March 4, 2010
When you spec a component, often training is part of the package. Training helps established suppliers set themselves apart from those selling cheap parts without any customer support, and generally there's no out-of-pocket expense to the fleet or dealer
January 5, 2010
Times are tough. Fleets are scrambling for freight to fill trucks, shippers are beating up carriers on rates, and truckers are keeping their equipment longer because they can't afford to buy new
December 11, 2009
Kenworth offers this information to help truck fleet operators with their own maintenance facilities reduce parts inventory, decrease operating costs and increase productivity
August 27, 2009
Tool carts are available in just about every possible variety, from a simple two tray unit, to super wide units with six or more drawers and a flip lid, not to mention roll cabinet
June 10, 2009
This month, the Technology and Maintenance Council of the American Trucking Associations is holding its fourth annual National Technician Skills Competition, or SuperTech, in conjunction with TMC's fall meeting in Nashville, Tenn
Bharat Thacker, a fleet consultant who runs RapidWarranty in Southfield, Mich., tells of visiting a large fleet and being taken to an office area where 30 people worked on nothing but filing warranty claims
May 26, 2009
Cleanliness may be next to godliness, but it also makes lots of sense in a truck shop. So say three maintenance managers we interviewed for this article. "Good housekeeping,
May 18, 2009
With the economy in a recession and the trucking industry suffering through what Stifel Nicolaus analysts now say is a freight depression, trucking companies are all looking to cut costs to survive.
April 1, 2007
Your drivers and your mechanics need not be adversaries, even though they speak different languages.
June 1, 2006
Handling shop waste correctly can improve your bottom line, your image and the environment.
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