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Trucking Efficiency uncovers maintenance-related fuel savings in Confidence Report

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December 15, 2015

https://vimeo.com/149017028 Turns out proper maintenance doesn’t just eliminate downtime. It also saves fuel. Sometimes as much as 5 to 10 percent of it. That was the conclusion reached by Trucking Efficiency in its most recent Confidence Report on ...

Trucking Efficiency produces Confidence Report on lightweighting

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August 25, 2015

Trucking Efficiency released its second Confidence Report in less than a month on Tuesday in publishing a report on lightweighting. The report, produced by the North American Council For Freight Efficiency and Carbon War Room, explores the benefits and challenges of lightweighting for Class 8 tractors and trailers. While the majority of bulk carriers have already invested in the lightweighting technologies that meet their upfront cost tolerances, Trucking ...

Low-rolling resistance tires addressed in Confidence Report

Trucking Efficiency has released a Confidence Report on low-rolling resistance tires. The report, produced by the North American Council For Freight Efficiency and Carbon War Room, says that while the typical upfront purchase price of a tire is only approximately $0.04 per mile, given the range of rolling resistance among dual tires, tires could account for anywhere from $0.14/mile to $0.28/mile in fuel costs. Low-rolling resistance (LRR) tires in ...


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