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How the right data can help lower your truck service costs

Skyrocketing labor rates, an endless proliferation of fees and increasingly complex truck equipment and technology have sent truck service costs through the roof—and that’s without even counting the loss of revenue during downtime. Whether you’re held captive by contract maintenance, rubbing your head because of roadside service or looking for ways to leverage your home

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What are your trucking data rights?

Data-driven solutions will soon predict when components on your trucks will fail based on your spec, duty cycle, application, driver behavior, service practices and more. These aren’t general predictions for all of the trucks on the road; they’re predictions tailored for you.

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Improving your communication with dealer service locations to reduce downtime

As a fleet manager, you’ve probably asked your service provider dozens of questions already today, and the only answer more frustrating than the answer you didn’t want to hear is not hearing an answer at all.

The path to paperless

Paperless maintenance management systems can save administrative time.

Reducing downtime and lowering costs at Bruckner Leasing Company

To improve its ability to manage 200 to 250 new service and repair cases each day at 24 locations in six states, Bruckner Leasing needed a means of communicating more effectively and efficiently. The division of Bruckner Truck Sales, headquartered in Amarillo, Texas, is a member of the Mack Leasing System, the Volvo Leasing System

TMW Systems software integrates with Decisiv

TMW Systems announced the integration of its TMT Fleet Maintenance Software with Decisiv’s Service Relationship Management (SRM) platform. According to the companies, the integration of Decisiv and TMT Fleet Maintenance will help fleet managers to extend their data accuracy, reduce administrative load and manage warranty recovery when working with external service providers. As part of

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Great Dane, Decisiv announce partnership

Great Dane has announced a strategic partnership with Decisiv. This collaboration was established to enhance service and maintenance event management through data transparency. “Great Dane has chosen Decisiv as a technology partner to enable system connectivity and complete visibility around service events,” said Dave Durand, vice president of aftermarket at Great Dane. “As part of

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Adding service value with technology and software

  Whether maintenance is performed at company shops or by outside service providers, the key question is whether your maintenance choices are resulting in lower costs and reducing downtime. “Effective service programs turn maintenance into a competitive advantage,” says Dick Hyatt, president and chief executive officer of Decisiv. “The most important consideration is that fleets

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Kenworth introduces TruckTech+ Service Management System

Kenworth announces the introduction of the Kenworth TruckTech+ Service Management System to help drive uptime by speeding service and repair at Kenworth dealerships. Currently, new Kenworth Class 8 trucks are equipped with Kenworth TruckTech+ Remote Diagnostics, which enables fleets to view real-time vehicle health in the PACCAR Solutions portal. Beginning in 2017, Kenworth will expand

Four ways to shorten truck breakdown times

In a perfect world, trucks would never break down. But you’re not operating in a perfect world. While you can take steps to lessen the chance of a breakdown, there’s no way to completely eliminate them. Despite your best preventive maintenance efforts, products will still fail and your trucks are occasionally going to break down.

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Labor estimating: Managing costs is reliant on shop efficiency, data accuracy

It’s probably not a surprise to learn that labor costs account for a sizable portion of a fleet’s total cost of ownership (TCO). What you may not know is that you are not alone if you don’t believe you have a complete and comprehensive understanding of those costs. That conclusion was made clear recently when

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