Technology, Equipment

Arriving at a New Standard

Whether you're talking athletics or automotive technology, setting the bar higher is the name of the game.

Michael Freeze | Features Editor
April 23, 2021
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety

Maximizing Truck Maintenance

Truck Maintenance Southeastern Freight Lines started to implement Lean strategies in its shops in 2016. (Southeastern Freight Lines)

Manufacturing first embraced Lean and Six Sigma techniques — tools and strategies to improve business processes — in the 1980s, and the concepts are gaining ground in truck maintenance shops. Those in the trucking industry who have applied Lean or Six Sigma processes said they can cut waste and increase their shops’ efficiency.

Mindy Long | Special to Transport Topics
October 25, 2019
Technology, Equipment

Data Driven Maintenance: Moving from Proactive to Predictive

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March 1, 2018
Business, Equipment

SAIA increases fleet reliability with On-Demand Maintenance

To stay in top shape, your fleet needs to be well maintained. But that in itself can pose challenges – from managing several local providers to paying inconsistent rates and not being able to get your truck in the shop at a moment’s notice. 

February 20, 2018