While a comprehensive maintenance program is always essential for the performance of key heavy-duty truck brake and wheel end systems, it can be even more critical when fleets adopt new and different types of components and technologies.
I caught up with O’Leary just shy of his 100-day mark as DTNA’s CEO. These were the top three takeaways.
How standard repair times benefit fleets and service providers.
We are proud to announce that Link2Pump has joined the Decisiv Marketplace.
Daimler Truck, Volvo Group and Traton Group announced plans to install and operate a public electric vehicle charging network for longhaul trucks of all brands and motor coaches across Europe.
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.
TruckLabor module includes Vehicle Maintenance Reporting Standards, giving users record of repairs, costs for all fleet trucks.
So you’ve read all about the major aspects of a good truck tire service program—and if you haven’t, you can find that story here—but what about some of the smaller things that may slip through the cracks?
Heavy-duty engine oils can have a major impact on two of the top three equipment-related cost areas for truck fleets: fuel and maintenance. Are you using the best oils for your fleet’s bottom line?
Everything from rates, miles driven, stops per route, dwell time per stop, pickup and delivery times, average speed, temperature, fuel and maintenance costs, and empty miles can be tracked.
If the engine is the beating heart of the truck, and the telematics system its brain, then the tires are the legs, enabling it to complete its runs day in and day out.
The TruckLabor Module in Mitchell 1 TruckSeries truck repair information software is available in the Decisiv Marketplace, the company announced. By activating a Mitchell 1 TruckLabor Module subscription, users gain immediate access to an active link that enables them to launch it directly from any case, access the TruckLabor Module, create an operation and import all of the details into the Decisiv SRM platform.
Fleet car and truck maintenance costs have been trending upward during the first half of the 2021-calendar year as total fleet miles driven have increased in response to a recovering economy compared to 2020-CY.
Mitchell 1 has added Vehicle Maintenance Reporting Standards (VMRS) codes to its TruckSeries suite of truck repair software solutions.
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.