Presentation on theme: "WHO WE ARE: O & S Trucking, Inc. is an employee owned, full service trucking company located in Springfield, MO. Our fleets consist of: 169 Company trucks."— Presentation transcript:
WHO WE ARE: O & S Trucking, Inc. is an employee owned, full service trucking company located in Springfield, MO. Our fleets consist of: 169 Company trucks 176 Owner/Operators 176 Owner/Operators (135 Lease/Purchase program) We are full truckload, dry and temperature controlled freight. We also have a Brokerage Service.
TOPICS FOR DISCUSSION Becoming a SMARTWAY partner Products and technical information Where are we now Our customers …
WHY DID O & S JOIN SMARTWAY? O & S has several programs in place designed around saving fuel, which in turn reduces emissions. O&S has customers that are also SMARTWAY partners. We believe in their goals. Decreased Emissions = $$ IT JUST MADE SENSE!
USING TECHNOLOGY TO SAVE FUEL Alternative Power Unit Installations - APU Trucks spec’d for aero profile, reduced wind resistance, and weight reduction strategies such as aluminum wheels. Truck’s Electronic Control Module has custom parameters… Truck’s Electronic Control Module has custom parameters… O & S’s Driver Fuel Economy Incentive and Speed reduction technology. Engine shutdown with no override allowed.
Tri Pack APU’s 194 units installed since 2005. 25 more scheduled before 12/31/06. Goal is to reduce idle percentage to 5%.
O & S Fuel Economy Savings of.5 mpg = $100 gal in 10K
TRAILER TECHNOLOGIES O & S trailers are 53’ Equipped with P.S.I. tire inflation systems Low rolling resistant trailer tires XT-1 MRT O & S recommends to all of our drivers to reduce the distance between cab and trailer to 35” or less.
SPEED REDUCTION TECHNOLOGY: Driver Rewards Program since 6/05 ECM settings changed to require truck to achieve 6.5 mpg Decreasing speed from 70 mph to 65 mph could save $1,500 per year per truck. Drivers were given a t-shirt to promote what we were doing
MEASURING WITH TECHNOLOGY: Trucks are downloaded at least once per month. Data is collected and put into a truck fuel economy report Report goes to fleet managers Report goes to fleet managers Drivers educated to read downloads Drivers educated to read downloads Drivers counseled if needed Drivers counseled if needed Most recently we have started a detailed “Bad Fuel Economy” report Evaluation: driver related or maintenance issue? Evaluation: driver related or maintenance issue? Counsel driver or fuel economy check up is performed Counsel driver or fuel economy check up is performed
WHERE WE ARE NOW… Measuring and Reporting better Communicating our programs to our customers All associates know we are dedicated to conserving SMARTWAY logo on our website O & S is excited to be a WINNER of the the SMARTWAY Excellence Award in August 2006
WHAT OUR CUSTOMERS SAY…. Our customers recognize our commitment to the environment Two of our Top 10 shippers are SmartWay Partners.