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Reduce Operational Costs with Centramatic On-Board Wheel & Tire Balancers Written by Vic Lammi 2950
Kia Partners with B.R.A.K.E.S. Written by Editor 5222
CUMMINS RECEIVES FIRST EPA CERTIFICATION FOR MEETING 2014 GREENHOUSE GAS AND FUEL-EFFICIENCY RULES Written by Editor 2874
Navistar’s First International ProStar+ With Cummins ISX15 (SCR) Rolls Off Production Line Written by Editor 3046
HDA Truck Pride Expands Product Management Team Written by Editor 3254
American Power Group Signs National Distributor and Master Marketing Agreement with WheelTime Network LLC Written by Editor 2876
MHC Kenworth Expands into North Carolina Written by Editor 3053
BENDIX CONTINUES TO ENHANCE ACOM® DIAGNOSTICS, POST-SALE SUPPORT FOR DRIVER ASSISTANCE AND FUTURE PRODUCTS Written by Editor 3308
Clean Energy's CNG Fueling Stations Up and Operating in Storm's Path Written by Editor 3027
CLEAN ENERGY RELEASES SECOND EDITION OF "ROAD TO NATURAL GAS" Written by Editor 3175
Navistar to Close Garland Truck Plant to Improve Capacity Utilization and Drive Cost Improvements Written by Vic Lammi 2600
FleetPride Acquires Great Lakes Truck & Trailer Written by Editor 3561
Trimble to Acquire North American Trucking Industry Enterprise Software Leader TMW Systems, Expanding Transportation and Logistics Reach Written by Editor 3514
Meritor Automatic Brake Slack Adjuster Position (BSAP) Written by Editor 9928
Shell and TravelCenters of America Agreement To Provide Natural Gas Fuel Option Written by Editor 3583
National Fleet Management Announces Merger with Fleet PM Written by Editor 2830
STEMCO Acquires Motor Wheel Commercial Vehicle Systems Written by Editor 2645
Volvo Hybrid, Mean Green, Shatters Hybrid Truck World Speed Records Written by Vic Lammi 2478
FMCSA Participates in a Roundtable on CSA Written by Editor 2496
North American Council for Freight Efficiency Announces Results From Fleet Fuel Management Efficiency Study Written by Vic Lammi 2396
Alliance Parts Launches Online Parts Lookup Tool Written by Editor 2333
Truck Parts & Service’s 2011 Distributor of the Year named Written by Editor 2439
Great Dane Welcomes New Dealer for Southwest Written by Editor 2404
Navistar Advances Commitment to Natural Gas Through Partnership With Clean Energy Written by Editor 2730
Kenworth’s NavPlus and Bluetooth Capability Make Calling Easy and Compliant Written by Vic Lammi 2499
Cummins Announces ISX12 to Better Serve Regional Haul, Vocational and Specialty Segments Written by Vic Lammi 2428
Freight Wing Introduces Next Generation Side Skirt Written by Vic Lammi 2481
Eaton Extends Warranty Coverage for Reman Transmissions Written by Vic Lammi 2266
Hino Trucks Repeats Top J.D. Power and Associates Rankings for Customer Satisfaction Written by Vic Lammi 2307
Clean Energy Unveils Backbone Network for America’s Natural Gas Highway Written by Vic Lammi 2257
Rush Enterprises, Inc. Acquires West Texas Peterbilt Written by Editor 2338
Worldwide Equipment Purchases Cherokee Kenworth Written by Editor 2372
B.R.A.K.E.S. 4th Annual Benefit Dinner Written by Editor 2589
UPS Purchasing 100 All-Electric Vehicles for California Deployment Written by Editor 2918
Volvo to Develop SuperTruck Written by Editor 3155
Ford, Toyota to Collaborate on Developing New Hybrid System for Light Trucks, SUVs Written by Editor 3114
White House Sets Fuel-Economy Targets for Heavy-Duty Vehicles Written by Editor 3173
Six Fleets Join DOE's National Clean Fleets Partnership Written by Editor 3502
Used Truck Sales Volumes Fall in Response to Lack of Available Inventory Written by Editor 3312
Caterpillar Announces Plans to Give Away a New Cat® CT660 Vocational Truck Written by Editor 3467
Horton Holding, Inc. Celebrates Its 60th Anniversary Written by Editor 3697
PeopleNet Introduces Enhanced BLU.2 Written by Editor 3558
SmartTruck Upgrades UnderTray System Written by Editor 3725
New Technology in Tow Written by Dick Massengill 3708
Truck Service Expert of the Year Honored by HDA Truck Pride Written by Editor 3918
Volatile Fuel Prices Are Top Fleet Manager Concern Written by Editor 3806
Veolia Environmental Services Commits to DriveCam Written by Vic Lammi 4677
Roy Hill’s Drag Racing School Hosts Coca-Cola Bottling Company Consolidated at zMax Dragway Written by Vic Lammi 3917
IC Bus to Make Special Hybrid Bus Delivery to “Canada’s Greenest School” Written by Editor 4284
HDA Truck Pride Engages Momentum at First Annual Membership Meeting Written by Editor 4241
Ryder Reaches Key Milestone in Major Alternative Fuel Initiative Written by Editor 4319
B.R.A.K.E.S. Relocating to Concord Written by Editor 3849
Caterpillar Unveils New Cat Vocational Trucks Written by Editor 4196
Navistar shows prototype dual-fuel engine Written by Editor 4251
Clean Energy to Build & Operate New CNG Fueling Facility to Support Tulsa, Oklahoma Transit Authority's Transition to a 100% CNG-Powered Bus Fleet Written by Editor 4073
ArvinMeritor, Inc. Changes Its Name to Meritor, Inc. Announces “MTOR” as NYSE Ticker Symbol Written by Editor 4079
Volvo Trucks Starts Selling Heavy Hybrid Trucks Written by Editor 5225
FMCSA Extends EOBR Comment Period Written by Editor 4485
Truckload Carriers Association Supports Electronic Logging Devices Written by Editor 4728
PlugShare App Now Available for iPhone and iPod Touch Written by Editor 4541
TravelCenters of America Launches TruckSmart™ i-Phone Application Written by Editor 4596
Caterpillar to Sell Carter Machinery Written by Editor 4041
NCTA Maintenance Council newlsetter for January 2011 Written by Dick Massengill 4031
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Good content management software can not only make your life easier, but it can save you time, money, and above all save you from the headache of manually updating your site or outsourcing changes. Here are seven ways it can benefit your business, no matter level of technical knowledge you possess.

