Dollars & Sense

Pricing yourself right

| December 23, 2013

What sets you apart from the pack? Having a well-thought-out rate structure and a marketing plan can help.

Perfecting the pairing: Designing the truck-trailer combo

| November 18, 2013

The second-generation trailer in Kevin Rutherford's Signature Series combo unit will couple to a single-drive-axle tractor and balance weight with payload possibilities, electrical efficiency and more.

Pushing the limit on trailer fuel economy

| November 13, 2013

Building my Signature Series trailer -- a custom van by RSI and participating suppliers spec'd for maximum fuel savings.

More you can do if you do not support protest calls

| October 10, 2013

The truckers' shutdown/strike/protest is moving forward and gaining lots of media attention. The Letstruck team has spent the last three days writing, calling and e-mailing every news organization we can find contact info for. I ...

Use your head: Don’t shut down Oct. 11-13

| October 07, 2013

"Let's make sure that the public knows there are members of the trucking industry that are informed and are a part of the political process and are not anarchist thugs."

Shooting for 10 mpg and beyond

| September 02, 2013

Detailing the next Kevin Rutherford Signature trucks and trailers utilizing pre-emissions Fitzgerald Glider Kits engine technology among many more features toward max fuel economy.

The bypass filter advantage

| August 26, 2013

Part 2 in Kevin Rutherford's series on oil-change strategy. While oil analysis gives you the information to handle drain intervals more sensibly, bypass filtration adds another dimension to save money and downtime.

Change thinking, not oil

| July 29, 2013

Using oil analysis can save you money in new oil, oil disposal and overall maintenance -- and can alert you to emerging engine problems.

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