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Gazelle Transportation Inc prospers with technology applications

With maintenance expertise ensuring vehicles will remain road-ready, and the movement toward technological efficiency in place, Gazelle is poised to meet whatever opportunities the future brings.

With a history in maintenance, Ron Lallo, owner of Gazelle Transportation Inc, has always taken an applied approach when it comes to vehicle specifications — and a penchant for the latest technology.

This year, the owner of the Bakersfield, California, petroleum trucking company made the decision to spec all new Freightliner tractors and Heil tank trailers with MeritorWabco stability enhancement systems and is implementing the use of handheld computers with Qualcomm FleetAdvisor program software.

“It took us a couple of years to make the decision for specifying the stability enhancement systems.” Lallo says.

“We have been using the Fleet-Advisor solution for over four years now,” he adds. “We hope to have the OmniVision transition completed by the middle of next year. The fully electronic and automated log functionality FleetAdvisor offered truly made us a more disciplined and safety focused company — and we believe the stability enhancement systems will do the same”

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