This month, Truckinginfo.com featured an article on the Top 5 Vehicle Maintenance Violations by Jim Park, contributing editor. The article highlighted the fact that vehicle maintenance issues are a huge threat to a carrier’s safety record and there are close to 200 separate violations on the FMCSA’s list of point-carrying infractions. According to the article, here are the five most common vehicle maintenance violations:
At QES, we have always taken great pride in what our customers have told us is “industry leading” customer service. Before, during and after the sale, our outstanding team of industry veterans is committed to delivering on the promise of our award-winning fleet management solutions.
We would like to congratulate the trucking operations who were named by Food Logistics as the “Top Green Providers”! The food and beverage fleets listed below were recognized by Food Logistics due to their commitment to sustainability in their operations.
Electronic on-board recorders (EOBRs) for driver logs are now widely used by carriers and their drivers, delivering excellent compliance results. These systems’ designs have advanced to provide an easier user experience with effective controls that record and report driver hours of service (HOS) compliance. Not familiar with EOBRs? No worries! I’ve outlined below some of the basics of how this is being accomplished to help answer a few questions you may have.
The Vision 2012 Management Conference was a huge success! Thanks to all of our attendees, captivating keynote guest speakers, breakout sessions and lively executive discussions, the industry is still buzzing about the event. If you weren’t able to join us for “A Whole New Ballgame” in San Diego this year, we’ve highlighted recent stories from some of our favorite industry reads to share a few noteworthy takeaways, anecdotes and information about the experience: