Articles by David Kolman

Distribution: Preparing for winter weather driving

Proper inspection eases winter driving concerns
October 16, 2012

 Winter weather and the harsh driving conditions that come with it can have a pronounced effect on any vehicle.  


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Injury costs in workplace add up

September 17, 2012

 If workers are adversely affected by their work due to poor quality job design and working conditions, or are injured on the job, there will be an adverse cost to the employer as well as to the individual worker.  


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Lessons in leadership

Key qualities that separate the role from management
August 27, 2012

It has been my experience that there is a considerable difference between being a manager and being a leader. 


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Keys to avoid animal-vehicle accidents

August 15, 2012

 It is about that time of year again: time to start thinking about — and preparing for — deer-vehicle collision (DVC) season, or as some refer to it, deer-vehicle accident (DVA) season.  


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Ensuring appropriate alignment

Vehicle alignment is an integral maintenance issue
July 18, 2012

 Vehicle alignment settings serve a variety of functions in vehicle operation and affect, among other things, handling, steering, stability, performance and safety.  


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Innovations on display at Mid-America Trucking Show

May 14, 2012

 This year’s Mid-America Trucking Show (MATS) featured 1,070 exhibitors in 1.2 million square feet of exhibit space.  


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Warranty administration through technology

Software tracks opportunities for fleet advantages
April 16, 2012
Warranty administration involves the tracking and recovery of all vehicle expenses related to manufacturer recalls and vehicle warranty-covered repairs. Although it can be a time-consuming and complex task, warranty recovery also can be one of the quickest ways to improve a fleet’s operational bottom line.
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Efficiency through tire advances

Benefits for transportation’s bottom line — and beyond
March 12, 2012
Tire technology is not a category that is immune to ongoing technology advancements. To gain some insight into this progression, I visited with Gary Enterline, product category manager for Greenville, S.C.-based Michelin Americas Truck Tires. Dedicated to the improvement of sustainable mobility, Michelin designs, manufactures and sells tires for every type of vehicle.
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Liftgate choice and use advice

Easing delivery through proper operation
February 15, 2012
Within the variety of liftgate styles, each is meant to improve truck loading and unloading, especially when the shipping or receiving location does not have a loading dock, making manual loading and unloading necessary. Liftgates can increase delivery speed, particularly with heavy cargo.
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Team building for business success

Insight from a sports legend for better operations
January 12, 2012
These days, you seldom hear a star discuss the importance of teamwork. Typically, the “celebrity” drones on and on about his greatness without a mention of how others helped his organization’s success.
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Available On Demand Learn how to reduce costs and energy use by enabling high oil load emulsions, eliminating the need for weighting agents like brominated vegetable oil (BVO).

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