The decision whether to leverage internal resources for truck maintenance versus taking an outsourced approach is a major one for fleets. Has the advent of data analytics for transportation fleets changed this decision-making process at all?
Donaldson Company, Inc.’s wireless Filter Minder monitoring system for truck air filters will be integrated into Geotab’s fleet management platform.
Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems LLC (Bendix), a member of the Knorr-Bremse Group, announced the signing of a collaboration agreement with Noregon, to jointly develop advanced vehicle diagnostics for the North American commercial vehicle market. Under the agreement, Bendix and Noregon will work together to introduce and incorporate technology advancements to further enhance diagnostics for Bendix
At NACV, Peterbilt’s General Manager and PACCAR Vice President Jason Skoog took to the stage to talk about the overall truck market, Peterbilt’s market share, it’s electric truck lineup and strategy, make several product announcements and talk service, support and uptime. To start, Skoog provided a end-of-the-year 2019 market overview, a 2020 market outlook and
Navistar has launched International 360, a service communications and fleet management platform that provides transparent communications with the International service network, with an interface that supports all-makes fleets.
Peterbilt Motors Co. announced the launch of the Platinum Service Center program at the North American Commercial Vehicle show in Atlanta. The certification program scores each dealership location based on several key objective performance factors including world-class facilities and driver’s lounges, utilization of PACCAR Solutions service management, expanded hours of service, excellent parts availability, certified
At NACV 2019, International Trucks made several announcements including growing its strategic alliance with Traton, brining Scania mining solutions to North America, launching its International 360 fleet management solution and unveiling its Next eMobility Solutions team and electric MV Series truck. Navistar CEO Troy Clarke and Traton CEO Andreas Renschler talk about the continued evolution
Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) has introduced Excelerator, an e-commerce platform that will be available in 2020. Excelerator links DTNA’s Dealer Management Systems to streamline the parts ordering process and improve fulfillment times. The Excelerator platform addresses the growing propensity for online parts ordering and simplifies the process by opening up access to DTNA’s parts
Snap-on has recently introduced the EEHD869048 Pro-Link Ultra Light and Medium Truck (LMT) 2019.
In the past, digital training opportunities in the industry meant leveraging video- and computer-based training. While these are still tried and true methods, today we can take it one step further by using virtual and augmented reality to train technicians.
Your trucks are complex, expensive pieces of equipment. So, when it comes to your maintenance needs, deciding whether to go in-house or to use an outsourced provider can also be complex.
Mitchell 1 announced it has awarded the 2019 TMCSuperTech grand champion, Kelby Bentley of FedEx Freight, with a full-year subscription to Mitchell 1’s TruckSeries repair information software.