Maintenance

BevOps 2015: Driver Shortage & Vehicle Costs Challenge Beverage Industry

Featured Resources, Food & Beverage, Leasing, Maintenance, Supply Chain
May 28, 2015

Between the increasingly challenging driver shortage and rising costs related to vehicle acquisition and ongoing maintenance, the beverage industry faces a number of daunting logistics and supply chain challenges. These are only expected to grow as d...

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Telematics can Improve Your Preventive Maintenance Process

Fleet Management, Fleet Management, Maintenance
April 8, 2015

Fleets have been using telematics devices for years to track vehicle location and for making routing decisions. More recently though, they’re being used to report on driver behavior and the health of the asset. Data from telematics devices can e...

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Diesel Exhaust Fluid is Cost Effective and Green

Engine Technology, Maintenance, Safety & Environment
March 20, 2015

Business owners managing vehicle fleets face a myriad of challenges, including how to stay compliant amid changing federal regulations. Oftentimes, it can be an expensive and time-consuming process. Happily, there is at least one area of compliance t...

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Communications Can Help Minimize Fleet Downtime and Increase Profits

Deliver on-time, Fleet Management, Maintenance
March 2, 2015

While it’s easy to blame service delays on outside service providers, you should look inside your own maintenance operations first. Whether you realize it or not, your service event management processes are probably contributing to fleet downtime. ...

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Do You Have Best in Class Service Providers?

Deliver on-time, Fleet Management, Maintenance, Value Added Services
February 6, 2015

It’s easy for a service provider to say they’re providing top-notch service. But the true measure of best in class service performance is looking at areas like downtime, estimate-invoice mismatches, comebacks, responsiveness to your requests and ...

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Winter Tire Essentials: It’s All About Traction!

Fleet Management, Fleet Management, Maintenance, Transportation Management
February 4, 2015

Winter Tire Essentials:  It’s All About Traction! In ice or heavy snow, your vehicle loses traction when it hydroplanes on a micro-thin layer of water between the ice and the surface of your tires. The advanced tread designs of M/S (Mud and Sn...

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Don’t let deflated tires bench your fleet for the big game

Fleet Management, Fleet Management, Maintenance, Transportation Management
January 31, 2015

A tire management program can keep your trucks in championship form For the two weeks leading up to Sunday’s big game, much of the talk has surrounded one team using under-inflated footballs in the conference championship game. While the debate ha...

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Important Winter Weather Considerations for Fleet Operators with Newer Technology

Fleet Management, Maintenance, Safety & Environment
January 22, 2015

Fleet operators with newer engine technology (2007-2010) for their vehicles should take note of several key factors when operating their fleets during the cold winter weather season.  A new feature of 2010 engine technology is the presence of Diesel...

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4 Costly Fleet Maintenance Shortcomings That Kill Profits

Fleet Management, Maintenance
January 15, 2015

Almost 15 cents per mile — that’s what maintenance and repair directly cost fleets on average, according to the American Transportation Research Institute’s latest Analysis of the Operational Cost of Trucking. That means it’s the third-cos...

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Is Your Oil and Gas Fleet Safe, Reliable and Ready to Roll?

Fleet Management, Maintenance, Oil and Gas
November 13, 2014

Staying ahead in the oil business means staying ahead of problems on the road. When it comes to moving equipment, tubing, water, sand or other materials to drilling sites on time, a reliable fleet can be the difference between getting the job done ...

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