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  • 12/09/2018 5:33 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)
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    – ਡੇਵਿਡ ਬੋਕਲਮੈਨ

    ਮੈਨੂੰ ਟਰੱਕਾਂ ਦੀ ਸੇਲਜ਼ ਦੇ ਬਿਜ਼ਨਸ ‘ਚ ਕੰਮ ਕਰਦੇ ਨੂੰ 40 ਸਾਲ ਦਾ ਸਮਾਂ ਹੋ ਗਿਆ ਹੈ। ਮੈਂ ਇਸ ਇੰਡਸਟਰੀ ‘ਚ ਤਰੱਕੀ ਦੀਆਂ ਬਹੁਤ ਤਬਦੀਲੀਆਂ ਵੇਖੀਆਂ ਹਨ। ਮੈਨੂੰ ਉਸ ਸਮੇਂ ਦਾ ਵੀ ਪਤਾ ਹੈ ਜਦੋਂ ਕਿ ਟਰੱਕ ਇੱਕ ਗੈਲਨ ਨਾਲ਼ 3 ਮੀਲ ਚੱਲਦਾ ਸੀ ਪਰ ਹੁਣ ਜੋ 10 ਮੀਲ ਦੇ ਕਰੀਬ ਪਹੁੰਚ ਗਿਆ ਹੈ।ਮੈਂ ਇਹ ਵੀ ਵੇਖਿਆ ਹੈ ਕਿ ਤੇਲ ਦੀਆਂ ਕੀਮਤਾਂ ਕਿਵੇਂ ਛੜੱਪੇ ਮਾਰਦੀਆਂ ਵਧੀਆਂ ਹਨ। ਜਿਸ ਦਾ ਟ੍ਰਾਂਸਪੋਰਟਰਾਂ ‘ਤੇ ਬਹੁਤ ਅਸਰ ਪਿਆ ਹੈ।ਟਰੱਕਾਂ ਦਾ ਭਾਰ ਹਲਕਾ ਹੋਇਆ ਹੈ, ਵਧੇਰੇ ਤੇਜ਼ੀ ਨਾਲ ਚੱਲਦੇ ਹਨ ਅਤੇ ਸੁਰੱਖਿਅਤਾ ਵੀ ਵਧੀ ਹੈ।ਪਰ ਇਹ ਹੋਏ ਹਨ ਅੱਗੇ ਨਾਲ਼ੋਂ ਹੋਰ ਮਹਿੰਗੇ। ਜੇ ਗੱਲ 


  • 12/09/2018 5:30 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    ਪਰਸਨਲ ਕੰਨਵੇਨਸ਼ ਸਬੰਧੀ ਲੱਖਾਂ ਟਰੱਕਰਜ਼ ਲਈ ਮਹੀਨਿਆ ਬੱਧੀ ਝਮੇਲੇ ਤੋਂ ਬਾਅਦ ਹੁਣ ਫੈਡਰਲ ਮੋਟਰਜ਼ ਕੈਰੀਅਰ ਸੇਫਟੀ ਮਹਿਕਮੇ ਨੇ ਇਸ ਮਸਲੇ ਨੂੰ ਹੋਰ ਸਪਸ਼ਟ ਕਰਨ ਦੇ ਲਈ ਕੋਸ਼ਿਸ਼ ਕੀਤੀ ਹੈ।

