WWW.MWSMAG.COMNOVEMBER2021MEDIUM-DUTY SHOWCASE: BOLLINGER MOTORS ALL ELECTRIC WORK TRUCKSFEATURINGTRUCKS IN CONSTRUCTIONSIMPLIFY FLEET SPENDINGSPENDING CARDS FOR FLEETSIT’S ALL ABOUT SAFETYCAMERAS FOR WORKSITESSPENDING CARDS FOR FLEETSGPS TRACKERS FOR CONTRACTORSOPTIMIZING PRODUCTIVITYOPTIMIZING PRODUCTIVITY
CONNECT WITH US on Twitter (@mwsmag), Facebook (www.facebook.com/modernworktruck), and LinkedIn (www.linkedin.com/company/modern-work-truck-solutions).INDUSTRY NEWS .............................. INDUSTRY INSIGHT ......................... PRODUCT SHOWCASE ....................IN EVERY ISSUEREADING TRUCKThe new Reading RM-45 has been re-engineered and reimagined to deliver unsurpassed lifting capability, enhanced safety features, and ease of accessory installation.www.readingtruck.com INSIDE THIS ISSUENOVEMBER 2021 VOL-6 NO-1152LIGHT-DUTYGET THE MOST FROM PICKUPS SAFETY AND RELIABILITYVEHICLE SAFES FROM CONSOLE VAULT .................. BOLLINGER MOTORS 16MEDIUM-DUTYWWW.MWSMAG.COMNOVEMBER2021MEDIUM-DUTY SHOWCASE: BOLLINGER MOTORS ALL ELECTRIC WORK TRUCKSFEATURINGTRUCKS IN CONSTRUCTIONSIMPLIFY FLEET SPENDINGSPENDING CARDS FOR FLEETSIT’S ALL ABOUT SAFETYCAMERAS FOR WORKSITESSPENDING CARDS FOR FLEETSGPS TRACKERS FOR CONTRACTORSOPTIMIZING PRODUCTIVITYOPTIMIZING PRODUCTIVITYMAPS FOR BIG TRUCKS TRIMBLE MAPS FOR FLEETHEAVY-DUTY30SHOWCASECOVER STORIESTECHNOLOGYCAMERAS FOR WORKSITES ...................38It’s all about safetyTECHNOLOGYGPS TRACKERS FOR CONTRACTORS .......42Optimizing productivity OPERATIONSSIMPLIFY FLEET SPENDING .....................26Spending cards for fleetsFEATURINGTRUCKS IN CONSTRUCTION
OPERATIONS5 STRATEGIES TO REDUCE LAST-MILE DELIVERY COSTS ........22Increase productivity and efficiency OPERATIONSHOW FLEET OWNERS CAN PREPARE FOR THE IMMINENT INFRASTRUCTURE SUNSET ....................................................32OPERATIONSA CUSTOM TRAILER THAT’S ALWAYS IN USE ...........................34Felling Trailers provides solar project solution for rental company’s contractorOPERATIONSCUT DELIVERY TIME IN HALF .................................................36An InnoLIFT case studyTECHNOLOGYA COURSE ON GPS TRACKERS ............................................... 46TECHNOLOGYAN ELECTRIC WORK TRUCK FOR THE REAL WORLD ................48The practical design and versatility of Zeus electric chassis grabs the attention of fleets and OEMsSAFETY2021 ROAD SAFETY REPORT FROM ZONAR .............................54 and telematics systemsFEATURED PRODUCTPPG .....................................................................................59www.mwsmag.com DONNA CAMPBELL Editor in Chiefdonna@mwsmag.com JADE BRASHER Editorjade@mwsmag.comRANDY MOON Arandym@mwsmag.comVAL CARRIER Media Consultantval@mwsmag.comGARY BARKER Media Consultantgary@mwsmag.comTIM O’HARA Media Consultanttim.email@example.comLISA AVERY firstname.lastname@example.orgSETH SAUNDERS INGRID BERKY Office ManagerModern WorkTruck Solutionssubmitted by the subject company or pulled directly email@example.comSUBSCRIPTIONS FOR ALL CHANGES, GO TO MWSMAG.COMCLICK THE "SUBSCRIPTIONS" BUTTON IN THE MAIN MENUCHRIS GARMONCFO DONNA CAMPBELLwww.highlandspublications.com TIM GARMONCEORUSSELL HADDOCKTONYA BROWNINGContractors and those in the construction segment found the perfect trailer for the job and then some EditorEDITOR’S NOTETalk soon! Jade48 59
