TMC benchmarking reports, in conjunction with Decisiv and FleetNet America, provided a vivid overview of the challenges fleet maintenance departments went through in 2021.
Fleet maintenance and repair costs continue to rise
Benchmarking report from TMC, Decisiv details higher parts and labor expenses in Q4 2021 due to increased labor costs, supply-chain disruptions.
More Miles Means More Maintenance Costs for North American Fleets
Decisiv conducted a study which found that maintenance costs rose 3.7% in the fourth quarter and are up more than 10% from the previous year.
Fleet Miles Between Breakdowns Improve as Maintenance Costs Rise
A Decisiv Inc./TMC North American Service Event Benchmark Report shows that maintenance and repair labor costs increased 2.6% between Q1 and Q2 2021, while parts costs increased by 2.8%. In that same period, parts costs for tires increased by 10.7% and transmission parts costs rose 9%, according to the report.
Actual Cost Data Helps Fleets Benchmark Repair Performance
The Technology & Maintenance Council of the American Trucking Associations has partnered with Decisiv to produce a new benchmarking tool designed to track part and labor costs.
KPIs: Which to Consider and How Trucking Firms Can Improve Them
Key performance indicators are windows into the health of a business. But which to prioritize varies from fleet to fleet.
PODCAST: Decisiv SRM – A Key Solution for Fleets
Decisiv’s new SRM Exchange podcast series explores the issues and opportunities that are most relevant to the commercial vehicle service solutions industry today.
NACFE Adds Autonomous Trucking Insight to Website
Given the far-reaching and potentially disruptive effects the autonomous movement of goods will have on the trucking industry, the North American Council for Freight Efficiency has begun exploring the subject of autonomous trucking, publishing a series of articles on its website under the banner NACFE’s Perspective on Autonomous Trucking.
FMCSA Wants Fleet Perspective on Autonomous Trucks
The FMCSA says development of autonomous-truck technologies may be outpacing fleet ability to consider how to integrate them into their operations.
Early Adopters of Electric Trucks Say Planning, Partnerships Are Crucial
Truck makers are beginning to introduce battery-electric models, but successfully deploying this new breed of commercial vehicle requires fleets to manage a bevy of new considerations.
Decisiv Recognized as One of the Hottest Companies in 2020 by Aspioneer
Decisiv was recently recognized as one of the “Top 20 Hottest Companies in 2020” by Aspioneer. In this article, Aspioneer discusses how we are revolutionizing service management, and what it means to be a part of the Decisiv SRM Ecosystem.
What Penske Learned About Charging Electric Trucks
Penske’s involvement with the Freightliner Electric Innovation Fleet has taught it a lot about electric truck charging.
Peterbilt GM Jason Skoog Charts Today’s Truck Support, Tomorrow’s Truck Solutions
In this exclusive interview, Peterbilt General Manager and PACCAR Vice President Jason Skoog details the technology investments that are keeping fleets productive during this year’s trying pandemic and laying the groundwork for the electric trucks that Peterbilt aims to start rolling off the line by the end of the year.
Podcast: Volvo Trucks North America On the Progress Toward Electrification
The latest podcast episode in Fleet Future’s ongoing series on electrification features Brett Pope, director of electric vehicles for North America at Volvo Trucks North America.
Five Traits of Effective Fleet Leaders
Strategic plans for 2020 have been scrapped. We continue to press on through this unprecedented period of business volatility, where change is the only certainty. Businesses are forced to cope with the reality of our global pandemic and dynamic leadership is more essential than ever.