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Hello FirstFleet - A few weeks ago we asked you to participate in a photo contest sharing photos on Facebook of our equipment in action. The photos that were submitted we great, some of them very creative and even one trip down memory lane. We are please to share that three winners have been selected and the gift cards will be mailed this week.

We have added a photo gallery of all the submissions to make review of these photos quick and easy. If you are interested in seeing the photos just follow this link.


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Hello FirstFleet! - Time is running out on our Facebook photo contest. We are looking for some good photos of our shiny red trucks, and we are asking for your help with this. If you want a chance to win $50 just look us up on Facebook and post a quick photo of our truck - use the contest page below.

If you want to get creative - how about a sunset, maybe your family in the picture, just something to make it an interesting photo. The contest is simple and can be found at this link.

While you are there take a second and "like" the page - this helps us share the word about new opportunities with others online. We appreciate your help and look forward to your photos!


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FirstFleet drivers enjoy a large and accessible fuel stop network that covers the needs of our drivers while over the road. In some cases you may find your self in unfamiliar territory and in need of fuel. In effort to help connect you with the closest fuel stop we have created a tool specifically designed to point you in the direction of the closest fuel stop from your current location.

Located at www.firstfleetinc.com under the title of Driver Fuel Network (login required) you will find a tool that can search for authorized fuel stops in a given state or located near your current position - using the GPS in your phone. The details of the fuel stop include the address, if the site has DEF, the stop phone number and a link to view the site on a map.


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FirstFleet takes great pride in our ability to operate an efficient fleet of equipment. We are regularly refreshing equipment in effort to take full advantage of the latest advancements in fuel economy, and we are supported by some of the very best professional drivers and maintenance staff in the business.

Good fuel economy is the result of a joint effort from everyone who has the ability to impact the performance of our equipment. This includes our drivers, our maintenance team and even back office staff who review the performance.


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Friday I spoke with a driver our of Wichita Falls, TX. This driver was very helpful in tracking down a slight problem with the way the mobile site was presenting information in some situations, but he was also helpful because he brought to my attention the fact that it would be helpful to be able to view Hours of Service information when you are not in the cab of the truck.

In this conversation it became apparent that the driver wanted a simple interface to quickly view the status of the logs - how many hours remain, how long has a duty status been in progress. These details are known by FirstFleet so it was not a tough task to push this information directly to the website in a user friendly manner.


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It has been a productive first day and a half of the new site. We have seen nearly 1400 different employees and partners using the site already. These numbers are very encouraging because they account for a significant number of our employees and business partners. Today's enhancements are designed to add some user friendliness to the mobile experience.


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The new and improved www.firstfleetinc.com is now officially launched and ready for use. The new site has a bunch of enhanced functions and features all designed with the idea of making information more accessible while you are on the go and at your desk. To help with this transition we have created a set of tutorials to get you up to speed with the new form and function. We know change can be hard, and we have worked very hard to keep the tools simple and easy to use. We hope you are pleased with the results.


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Lieutenant Governor of Indiana Sue Ellspermann recently visited Peyton's Northern in Bluffton Indiana.  Perry Glancy, Fleet Manager, was invited to sit in on a small round table discussion with about 25 other local business's regarding Business and Agriculture in Indiana and in particular Bluffton Indiana and Wells county. The first hour covered, Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, Threats and the State's Role. After that, the State made an announcement that they will fund 20 scholarships to enroll in IVY Tech College CDL program. Representatives of IVY Tech College &&...


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Most of the conversations that I have with drivers about our web site are good conversations - meaning typically folks are excited about the tools we have built and often even have constructive feedback to make it better. Over and over I have had the conversation that the site is good - but it would be better if it were mobile enabled. This conversation typically ends with me promising that we will provide this service in the near future. Today I am giving you a different answer, and I am very excited to share this news with you - today the site is mobile enabled. Give it a test drive - v...


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This brief video details how you can quickly gain access to valuable information with regard to the location of our nationwide authorized fuel stops.


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Today FirstFleet recognized its first driver to reach three million safe driving miles. For twenty four years Dave Hall (Cleveland, TN) has driven FirstFleet trucks without so much as a single preventable accident. In 2009 Mr. Hall was elected as the Tennessee Trucking Association’s Truck Driver of the Year, and he has previously served on the Tennessee Trucking Association’s Road Team. Today at the corporate offices of FirstFleet, Inc. Mr. Hall was presented with certificates of recognition and vehicles placards to indicate this distinguished status. We wish to express our heartfelt t...


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Saturday 5/21 we hosted a celebration of twenty-five years of business at our corporate offices in Murfreesboro, TN. In attendance were employees from around the region, vendors and even some representatives from our customer base. It was an honor and joy to remember the roots of the company, celebrate the road we have travelled and look into the future of the organization. Thank you to all who attended and made this special day possible. Be sure to check out the photo galleries at http://facebook.com/fftiTrans.
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From time to time we get questions about employee discount programs. The short answer is - yes, we have a few relationships that allow our employees to purchase at a discounted rate. These programs are not administered by us and the rate of savings may vary from experience to experience. To help connect you with these opportunities we have decided to fire up a page on our site dedicated to posting these types of discount programs.  You will find this page in one of a few ways. Clicking Here Navigate to myPortal - Employee Resources - Employee Dis...


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We have just uploaded a new training video that is targeted at 2012 Volvo trucks. This video covers what you need to know about DEF and exhaust regeneration on these trucks.  You will find this and a selection of other training videos located on the Employee Video Library found at www.firstfleetinc.com.  
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We have created our Facebook page here - not much to show yet - but if you are an active Facebook user you know it is a great way to stay in contact and up to date with the latest information on friends, businesses and just about anything you need information on. We will use our Facebook page to post information from our Blog, share photos, get the word out regarding job openings, new tech features and hopefully much more. We would appreciate it if you would "Like" us so we can gain some traction.  
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