NPTC backhaul service goes online

April 4, 2007
The National Private Truck Council (NPTC) has launched a backhaul networking program to help its fleet members fill empty miles through strategic fleet partnerships

The National Private Truck Council (NPTC) has launched a backhaul networking program to help its fleet members fill empty miles through strategic fleet partnerships.

The Member Match initiative provides a free information exchange that allows NPTC member companies to fill empty capacity in their own fleets with shipments from other fleet companies or to utilize other private fleets to haul their company’s shipments.

“According to NPTC’s most recent Private Fleet Benchmarking Survey, private fleet companies reported that 25% of all private fleet miles are empty,” according to Gary Petty, NPTC president & CEO. “This creates tremendous opportunity for filling backhaul capacity and superb prospects for delivering cost savings to the fleet.

For more information, go to www.nptc.org

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