By: Brien Richmond On: February 06, 2018 In: Industry news Comments: 0

Self-driving trucks. Autonomous vehicles. We’ve talked a lot about this topic which, along with the ELD mandate, has dominated headlines in the transportation industry. We took a closer look at what self-driving trucks might mean for technicians. We also examined the ins and outs of how it might actually...

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By: Brien Richmond On: January 31, 2018 In: Industry news Comments: 0

The ELD mandate has arrived, but how are fleets responding? While some are embracing the new technology, other smaller operations are avoiding it like the plague. And when it comes to the truckers themselves, if you were to ask two different truckers – you’d likely get two complete different...

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By: DickinsonFleet On: January 22, 2018 In: Company News Comments: 0

Indianapolis, Indiana, (January 22, 2018) In an effort to continue moving toward a sustainable, more environmentally friendly footprint in trucking, Dickinson Fleet has continued its partnership with the SmartWay Way program. Freight transportation is one of the fastest growing impacts on the environment and as consumer demand increases, DFS...

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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: Brien Richmond On: January 15, 2018 In: Uncategorized Comments: 0
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 14, 2017 In: Company News Comments: 0

Wow…it’s hard to believe 2017 is going to be coming to a close very soon. What a year it has been for all of us here at Dickinson Fleet Services! Let’s take a look… 20th Anniversary Celebration Earlier this year, our company celebrated its 20th anniversary in beautiful St....

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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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