November 6, 2018

Introducing the KeepTruckin App Marketplace

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There’s no such thing as a one-size-fits-all fleet management solution. Every fleet needs a platform that adapts and evolves with vital business processes and operations. We’re proud to introduce the KeepTruckin App Marketplace. It’s our one-stop shop of integrations. From insurance and vehicle maintenance to workflow visibility—the App Marketplace allows you

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October 23, 2018

How much does it cost to start your trucking business?

How much does it cost to start your trucking business

If you want to be an owner operator, now is as good a time to start as any. With the ongoing driver shortage, increasing freight demand, and rising rates, this could be a great time to start a trucking business. But how much does it cost to start a trucking

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October 16, 2018

Will Kling, aka Lil Dawg, unboxes and reviews the Smart Dashcam

Will Kling, aka Lil Dawg, unboxes and reviews the Smart Dashcam

“It was easy. As soon as I plugged it into the new ELD, it registered it right away.” — Will Kling, aka Lil Dawg. The KeepTruckin Smart Dashcam is easy by design. It’s a simple, plug-and-play video solution for fleets of every size. Recently, Lil Dawg—a professional truck driver and

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October 14, 2018

California CHP is ready to enforce ELD mandate on interstate drivers

California CHP is ready to enforce ELD mandate on interstate drivers

California is the latest state to codify the FMCSA’s ELD mandate for interstate truckers. Since the state only adopted the Federal rules including the Electronic Logging Device mandate in August, inspectors had been checking driver logs and Hours of Service compliance the old-fashioned way. Those days are over. California’s ELD

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October 10, 2018

4 reasons to use a dash cam

4 reasons to use a dash cam

With the introduction of new technology such as electronic logging devices and dash cams, the trucking industry is evolving. There is a lot more focus on safety and minimizing the number of road accidents nowadays, and dash cams may play a crucial role in achieving that goal. If you are

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October 4, 2018

5 Food Tips for Getting Healthier While on the Road

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Accompanying my husband Will on our first trip in his 18-wheeler with no time to plan or properly meal prep opened my eyes to the poor food choices available on the road. Even though it was a short trip, I realized healthy options were limited, including restaurants. Drivers in general,

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October 4, 2018

5 Tips For Improving Fuel Efficiency

5 tips for improving fuel efficiency

According to a 2018 report published by Fleet Financials, fuel expenses are the primary reason for trucking companies’ higher Total Cost of Ownership index. While depreciation and maintenance costs added 1.4 percent and 2.5 percent respectively, fuel expenditures contributed a total of 12 percent. As fuel prices continue to rise,

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October 3, 2018

5 Challenges of Running a Small Fleet (And How to Overcome Them)

5 Challenges of Running a Small Fleet (And How to Overcome Them)

A small fleet doesn’t necessarily mean easier operations. People who manage smaller fleets may have to face unique challenges in the form of limited human and financial resources. Providing customers with the best service you can, managing a limited budget, and staying competitive in the industry can be overwhelming. Here

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