Use Your Fleet Maintenance Operation to Honor Your Truck Drivers

    The upcoming National Truck Driver Appreciation Week is a good time for you to show your drivers just how much they mean to your organization. Learn how your maintenance operation can play a strategic role in helping you show your drivers just how much you appreciate them throughout the entire year.

    Is Your Fleet Ready for Brake Safety Week?

    It’s time for the annual Brake Safety Week inspection blitz. Targeted inspections on the braking systems on commercial vehicles will take place September 6-12. Are you confident that your brakes are able to pass these in-depth inspections? Learn how to use technology to help make sure your fleet is prepared.

    It’s a Good Idea to Integrate Everyone in Your Service Supply Chain

    During a service event you need information and input from several people and resources, from the truck manufacturer to component suppliers, and from shop and maintenance software providers to telematics devices and third-party content providers. Learn how to integrate everyone and everything with a cloud-based Service Relationship Management (SRM) platform.

    Eliminate the Guesswork with Service Relationship Management — Centralized or Distributed Maintenance Management

    When it comes to managing a fleet’s maintenance operation, there are two approaches to where authority and control should reside. In some cases, a centralized operation where all maintenance is controlled from one location — usually the corporate headquarters — makes the most sense. In others a decentralized maintenance operation is best, leaving control over maintenance in the hands of the local shop manager or GM.

    The 3 P’s for a Successful Preventive Maintenance Program

    Preventive maintenance requires not only detailed planning but also precise execution in order to achieve the best results. Finding potential equipment problems early increases vehicle uptime and reduces the risk of unscheduled downtime, CSA basic violations, and potentially catastrophic and costly repairs.

    How Real-Time Management Tools Help Cut Fleet Downtime

    A lot of information is needed to effectively address a service event including the value data that gets generated during fleet maintenance and repair events. Unfortunately, most fleets don’t have access to information in real-time when they could really use it. Learn how to gain greater visibility into repairs and make better decisions by using a Service Relationship Management (SRM) platform.

    4 Ways Managed Care Providers Leverage Mobile Technology

    Managed care providers help fleets to reduce the burden of vehicle maintenance and repair. Operating out of their own maintenance and repair facilities, the fleet’s existing shops or via fully equipped mobile trucks, managed care providers work to keep fleets operating efficiently. Learn how mobile technology is making them more efficient.

    4 Factors that Drive up Asset Utilization

    Asset utilization is an important measure of how effectively your fleet is operating. Many factors contribute to asset utilization and changing any one of them can make a big impact. Learn about four ways to improve your fleet’s asset utilization.

    How Fleet Technology is Changing the Trucking Industry

    Historically fleets of all sizes have relied on manual data entry and maintenance and repair processes, which weren’t efficient and inhibited overall profitability. Today customer demands are pushing fleets to evolve and embrace the latest technology. Learn more about the benefits of using a cloud-based Service Relationship Management (SRM) system.

    What to Include in Your Rules of Engagement to Streamline the Repair Process

    Rules of engagement make it clear to everyone involved in a maintenance or repair event exactly how to handle the process. From estimate approvals to repair status updates and estimated repair completion time to notifications, having a standard procedure helps to ensure repairs are completed quickly and correctly.