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MODERN WORKTRUCK SOLUTIONS WWW.MWSMAG.COM NOVEMBER 20218INDUSTRY NEWSADVANTAGE TRUCK GROUP CELEBRATES OPENING OF NEW FACILITY IN RAYNHAM, MASSACHUSETTSbusinesses and municipalities throughout Southeastern www.advantagetruckne.comKENWORTH LAUNCHES EV TECHNICIAN TRAINING AND CERTIFICATION PROGRAM FOR KENWORTH SERVICE TECHNICIANSwww.kenworth.comEROAD EXPANDS FLAGSHIP VIDEO TELEMATICS PORTFOLIO WITH STANDALONE SOLUTION DESIGNED TO PROTECT DRIVERS AND FLEETS OF ALL TYPEScost-effective video solution that delivers more operational to configure and implement video telematics into more
MODERN WORKTRUCK SOLUTIONS WWW.MWSMAG.COM NOVEMBER 202110INDUSTRY NEWSwww.eroad.comTHE SHYFT GROUP’S UTILIMASTER BODY CONTRACT FROM UNITED STATES POSTAL SERVICEwww.utilimaster.comAMPLY POWER LAUNCHES CONTAINERIZED EV CHARGING INFRASTRUCTURE SOLUTIONfirst deployment of this customer-ready solution is occurring operators the ability to charge electric vehicles from any www.amplypower.com
MODERN WORKTRUCK SOLUTIONS WWW.MWSMAG.COM NOVEMBER 202112INDUSTRY NEWSENERSYS EXPANDS ODYSSEY BATTERY PORTFOLIO WITH LAUNCH OF ODYSSEY PRO BATTERIESwww.enersys.comMONROE TRUCK EQUIPMENT UNVEILS NEW COMMERCIAL CAMPUSlocation to better serve local and regional customers as provide space for Monroe to concentrate on innovation for visit www.monroetruck.comLUCAS OIL NOW THE OFFICIAL OIL OF PARTNERSHIPannual visitors at AT&T stadium and millions of broadcast www.lucasoil.com
MODERN WORKTRUCK SOLUTIONS WWW.MWSMAG.COM NOVEMBER 2021INDUSTRY INSIGHTAQALAN FARASHMWS: CAN YOU EXPLAIN THE STRUCTURE OF READING AND HOW IT WILL CHANGE WITH THE REBRAND?FARASH: national distribution and upfit and service capabilities on a customer focus and combine all be more customer centric in our day-to-day activities across all of our locations to improve the customer to more effectively leverage digital platforms such as improving our the rebrand doesn’t change the the focus on the customer through the consolidation of our brands to deliver a one-stop shop to better serve ouMWS: WHAT DO YOU EXPECT FOR READING TRUCK IN 2022?FARASH:amount of pent-up demand for prepared to support that demand from MWS: WHY CHOOSE A READING BODY OVER OTHER TRUCK BODIES ON THE MARKET?FARASH:products for our customers and being just concerned about the life cycle Rebranding Reading TruckREADING TRUCK’S PRESIDENT EXPLAINS THE BUSINESS DECISION
NOVEMBER 2021 WWW.MWSMAG.COM MODERN WORKTRUCK SOLUTIONS MWS: SPEAKING OF THE REBRAND, WHAT ARE CUSTOMERS SAYING ABOUT IT?FARASH: representation of the things that result of listening to our customers more supportive of oMWS: MOVING FORWARD, WILL THERE BE CHANGES IN THE WAYS CUSTOMERS INTERACT WITH THE BRAND?FARASH:the customer to have access to the right people and information at at digital tools that are available to We’re improving the overall customer journey throMWS: WAS THE MOVE TO DIGITAL A PRODUCT OF THE PANDEMIC OR HAD IT BEEN IN THE WORKS LONG BEFORE?FARASH: current and potential customers to easily into the future and responding to the changing needs of our customers MWS: HOW IS YOUR TEAM FEELING ABOUT THE REBRAND OF READING? FARASH:team is committed to the company FOR MORE INFORMATIONAlan Farash is the president and COO of Reading Truck. From company culture www.readingtruck.com. Alan Farash, president and COO of Reading Truck (left) with Eric McNally, vice president of sales and marketing (right).
