Monthly Archive: December 2017

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Septic Trucks Need Daily Care

Septic vacuum trucks used to suction out septic tanks are highly specialized industrial vehicles, designed to withstand the rigors of this unsavory job. Daily maintenance and inspections are a priority to ensure things are...

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Cold Carriers hires new executive, COO

Randy Savoy has joined Cold Carriers as chief operating officer, company officials said recently. Savoy previously managed the temperature-controlled division at Swift Transportation. At Cold Carriers, Savoy will be responsible for operations at the...

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Trucking revenues hit $670+ billion

Trucking industry revenues in 2016 were $676.2 billion, according to American Trucking Associations’ (ATA) American Trucking Trends, an annual compendium of data about the trucking industry. “The information in Trends highlights exactly what I...

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Fuel pumps can easily clog

Fuel pump failure can be costly and hurt a transporter’s reputation. One of the leading causes of failure is the tank. This is due to all the sediment, rust and debris from the pump...

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Truckers testing 2 new diesel oils

A year ago, for the first time, American Petroleum Institute (API) started licensing two different heavy duty diesel engine oils. CK-4 oil is the new backward-compatible standard, designed to replace CJ-4. A new FA-4...