    ਮਈ, 2018 ਵਿਚ ਫੈਡਰਲ ਮੋਟਰਜ਼ ਸੇਫਟੀ ਮਹਿਕਮੇ ਨੇ ਇਕ ਪ੍ਰੈਸ ਬਿਆਨ ਵਿਚ ਟਰੱਕਰਜ ਨੂੰ ਪਰਸਨਲ ਕੰਨਵੇਨਸ ਦੇ ਨਿਯਮ ਸਾਫ ਕਰਨ ਦੀ ਕੋਸ਼ਿਸ਼ ਕੀਤੀ ਸੀ। ਉਸ ਬਿਆਨ ਦੇ ਅਨੁਸਾਰ ਟਰੱਕਰਜ਼ ਨੂੰ ਕਿਸੇ ਸ਼ਿਪਰ ਜਾਂ ਰਸੀਵਰ ਦੀ ਥਾਂ ਤੋਂ ਕਿਸੇ ਸੇਫ ਪਾਰਕਿੰਗ ਜਗ੍ਹਾ ਤੇ ਪਹੁੰਚਣ ਦੇ ਲਈ ਭਰੇ ਜਾਂ ਖਾਲੀ ਟਰੱਕ ਨੂੰ ਪਰਸਨਲ ਕੰਨਵੇਅਸ਼ ਵਜੋਂ ਵਰਤਣ ਦੀ ਇਜਾਜਤ ਹੈ ਫਿਰ ਭਾਂਵੇ ਟਰੱਕ ਡਰਾਇਵਰ ਦੇ ਕੰਮ ਦੇ ਘੰਟੇ ਖਤਮ ਹੋ ਚੁਕੇ ਹੋਣ।

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  • 11/01/2018 6:25 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Volvo Trucks announced the new Xceed fuel efficiency package for Volvo VNL 760 and VNL 860 models operating in dry van and refrigerated trailer operations. The new fuel efficiency package will be available for order beginning in January of 2019 for 2020 models. Volvo made the announcement this week at the American Trucking Associations Management Conference & Exhibition in Austin, Texas.

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  • 10/26/2018 10:41 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    With its recent “advance notice of proposed rule making,” the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) is seeking to invoke tough new financial responsibility requirements on freight forwarders and brokers. New rules, including suspension and revocation of licenses, would punish brokers and forwarders who fall below $75,000 of federally required surety bonds. Brokers and forwarders have until Nov. 27 to provide comments and suggestions to help the FMCSA in implementing fair and efficient regulations.

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  • 10/25/2018 11:54 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    A satellite TV service packaged exclusively for the trucking sector, EpicVue, is offering a contract. The no contract offer comes with an upfront fee with the option to cancel the service at any moment and keep the gear. The new offer has potential tax benefits since the systems are considered not items and assets, 

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  • 10/17/2018 9:22 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Charlotte has been selected to receive the Freightliner Trucks Hardest Working Cities award, which recognizes cities fueling economic growth and job creation in the U.S. and Canada. A formal award presentation will be held on Friday, Nov. 9, at 11:30 a.m. EST at zMAX Dragway. The recognition program was originally scheduled to honor Charlotte in September, but because of Hurricane Florence, the presentation was rescheduled.

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  • 10/17/2018 9:18 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Reefer madness began today-Oct. 17—in Canada as the nation became the first major world economy to legalize recreational marijuana. Not surprisingly, retail giant Walmart is pondering whether it should offer cannabis-based products at its Canadian outlets. Even with its tentative announcement, the company’s shares on the U.S. stock market rose 2.7% to $96.97 in recent trading.

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  • 10/17/2018 9:17 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    All Volvo truck owners in the U.S. and Canada with GHG 2017 Volvo engines equipped with Volvo’s factory-installed connectivity hardware are now eligible for software and parameter updates with Volvo’s Remote Programming. Users can perform updates anywhere in the U.S. and Canada where a cellular connection is available, and at the discretion of the vehicle’s decision maker.

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  • 10/09/2018 9:58 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Kenworth continued its tradition of driver-focused product development with the introduction of its new long-hood conventional – the Kenworth W990 – Thursday evening during a major unveiling event at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway. A large audience of customers, dealers and press gathered to celebrate the launch of the new W990 with its traditional design that truly makes it The Driver’s Truck.

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  • 10/04/2018 10:39 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    To qualify for your per diem, IRS rules state your job has to be away from”your tax dwelling considerably more” than a normal workday and you must sleep away from your home on the days the per diem is being used, ATBS says.

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