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Current Magazine Issue

September 2014

sept 2014 135x182This month, American Trucker explores the integration of data in the parts and service side of the business. From finding the best pricing, to managing profitable inventory levels, we have you covered in the September issue of American Trucker. Also find trucking’s best coverage of new products and services, as well as the American Trucker Marketplace with the latest truck, trailer and equipment offerings from dealers across the U.S.A.

Articles

  • Editor's page: Bright skies

    The trends are looking good for the industry right now, despite ongoing challenges such as productivity losses engendered by hours-of-service reform and the driver shortage. Donald Broughton, managing director, senior research analyst and chief market strategist for Avondale Partners, noted during a presentation in late August that he’s maintaining a “relatively optimistic outlook” for the trucking industry. ... more.
  • Business of Trucking: Set up for success

    What’s your marketing strategy for the future? How are you going to maintain your current customer and freight base, and how are you going to grow it? What are the best methods to find customers who fit into the niche you’ve developed? Where will you get the biggest bang for your marketing buck? ... more.
  • Cover story: Right place, right time

    As technology continues to beef up the types and volume of data that can be extracted from trucks and trailers alike—largely in real-time—the way fleets and even dealerships manage parts is changing as well. ... more.
  • Spotlight on an American Trucker: Valley Transportation

    Clifford Ellis has been driving trucks for nearly 44 years. Currently leased to Valley Transportation, Ellis hauls mostly overdimensional loads. ... more.

Sean Kilcarr comments on trends affecting the many different strata of the trucking industry.. Check back often for Sean's take on the trucking industry, in his award-winning blog, Trucks at Work.

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