Maintenance

Don’t Leave Your Fleet out in the Cold

Fuel Services, Maintenance, Safety & Environment
January 24, 2017

The New Year has arrived, and so too has the bitter chill of winter. According to weather forecasters, in the coming weeks, below-average temperatures are predicted to spread across the majority of the U.S., with the northern Plains and Rockies expec...

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Winter Warning: Don’t Risk Your Fleet to Any Fuel

Fleet Management, Fuel Services, Maintenance, Safety & Environment
November 8, 2016

As the temperatures around the country drop, having the wrong fuel in your trucks can put your fleet and drivers at risk. But being prepared for harsh Winter temperatures doesn’t just begin with the fuel you put in your tanks. Proper maintenance of...

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3 Ways to Achieve Best-In-Class Uptime

Featured Author, Fleet Management, Maintenance
October 25, 2016

Keeping your fleet on the road is likely one of the biggest concerns in running your business. It’s the only way your customers can get what they need on-time, every time. However, keeping up with maintenance demands is difficult. Breakdowns happen...

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It Takes a Village – Ryder Top Technician Competition

Fleet Management, Maintenance, Transportation Management
August 10, 2016

Ryder recently celebrated the 15th anniversary of its annual Top Technician (Top Tech) program. For 15 years, Ryder has used the program as a platform to identify, recognize, and reward its top performing truck maintenance technicians. I’ve atte...

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Ryder Joins Forces with Soldier for Life

Fleet Management, Maintenance
August 4, 2016

Ryder recently announced it has partnered with Soldier for Life – Transition Assistance Program (SFL–TAP), a centrally funded commanders program that provides transition assistance services to eligible soldiers. Ryder will begin a pilot program t...

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Why Vehicle Maintenance Works Best When It’s Flexible and Customized

Fleet Management, Maintenance
July 7, 2016

Even though maintenance is one of the most important factors in fleet uptime, few maintenance programs can be customized to meet a specific company’s needs. This is a problem for many businesses, according to the hundreds of business owners and tra...

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5 Fleet Management Trends to Watch

Fleet Management, Maintenance, Rental, Vehicle Sales
June 27, 2016

Fleet managers are assessing the first half of 2016 and shaking their heads a bit. Fuel prices are at near-historic lows: great. Driver and mechanic shortages are troubling: that’s a tough one. Regulations are escalating: what else is new? Freight ...

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How to Grow Your Business Using a Fleet Maintenance Strategy

Fleet Management, Maintenance
April 5, 2016

When you think about ways to grow your business, you typically don’t count your fleet’s maintenance program among them. But maybe you should. Think of how much more time and money you would have for your business if your maintenance program al...

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5 Ways On-Demand Maintenance Can Boost Your Bottom Line

Maintenance, Transportation Management
February 4, 2016

It used to be tough to find top quality maintenance service on a flexible basis from one provider with locations just where you need them, when you need them. The result was that many fleet managers had to struggle with multiple maintenance providers...

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How to turn maintenance challenges into your competitive advantage

Fleet Management, Maintenance, Vehicle Sales
January 28, 2016

This blog is the last in our series detailing challenges in the maintenance landscape facing today’s fleet operators. Previous posts covered how best to deal with the technician shortage and new emissions regulations and fuel standards. Did you ...

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