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VIPAR Heavy Duty invests in Partsphere digital ecosystem

VIPAR Heavy Duty announced additional investments in its Partsphere Digital Ecosystem suite of technology products as part of the organization’s long-term strategy to offer technology and information-related solutions to support the success of the network. Partsphere OMS, an order management system that facilitates the electronic transmission of orders, invoices, and documents between distributors and suppliers,

Navistar answers the big service, support questions

Welcome to the first part in our two-part video interview series with Navistar’s aftersales leadership. Uptime has long been a tent-pole market strategy for Navistar that has been backed up by big investments over the past several years. Now as we (hopefully) enter the post-pandemic world, we can turn our attention to pressing service challenges

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Watch: Truck parts inventory management can be easier than you think

If your fleet tends to buy too many or too few truck parts, or if you have a tough time keeping track of warranties, implementing a truck parts inventory management system might be the cure. Click here to watch more of FE’s On the Road video series. Here is a transcript of the video: If

GM introduces new ACDelco National Fleet Parts Program

General Motors Customer Care and Aftersales has introduced the ACDelco National Fleet Parts Program (NFPP), an initiative designed to provide qualified fleet owners with access to resources and tools to simplify their service workflow. The new program replaces the Fleet Parts Purchase Program, which was discontinued in August 2019. The NFPP enables qualified fleet owners

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Bosch truck part cross-references now available in FleetCross

Robert Bosch, LLC has released its medium- and heavy-duty part cross-references in the web-based Motor FleetCross tool. FleetCross is a tool for medium- and heavy-duty part numbers and truck part cross-references, labor times and repair information. Bosch part cross-reference data currently available in FleetCross includes steering components, starters and alternators, diesel components, engine management and

HDAW: The importance of tracking the right metrics in your fleet’s shops

Precise data: it’s one of the most important keys to running a good business, in the fleet world or elsewhere. After all, how will you know where to start improving your business if you don’t have a real sense of where the business is now? This was the theme of a recent talk by Jacob

Heavy Duty Aftermarket Dialogue: The future of the heavy-duty aftermarket

The annual Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week (HDAW) is proceeding virtually this year, and as always, it was preceded by Heavy Duty Aftermarket Dialogue, in which executives from OEMs, suppliers and organizations shared their thoughts on the future of heavy-duty service and the aftermarket. Here are some of the biggest takeaways. Panel guests over the course

Heavy Duty Aftermarket Dialogue: How running a fleet changed in 2020

The annual Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week (HDAW) is proceeding virtually this year, and as always, it was preceded by Heavy Duty Aftermarket Dialogue. One particular Dialogue session featured the thoughts of several fleets, who shared their experiences in 2020 on topics ranging from e-commerce and parts ordering to in-house vs. outsourced service to general lessons

Daimler Trucks launches Excelerator for online parts ordering

Daimler Trucks North America LLC (DTNA) has launched Excelerator, its next-generation e-commerce platform to streamline the parts ordering process. With input from over 40 dealer partners to its design, DTNA says Excelerator delivers an easy-to-use solution to succeed Pinnacle Truck Parts as DTNA’s one-stop parts ordering platform. Excelerator is the next step in DTNA’s digital

Daimler Trucks’s Stefan Kurschner builds upon its supply chain foundation with

Editor’s Note: We built an interactive journey through the Daimler Trucks North America aftermarket story. Click the image above to start reading and navigate the story by clicking the “Next Page,” but feel free to take some time to watch the videos, listen to the podcast excerpt and enjoy the ride. If you get lost

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Eight common parts inventory headaches, and how to avoid them

It’s already enough of a headache to have to send a truck in for maintenance—pulling a truck from its route for an extended period of time is, of course, not a good recipe for making money with that asset. But if the shop doesn’t have the right part when the truck gets there? That headache

Parts inventory tips for your shop

Here are a few tips for getting the most out of your fleet shop’s parts inventory system.