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Kenworth Announces Three New Options for Vocational Trucks

Kenworth Announces Three New Options for Vocational Trucks

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KIRKLAND, Wash., Oct. 7, 2015 – Kenworth has announced three new options for its vocational lineup of trucks.

Allison’s 4700 RDS 7-speed automatic transmission – with optional second “deep reverse” – can be ordered on Kenworth’s T880, T800, W900, and C500. The transmission is part of the Allison rugged duty series.

“It’s  … Read More

Six Steps for Managing Your Fleet’s Energy Budget

Six Steps for Managing Your Fleet’s Energy Budget

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Because a typical vocational fleet spends a large portion of its total operating budget on energy/fuel, fleet managers are always looking for ways to reduce energy costs. There are really only two methods for doing so: consuming less of the energy you are currently using, or switching to a lower-cost  … Read More

L.A. Trash Agency Ordered to Clear Backlog of Illegal Dumping Complaints

L.A. Trash Agency Ordered to Clear Backlog of Illegal Dumping Complaints

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The Los Angeles Bureau of Sanitation is being ordered to clear a backlog of tens of thousands of outstanding requests dating back to 2010 to clean up illegally dumped trash.

Sanitation officials also will be instructed to immediately provide an explanation for any disparities in service between neighborhoods, according to a  … Read More

Galbreath Introduces Rolloff Container Locking System

Galbreath Introduces Rolloff Container Locking System

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. [Aug. 26, 2015] — Galbreath, a Wastequip brand, and the waste industry’s most trusted manufacturer of hoists, container handlers, and trailers, today announces the launch of the ROC-LOC Roll-Off Container Locking System. This patent-pending, DOT-compliant system offers a simple, low maintenance method for securing…  … Read More

See Past Blind Spots With Visual Aids

See Past Blind Spots With Visual Aids

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Advanced Systems
The obvious solution to a blind spot is the addition of visual cameras. These provide a view of blind areas to the driver by way of in cab monitoring screens. The cameras are mounted on the rear and sides of the truck as needed, and directed at appropriate angles  … Read More

RFID: Lift, Read, Communicate

RFID: Lift, Read, Communicate

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Waste management industry operators endlessly seek out answers to various questions in order to ensure an efficient service is provided, whether for tracking private or government sector waste collection.

What is being collected? When was it completed? Where is it going? What still needs to be done?  … Read More


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