Can Accessibility Help Tackle the Industry’s Driver Gap?

By Diego Larrea-Puemape The driver shortage isn’t new. The need to fill idle trucks has dominated industry discussions, especially in the heavy building materials space. Beyond an aging workforce, the industry now competes against simpler routes and more predictable work schedules offered by small parcels and food delivery jobs. The high demand for drivers won’t settle tomorrow. But by positioning…

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BKT Delivers a Full Range of Specialty OTR Tires

From quarries to underground mines, BKT makes a full range of specialty OTR tires, designed to maximize performance and durability, even on the most challenging terrains. Getting down without downtime. Downtime can be incredibly frustrating for OTR workers, reducing productivity and output, while also impacting project delivery times. One of the biggest contributors to downtime is damaged tires. Most often…

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Doran YardCheck 360 Monitors Off-Road Tires Even When Not in Use

Doran YardCheck 360 helps off-road fleets rein in tire-related costs and stop problems before they can impact production with continuous monitoring of tire pressure and temperatures, even if the equipment is powered off.  If a monitored tire inside YardCheck 360’s wireless coverage zone has low pressure, a rapid deflation event, or high temperature, fleet managers are notified. This data helps…

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HaulHub Debuts EDOT Platform

HaulHub Technologies announced the official launch of the EDOT platform. EDOT brings together a comprehensive suite of features that redefine roadway construction management and sustainability.  EDOT’s journey began with the e-Ticketing solution, DOT e-Ticketing, which laid the foundation for the EDOT platform. Building on the success of e-Ticketing, now deployed across nearly 40 state transportation agencies in the United States,…

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CarriersEdge Adds Course to Help Leaders Improve Emotional Intelligence

CarriersEdge, a provider of online driver training for the trucking industry, has introduced a series of courses to help managers and supervisors evaluate and improve their leadership and teamwork skills. The first title in the series, Emotional Intelligence, is focused on ways that managers and supervisors can be perceptive to emotional states, and how they can use that knowledge to…

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FleetWatcher Adds Unauthorized/Untrained Users Functionality

FleetWatcher introduces Unauthorized Users – a new functionality that alerts supervisors when untrained/unauthorized personnel operate equipment. This new tool alerts appropriate personnel when an on-road or off-road asset is being operated/driven by a person who is not specifically authorized for that type of equipment. Immediately alerting when untrained personnel are attempting to operate equipment enhances safety and productivity while limiting…

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Flow Software From BulkSource Can Help Streamline Operations

Flow is a software product from BulkSource that will help streamline your operations, improve efficiency, and enhance customer experience. Here are some of the main advantages of using Flow for e-ticketing: Enhanced Accuracy: E-ticketing allows you to capture accurate and detailed information about each material load, including the type, quantity and destination. This will reduce errors, eliminate disputes, and ensure…

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Magna MR500 Features Improved Protector Plies for Strength, Stability

The Magna MR500 tire is a tubeless radial constructed tire, characterized by its steel belts. The Magna MR500 features improved protector plies that give the tire the strength and stability to handle heavy loads with ease while maintaining a comfortable ride for the operator. The casing of the MR500 features new and improved technology that reduces heat build-up inside the…

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Rice Lake Offers a Wide Range of Bulk Material Scale Systems

Rice Lake Weighing Systems provides innovative weighing, measuring and process-control systems. With manufacturing and support facilities across North America, Central and South America, Europe, Asia and Oceania, Rice Lake Weighing Systems offers more than 40,000 products and dedicated customer service to customers around the world.

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Doran Tire Monitoring Provides Early Warning for Heat

Hot weather is tough on tires. Asphalt retains and radiates heat which compounds the problem of heat build-up which occurs with issues like wheel bearing problems, or stuck brakes. The belts inside a tire can separate from the rubber at around 200°, creating a safety issue for unsuspecting drivers and those in their vicinity.  The Doran tire-monitoring system monitors tire…

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