 

1.) No need for a B.S. in C.S. to update your site. Programming and markup languages can seem very foreign unless you have studied computer science or a related field. This can create a barrier between you and your site. With a CMS, the need to know these languages is eliminated. Content management software is tailored to the needs of non-technical people, using boxes, text ,or symbols that are easily recognized to help you update your site instantly.

 

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3.) Dynamic up-to-date sites are created. If the information is outdated on a Web page, the site will appear stagnant. A CMS eliminates the wait time when needing to update. A CMS allows you to instantly post up-to-the-minute news and information about your company. You may also have the opportunity for rotating articles and images in your pages, so your site is constantly changing even if you don't have time to update as often as you would like.

 

4.) Save your business a substantial amount of money. In the past, the only way to maintain a professional looking Web site was to hire someone to do it for you. However, when you outsource a job such as updating a Web site, you are not always the company's first priority and there is usually a large hourly rate or monthly retainer associated with the service. Content management software gives you the ability to do it yourself instantly, and at a fraction of the price. It also allows for several authors, giving you the ability to assign certain sections to the people that are best suited to input the information.

 

5.) Allows for Separation of Content, Structure, and Design. Normally, when wanting to redesign a Web site or change the structure, it is necessary to do a complete rebuild of the site, which can take a lot of time and money. With a CMS the design, content, and structure are separated. You can change the content without losing the design of the site, and you can change the design without losing the content.

 

6.) Work-at-home friendly. Everyone knows that you can't plan for the unexpected, but you can be prepared. Whether it be a doctor's visit or a sick child, neither can stop you from updating your site with a CMS. All you need to have is an Internet- accessible computer and a Web browser to make immediate updates to your Web site from anywhere.

 

7.) Increases consumer interaction. Content management software will give your business a greater ability to interact with your target audience. With a CMS you may choose to send out an online newsletter, which allows you to share any new progress in your business, special promotions, or general information about your company. You may also choose to create a contact form, interactive calendars of events, press releases systems, etc. A good CMS tool will enable you, the non-technical professional, to perform these and a myriad of other important (and often costly) Web site functions easily and affordably.

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