Articles by David Kolman

Distribution: 2010 diesel emissions standards

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) 2010 diesel emissions standards, which went into effect this month, are the world’s most stringent. 
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Distribution: Safe winter driving tips

Winter presents its own unique set of challenges for drivers, even the most experienced. What can start as a clear day can change quickly to stormy conditions with slick roads or poor visibility. 
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Distribution: 2010 Truck Roundup

For 2010, truck manufacturers once again are offering a wide variety of trucks and options to choose from, including hybrids.
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Distribution: City driving

Driving on city streets tests drivers’ concentration, road awareness and reactions because they face constant hazards.
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Distribution: Factors affecting fuel economy

Even though fuel prices have somewhat stabilized, a periodic review of operating and maintenance practices can help further improve your fleet’s fuel efficiency.
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Distribution: How to get the most from your tires

Tires are expensive — in fact, they are a top maintenance expense for beverage fleets. Anything that can be done to extend tire life can provide significant savings.
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Distribution: Reducing glare

Glare — a sensation caused by bright light in one’s field of view — is a serious problem for drivers.
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Distribution: Driver monitoring systems

When done effectively, driver monitoring programs can help improve driver behavior and reduce accidents.
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Distribution: Mid-America Trucking Show roundup

The 38th Mid-America Trucking Show, held in Louisville, Ky., featured 935 exhibiting companies representing 46 states and 10 countries.
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Distribution: Drug testing compliance promotes safety

The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) requires drug and alcohol testing for drivers of commercial vehicles.
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Top Beverage Flavors of 2014

Traditional flavors make up a large portion of beverage-makers’ selections, but tropical and exotic ones aren’t trailing too far behind. That’s according to research by BNP Media’s Market Research Division for Beverage Industry’s 2014 Product Development Outlook survey. Also see what's anticipated for top-selling flavors of 2015.

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A Healthy Future: Analyzing the latest health and wellness trends in the beverage market

The beverage marketplace continues to evolve to meet new trends and regulations. Our expert speakers will share with you their insight on what health and wellness topics will be paramount for the future success in the beverage industry.


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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BI January 2015 cover

2015 January

The January 2015 Beverage Industry includes a cover story on our bottler of the year, Pepsi-Cola Bottling Co. of Luverne, as well as articles about juice drinks, the 2015 New Product Development Outlook, and more. Check it out today!

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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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