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LinkeDrive Driver Spotlight at Arrow Paper

Over the course of the next few months, LinkeDrive will be publishing a series of blogs, focused on the drivers we work with everyday.  Our goal is to share a little bit about these individuals, highlighting in some cases the teams and managers they work with, and their overall pursuit of excellence.   To launch this series, we wanted to start with our first customer, Arrow Paper, based out of Wilmington, Massachusetts.  Founded in 1952, Arrow Paper provides a wide…

Shell’s 2018 Starship Launch from AirFlow Truck, with LinkeDrive’s PedalCoach

Chad Kosterman, LinkeDrive’s VP of Customer Success and Operations, visited the Airflow Trucking Company, for the launch of the impressive Shell 2018 Starship. Chad stood alongside as Bob Sliwa, the President of AirFlow Trucking Company, prepared for the initial voyage of AirFlow’s advanced and precision focused truck. Chad was able to witness LinkeDrive’s PedalCoach working real time with the 2018 Starship. PedalCoach is an invaluable asset and driver tool that will help AirFlow reach new industry marks in best-in-class fuel…

Team Run Smart: FUEL MILEAGE = GOOD NIGHT’S SLEEP

See how Bob & Linda Caffee go about safe, productive and fuel efficient driving! Bob and Linda started using PedalCoach just this past year and have already seen positive results from utilizing the real-time coaching functionality, along with analyzing their drives and performance not only on the PedalCoach handset, but also in the LinkeDrive DATA portal. There are a number of factors that fuel efficiency affects in the truck, in the Caffee’s post they explain the positive trickle down effect it has on their truck…

Expediters Online: Heavy in the Throttle

Linda Caffee explaining how PedalCoach is the real-time reminder of just how much one should be pushing the throttles at all stages of a drive.  Linda describes her driving habits “as if there is an egg between our foot and the throttle…” and PedalCoach is the tool she uses to make sure she’s not going to crush the “egg”. Take a look at Linda’s post “Heavy in the Throttle on ExpeditersOnline.com along with many other articles she has written!…

CCJ: App developers sharpen focus on driver performance

LinkeDrive’s CTO JD Doyle is featured in this recent CCJ article, where CCJ author Aaron Huff focuses on how PedalCoach and our Driver Performance Management (DPM) platform is creating gamification in the driver scorecard space. The article goes into detail on best practices of what we’re doing to create not only a healthy competition amongst among drivers, but promoting best in class performance throughout your overall organization and RESULTS amongst drivers. This methodology, combined with our patented PedalScore Score, gives companies…

LinkeDrive’s PedalCoach in Airflow Truck’s 2018 Starship!

Chad Kosterman, LinkeDrive’s VP of Customer Success and Operations, recently visited the AirFlow Trucking Company during the production process. We were able to meet with Bob Sliwa, the President of AirFlow Trucking Company, to see the approach he is taking to building a next generation truck with optimal fuel efficiency capabilities. The post is copied below and can be seen on LinkedIn. Excited to be a partner with Airflow Truck Company running in the 2018 Starship concept vehicle. Big thanks to…

Your Driver Performance Bonus: 5 things you are (probably) doing wrong

Marc Pitcher, LinkeDrive’s VP of Sales and Business Development, shares some of his major concerns within the transportation industry regarding driver performance and bonus programs. Is your business constantly battling employee retention, balancing compensation plans and creating transparency in the vehicle? See what LinkeDrive is doing to help solve these problems with our Driver Performance Management solutions. Marc Pitcher’s article on driver performance can be seen here.…

Ambassadors Club Spotlight – Joel Morrow

Joel Morrow drives for Ploger Transportation out of Bellevue Ohio and has been utilizing PedalCoach for over a year now. Joel just recently competed in the Run On Less competition and has been pushing the bounds of what is thought to be possible for fuel economy. We are excited to continue working with Joel as we push the envelope for what fleet expectations can be for fuel economy.  …

LinkeDrive on Green Sense Radio

While new truck technologies are being developed to save fuel, there are ways for current trucks on the road to get better mileage by how their driven.  That’s where LinkeDrive comes in. Jeff Baer,the company’s CEO is our special guest on Green Sense Radio. http://www.greensensefarms.com/linkedrive-on-green-sense-radio/…