Truck Fleet Management Technology and Maintenance
Parts & service part I: the fleet specialist

A well-known business phrase goes something like, “it’s choice, not chance, that can determine your (fleet’s) destiny,” and that certainly holds true for parts and service sourcing. Your fleet operation makes choices – whether relying on your respective OE dealership for the past 10 years, or opting to stay with the independent channel and your

Customer-focused fleet management

The right parts. Talented technicians. Can-do attitude. Delivering what customers want and need. That’s the formula for a unique network of trailer service centers operated by Polar Service Centers, a growing network of 29 locations across the U.S. It’s operated by a team of individual site managers and directed by the group’s president, Craig Fisher,

Lease vs. buy: Case 1

Leasing allows fleets to keep bank credit lines open

Lease vs. buy: Case 2

The economy is the prime driver of the lease versus buy decision

Value-added truck leasing

Leasing companies are quick to point out that a full-service lease helps fleets better control operations and costs. Most offer help with spec’ing and financing the right vehicle—and will include complete maintenance services. Some, like Penske Leasing, also offer to monitor changes and regulations from a variety of agencies to make sure your fleet is

All the right reasons

“Predictability is the key,” says Frank Shean, president of Valley Pallet.

Perfect arrangement

Blue Ridge Communications is benefiting from a full service lease program with Penske Truck Leasing’s specialized equipment services group

XTRA Lease adds new features to trailer tracking service

XTRA Lease, a provider of over-the-road trailer equipment rental and leasing in North America, has announced that it has added new flexibility to its trailer tracking service, enabling users to set up customized groups to monitor their fleet activity.