Companies that transport goods are increasingly realizing the need to upgrade the trucks in their fleets on a more frequent basis. In the process, they shed units that cost more to operate and produce harmful emissions. Without question, newer, eco-efficient trucks deliver significant savings in fuel and maintenance. According to the most recent truck lifecycle data
According to a report from Fact.MR, the global pallet trucks market is poised to grow at a positive CAGR of ~ 6.9% over the forecast period (2019-2028). The market has witnessed significant traction in the past couple of years owing to penetrative e-commerce and heightened demand for warehouses. The use of material handling equipment in
Daimler Trucks Components & Logistics’ facility in Gastonia, N.C., currently runs 24/7, as it rapidly fulfills orders, along with the sub-assembly of thousands of parts, which are used to build commercial trucks and buses. “We have an excessive amount of work and multiple activities going on at once,” says Rodney Honeycutt, materials supervisor at Daimler.
I love new technology as much as anyone. My dad was an inventor, and I spent many fervent hours in my youth absolutely convinced that I could make a perpetual motion machine out of egg cartons and string. But I just can’t take self-driving trucks seriously. Partly this is because self-driving trucks aren’t self-driving —