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17ALL ELECTRIC WORK TRUCKS BUILT FROM THE GROUND UP The Bollinger Motors B1, B2 and Chass-E,
MODERN WORKTRUCK SOLUTIONS WWW.MWSMAG.COM NOVEMBER 202118MEDIUM-DUTY WORKTRUCK SHOWCASETBOLLINGER B1 & B2proved itself in the mountains of THE PASS-THROUGHaccessible from the hood of the tto run the length of the vehicle CARRY BOARDS AND PIPING FROM 13 TO 16 FT WITH THE PATENTED PASS-THROUGH THAT ALLOWS CARGO TO RUN FROM THE TAILGATE TO THE FRUNK.
NOVEMBER 2021 WWW.MWSMAG.COM MODERN WORKTRUCK SOLUTIONS 19boards and piping for construction COMMERCIAL CLASSsegment by adding a Class 4 and Class TOP: The Bollinger Motors B2 is a fully capable pickup, able to maneuver smoothly in snow and off-road.CENTER; Dash view of the B1 and B2BOTTOM: The simplicity of the controls and knobs allow work crews to easily transition from their old pickup to the new Bollinger Motors B1, B2, or Chass-E™.
MODERN WORKTRUCK SOLUTIONS WWW.MWSMAG.COM NOVEMBER 202120platforms and as full chassis cab CLASS 3The Class 4 Chass-E™ features CLASS 6 UPFIT READYupfit ready for several industry Chass-E™ is even capable of FLEET SAVINGSAside from the obvious reasons MEDIUM-DUTY WORKTRUCK SHOWCASE
NOVEMBER 2021 WWW.MWSMAG.COM MODERN WORKTRUCK SOLUTIONS 21federal and local incentives to buy the price comparison of a battery vehicle versus the engine replacement savings is something FOR MORE INFORMATIONFind out more about Bollinger Motors, the B1, B2, and Chass-E™, visit www.bollingermotors.com. THE BOLLINGER MOTORS CHASS-E™ CABS ARE AVAILABLE IN TWO-DOOR AND FOUR-DOOR OPTIONS. OWNERS CAN CHOOSE BETWEEN ALL-WHEEL DRIVE, REAR-WHEEL DRIVE, AND DUALLY REAR-WHEEL DRIVE.
