GPS Tracking & Fleet Management – Trucking exec. calls for Congressional oversight on toll authorities

The chief financial officer for Cherry Hill, NJ-based National Freight Inc. (NFI) warned a Senate committee that rapidly increasing and excessive highway tolls are a threat to both consumers and the trucking industry and called for Congressional oversight of tolling authorities that serve interstate traffic. Stating that his trucking company paid $14 million in tolls…

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GPS Tracking & Fleet Management – TCA webinar offers keys to growth & profitability

The Truckload Carriers Assn. is holding a webinar titled “Growth and Profitability: Driving a Culture of Success in Your Business,” to be held April 19 from noon to 1:30 p.m. Eastern Time. The webinar is designed to help fleet executives, human resources and recruiting directors and sales and operations managers develop a growth-oriented culture in…

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GPS Tracking & Fleet Management – Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (Trends)

Gasoline Release Date: April 16, 2012   |   Diesel Fuel Release Date: April 16, 2012    U.S. Regular Gasoline Prices*  (dollars per gallon) Change from 04/02/12 04/09/12 04/16/12 week ago year ago U.S. 3.941 3.939 3.922  -0.017  0.078 East Coast (PADD1) 3.911 3.949 3.928  -0.021  0.127 New England (PADD1A) 3.897 3.968 3.990  0.022  0.127 Central Atlantic (PADD1B) 3.924…

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Covert GPS Tracking – A Private Detective’s Approach to Intelligence Gathering

In today’s information age, the clichéd old-school private detective has dropped their fedora and library card and turned to the Internet and investigative databases to gather intelligence. Although this approach has tremendous value for its speed, cost effectiveness and ability to broadly search a wide variety of records, relying on the Internet and database records has…

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GPS Tracking & Fleet Management – Fuel prices beat a slight retreat

Average U.S. fuel prices dropped this week, with diesel dipping the most by just over 2 cents a gallon. However, analysis by the Energy Information Administration (EIA) indicates that fuel prices should stay relatively high for the next several months at least. The U.S. average for diesel dropped to $4.127 per gallon this week from…

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