The Tinley Park, Illinois, location expands access to battery-electric truck sales and service training in the central U.S. and is larger and more modern than the previous Illinois training facility.
Technician shortages and supply chain delays for parts increase equipment wear. Fleet managers must prepare to keep drivers working smoothly.
Amid today’s technician shortage, ensuring employees are properly trained and equipped in an organized shop encourages retention.
Drive to ensure and improve uptime of assets is leading to growth in both company-operated and outsourced mobile service operations. Taking the shop to the tractor or trailer has inherent advantages.
Fleet needs, provider capabilities, and data all drive the most effective service choices. Here’s how some fleets are handling these decisions.
To offset higher equipment prices, commercial truck fleets are employing new approaches to choosing and sourcing the right replacement parts.
Fleets that act today will be better positioned to adjust and mitigate equipment price spikes.
Mack Trucks announced that TEC Equipment in Oakland, Calif., is now a Certified Electric Vehicle (EV) Dealer and will now be able to service and support the Mack LR Electric refuse truck.
Freightliner Trucks, a division of Daimler Truck North America, has unveiled its production-ready eCascadia Class 8 electric truck, built on the best-selling heavy-duty truck platform in North America.
TransEdge Truck Centers in Pennsylvania invited customers to meet with OEM executives and learn more about the Volvo VNR Electric and Mack LR Electric heavy-duty EVs. The dealership’s service center dedicated one of its 17 bays to EVs.
Decisiv has announced a series of new fleet-focused asset service management solutions integrated into the Decisiv SRM platform they already have in operation.
From electronic DVIRs to maintenance management platforms, fleets have plenty of digital tools to create proactive strategies to remedy downtime and driver dissatisfaction.
Decisiv Inc., an industry provider of Service Relationship Management (SRM) solutions, announced that Daimler Truck North America (DTNA) is now rolling out SRM Case Estimator for Uptime Pro, an integrated solution between the Decisiv SRM and Uptime Pro dealer service management platforms. The two companies announced a partnership in July of 2021 aimed at streamlining Freightliner and Western Star dealer service operations and intended to improve vehicle uptime.
If electric truck manufacturers want to be successful, they need to listen to what fleets want in terms of operational performance of EVs.
Backed-up trucks waiting on repairs can be a major bottleneck.