Whether you’re an owner-operator with one truck or running a small fleet, Pilot Corp. says its new Pilot MasterCard Fleet Program offers one-stop purchasing solutions. The new card program features fleet purchasing controls and online access to your purchase information and card functions. Cardholders can purchase diesel for the cash price at Pilot with no transaction fees and they get monthly billing and a 25-day grace period.
The new Pilot MasterCard Fleet Program allows you to choose from a variety of control options for driver or individual use. The company offers the Pilot Fleet Card, the Pilot Multi Card and online access provided by Accelerated Transportation Solutions. You can download an application on Pilot’s website.
ProMiles Fuel Tax Software
ProMiles Software Development has released a major update to its ProMiles Fuel Tax software. The update comes with many new features that allow companies to automate their fuel taxes, including the importing of GPS tracking points and dispatch data, and features for importing fuel purchases from a variety of sources.
ProMiles has also added new reports. Almost all reports can now be saved in a wide variety of popular formats, including industry standard XML. The program’s ability to export data allows a company to integrate fuel tax reporting with existing accounting and settlement programs.
In addition to data importing and exporting tools, ProMiles Fuel Tax integrates with the ProMiles mileage and routing system, a combination which allows both automatic and manual importing of trips, and lets users look at and edit fuel tax trips on a map.
ProMiles Software Development Corp.
Idle Hawk Genset
Aux Generators’ new Idle Hawk genset provides a wide range of features not available on previous models, including air conditioning and heating at 70 degrees, battery charging, 110V-AC and 12V-DC for all comfort and convenience needs, auto mode which cycles engine off/on to main battery charge and unit rollouts (without disconnection) for quick simple 360-degree service access.
The Idle Hawk’s 9.6 horsepower Kubota diesel engine consumes less than one-tenth of a gallon per hour, the company said. Aux reduced the number of moving parts on the Idle Hawk to reduce breakdowns and installation and service time. Aux offers a financing/lease option.
Aux Generators Inc.
Xantrex Heavy Duty Inverter/Chargers are now available as an option on International 9000i Series tractors from International Truck and Engine Corp. The Xantrex inverter/charger transforms DC voltage from a truck’s batteries so drivers can have the convenience of in-cab electricity to run the comforts of home while on the road. It also charges the truck’s batteries when connected to a 120-volt power source.
The inverter/charger provides 1,100 watts of continuous power and 3,000 watts of peak power.
Haldex Brake Systems of Kansas City, Mo., has introduced a new generation of air disc brakes for North American heavy vehicles with 19.5- and 22.5-inch wheels.
The Haldex disc brake features four stainless steel caliper slide pins and Teflon bushings. This configuration requires no lubrication and eliminates problems with sticking calipers, according to the company.
The mechanism uses a twin-tappet design for even distribution of braking forces and longer lining life. Also, linings are easily replaced with no special tools.
Haldex Brake Systems
Rogers lowbed trailers for 2002 combine today’s lighter weight materials with sophisticated engineering and manufacturing techniques to accommodate greater payloads, says the company.
The Ultima Series 35-, 50- and 60-ton capacity trailers are all fabricated from T-1, minimum-yield steel and feature utilized frames, no foot, non-ground engaging goosenecks, bucket pockets, heavy-duty spring air suspensions, sealed beam lights and anti-corrosive undercoating.
The Blacktop Series is designed for hauling paving equipment. An optional rear frame extension is available for hauling two large machines in one move.
The Fixed Gooseneck Series trailers combine the convenience of rear loading with a time-tested design. The 25- and 35-ton capacity production models offer high ground clearance and spacious decks to accept a wide variety of equipment.
TAG trailers are designed for hauling smaller, or lighter weight, equipment. The TAG trailers feature heavy-duty landing gear, large drawbars and rugged suspensions.
Rogers Brothers Corporation
Justin Original Workboots’ new two-tone boot has the appearance of a cowboy boot with the function and durability of a work boot.
The boot features Justin’s seven-layer Double Comfort System with its new Body Cushion Insole insert and Orthotic Texon Poron Insole. Leather combinations include an Aged Bark vamp and Black Odessa top, and Bay Traction vamp and Aged Bark top. All combinations can be purchased in Lacer or Pull-On styles.
Justin Original Workboots