22OPERATIONSWlightning-speed delivery has latest technology advancements have COMMON ISSUESand supply-chain companies racing handling increased volumes of last-mile contributes to more than cost goes up by a great deal if effect on your business and lead to CONTRIBUTING FACTORSSHIPPINGMany customers demand same-day They have to engage more personnel and assets to ensure that deliveries are 5 Strategies to Reduce Last-mile Delivery CostsINCREASE PRODUCTIVITY AND EFFICIENCY By Neil Coomar
NOVEMBER 2021 WWW.MWSMAG.COM MODERN WORKTRUCK SOLUTIONS 23compelled to cover shipping costs even FAILED DELIVERIESWhat happens if the customer isn’t present to receive the delivery? Or the ROUTE PLANNINGin a rural area can be spread several in an urban area could be located 5 COST-SAVING STRATEGIESLast-mile costs can be reduced by using that addresses all problems and streamlines operations so the process 1DISPATCH PACKAGES AUTOMATICALLYOne of the most essential features in any last-mile delivery system free and effective management of important assignments and on-demand 2OPTIMIZE ROUTESthe most efficient route and complete conditions to figure out the most cost-by changing delivery routes and 3 VERIFIED DELIVERIESObtaining proof of delivery
MODERN WORKTRUCK SOLUTIONS WWW.MWSMAG.COM NOVEMBER 2021OPERATIONSThis data can be accessed later to provide valuable insights that help to Offer real-time updates to customers about their location of their shipment in real can offer automatic status updates to of arrival and the real-time location of it means a considerable reduction in MULTIPLE DELIVERY OPTIONSLet customers choose the date and time of delivery instead of to leave home early and returns late choose a preferred delivery slot as The last-mile phase of the supply significant profit reduction in a span to develop a robust process that buABOUT THE AUTHORNeil Coomar is the CEO of Anstel He is passionate about IoT-based improve their ROI through connected visit www.anstelglobal.com. POWERFUL AMMUNITION TO PROTECT YOUR EQUIPMENTSpray-on Liner1-855-2 BULLET (285538) www.bulletliner.comHigh tensile strength material provides a superior, permanent layer of protectionProtects from impacts and abrasions Won’t ake, bubble or crack, no matter what Trouble and maintenance freeBULLET LINER is a permanent, spray-on polyurea coating system for truck and trailer beds, tool boxes, wheel wells, running boards and other high-contact vehicle and equipment surfaces. Expertly applied by highly trained technicians, Bullet Liner is the toughest protection in the business—oering high caliber protection for the life of your eet vehicles and equipment. PICKUP TRUCKS HEAVY EQUIPMENTTRAILERSSecure your investment. Safeguard your cargo and workers. Protect your image.
26OPERATIONSSimplify Fleet SpendingU.S. BANK’S NEW VOYAGER MASTERCARD HELPS CONTROL FLEET SPENDING AND OFFERS NEW FLEET-SPECIFIC FEATURES
NOVEMBER 2021 WWW.MWSMAG.COM MODERN WORKTRUCK SOLUTIONS 27AQWHAT ARE REASONS A FLEET MANAGER WOULD PREFER VERSUS A REGULAR COMPANY CREDIT CARD?JEFF PAPE, U.S. BANK: to ensuring that the company has real-time information to service personnel average more than designed specifically to create efficiencies for fleets on the important job they WHAT’S ON THE HORIZON FOR U.S. BANK WHEN IT COMES TO OTHER NEW PRODUCTS AND FEATURES FOR ITS FLEET PROGRAM?PAPE: eliminating the need to manage/transaWe’ve also identified additional use cases for cardless U.S. BANK CURRENTLY OFFERS THE U.S. BANK VOYAGER FLEET CARD. WHAT MAKES THE VOYAGER MASTERCARD A BETTER OPTION FOR FLEETS?PAPE: We don’t see one of our fleet card offerings as and gives fleet managers and drivers added benefits and HOW CAN FLEET MANAGERS/OWNERS REMAIN IN CONTROL WITH FLEET DRIVER SPENDING WITH THE VOYAGER MASTERCARD?Fleet managers and contractors have a lot on their mind at any given moment of the day. Aside from the job at hand—be it overseeing a construction project, receiving customer calls, training new employees, or planning jobs for the next season—fleet managers must ensure their drivers are safe, efficient, and yes, even spending company money ethically and intelligently. U.S. Bank developed a new fleet card that offers solutions for fleet managers and operators to simplify fleet spending and allow focus to be shifted where it’s most needed.
