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Entries by David Roush

Trucking Roundtable Participants Foresee 2014 Capacity Crunch

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Recently there have been numerous articles in Reuters and trade publications such as Fleet Owner and Transport Topics about the incipient capacity crunch.  Is 2014 the year that carriers have been anticipating since deregulation? Industry analysts Thom Albrecht (BB&T Capital Markets) and Bryan Merolla (Cleveland Research Company) supported this... Read more →
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How to Use Data to Drive Down Maintenance Costs

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The most frequently asked question in a maintenance consulting practice is: "How do my maintenance costs compare to other similar transportation companies?" Benchmarking maintenance costs can be difficult considering all of the variables that exist within and between transportation companies such as:Average age of equipmentSpecifications of equipmentPercent of work... Read more →
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