech Gadgets

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By: DickinsonFleet On: March 08, 2016 In: Company News Comments: 0

Dickinson Fleet Service is proud to recognize all of our maintenance facilities for their outstanding commitment to safety. Each of these locations and the professionals working to keep our clients on the road everyday, not only perform their jobs in all weather conditions but are dedicated to making sure all...

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By: DickinsonFleet On: February 23, 2016 In: Industry news Comments: 0

What does the next generation of truck drivers look like? Admit it.  If you’re a Fleet Manager, this is a question you’ve entertained. As more and more drivers continue to approach retirement age, it seems the younger generation just can’t come into the transportation industry quickly enough.  And those...

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By: DickinsonFleet On: February 22, 2016 In: Industry news Comments: 1

Admit it. If you’re in the trucking industry, you’ve wondered if the Uber concept could really work.  On the surface, you might simply think that if an app can connect a “taxi” driver with a passenger, then why couldn’t it connect a company needing freight to be moved with...

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By: DickinsonFleet On: February 16, 2016 In: Industry news Comments: 0

Fuel economy is a big deal in trucking.  Just ask any Fleet Manager.  Odds are, if you’re a Fleet Manager you’ve spent time reviewing it and are always trying to improve upon your collective MPG.  Even the slightest enhancements in MPG can mean millions of dollars in savings for...

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By: DickinsonFleet On: February 08, 2016 In: Industry news Comments: 0

January is now a memory and 2016 is well underway.  This means it’s the time of year that we find the conversation switching from new year’s resolutions to tax returns and deductions.  Oh yes, fleet managers and truck drivers, it’ll soon be time to get those taxes filed for...

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By: DickinsonFleet On: January 28, 2016 In: Industry news Comments: 0

We have covered truck driver turnover rates and strategies for retaining drivers previously on our blog.  Recently, The Washington Post wrote an article about a company that is retaining more drivers by giving them a voice.  It’s strategy is simple: listen to drivers and help solve their issues.  Let’s take...

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By: DickinsonFleet On: January 21, 2016 In: Industry news Comments: 0

We have spent quite a bit of time here on the Dickinson Fleet site discussing technology and the future of fleet management.  We’ve covered the overall theme of better connecting the drivers to the road and the road to the drivers.  But one thing we have yet to drive...

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By: DickinsonFleet On: January 14, 2016 In: Industry news Comments: 0

If you are a Fleet Manager, the health of your drivers is quickly becoming as important as the health of your trucks.  Because, just like when your trucks break down, your drivers breaking down means increased costs for repair.  Truck driving is one of the deadliest professions.  There’s really...

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