Articles by David Kolman

New technology increases communications

Columnist David Kolman provides insight into the latest telematics, communication systems and mobile resource management solutions.  Innovation in trucking is accelerating more and more rapidly these days.

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2011 Truck Roundup

Columnist David Kolman provides information on new truck models and advancements for 2011.  Beverage Industry’s annual medium- and heavy-duty truck roundup is a compilation of vehicle offerings suited to beverage industry applications.

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Drivers impact fuel consumption

Columnist David Kolman offers tips for helping drivers reduce fuel consumption.
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2010 engines tout positive performance

Columnist David Kolman reviews the advancements of 2010 EPA emission compliant heavy-duty on-highway diesel engines.
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Distractions to avoid while driving

Columnist David Kolman recommends cell phone and electronic device safety tips when driving.
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Distribution: Hand truck safety tips

Columnist David Kolman offers hand truck safety tips to reduce workplace hazards.
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Distribution: UPS uses telematics to monitor fleet

In my opinion, one of the best companies at capturing, distilling and using information for optimizing its operations is UPS, the world’s largest package delivery company and a global leader
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Distribution: Mid-America Trucking Show roundup

Columnist David Kolman provides a post-show report on new launches from the Mid-America Trucking Shows held in Louisville, Ky., in late March.
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Distribution: Safe driving through work zones

Columnist David Kolman offers tips for safe driving during road construction season.

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Distribution: Paccar MX Engine Launch

Paccar introduced the Paccar MX engine to be installed in heavy-duty North American Kenworth and Peterbilt Trucks, distribution columnist David Kolman attended the launch.
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Dinner with Tequila Don Julio

Diageo is taking its Tequila Don Julio brand on the road this summer with a rolling Airstream Speakeasy mobile craft cocktail bar. The team stopped in Chicago on July 29 to share some specialty tequila cocktails paired with food from Chicago restaurants Honey Butter Fried Chicken and The Radler as well as dessert venues Black Dog Gelato and Baker Miller. (Photos by Jennifer Haderspeck)

9/17/14 2:00 pm EDT

The Path to New Product Success: Navigating the latest trends for new beverage development

By attending this webinar, you will learn about the top trends and how they fit into the CPG market, which channels are influencing new products and technology, how Packaging fits into your product development, and ways you can use innovation to increase sales.


Gert van Manen, president of iTi Tropicals Inc., shares his insights on the U.S. coconut water market. Citing research from Krueger Food Laboratories, he also supplies information highlighting the difference between products that declare their added sugars and those that do not.

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2014 October

The October 2014 Beverage Industry includes a cover story on our 2014 Executive of the Year, Keurig Green Mountain's CEO Brian Kelley, as well as articles about bottled water consumption, whey nutrition, and more. Check it out today!

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Bottled Water Trends

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Cleaning-in-Place: Dairy, Food and Beverage Operations, 3rd Edition

This book addresses the principles of cleaning operations, water supply issues and the science of detergents and disinfectants.

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