If you’re still manually capturing fleet maintenance data, you’re not alone.
Posted in Fleet Maintenance Software on August 15, 2016
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Posted in Fleet Safety & Regulatory Compliance on June 29, 2016
Safety is one of the C-suite’s top priorities. This isn’t just altruism; fleet executives are making practical bottom-line calculations. While prioritizing fleet safety calls for significant investments – in advanced technologies, training and maintenance – those investments can pay off in both direct savings and avoided expenses.