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Envisioneering Future Tractors

Envisioneering is taking a future vision and applying engineering to make possibilities real.

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Technology Jobs — Steve Jobs that is!!!

In 1983, Steve Jobs said the average home has 55 fractional horsepower motors (fans probably in lots of electrical equipment). How many computers do you have in your home now?

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It’s a Balancing Act

Sales are essential for any business. Increasing sales must be the first priority for any business. But, at some point, sales can hide underlying problems.

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Owner Operators — Dead or Alive?

4 reasons the number of owner/operators are likely to decrease in the next decade–and one reason they might increase. It’s clear that their health is in danger.

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Technology — Friend or Foe?

Hold on to values, but adapt how you do things as technology advances.

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Check It Out — Check It Off

Checklists are a powerful tool for everyone from children doing chores, to salespeople contacting customers, to engineers in a design review, to surgeons checking that everything is accounted for before closing.

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Hands Free — Eyes Free

Apple is going to make driving with the iPhone safer!

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Mid-Year Update on Top-12

In the corporate world, this is the time frame that companies begin their annual strategic and operating plan processes.

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Future Trucks Need Future Technicians

Each day I am confronted by technology that is difficult to use.  My wife and I recall a Peanuts cartoon from years ago where Snoopy is kicking the side of a computer giving it a “boot.”  I had to do that today when the Pandora subscription on an iPod Touch was not working correctly.  Seems […]

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Might Import-Export Undercut Margins

Within the last decade, I recall North American OEM leaders saying they did not think foreign manufacturers could get a foothold in the class 8 market here. I am beginning to wonder. We already have one Korean manufacturer making inroads. This week I read of an Indian manufacturer wanting to get 20% of its sales […]

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