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Why Your Fleet’s MPG Is Still a Hot Topic With Low Fuel Prices

Why Your Fleet’s MPG Is Still a Hot Topic With Low Fuel Prices By: Dan Deppeler, PTI Director of Maintenance & Procurement With fuel prices down, should your approach to purchasing equipment change? Let’s review a few relevant considerations that impact this decision: Fuel is still one of the highest cost items on the Profit…

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Sleep Apnea Testing: Trucking Industry Needs to Demand Standardization

Sleep Apnea Testing: Trucking Industry Needs to Demand Standardization By: Barb Kornowske, PTI Director of Human Resources, PHR Our greatest concern is the safety of our employees and the motoring public. While they admit to being tired, drivers will often attribute their fatigue to their lifestyle in the truck and not sleep apnea. Since 2011,…

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The Best Employee Wellness Initiative

The Best Employee Wellness Initiative By: Barb Kornowske, PTI Director of Human Resources, PHR A healthy workforce = a healthy company, but how do you get there? With the best of intentions in mind, employers are dreaming up wellness initiatives in hopes to lure their workforces into improving health and engagement. However, their employees are…

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2015 PTI Driver of the Year

2015 PTI Driver of the Year Jacksonville, Florida-based driver Darrell McFarland leads the Paper Transport, Inc. fleet with 2015 Driver of the Year Award. With 45 years of professional driving and 4.5 years at Paper Transport, Inc., Darrell McFarland has logged over 536,000 miles with PTI safely, achieved an MPG of 8 or better consistently,…

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Where Are All the Good Paying Jobs?

Where Are All the Good Paying Jobs? By: Joe Shefchik, PTI VP Business Development and Solutions Perhaps we’re asking the wrong question about jobs and the workforce. While capacity in the trucking industry has had some solid growth in the past year, there are major headwinds on the horizon. With an electronic logging mandate taking…

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4 Payroll Improvements That Impact Driver Turnover

4 Payroll Improvements That Impact Driver Turnover By: John Renier, PTI Controller In trucking, there are three basic factors that drive the success of any company that affect driver turnover: Get them rolling, get them paid, and get them home. These three items must work together and if any one of these elements is out…