Auxiliary Power For Work Trucks
Any work truck with a serious electric welder also has an auxiliary power unit, because the engine-driven device doubles as an APU to run smaller welders, heaters and power tools. And soon, purpose-built APUs will report for duty on work trucks.
Commentary: How Much do Your Technicians Know About Wheel Integrity?
In spite of endless service bulletins and instructional videos and even mandatory training programs, the worst still happens.
Executive Contributing Editor Rolf Lockwood discusses wheel integrity and the importance of technicians being well-versed in the rules of fastening wheels properly.
Avoiding Common Maintenance Mistakes
Are you overlooking key areas?
Fleets try to do a good job of keeping their trucks in top operating condition, and most recognize that maintenance plays an important role in achieving that goal. Still there are some things that get overlooked by even the most seasoned fleet manager.
Are Your Aftermarket Truck Parts the Real Deal?
There’s a big business in counterfeit aftermarket parts that can spell big trouble for your company.
Phony designer handbags…fake Rolex watches…buy these without realizing it and you’ll undoubtedly overpay for inferior products. Your wallet and your ego will both take a hit, but you’ll survive. But if you purchase fake aftermarket truck parts, the results can be disastrous.