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Archive for 2016

What Are the Benefits of a Written Business Plan?

You have ideas in your head for what to do and, likely, have a website showcasing what you do and where you are going. You have a plan, but you may not have put it all together. A plan should be a concise document . . .

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ABC’s of Driving

Sherlock Holme’s famously said, “‘Eliminate all other factors, and the one which remains must be the truth.’ Autonomous vehicles are all the rage. They should save lives, improve traffic flow, and reduce emissions. But, they are not the only way to solve the problems. We could be overlooking something that Sherlock would consider a trifle. He also said, ‘There is nothing more deceptive than an obvious fact.’ Is there another, more innovative way of solving the problem?

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P.S. Profit, Safety, and Culture

Usually P.S. is at the end of something and means “post script” as in something additional to say. In this case, “P” is for Profit and “S” is for Safety. What’s the culture in your company? It cannot be one or the other. It must be both. No profits and you’ll go out of business lickity-split. No safety and either the government will put you out of business or you’ll be sued and end up going out of business. . . . PS. Pay attention to safety or your profits will disappear along with your business.

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It’s Elementary My Dear, Watson!

For someone that loves technology, this is an exciting week. What used to be the Consumer Electronics Association is now the Consumer Technology Association. Their annual conference is still called CES, which harkens back to both consumers and electronics. But, the show is now so much more. Here are 3 items that caught my attention for application to trucking.

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