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Adjusting Truck Weight by Sliding the 5th Wheel or Trailer Tandem Axle

Nov 22, 2022 11:24:31 AM / by Mike Riegel posted in Air Scale, Overloaded, Truck Scale

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Getting a truck properly loaded is almost a science in the trucking industry. There are a lot of tools that help drivers understand how much they are hauling and how to adjust the truck and trailer to fit inside the require weight restrictions for gross and axle weights.

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How Overloaded Trucks Cost More in Diesel Fuel

Jun 9, 2022 7:48:59 AM / by Mike Riegel posted in Air Scale, Truck Scale, Fuel Economy, Fuel Savings

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It's no secret that the rising fuel cost has caused an intense strain on the trucking industry. With the national average of diesel being $5.71/gal and rising at the time of this post, the cost of everything has been deeply affected. Many carriers are left making deep cuts wherever they can while waiting for rates to catch up to rising costs.

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What Does an Overloaded Truck Cost Carriers?

Jul 15, 2021 11:02:49 AM / by Tiffney Lopez posted in Air Scale, Overloaded, Overweight ticket, Truck Scale, Fines, Maintenance, FMCSA

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Drive your business to success: What to know before you take your next load.

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Fleet Management is the Future of Trucking

Jul 8, 2021 3:31:28 PM / by Tiffney Lopez posted in Truck Scale, ELDs, Logbook, FMCSA, Business Management, IFTA, CDL

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With the trucking industry projected to grow through the rest of the decade1, so will the need for secure and easy ways to manage them. 

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Can ELDs help companies stay in business?

Oct 3, 2019 4:33:32 PM / by Mike Riegel posted in Air Scale, Gross vehicle weight, Truck Scale, ELDs, BIT TPMS

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The ELD mandate has caused a huge shift in how carriers and drivers must operate. Without the use of editing paper logbooks the trucking industry has identified many of the interruptions that prevent trucks from moving. Trucks that don't move don't make money and trucks that don't make money put carriers out of business.

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