5 Keys to Best Parts-Buying Practices
Price is just one factor in the purchasing equation.
Trucks are on the road much longer than they used to be, and that translates into a greater demand and investment in parts, service, and ongoing maintenance. Which means parts purchasing decisions more important than ever.
How to Find a Service Provider
Vehicle sophistication, the technician shortage and the cost of diagnostic tools are making outsourcing more attractive to many fleets.
Finding and training technicians, purchasing tools and equipment, maintaining a parts inventory, dealing with OSHA and the EPA. These are just a few of the headaches fleets that maintain their own trucks face.
Inside Meritor’s Parts Distribution Center
Ever wonder exactly how the parts you order get to you when you need them where you need them? Meritor recently invited Heavy Duty Trucking to its Florence, Ky., Parts Distribution Center.
Commentary: Remanufacturing Redux
Remanufacturing has been in the news quite a bit lately. I recently wrote about the need to include remanufactured parts as an integral part of your fleet’s overall parts strategy.