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2013 Magazine Editorial Calendar

JAN 2013—Oilfield Hauling

Oil and gas drilling and production are surging across the United States and Canada, and that means opportunity for tank truck fleets and suppliers of tank truck equipment. The oilfield sector is generating tens of thousands of new jobs (including truck drivers) and is driving demand for new trucks, tank trailers, and dry bulkers. Bulk Transporter will explore the outlook for the oilfield over the next year and what that means for the tank truck industry
Storage & Terminaling also will be highlighted in this issue.

MAR 2013—Tank Cleaning Facilties

Since 1979, we have been providing a premier Commercial Tank Wash Facility Directory considered a "must have" for tank fleet management and drivers alike.
Finding the right wash rack can be the difference between a satisfied customer and a lost customer. Tank fleet management will find out the latest in tank cleaning developments, interior and exterior tank cleaning equipment, and wastewater treatment systems.

MAY 2013—Gross Revenue and
ILTA Preview

The Gross Revenue Report with 2012 operating ratios for the top for-hire tank fleets will be featured. This is one of our most popular and requested features.
Special Storage & Terminaling section addresses key concerns of storage terminal operators and the tank truck fleets serving their facilities. This issue previews the International Operating Conference & Trade Show held annually in Houston by the International Liquid Terminals Association. (See Events Calendar.)

Coverage Mid America Truck Show
Bonus Distribution—ILTA Conference & Trade Show

JUL 2013—NTTC Report

A comprehensive editorial report on the business sessions at the National Tank Truck Carriers Conference (Events Calendar) will be featured. Readers will be looking for industry trends, new equipment developments, and proven operational ideas as they study this convention report.

SEP 2013—Milk & Food Fleets

Bulk food fleets face a variety of special problems! Contamination and cleanliness are of vital concern for all bulk food carriers. Heightened security concerns have made the demanding process of food hauling even more challenging. Pick-up and delivery equipment must be versatile enough to perform well for rural pick-ups and on the highway. This issue will provide proven answers to these and other questions facing the bulk food fleets.

Coverage of NTTC Safety Conference (Events Calendar)

NOV 2013—Truck Technology

Truck technology developments, such as green initiatives, will be addressed. Bulk Transporter will update the latest developments on the types of vehicles used in the tank truck industry.
Special Storage and Terminaling section will be highlighted in this issue.

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FEB 2013—Maintenance & Repair

Detailed articles will show how equipment that is maintained and operated properly will perform longer and more efficiently. Updates on maintenance-related regulations will be included as well as a checklist to help in selecting the right tank repair shop. A full listing of tank repair facilities throughout the United States and Canada makes this a KEEPER for our readers.

Coverage of the annual NTTC Cargo Tank Maintenance Seminar (Events Calendar)

APR 2013—NTTC Preview/Fleet Leasing

This issue previews the annual National Tank Truck Carriers Conference and Exhibition planned for Austin TX, and will be distributed at the NTTC Conference. (Events Calendar)
Leasing Profiles—As the economy recovers in fits and starts, tank fleets are using leasing as a cost effective way to expand quickly into new markets.

Bonus Distribution—NTTC Convention

JUN 2013—Petroleum Local Delivery

The special problems of routing, scheduling, and billing for local distribution by home fuel oil dealers, petroleum jobbers, and propane marketers will be covered. This issue will offer ideas to help meet tight delivery deadlines, increase pick-up and delivery efficiencies, and improve equipment performance during the demanding fuel oil and propane delivery seasons!

AUG 2013—Tank Fleet Safety

Safety is a paramount concern for tank fleet management! Interviews with safety award-winning fleets will focus on safety practices and equipment specs to increase safe vehicle performance. Driver selection and training, drug testing, and emergency response will be featured.
Special Storage & Terminaling section is included with a report on the annual meeting of the International Liquid Terminals Association.

Coverage of the annual NTTC Safety Conference (Events Calendar)

OCT 2013—Tank Fleet Buyer's Guide

This is the only comprehensive BUYER'S GUIDE devoted to the special operating requirements of the tank truck, tank trailer, and tank container industry! It provides a complete listing of tank equipment and tank components available for the special transportation of bulk products. This directory issue will be saved by readers for frequent reference throughout the year.

Bonus Distribution—NTTC Maintenance Seminar (Events Calendar)

DEC 2013—Bulk Intermodal

Intermodal activity continues to grow.This special issue will focus on both the transfer of bulk products between truck and rail at transloading facilities and the transport of bulk products domestically in tank containers. We will cover the special equipment, facilities, operations, and regulations involved in these growing intermodal fields. We will also present directories of Bulk Transload facilities and Tank Container Depots.

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Space—10th of the preceding month
Materials—15th of the preceding month

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Issues and Closing dates:
January 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30 2013
Space and materials: Dec 26, 2012

February 6, 13, 20 & 27, 2013
Space and materials: Jan 30, 2013

March 6, 13, 20 & 27, 2013
Space and materials: Feb 27, 2013

April 3, 10, 17 & 24, 2013
Space and materials: Mar 27, 2013

May 1, 8, 15, 22 & 29, 2013
Space and materials: Apr 24, 2013

June 5, 12, 19 & 26, 2013
Space and materials: May 29, 2013

July 3, 10, 17, 24 & 31, 2013
Space and materials: Jun 26, 2013

August 7, 14, 21 & 28, 2013
Space and materials: Jul 31, 2013

September 4, 11, 18, 25, 2013
Space and materials: Aug 28, 2013

October 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30, 2013
Space and materials: Sep 25, 2013

November 6, 13, 20 & 27, 2013
Space and materials: Oct 30, 2013

December 4, 11, 18, & 25, 2013
Space and materials: Nov 27, 2013

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