Articles by David Kolman

Distribution: Effective safety committees

March 16, 2009
Achieving continuous improvement in preventing workplace accidents requires an ongoing emphasis on avoiding risky practices and behaviors.
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Distribution: Green technologies

February 16, 2009
With all the emphasis on improved fuel economy, energy conservation, environmental protection and enhanced vehicle functionality, commercial truck and component manufacturers have been busy developing “green” technologies.
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Distribution: Deciding whether to lease or buy

January 15, 2009
Vehicle acquisition can be done by leasing or buying. Both methods offer advantages and disadvantages. The decision depends upon you and your operation, and what makes the most sense for your company’s transportation needs.
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Distribution: Safe winter driving

December 15, 2008
Everyone knows the importance of caution when driving and working in winter’s dangerous wet and icy conditions. However, not everyone takes precautions. Reviewing effective winter safety measures with your workforce can help them stay safe, avoiding the human and economic costs generated by accidents.
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Distribution: 2009 Truck Model Preview

November 15, 2008
The next year will offer a wide variety of truck models and options to choose from. This annual truck model preview provides an overview of fundamental specifications for medium- and heavy-duty trucks. The specs detailed herein, by vehicle model, are: cab configuration, gross weight ratings, bumper-to-back-of-cab (BBC) dimensions, engine and transmission choices, and front and rear axle capacities.
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Distribution: Winter Tire Tips

October 15, 2008
Winter weather presents its own particular set of challenges because of unexpected weather changes and the hazards of driving in adverse conditions. As winter approaches, there are a number of things to consider when preparing your fleet and your drivers for this season.
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Distribution: Improving Driver Performance

September 15, 2008
The competency of your driver workforce is dependent upon several factors. The first is having a good selection process to screen out bad drivers, as well as those applicants who don’t have the qualifications for a good fit in your operation. Next, there needs to be a sound training process to help drivers continually increase their skills, knowledge and performance. Even highly experienced truck drivers can boost their abilities and enhance performance through continual training.
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Distribution: How to handle hand trucks, carts and pallet jacks safely

August 15, 2008
Manual material handling equipment, such as carts, hand trucks and pallet jacks are used for a variety of hauling operations and can make these operations safer.
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Distribution: Save money and fuel

July 15, 2008
With energy prices continuing to rise and no end in sight, fuel has become an even greater truck operating expense. Good fuel economy is the result of a combination of variables that, if managed effectively, can deliver the best fuel mileage possible for a particular truck.
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Distribution: Getting ready for 2010's emissions standards

June 15, 2008

Come 2010, engine manufacturers will have to meet the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s more stringent diesel emission standards. 


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Second Glass hosted Wine Riot in Chicago on May 2 and 3. Wine Riot offered attendees an all-access pass to hundreds of new wines as well as multiple educational sessions about different wine styles and varietals. (Photos by Jennifer Haderspeck)

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Crafting growth: A look into the bourgeoning craft beer market

Learn how the beer segment is performing and where it is heading, what to consider before expanding your markets and innovations that are captivating consumer audiences.

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Maintaining beverage dispensing equipment

Iuliana Nita, Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics global marketing manager of food and beverage, offers her insights about ensuring sanitary performance of beverage dispensing equipment in foodservice applications. She also will offer some tips about choosing the right kind of tubing to handle acidic beverages.

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