Are you draining oil prematurely or disposing an oil filter that still has life in it? If you haven’t examined drain intervals in awhile, chances are you might be throwing money away. These days, with supply chain issues continuing to make finding parts a challenge, there’s even more of an incentive for fleets to take
Competition, demand and unprecedented global events continue to shift the economic landscape. This means fleet leaders must run smarter, more efficient operations just to stay afloat. With each passing year, we’re seeing a shift from manual, more traditional fleet management practices to digital, automated and even predictive processes. Some fleets still rely on manual, pen-and-paper
Let’s look at the main causes for premature air spring failure and how you can prevent it from happening to your trucks. Over-torque Over-torque can cause damage to threads or break original fittings. The use of grease or lubrication on the threads can also affect the performance of the torque. To avoid this, it’s important
Fleet costs are going through the roof. Fuel prices are setting record highs and strained supply chains create unique challenges. Fleets that manage their biggest spends, like tires, will feel the brunt of today’s market increases. That’s why it’s important to have a holistic tire program that offers a bird’s eye view of overall spends,
Consumers and commercial interests alike are turning toward greater sustainability, especially in transportation, which impacts climate change. According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, 27% of Greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in the U.S. come from transportation making it the country’s largest contributor of GHG emissions. Between 1990 and 2020, GHG emissions in the transportation sector
Combating Corrosion – How trailer makers are preventing moisture from leading to higher trailer costs and shorter service life!
Combating corrosion on both sides of the trailer flooring is the answer, and only one trailer flooring manufacturer continues to innovate and bring new types of flooring and floor saving solutions to market each year!
As toll costs and the number of toll lanes continue increasing, trucking firms need technology that helps them manage toll spending. “It is said there are two certainties in life: death and taxes. But in trucking, the certainties are regulations and tolls,” said Kelly Frey, chief revenue officer for PrePass, in a recent webinar “How
When it comes to connecting a truck to a light or medium-duty trailer, fleets have two primary options: a ball hitch or a pintle hitch. But how are they different, and what makes the most sense for your application? A common ball hitch – as the name suggests – is a steel ball that accepts an
It’s easy to tune out the massive amount of truck telematics coming at you and focus on what you know from years of experience, but turning a blind eye to diesel engine data can cost you in the short- and long-term. The piston-pumping heart of your rolling iron deserves as much attention as your own
Trucks operate in harsh conditions—ragged roads, dusty trails, and long stretches of highway through untamed elements. The diesel engine filtration system—air, oil, fuel—is the first line of engine defense from unwanted contaminants. They work hard so that your equipment can work harder, and it’s imperative that you keep a close eye on engine filtration if
Make sure your fleet’s windshield wipers stand up to any type of weather conditions your drivers encounter. Continental ClearContact Commercial Duty Wiper Blades are engineered to provide all-weather durability and reliability. Designed for fast and easy installation, they are available in four blade designs and lengths from 10 to 40 inches. ClearContact wiper blades feature
EVs are coming. As manufacturers ramp up production of EVs across nearly all car and light-truck makes and models, selecting a high-quality brake pad is extremely important.The reason is twofold. Not only are EVs quieter than internal combustion engine (ICE) vehicles, making brake noise even more unwelcome, but EV braking system effectiveness can also be