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3 Reasons Why Your Fleet Should Use Exception Reporting

May 31, 2018

Exception Reporting Ensures That Your Drivers Are Adhering to Internal Policies and Procedures What is an Exception Report An exception report is an internal document that points out instances and circumstances where performance deviated from previously defined parameters or expectations. Exception reports aggregate unusual conditions and alert management of activity... Read More +

Meet SCL’s Oil Analysis Expert – Troy Hudson

May 29, 2018

A Conversation with Troy Hudson on the Importance of Regular Oil Analysis Here’s a new word for you – TRIBOLOGY –  the science and engineering of interacting surfaces in relative motion that includes the study and application of the principles of friction, lubrication and wear. An important science when it comes to... Read More +

The Future of Hydrogen Fuel Cell Technology

May 8, 2018

Understanding the Potential Benefits and Limitations of Hydrogen Fuel Cell Technology Hydrogen fuel cell technology refers to machinery and vehicles that use hydrogen as a primary source of power, converting the chemical energy of hydrogen into available mechanical energy by reacting hydrogen with oxygen. On the market today there are... Read More +

Finished Lubricants Price Increase Pending April 2018

April 17, 2018

Finished Lubricants Price Increase With the continued rise of raw material costs that impact the manufacturing, processing and delivery of finished lubricants, a 2nd round of price increases are expected by all major manufacturers by as early as April 23, 2018. According to Jobbers World, price increases on finished lubricant... Read More +

Earthquake Preparedness for Your Business

April 12, 2018

Preparation is Key When Dealing With an Earthquake Spend a little time in and around California and you will no doubt eventually experience an earthquake – the sudden, oftentimes violent and destructive agitation of our earth’s crust. This crust, otherwise know as our lithosphere is the hard candy shell of... Read More +

California’s Internal Combustion Engine Ban

April 10, 2018

How Will Proposed AB 1745 Affect California’s Motor Vehicle Industry District 19 (San Francisco) Assemblyman Phil Ting dropped a bomb on Californians this January with his introduction of AB 1745 – the Clean Cars 2040 Act, which if implemented will require all passenger vehicles sold after January 1st, 2040 to be... Read More +

Automatic Fuel Tank Gauge Systems for Monitoring

March 27, 2018

Save Time and Money by Installing an ATG System When it comes to managing and monitoring your onsite fuel tank levels and fuel usage, automatic fuel tank gauge systems, or ATG’s are an excellent investment. With all-in-one packages that include tank monitors, sensors, cables and a data portal with remotely accessible... Read More +

Uber Freight and the Rise of Autonomous Trucking

March 7, 2018

How the World’s #1 Rideshare App is Utilizing Self-Driving Trucks Roughly 15.5 million trucks in operation in the United States. 2 million of these trucks are tractor trailers and are operated by nearly 3.5 million truck drivers. At the helm of one of America’s most iconic occupations, the trucking industry... Read More +

Desiccant Breathers for Optimal Lubricant Filtration

March 5, 2018

What Are Desiccant Breathers You’re most likely familiar with the small packets of plastic pearls that come inside a box of new shoes – desiccants – hygroscopic substances used as drying agents, removing humidity and reducing particulate and moisture contamination. Desiccant breathers are used in a similar capacity for lubricant... Read More +

Tesla Semi Truck – Transforming the Trucking Industry

February 22, 2018

The Safest, Most Comfortable Truck Ever “Semi is the safest, most comfortable truck ever,” according to Tesla.com. A lofty statement, but with prototypes of the electric semi tractor/trailer/truck on the ground and pre-orders being taken, the Tesla Semi Truck is gaining serious traction within the freight and hauling industry. With four... Read More +

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