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Using Real time truck fleet data to decrease fuel costs

An article in Bloombergbusinessweek (Sept 12-18, 2011) describes used by the 10,000 fleet US Xpress trucking company. By adjusting truck temperatures during a driver 10 hour break to be 70 degrees the first two hours and 78-79 degrees after, the … Continue reading

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The efficiency benefit of eliminating van keys at UPS

A Wall Street Journal article (Sept 26, 2011) describes the efficiency benefit to eliminating keys for vans – they are instead using a keyless system to start vehicles with a digital remote fob on the drivers belt.  UPS claims to … Continue reading

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