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Utilizing Technology to increase Trucking Profitability

Dec
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2013
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Onboard Oil Tech

Onboard Oil Tech

Whether one is an owner operator, independent or fleet owner, the major key to financial success within the trucking industry is to know what your operating costs are and utilizing the means available to reduce them.

The professional driver must approach his or her business by understanding key figures in maintaining a profitable business such as:

  1. Total Daily Fixed Cost
  2. Total Daily Operating Cost
  3. Variable Cost: CPM
  4. Total Operating Cost: CPM
  5. Fixed Monthly Cost
  6. Variable Monthly Cost
  7. Total Monthly Cost
  8. Total Yearly Operating Cost
Trucking Technology

Trucking Technology

For trucking business owners, unexpected maintenance costs or repairs can mean the difference between profit and loss. Successful owner operators will be the first to explain that maintaining proper equipment service is a major factor in running a profitable business. Another important aspect to running a business that will survive financially within an industry filled with regulatory bureaucracy is to take advantage of the most up-to-date and newest technology which enters the industry.

There is no disputing that oil is the “life blood” that keeps the engine running and that engine repairs can be the most costly of all maintenance expenses. With oil changes averaging between $250 and $350, it remains as a priority service if one expects to continue operating. However, this cost can be greatly reduced and overall profitability can increase by applying the most contemporary and state-of-the-art technology available such as Onboard Oil Tech.

Onboard Oil Tech

Onboard Oil Tech

Onboard Oil Tech has developed a patented, two-stage system consisting of an A2 Refining Stage Filter and an ECVD Chamber, an acronym for “Evaporation/Convection/Vacuum/Dehydration.”  Quite literally, space-age technology, the filter catches particulates down to 20 microns with a secondary filter catching smaller contaminants down to 3 microns.

This technology alone has proven to extend the life of the engine by 60 percent.  The ECVD Chamber works as an onboard oil-refinery system and together, the technology not only increases engine performance, but significantly lowers regular maintenance costs as well. The system is even used by the rigs featured in the popular “Ice Road Truckers” series.

For the serious business owner looking to lower cost and increase profitability, utilizing the advancement in modern trucking technology is one way to achieve such goals.

© 2013, Allen Smith. All rights reserved.

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By: Allen Smith

Allen Smith is a 37 year veteran who started at an early age in a household goods family moving business. He began driving straight trucks in 1977 and moved to the big rigs in 1982. His experience within the industry includes; owner operator, company driver, operations manager, and owner of a long distance HHG moving business, taking many of the long haul moves himself when needed. Allen Smith, a truck driver advocate who is driven by the desire to help others succeed within an industry where injustice, unrewarded sacrifice, and lack of respect and recognition exists. Allen and his wife Donna are hosts of Truth About Trucking ”Live” on Blog Talk Radio. Other websites include AskTheTrucker, TruckingSocialMedia, NorthAmericanTruckingALerts, TruthAboutTrucking, and many Social Media websites. In 2011 Allen and Donna hosted the first Truck Driver Social Media Convention, designed to create unity and solutions for the trucking industry. This is now being extended through the North American Trucking Alerts network as those within the industry join forces for the betterment of the industry. Allen strongly supports other industry advocates who are also stepping up to the plate to help those who share honesty, guidance and direction. He believes that all those involved in trucking need to be accountable for their part within the industry, including drivers, carriers, brokers, shippers, receivers, etc… The list of supporters and likeminded people grow daily, networking together and sharing thoughts and ideas for the betterment of trucking. He has coined the popular phrase "Raising the standards of the trucking industry"

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