Maintenance

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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Holiday Outlook 2015: Get Ready for Anything

Fleet Management, Maintenance, Rental
October 20, 2015

"Ho-ho-hold onto your steering wheels. If you recall, for fleets and owner-operators, fourth quarter 2014 provided a welcomed year-over-year improvement compared to the same period in 2013, about a 5-7% increase in tonnage." And while no single unifi...

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Webinar Recap: How Full Service Lease Helps Diaz Foods Cut Costs, Boost Service

Food & Beverage, Leasing, Maintenance
October 9, 2015

To its customers, Diaz Foods is a trusted provider of 6,000 dry, refrigerated, and frozen products sourced from throughout Latin America and the Caribbean. But as a food service company with more than 100 tractors, trailers, and straight trucks drivi...

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3 Trends to Challenge Fleet Operators Amid Growing Technician Shortage

Fleet Management, Maintenance
October 5, 2015

This blog is the second in a five-part series examining the maintenance landscape facing today’s fleet operators. The previous post looked at “4 Strategies for Staying Ahead of Changing Emissions Regulations.” Future posts will focus on the eme...

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Watch Ryder Destroy A Truck. And Re-build It.

Maintenance, Safety & Environment
September 21, 2015

Ryder recently unveiled a maintenance challenge to highlight the skills of our 5,000 plus technicians. What was the challenge? We destroyed a new truck and challenged a select team of technicians to re-build it in less than 24 hours.   Nicknamed ...

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How Saia Improved CSA Scores With Ryder On-Demand Maintenance

Fleet Management, Maintenance
September 8, 2015

Transportation giant Saia LTL Freight, who makes more than 26,000 deliveries a day throughout the U.S., Canada, Mexico and Puerto Rico, needed consistent, reliable, quality maintenance services wherever and whenever required. An increasing need fo...

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