MODERN WORKTRUCK SOLUTIONS WWW.MWSMAG.COM NOVEMBER 202128OPERATIONSPAPE: fuel and maintenance purchases the Voyager Mastercard streamlines eliminating the need to rely on a second fleet program WHAT KIND OF FLEET BENEFITS THE MOST FROM THE VOYAGER MASTERCARD?PAPE: With broad acceptance on both Voyager and and a single platform for fleet managers to manage their ADDITIONAL THOUGHTS?PAPE:more critical role as the ability to share data is paramount FOR MORE INFORMATION at U.S. Bank Corporate Payment Systems. Find out more, visit You Need Leads!We Have the Solution!Our digital marketing campaigns can identify prospects interested specifically in your product, and then tell you exactly who they are! See what our customers are saying:The reports are awesome! Thank you. If we can get that level of information from all of our suppliers, we will be very happy! We have already made one machine sale to a prospect from the eBlast and I am sure there will be more. Paul Gazik,Business Development/International Salesfor Call us today to get started at 205.795.0223 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.orgSee us at WOC Booth # W4341designed specifically to create
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30OPERATIONSTalCommercial and vocational drivers approved by their dispatch team restrictions or pass through a is their only option to sit in traffic The solution to the problem lies in maps built specifically for HOW IT WORKSavailable on smartphones and tablets through an iOS or Android app that vehicles can also contact Trimble have access to the platform in their cab and managers and dispatch have WORKING TOGETHERFleet managers and dispatch personnel can spend hours planning the perfect school on the route causing traffic during the morning and afternoon the same functionality in the cab as THE LAST MILEThe Google Maps of Transportation FleetsTRIMBLE MAPS BRINGS USER-FRIENDLY INNOVATION TO FLEETSheavy-duty feature
NOVEMBER 2021 WWW.MWSMAG.COM MODERN WORKTRUCK SOLUTIONS 31the opportunity to select the type of can even create categories and a subcategory of Class 8 over-the-road can then design a route specific to each of those categories based on the size and type of the load and the size A DRIVER’S TOOLsituation occurs that prevents the planned route from being the best the mapping data that gave drivers insight to the amenities that are especially helpful during the pandemic fleets carrying heavy loads because if LOOKING AHEADto eventually be able to send updates a driver and their time benefits the FOR MORE INFORMATION Find out more about Trimble MAPS, visit www.maps.trimble.com.
32OPERATIONSWmembers of the transportation connected vehicles have to consider on their respective rollouts of the incredible speed and the ability to transmit large amounts of data in 3G’S CLOCK IS TICKINGguaranteed to last until the sunset be dropped in favor of implementing true for fleets using electronic logging How Fleet Owners Can Prepare For the Imminent Infrastructure SunsetTHE FINAL DAYS OF 3G By Andrew Rossington
NOVEMBER 2021 WWW.MWSMAG.COM MODERN WORKTRUCK SOLUTIONS 33this change than those mandated to must carefully craft an internet of MODERN HARDWAREcome in handy in the regular forefront of technology for decades • • sending a large mass of data such • connected vehicles and the surrounding infrastructure is far more reliable and operate in close to real time on high-speed connections providing instant information from the fleet and • Massive amounts of data can be fed into AI-enabled telematics THE ROAD AHEADfollo• • • speed- and data-focused features including AI and machine learning • fleet’s telematics provider and learn about modern telematics and • provider is charging their current This can give you a glimpse into • properly certified and has a • Schedule the necessary vehicle • to get started on the transition is telematic systems potentially going your telematics provider about the inevitABOUT THE AUTHOR Andrew Rossington is the chief Navman. In this role, Rossington is responsible for all transport product development, go to market, business, he has overseen year-on-year growth in the transport New Zealand region of Teletrac Navman. Prior to this, Andrew was the CEO for Transtech, which was acquired by Teletrac Navman. He has spent the last 20 years focused largest transport operators and ComTech, and Dimensions Data. He is passionate about the transport industry and using technology to enable successful business outcomes. Find out more, visit www.teletracnavman.com.
