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McSupper...

Eating lunch.

Lunch buffet.

Break finished, ate lunch, ready to go again.

Lunch

Loaded next load here.

Lunch

Stopped to eat.

Eating lunch after picking next load up at Portland, Maine on my way to deliver to Nazareth, Pennsylvania.

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  • Mack, Volvo offering over-the-air engine updates
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Mack and Volvo both announced at the spring meeting of the Technology & Maintenance Council that they’ll be offering over-the-air software and parameter updates. Ash Makki, product marketing manager with Volvo, said up to 75% of engine…
  • Navistar and Volkswagen Truck & Bus close strategic alliance
    LISLE, Ill. — Navistar International today announced the closing of its strategic alliance with Volkswagen Truck & Bus. The closing of the alliance follows receipt of all necessary regulatory approvals, finalization of agreements relating to the procurement joint venture and…
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    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Cummins announced longer drain intervals, over-the-air programming and a new Connected Advisor service at the spring meeting of the Technology & Maintenance Council. Connected Advisor provides fleets with advice concerning engine and aftertreatment-related fault codes. Fleet managers…
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    KIRKLAND, Wash. – Kenworth doled out its Dealer Awards to its best dealers in Canada and the US  recently. The awards were given out at its recent dealer meeting in Indian Wells, California. Kenworth Montréal received its first-ever Gold Award…
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    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – International this week took the wraps off its new A26 engine, which it says is lighter weight and 5% more fuel efficient than its N-series predecessor. The launch was held at the spring meeting of the Technology…
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    PHOENIX, Az. – Omnitracs announced the launch of its integrated routing, dispatching and compliance (RDC) solution today during its Outlook 2017 conference in Phoenix. The new solution aims to combine routing, dispatching, trip management, proof of delivery, hours-of-service (HOS) and…
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    PHOENIX, Az. – With the US’s electronic logging device (ELD) mandate set to come into effect this December, being prepared, knowledgeable and compliance with hours-of-service are what carriers should be focusing on now. This was the message from Federal Motor…
  • Spot a defect? Tell NHTSA.
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Many truck manufacturing defects go unreported and unfixed because fleets are more likely to take the issues up directly with the manufacturer than report the problem to the government. That was the message from Bruce York, who…
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  • Newcom, PIT Group unveils detail of upcoming SCEF
    MONTREAL, Que. —  Newcom Media together with PIT Group have revealed the details the Sommet canadien sur l’entretien de flotte (SCEF). The SCEF is set to be held in Montreal on April 19 on the sidelines of ExpoCam. According to Newcom and…
  • Why all fleets need an HR lead 
    In the past, trucking companies figured that human resources (HR) was mostly about paying people on time, keeping track of who was working when, and dealing with basic administrative matters. That just doesn’t fly today. HR involves recruitment, retention, compensation,…
  • Use of in-cab video helps, does not hinder drivers, says Omnitracs
    PHOENIX, Az. – Andrew Schimelpfenig of Omnitracs Safety Center of Excellence said employing the use of an in-cab video solution is an essential ‘reliable witness’ in the event of an incident. According to Schimelpfenig, in-cab video, both facing the driver…
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