XTRA Lease News

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    4 Ways Trailer Tracking Can Eliminate Driver Misses

    See how harmful driver misses are to a carrier's bottom line and how to eliminate them with trailer tracking.
  • 7 Benefits of Real-Time Trailer Tracking

    Real-time trailer tracking can tell you when something happens that you need to know about. So when it comes to trailer tracking, don’t just set it and forget it.
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    7 Ways Today’s Trailer Tracking Can Increase Your Profit

    An idle or misplaced trailer isn't earning you money. Know where your trailers are by using trailer tracking that shows you trailers on the move, when a trailer arrives at or leaves a destination, and where a trailer is at any time.
  • Cargo Theft: The Threat Continues

    Cargo theft is an unfortunate reality of doing business in the commercial trucking industry. And, while cargo theft isn’t a new trend, today’s thieves are sophisticated enough to keep pace with changing trends and technologies in transportation.
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    Dormancy: Are You Losing Revenue and Paying to Do It?

    Are any of your rental trailers just sitting around idle? That’s dormancy. And when rental trailers are dormant, you’re not only losing revenue, but paying to do it! So how can you make sure your rentals are working for you?
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    How to Keep Trailers Visible, Even When They’re Out of Sight

    You’d think an experienced carrier like Swift Transportation might know what they’re talking about when it comes to tracking trailers. You’d be right.
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    How to Return A Rental Trailer Fast

    When the rush is over and you no longer need the extra capacity of the trailers you rented, here's how to return rental trailers fast.
  • Landmarks = Better Fleet Management

    Are you still chasing down trailers? Save those steps for the gym and let modern trailer tracking technology do the work for you.
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    Rent Fewer Trailers

    Yep, we said it. Rent fewer trailers. We’re big fans of effective spending. It drives cost out of the supply chain, which makes everybody, from manufacturer to consumer, happy. While it’s clear that renting fewer trailers means you’ll spend less on rentals, how can renting fewer trailers make you more efficient?
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    The #1 Way to Return Rental Trailers Fast

    Even under the watch of the most experienced fleet managers, trailers go missing from time to time. When a trailer’s unhooked and has no telematics of its own, it’s vulnerable to “unauthorized interchange.” And when that happens, it costs you.
  • What New Trailers Do for Your Bottom Line

    They can cost less, be more efficient, help you retain drivers, and more, no matter your length of haul. Here's how.
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    Would You Spend $20 to Save $40?

    Sure, trailer technology—in the forms of trailer telematics and equipment specs—may cost a bit more, but they also can help you do more with less. When you account for fuel savings and a harder-working trailer that’s designed to stay on the road and out of the shop, you have a clear path to higher efficiency and profit.