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: May 01, 2017 In: Company News Comments: 0

Dickinson Fleet Services was recently recognized as a 2017 Freedom Award Nominee by the Department of Defense. In partnership with ESGR (Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve), the Freedom Award is given in recognition to those who exhibit exemplary support of National Guard and Military reserve members.

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By: DickinsonFleet On: April 24, 2017 In: Company News Comments: 0

We’ve been talking a lot about distracted driving here lately, and for good reason. April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month. But truth be told, distracted driving deserves extra attention ALL the time; especially throughout the transportation industry. It’s that big of a deal. And it’s THAT important to the...

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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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By: DickinsonFleet On: March 28, 2017 In: Industry news Comments: 0

The annual commercial vehicle inspection push is coming. It will be here before you know it and NOW is the time to start preparing. That’s right, June 6th -8th DOT Inspectors will be conducting numerous roadside inspections and many CDL drivers are not going to be prepared. Are yours?...

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By: DickinsonFleet On: March 23, 2017 In: Industry news Comments: 0

Transport Topics recently had a live video broadcast all about reaching millennials in truck driving. Whether the subject be recruiting or retaining drivers, the panel seemed to agree that this generation is different. During this broadcast, there were several hot topics discussed including the intrastate vs. interstate age limitations,...

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By: DickinsonFleet On: March 08, 2017 In: Industry news Comments: 0

Will drone deliveries disrupt trucking? That’s the question. The transportation industry has been buzzing about drones for quite some time. But just how big of an impact will these flying robots have? As big players such as Amazon, Google, UPS and DHL begin to enter this space, only time...

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By: DickinsonFleet On: February 28, 2017 In: Company News Comments: 0

Dickinson Fleet Services recently celebrated its 20th anniversary in beautiful St. Petersburg, FL. Our company was founded on 2/1/1997 and just wrapped up another record breaking year in 2016. Coming together at the Trade Winds Island Resort in Florida was the perfect way to create a memorable gathering for...

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