OPERATIONSA Custom Trailer that’s Always in UseFELLING TRAILERS PROVIDES SOLAR PROJECT SOLUTION FOR RENTAL COMPANY’S CONTRACTOR THE FT-30-2 LP TRIPLE REEL ON ONE OF THE SOLAR PROJECT SITES.
NOVEMBER 2021 WWW.MWSMAG.COM MODERN WORKTRUCK SOLUTIONS A rental company and longtime project that spanned several locations needed several heavy-duty triple reel build time for a reel trailer needing to THE SOLUTIONdollars of trailer inventory in various rental company previously used Felling Trailers could assist this time Felling Trailers model that is a standard THE CONFIGURATION SAE continuous cast bronze bushing a cross arm to tie the reel spool to the THE WORKrental company has ordered eight of these trailers that have gone directly to the jobsites and are presently for the substations the main feeds are ALWAYS IN USEtrailer is purchased for a specific and the trailer can then be used on the trailer and mounted to the traFOR MORE INFORMATION Felling Trailers is a family-owned and operated Full Line Trailer Manufacturer located in Central Minnesota. Started in 1974, Felling Trailers, Inc. has grown from a small that today covers over 325,000 its customized trailer division. Its engineers use the latest Industry-leading design techniques, and its customers' conceptual trailer needs into a tangible product. Felling industry for over 45 years. Felling the company to provide a high-quality product that is distributed across North America and www.felling.com.
36OPERATIONSCut Delivery Time in HalfAN INNOLIFT CASE STUDYTsheetfed printing facility in can do it all from single page flyers to or even materials for a government Many facilities that receive Tattnall have used the InnoLIFT Large High
37THE SOLUTIONloads and unloads because the loader lifts its load and itself into and out of the InnoLIFT can fit in and out of tight they deliver to do not have loading SAFETY BENEFITSeliminating the manual unloading The InnoLIFT also gives Tattnall’s of its larger Isuzu delivery vehicle for He contacted the company and began HOW IT WORKSthe support legs out and raises up the simloader can be charged at the factory a charge typically lasts at least a full InnoLIFT and elected to purchase enhancing safety by eliminating strains vehicle all continue to pay dividends FOR MORE INFORMATIONThe InnoLIFT Large High Capacity mid- and high-roof cargo vans. Find out more about the loader, visit
38TECHNOLOGYAin the construction industry transportation incidents accounting for Occupational Safety and Health found one of the biggest factors is FIELD TESTEDTurin sums the main benefit of sTOP 2 BENEFITS1. Improve Safety of accidents on the jobsite from 2. Enhance Efficiency need for a spotter or getting in and out of your vehicle to see operators can use all the help they can chatter because operators can see Heavy-duty Rearview Cameras for Rugged WorksitesIT’S ALL ABOUT SAFETY Charissa Rubey
39BUILT DIFFERENTLYSome camera systems aren’t as tough as advertised and tend to be 1. LENSESlenses to operate in the harshest • Triple-hardened glass to resist • Auto-focusing to focus past debris • the night or earlier in the morning • in bright light conditions so you 2. CAMERA BODYcarved from a solid billet of anodized 3. CABLESrigid in the cold and degrade in the and particulates to penetrate and solutions and offers adapter cables to
