If improving the productivity and efficiency of maintenance operations is an important part of any fleet manager’s job, one key to meeting this challenge is closely considering specifications for shop air and lubricant systems.
Every employee in a fleet maintenance shop is important, and they need to be reminded of that fact periodically, according to John Smucker, director of fleet maintenance for Wooster Motor Ways Inc., a truckload carrier based in Wooster , Ohio.
With nearly 6,000 trucks in operation across North America, On The Move Trucks is satisfying the needs of a growing number of customers.
A family atmosphere, effective communications and an emphasis on training and promoting from within are important factors that allow Old Dominion Freight Line (ODFL) to enjoy a comparatively low turnover rate in its maintenance department.
Founded 60 years ago to transport fuel oil in the Midwest, Transport Service Co. (TSC) has grown and diversified into one of the largest tank truck carriers in the United States. Today, the Oak Brook, Ill.-based motor carrier conducts business through a Chemical Division that provides tank truck services to chemical manufacturers, and a Food Grade Division focused on serving manufacturers of bulk liquid food products.