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Don’t forget your technology when looking at preventive maintenance

Maintaining technologies is just as important to a fleet’s bottom line as scheduled preventive maintenance is for trucks as a whole. While fleets routinely implement preventive maintenance programs for systems and components they do not generally give enough consideration to developing a similarly detailed plan for how their technologies will be maintained. And that’s unfortunate

Velociti, Merlin Solar partnership brings solar power ROI to fleets

Velociti recently announced a partnership with Merlin Solar. Through its Instant ROI program, Velociti allows fleets to use the return on investment (ROI) from using solar power to pay for the solution while bringing forth savings on fuel, extending battery life and reducing overall carbon footprint.  As a certified Merlin Solar partner, Velociti will offer

Velociti expands VeloCare truck technology maintenance program

Velociti Inc. expanded its VeloCare technology maintenance program to add operational support, customization and visibility to help improve uptime and enhance the user experience. VeloCare, which has served as a technology monitoring and repair service since 2013, is now offering: Added programs around operational support, such as enterprise desk services, inventory management, a tech support call

Velociti, Phillips Connect partner for installation, post-sales support

Phillips Connect is partnering with Velociti for installation and post-deployment proactive technology monitoring and repair service support for its trailer telematics solutions. Once a Phillips Connect customer has chosen the smart trailer solutions right for their operation, a designated Velociti project manager will arrange for the installation of the equipment when and where convenient for

Velociti opens ‘Technology Innovation Lab’

Velociti Inc. announced that it has opened the Velociti Innovation Lab to help enterprise businesses design a technology plan that will drive business agility and increase revenue. Located alongside Velociti’s Kansas City headquarters, the lab encompasses over 85,000 sq. ft. Velociti says it brings a hardware-agnostic approach and guaranteed service level agreements (SLA). The innovation

Velociti named preferred partner by Drōv Technologies

Velociti Inc. has been named the preferred partner for retrofit installations by Drōv Technologies, a provider of dynamic tire inflation systems.

Velociti, Samsara partner on Samsara Technology Support Services

Velociti Inc. and Samsara have partnered to create Samsara Technology Support Services, which protects technology investments through system health monitoring, 24/7 mobile repair, inventory management and other services. According to the companies, the service includes: Proactive Remote System Health Monitoring with notifications when technology is in need of repair; 24/7 Mobile Repair at a time

Stoneridge and Velociti announce partnership for MirrorEye installation, support

Stoneridge Inc. and Velociti Inc. announced a partnership, under which the two companies will work together with commercial vehicle fleets to install and support Stoneridge’s MirrorEye Camera Monitor System (CMS). Stoneridge says that it is now entering the launch phase with MirrorEye. Recently, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) approved an exemption to federal law

Attracting, retaining truck drivers with satellite TV, health and wellness options

The ongoing need to recruit and retain drivers remains both a management challenge and costly exercise for motor carriers. Trucking companies that are having success in lowering their turnover rates are finding that a mix of benefits and amenities is the best solution. In particular, a growing number of carriers are realizing lower recruiting costs

To perform maintenance in-house or outsource? That is the question.

Historically, fleets have weighed the benefits of doing in-house maintenance versus outsourced maintenance. As equipment has become more sophisticated and complex, it has changed the decision-making process. Warranties and OEMs “We use Volvo trucks and we use Volvo dealers around the country because we have purchased extended warranty programs,” began Peter Nativo, director of maintenance

Velociti expands Missouri headquarters

Velociti Inc. is in the final stages of construction on an expansion project that will double the size of its Riverside, Missouri headquarters facility. The additional 33,000 square feet will not only accommodate Velociti’s growing team, but will house an expanded warehouse for inventory management, staging and configuration, a fitness center and a cafeteria. A

How fleets can take advantage of outsourced service offerings

Today’s trucking industry moves at a rapid pace, bringing new technology, new spec’ing options and new data points to delve into. That means more strain on your maintenance service operations. While some fleets prefer to keep service in-house, many fleets need a helping maintenance hand. Equipment complexity, difficulty diagnosing issues and a shortage of technicians

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