Archive for Life

Feb 04 2020

A Beginner’s Guide to Managing Small Fleets…


Previously published on beginners-guide-to-managing-small-fleets Your business is growing. As you’ve expanded, you’ve gone from one or two vehicles to more than five. While adding a few vehicles may not seem like much, whether you realize it or not, your business now operates a fleet. Entering the world of fleets means you have to look at […]

Jan 16 2020

To laugh often and much…


To laugh often and much; To win the respect of intelligent people And the affection of children; To earn the appreciation of honest critics And endure the betrayal of false friends; To appreciate beauty To find the best in others To leave this world a bit better Whether by a healthy child A garden path […]

Jan 10 2020

Life Takes on Meaning…


“Life takes on meaning when you become motivated, set goals and charge after them in an unstoppable manner.” —Les Brown  Motivational Speaker

Jan 09 2020

Try Something…


Take a method and try it. If it fails, admit it frankly, and try another. But by all means, try something.” —Franklin D. Roosevelt (1882-1945) 32nd U.S. President

Dec 31 2019

Unselfish Effort…


“The unselfish effort to bring cheer to others will be the beginning of a happier life for ourselves.” —Helen Keller (1880-1968) Author, Lecturer, Activist

Dec 16 2019

Autonomous Repairs Unedited…


Recently, a semi came careening down our street, which by design is not intended for commercial travel, with trees, power, cable, telephone lines and a tree-hugger in his wake. Once subdued the driver stated, “My GPS sent me this way!” Whether your onboard with it or not, unequivocally, autonomous vehicles in some form or fashion […]

Oct 01 2019

Preparing for Autonomous Repairs…


As more and more vehicles with autonomous components enter the transportation landscape, the issue of repair and maintenance for those systems become more important for trucking fleets.  Complicating this challenge is the reality that autonomous technology is still in its infancy — it is being developed and manufactured by a combination of startups, original equipment […]

Sep 11 2019

Between stimulus and response…


“Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom.” —Viktor Frankl (1905-1997) Neurologist, Psychotherapist

Jul 29 2019

Nothing Really…


“Nothing really worth having is easy to get. The hard-fought battles, the goals won with sacrifice, are the ones that matter.” —Aisha Tyler (born 1970) American Actress And Comedian

Jul 12 2019

As the Oil Drains…


Can you increase profits and asset utilization by extending PMI, oil drain, and grease intervals? Let’s examine the facts. Fortunately for all sectors, public & private, the oil companies have invested a significant portion of their profits into R&D. This is due much in part by the independents driving the competition (pun intended) within the […]