Fleet Thursday Update 02

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Hi there! Every Thursday, we at Magellan Fleet will hand-pick 3 of our favorite news stories and in-depth articles for you.

Enjoy, and feel free to leave us a comment with your thoughts about these latest developments in the fleet industry.

 

Top News

The effective date of Minimum Training Requirement rule was delayed with Trump’s memo

“Prompted by a Jan. 20 memorandum issued by President Trump, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration will publish a notice Feb. 1 officially delaying the effective date of a new rule establishing national truck driver training standards…”

California-based Foothill Transit recognized as “Platinum Level” for APTA Sustainability Commitment Program

“Foothill Transit and the Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority were recognized by the American Public Transportation Association (APTA) for significant achievements in sustainability achievements…”

Truckload Carriers Association announces 2017 Top 20 Fleets to Drive

“Twenty fleets have been recognized by the Truckload Carriers Association and CarriersEdge as the 2017 Best Fleets to Drive For…”

 

We’ve also read a few other articles related to our industry that we think you’ll like:

“How much do you really know about your drivers’ daily challenges?”  by Commercial Carrier Journal

“Consolidation among telematics providers in 2016 could create opportunity in 2017 for greater differentiation, increased connectivity, better pricing, and more standardization of features for fleets who add this technology…”

Saving time and money: What onboard telematics can do for you by Fleet Equipment

“According to Maria Sotra, vice president of marketing for Geotab, “Fleet managers are continuously searching for new ways to minimize operating expenses, manage total cost of ownership, and increase profitability…”

 

And be sure not to miss this upcoming event in Venice of America: 

Connected Transportation Solutions at IoT Evolution Expo

Feb.7 –Feb.10, Fort Lauderdale, FL

“Meet with the IoT ecosystem and worldwide business leaders and learn how to leverage the power of the IoT to transform and move your business forward…”

Thanks for reading, and see you again next Thursday!