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Refuse Truck Trends to Watch

Refuse Truck Trends to Watch

Just as passenger vehicles are becoming safer and more connected, so too are refuse trucks. But these complex fleet assets are also setting some of their own trends specific to their specialized function.

May 8, 2020

Acing Your Bucket Truck Inspection

Acing Your Bucket Truck Inspection

Bucket and crane trucks pose greater safety risks than some other fleet equipment. Because employees’ lives may be at risk, careful inspection and maintenance of these vehicles are essential.

October 8, 2014

Staying on Track with Off-Road Regulations

Staying on Track with Off-Road Regulations

Off-road regulations can be difficult to navigate. Typically, compliance dates for federal standards vary by engine horsepower, but on the state level they can vary by fleet size, too.

May 9, 2014

The Utility Vehicle Buyer’s Checklist

The Utility Vehicle Buyer’s Checklist

Utility vehicles fill a unique niche in a government's fleet — they can operate on rugged terrain, transport people while also performing work, and navigate tighter spaces than a traditional vehicle, whether inside a facility or out in the woods.

March 28, 2014

Roadmap for Renting Off-Road Equipment

Roadmap for Renting Off-Road Equipment

For fleets with infrequent, specialized jobs, renting off-road equipment can make for a wise investment. To benefit from renting, fleet managers need to make strategic choices about what to rent, when to rent, and from whom to rent.

October 4, 2013

Fueling Options for Mowers

Fueling Options for Mowers

Today, mowers come with various fueling options. Find out the benefits and drawbacks of each — and which is right for your organization.

June 27, 2013

Preventing Equipment Theft

Preventing Equipment Theft

With the cost of equipment theft reaching between $300 million and $1 billion every year, fleet managers must take theft prevention seriously. Fortunately, crime trends can help fleets gain a greater understanding of the problem — and these simple tips can help fight it.

January 14, 2013

Refurbishing Off-Road Equipment

Refurbishing Off-Road Equipment

When off-road equipment doesn't measure up in terms of performance or emissions requirements, fleets don't have to make the investment in brand-new units. For the City of Venture, Calif., refurbishing turned out to be an affordable and environmentally beneficial choice.

November 15, 2012

Best Practices in Remarketing Off-Road Equipment

Best Practices in Remarketing Off-Road Equipment

Remarketing can yield major resale dollars for “yellow metal” and other off-road equipment. Five fleet experts weigh in on some of the best ways to maximize resale value for off-road equipment.

June 1, 2011

Best Practices: Using Telematics to Manage Off-Road Equipment
Cooperative Procurement: Group Buying Power Saves Time & Money
6 Steps to Analyze Street Sweeper Lifecycle Costs

6 Steps to Analyze Street Sweeper Lifecycle Costs

A lifecycle cost analysis will help fleet managers present a solid case for sweeper purchases. The task includes gathering the right data, researching the equipment application, and consulting the experts.

March 18, 2010

Wirelessly Keeping New York City Streets Clean
A New Facility & Outlook for City of Columbus Fleet
2010 Diesel Standards on Street Sweepers

2010 Diesel Standards on Street Sweepers

New 2010 diesel emission standards will require a 90-percent cut in NOx emissions. Elgin Sweeper discusses how it is meeting and overcoming this challenge.

November 1, 2008

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