Dana Incorporated has released Rhombus TireAnalytics 3.0 with new capabilities to help fleets reduce tire costs.
The third generation of Rhombus provides new cost-per-mile analysis capabilities and best practice solutions that allow truck owners and fleet maintenance managers to make data driven decisions for each applications.
Rhombus TireAnalytics is a cloud-based platform that allows fleets to establish best practices for their tire maintenance programs and ensure these practices are adhered to by tracking compliance across all terminals. Additionally, the platform allows fleet managers to identify and predict maintenance issues to minimize downtime and maximize the life of their tires.
The CPM tire comparisons can be determined by application or by axle type using the fleet’s actual miles-per-tire (MPT) data and tire cost, providing situational analyses that make use of a fleet’s real-life data. The new release also includes enhanced user authentication for stronger security and more flexibility in how users secure access to the platform.
In direct response to customer feedback, Rhombus TireAnalytics 3.0 also includes a new install and rotate capability for the mobile application, which is accessible for technicians servicing a vehicle anywhere in the terminal. This feature can save technicians significant time recording more complex patterns that involve, for example, rotating a set of tires while matching pairs of dual tires at the same time.
“Rhombus TireAnalytics directly addresses one of the top expenses for a fleet, and this latest version continues our mission to provide data-driven solutions, allowing fleets and truck owners to predict and optimize tire spend in order to maximize a vehicle’s operational effectiveness,” said Mark Wallace, president of Dana commercial vehicle driveline technologies. “This enhancement also takes into consideration critical customer feedback, allowing maintenance professionals to better assess their tire management strategies and ensure operational efficiency for this critical area of maintenance.”