MODERN WORKTRUCK SOLUTIONS WWW.MWSMAG.COM NOVEMBER 2021TECHNOLOGYbest suited for outdoor applications because they are rated as completely components that could save considerable amounts of money over ANSWER THE CALLneeded in blind spots around large ABOUT THE AUTHOR Charissa Rubey is the owner and CEO of Dakota Micro, Inc., a “Made in America” camera manufacturer specializing in highly rugged commercial camera systems in North Dakota. Find out more, visit www.dakotamicro.com.THAT’S 60+ ISSUES OF MONTHLY MUSCLE You’re welcome!COVERING ALL THINGS WORK TRUCK - FOR ALL TRUCK CLASSESJANUARY 2021WWW.MWSMAG.COMLIGHT-DUTY SHOWCASE: FORD F-250 TREMOR REVIEW FOR WORK AND PLAYCONCRETE INDUSTRY TELEMATICSINVEST IN KNOWLEDGE THE TELEMATICS AND FLEET MANAGEMENT ISSUETHESEAMLESS TELEMATICS SYSTEMSSMART SOLUTIONS FOR FLEETSMAY 2020WWW.MWSMAG.COMGREEN FLEET & ALTERNATIVE FUELS ISSUETHEDISTRACTED DRIVINGIS IT INCREASING?LIGHT-DUTY SHOWCASE 2020 ChEVROLET COLORADOACCELERATE FLEET ELECTRIFICATIONINCORPORATE hYBRIDSJULY 2016LIGhT-DUTYMERCEDES-BENZ SPRINTER MEDIUM-DUTYINTERNATIONAL TERRASTARhEAVY-DUTY PETERBILT 567POWER OF CHOICE CUMMINS WORK TRUCK ENGINES FOR 2017POWER OF CHOICE CUMMINS WORK TRUCK ENGINES FOR 2017KEEPING YOUR FILTER IN ORDER DPF MAINTENANCE AND SERVICINGKEYS TO FINDING ThE RIGhT ONEFLEET MANAGEMENT SOLUTIONBACKUP POWER ULTRACAPACITORS DON’T REPLACE BATTERIESFLEET MANAGEMENT SOLUTIONKEYS TO FINDING ThE RIGhT ONEMAY 2019WWW.MWSMAG.COMHYPER-ACCURATE SAFETY DATAVIDEO AND ANA LYTICS TO ThE RESCUEWEATHERING THE STORMDRIVING TIPS FOR INCLEMENT WEAThERMEDIUM-DUTYKENWORTh K270hEAVY-DUTY INTERNATIONAL RHLIGhT-DUTYGMC SIERRA10 MAINTENANCE MISTAKESAVOIDING COMMON MAINTENANCE MIShAPSTHE SAFETY + MAINTENANCE ISSUEThE LATEST SAFETY AND MAINTENANCE SOLUTIONSThE LATEST SAFETY AND MAINTENANCE SOLUTIONSTHE SAFETY + MAINTENANCE ISSUEJUNE 2019WWW.MWSMAG.COMBOTTOM LINE SAVINGS5 TRENDS TO IMPLEMENTMEDIUM-DUTYPETERBILT MODEL 337hEAVY-DUTY MACK PINNACLELIGhT-DUTYNISSAN TITAN XDPROPER HANDLINGORGANIZING YOU R OILSTRONGER THAN STEELRUBBER SPRINGS ARE TOUGhDISTRACTED DRIVING A FORGOTTEN DANG ERWWW.MWSMAG.COMWWW.MWSMAG.COMCELEBRATING A MILESTONECELEBRATING A MILESTONE
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TECHNOLOGYThe pandemic has caused and continues to cause various effects possibly have even profited from the 2 CHALLENGES, 1 SOLUTIONCHALLENGE: handle demand as the crisis passes?SOLUTION: To meet accumulated CHALLENGE: Home and business remodeling to their properties as the pandemic and national economy flood of non-emergency service calls already cut service staff during the SOLUTION:staff to meet rising demand and tool at their disposal that can cost-using innovative technology such as a This approach not only reduces the DOING MORE WITH LESSmanagers have to be more efficient Optimizing Work Truck Productivity Post PandemicGPS TRACKERS HELP CONTRACTORS AND FLEET MANAGERS By Del Williams Contractors and vehicle fleet managers can maximize the productivity of their staff to meet rising demand and boost profits with the ATTI real-time GPS system.
