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Idle reduction technology the focus of industry study

Trucking Efficiency, the joint effort between the North American Council for Freight Efficiency (NACFE) and Carbon War Room, has released its newest Confidence Report on idle reduction systems.

According to the group, the report is a comprehensive account on the solutions available to lower the cost of providing a comfortable sleeper environment for truckers.  The study team conducted hundreds of interviews with end users, manufacturers, truck builders and others. Trucking Efficiency says 19 technologies are detailed, five common fleet strategies shared and nearly 40 suppliers specification sheets are included in an appendix.

RELATED: NACFE, Carbon War Room create Trucking Efficiency program.

“Owners and operators of sleeper tractors can reduce teheir fuel costs by up to $,4000 per vehicle per year, depending on the fleet, through identified idle reduction systems,” says Mike Roeth, operations lead for Trucking Efficiency.

An executive summary of the report is available, and the full executive summary is available HERE.

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