Freightliner Team Run Smart Adds 30,000th Community Member

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PORTLAND, Ore. – Sept. 24, 2015 – With the addition of Janice Boyd, Freightliner Trucks has reached 30,000 members in its Team Run Smart online community.  Recognized at the 2015 Great American Trucking Show (GATS) in Dallas, Texas (Aug, 27-29, 2015), Georgia-based Boyd  has been a professional truck driver for 12 years and currently drives team for MinStar Transportation with her boyfriend.

“The Team Run Smart community is where I turn to for trucking expertise that I can use right away,” said Boyd. “From reducing downtime to staying healthier on the road, Team Run Smart forums focus on topics that I truly care about.”

HealthSmart and TruckSmart are just two of the forums on Team Run Smart that examine everything from lowering Real Cost of Ownershipsm and running a business to maximizing profits and living healthfully while on the road. Accessible through a dedicated website, mobile site, Facebook, Twitter and YouTube, Team Run Smart features open community discussion forums, articles, blogs and contributions from professional drivers, industry experts and Team Run Smart Pro drivers.

“Our goal for Team Run Smart was to create an interactive community to foster engagement and sharing of best practices,” said Mary Aufdemberg, director of product marketing for Freightliner Trucks. “Since its launch three years ago, we’re pleased that Team Run Smart has grown into a go-to resource for drivers and managers who want to advance in the business of trucking.”

For more information on Team Run Smart, go to www.TeamRunSmart.com.

Freightliner Trucks is a division of Daimler Trucks North America LLC, headquartered in Portland, Oregon, and is the leading heavy-duty truck manufacturer in North America. Daimler Trucks North America produces and markets Class 5-8 trucks and is a Daimler company, the world's leading commercial vehicle manufacturer.

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