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8 Ways To Better Manage Parts Inventory

8 Ways To Better Manage Parts Inventory

The trucking industry is seeing a parts shortage. Although it started with the truck makers having trouble sourcing computer chips and other parts and components for their assembly lines, it is now rolling into the aftermarket, and fleets are experiencing wait times for replacement parts needed to complete maintenance service or repairs.

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The Commercial EV Buzz Is Coming From Infrastructure

The Commercial EV Buzz Is Coming From Infrastructure

It’s spring, and talk of electric vehicle infrastructure is sprouting all over. Congress, for example, is considering plans to deploy national infrastructure for electric vehicle charging (included in President Joe Biden’s American Jobs Plan) as it tries to decide what qualifies as infrastructure and how much money to make available.

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4 Steps to Reduce Vehicle Downtime

4 Steps to Reduce Vehicle Downtime

Part of a fleet manager’s job is to ensure the trucks they are providing drivers with are safe, sturdy, and ready to work. That means doing everything in their power to keep vehicles in the best condition possible so they don’t experience inconvenient breakdowns that delay employees from getting to the next customer. Here are some precautions to take into consideration when trying to maximize uptime. 

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