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Driver Retention in the Age of 5% Unemployment

Posted in Trucking on August 22, 2016

With the average age of drivers rising and the driver shortage getting worse, you need to double down on your driver retention efforts.

Does this mean that you need to increase wages?

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Selecting the Right Technology Platform for Your Fleet Maintenance

Posted in Fleet Maintenance Software on August 15, 2016

If you’re still manually capturing fleet maintenance data, you’re not alone.

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Big Data and Asset Utilization: How OEMs Are Helping Fleets Succeed

Posted in Fleet Utilization and Availability on August 8, 2016

The entire trucking industry is starting to come together to leverage big data to drive profitability and operational efficiency.

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Fleet Maintenance Data: Disrupting Truck Replacement Cycling

Posted in Fleet Maintenance on August 1, 2016

For every fleet, there comes a time when it makes more sense to retire an asset than it does to repair it.

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Maintenance Analytics: Becoming an Insight-Driven Fleet

Posted in Fleet Maintenance on July 28, 2016

Your phone is ringing. You’ve got trucks lingering at shops for longer than expected. You’re getting terse emails and phone calls from accounting as they struggle to match invoices with estimates and PO numbers, while operations grows increasingly frustrated by the lack of visibility into repair status and promise times impacting their ability to put  trucks into planning cycles.

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How Improving Fleet Maintenance Boosts Short-Term and Long-Term Success

Posted in Fleet Maintenance on July 21, 2016

If your fleet is in the over-the-road trucking business, there’s a good chance you’re feeling a lot of pressure right now. Your margins are already thin and new economic factors and governmental regulations are threatening profitability.

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Is Your Fleet Maintenance Management Headed for a Crash?

Posted in Fleet Maintenance on July 14, 2016

Your fleet’s been managing maintenance the same way for years, even decades.

You know your trucks. You know your technicians. You know your local dealers. You know the parts you’re going to need. Your system works just fine. Until it doesn’t.

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Improving Communication Between Fleets and Service Providers

Posted in Fleet Maintenance on July 7, 2016

As Ben Franklin said, “honesty is the best policy.” Far too often, however, fleets and their service providers aren’t always able to be 100% honest with each other.

This unfortunate truth was evident in background conversations at the Decisiv Maintenance Summit in December. 

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VMRS Codes: Organizing Your Parts and Service Operations

Posted in Fleet Maintenance on July 5, 2016

Whether you’re managing maintenance for an entire fleet or overseeing service and repair operations for a leasing or contract maintenance provider, you need a highly organized system to keep your costs and downtime from spinning out of control.

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4 Ways the C-Suite Benefits from Better Fleet Maintenance

Posted in Fleet TCO on July 1, 2016

Understandably, reducing  maintenance costs is a top priority for fleet executives. Many executives continue to think of fleet preventive maintenance as just a cost of doing business, but maintenance costs aren’t fixed. Every dollar you spend on maintenance for external parts and labor can add another $3 to $5 of cost to your bottom line.

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