Hot & Cold: Managing Fleet Transportation in Extreme Weather

Hot & Cold: Managing Fleet Transportation in Extreme Weather

There is one thing that’s for sure about East Tennessee—the weather can change in an instant! Summer temperatures can soar into triple digits one week, only to tempt us shortly after with the promise of Fall. Winter can ease in with showers or come roaring in with snow and ice. Hail and tornadoes? We’ve seen it all. For those with a transportation fleet, how do you manage extreme temperature and weather swings traveling across the country while maintaining your overhead too? We’ll look at three major factors that affect fleets during extreme conditions, and what you can do to make sure you’re ready for whatever Mother Nature throws your way.

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Options for Completing Diesel Mechanic Training Program While Working

Options for Completing Diesel Mechanic Training Program While Working

The Bureau of Labor and Statistics estimates a 12% increase in jobs within the Diesel Mechanic profession. That rate is higher than most professions and is making the market attractive to potential employees. With projected growth and stable salaries, a person looking to becoming a mechanic has a hopeful future. If you are considering a career as a diesel mechanic, you can complete training while you are employed, in fact there are options available to you.

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Reasons to Purchase a Diesel Engine + Top Performing in the Market

Reasons to Purchase a Diesel Engine + Top Performing in the Market

Clean diesel continues to dominate the next generation thinking and innovation when it comes to fuel alternatives. Increased longevity, top engine performance, and effective emission controls make diesel a viable option for truck owners, van owners, and fleet owners. We have some things for you to consider when purchasing your next semitruck, truck, or diesel engine.

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Top 12 Ways to Increase Your Diesel Engine’s Fuel Mileage

Top 12 Ways to Increase Your Diesel Engine’s Fuel Mileage

Even though diesel engines are more fuel efficient and provide more energy than similar size gasoline engines, fleet managers and owner-operators alike are continually looking for ways to improve profit by increasing your diesel engines fuel mileage. Even most consumers who drive a diesel engine vehicle want to find out how they can get the most mileage per gallon of diesel. Here are a few tips on how you can increase your diesel engines fuel mileage and save you or your fleet money. 

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Top 8 Causes of Diesel Engine Overheating

Top 8 Causes of Diesel Engine Overheating

When a diesel engine overheats big problems and expensive repair bills are on the horizon if the overheating issues aren’t fixed right away. More significant problems that can arise from your diesel engine overheating include broken head gaskets, camshaft swelling, damage to bearing and crankshaft, damage to the radiator core, and even cracked cylinder heads. For truck drivers, an overheating engine can also cause costly tow bills and delayed deliveries if you break down. For drivers, there is a specific list of causes of diesel engine overheating and ways to prevent overheating while out on the road. 

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