NOVEMBER 2021 WWW.MWSMAG.COM MODERN WORKTRUCK SOLUTIONS based designer and manufacturer of to that location the moment the fleet manager or devices that may only update every and idle time alerts if something is Since this approach enables it helps to minimize employee USING THE DEVICEthe real-time location of the entire fleet on a map and zoom in on any managers can see every fleet vehicles’ As post pandemic demand for and construction services continues Contractors and vehicle fleet managers can maximize the productivity of their staff to meet rising demand and boost profits with the ATTI real-time GPS system.
fleet managers can configure the system to automatically configured to automatically summarize fleet performance The reports can be customized to include as much detail and implementing more efficient routing and performance enables individual drivers and the fleet to accomplish more FOR THE DRIVERSuch a system can also help individual drivers drive more not on a job because the system documents actual routes up demand resulting from the pandemic’s long economic ATTI GPS tracking data is transmitted via satellite and cellular networks to a smartphone or PC. Using technology such as a vehicle tracking system, managers can manage their ﬂeets to optimize dispatch and routing and minimize downtime. TECHNOLOGY The Vision™ from ATTI transmits 10-second updates, showing precisely where vehicles are the moment the fleet manager or dispatcher needs to know.ABOUT THE AUTHOR Del Williams is a technical writer based in Torrance, California. Find out more, visit www.advantrack.com.
MODERN WORKTRUCK SOLUTIONS WWW.MWSMAG.COM NOVEMBER 2021TECHNOLOGYTECHNOLOGYA Course on GPS TrackersALL YOUR GPS TRACKER CONCERNS AND QUESTIONS ANSWERED: PART 2Lcompanies to feel more at ease and their potential to save the lives of yoIN THE INDUSTRYThere are some major concerns terminations than if fleets relied on POTENTIAL DRAWBACKSFleets of drivers and unions have been vocal about their opposition to the the invasion of privacy and claim For those seriously opposed to that one is done for the purpose monitoring employee performance or perstheir privacy and cause them to be data could be used against employees used to monitor company assets em
NOVEMBER 2021 WWW.MWSMAG.COM MODERN WORKTRUCK SOLUTIONS PRIORITIZE SAFETYinsurance companies settle tIf these devices can help prevent accidents and protect people's jobs If this technology can help monitor it's in the best interest of all involved SAVING LIVESimportant to ensure that the data of There should also be a clear consent devices truly have the potential to save Monitoring speed and location are crucial for employee safety in remote It's important for employees to feel important that all parties involved injuries and help drivers get home safely to their families at the end of FOR MORE INFORMATIONFind out more about GPS trackers, visit www.route4me.com.
TECHNOLOGYBcharging infrastructure are more practical issues of the of these electric An Electric Work Truck for the Real WorldTHE PRACTICAL DESIGN AND VERSATILITY OF ZEUS ELECTRIC CHASSIS GRABS THE ATTENTION OF FLEETS AND OEMS
NOVEMBER 2021 WWW.MWSMAG.COM MODERN WORKTRUCK SOLUTIONS BEVS IN VOCATIONALRIGHT PLACE, RIGHT TIMEsystem is monitored by a fully integrated telematics solution facility management to our line asset groups to substation INDUSTRY COLLABORATIONSthe notice of one of the industry’s largest vocational vehicle of choice for chassis producers serving present and future
MODERN WORKTRUCK SOLUTIONS WWW.MWSMAG.COM NOVEMBER 2021TECHNOLOGYto bring highly-effective EV solutions to industry fleets that VERSATILE INTEGRATIONSoffers holistic integration of both mechanical and engineered Fleets get all the associated benefits of converting to CLASS 4-6 BEVSPLATFORM FOR GROWTH
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