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In 2014, heavy equipment theft cost U.S. companies about $400 million, and only 23 percent of stolen machines were ever recovered, according to a report by the National Equipment Register and National...
It’s hard to imagine a more demanding job site than a battlefield. Beyond combat environments, however, utility operations often top the list when it comes to putting demands on crews and vehicles. On...
Maintaining strong working relationships with vendors is critical to running a smooth fleet operation. To find out what makes and breaks these relationships, UFP recently spoke with Ron Henne, transpo...

Green Fleets

Regardless of how cutting-edge a type of technology may seem, getting buy-in from prospective users often requires a pragmatic approach: They need to be convinced it works. Such is the case with anti-...
Unnecessary idling is still the bane of many utility fleets, and while not every fleet wants to turn off vehicle engines at job sites, some new and updated technologies are offering improved auxiliary...
What’s next for fleet telematics? Utility Fleet Professional talked to a few experts in the field to see where it is trending in the coming years. The conclusions? By 2020, better data analysis, broad...

New Products

In the past, onboard scales for commercial work trucks have not been available. That just changed with the new LoadMaxx Work Truck Scale released by Air-Weigh. Available now, it is the industry’s firs...
The JackJaw model JJ0400 is a new favorite tool for a number of utilities across the country. It enables operators to pull ground rods and gas probes effortlessly and quickly with no back strain. The ...
Havis Inc. has released a new white paper to guide fleet managers through the process of upfitting and installing in-vehicle equipment to maximize driver comfort and safety, and increase productivity ...

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