Peterbilt and Kenworth Join the Decisiv Service Event Management Network

I don’t normally use this forum to promote Decisiv or our solutions; instead, I try to focus on timely and important industry topics. However, there’s been a major milestone for us and the industry.

This past week, it was announced that that Peterbiltand Kenworth will be using the Decisiv SRM platform to power their service management initiatives.

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3 Reasons OEMs Need Cloud-Based Service Relationship Management

Posted in Trucking on September 22, 2016

As a truck or equipment manufacturer, you spend millions, if not billions, of dollars designing and building products that effectively meet customer needs and, hopefully, provide a level of differentiation at the point of sale.

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Brake Safety Week Is Here: Check Your Preventive Maintenance Program

Brake SafetyWeek is back.

Between September 11 and September 17, be on the lookout for “law enforcement agencies across North America [that] will conduct inspections on large trucks and buses to identify out-of-adjustment brakes, and brake-system and anti-lock braking system (ABS) violations.”

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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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