maintenance

Business, Equipment

7-Step Guide to Preventative Maintenance

Whip Around Whitepaper

Having a smart preventative maintenance process for your fleet can be the difference between seeing your bottom line soar and watching it slip away. Download this ebook today and learn our 7 Steps to preventative maintenance.

December 21, 2020
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety

TMC Annual Meeting Aims to Advance, Enrich Careers

TMC 2019 Scene from TMC 2019. (John Sommers II for Transport Topics)

When the trucking industry’s equipment and technology professionals gather in Atlanta this month for the annual meeting of American Trucking Associations’ Technology & Maintenance Council, they’ll probe maintenance issues and discover opportunities for collaboration.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
February 11, 2020
Technology, Equipment

Avoid Aftertreatment Woes With Routine Preventive Maintenance

Heading off engine exhaust aftertreatment headaches can be as simple as doing preventive maintenance by the book, representatives of fleets and truck and engine makers said. Diesel particulate filtersand selective catalytic reduction systems have helped Class 8 trucks cut emissions of particulate matter, or soot, and nitrogen oxide compounds.

John Baxter | Special to Transport Topics
October 25, 2019
Equipment

3 Levels of Fleet Maintenance Vendor Consolidation

3 Levels of Fleet Maintenance Vendor Consolidation

As the leading nationwide provider of fleet maintenance programs, Amerit has extensive expertise in overcoming the challenges and pitfalls of vendor consolidation. Amerit’s experts have broken down the process into three levels, providing thoughts on the benefits, how to’s and challenges.

June 4, 2019
Business, Equipment, Safety

Tackling Electrical Systems

Quality Transport Co. diagnostics Quality Transport Co. President Dave Dettman watches as a technician runs diagnostics on a truck. (Quality Transport Co.)

Technicians often don't troubleshoot a truck's electrical system to the extent they could, according to a recent assessment by the Technology & Maintenance Council of American Trucking Associations. Here's why.

January 25, 2019
Business

Re-evaluating the Total Cost of Fleet Ownership

Escalating costs are causing fleet owners to take a closer look at their total cost of ownership (TCO). But when doing so, many don’t take into account all the factors that make up their TCO and make generic comparisons that can be misleading. In this report, you’ll learn all the components that need to be calculated for an accurate TCO, and how a tool developed by Ryder helps fleet owners understand their costs, while saving money on their transportation spend.

March 1, 2018
Business, Equipment, Safety

Ryder System Launches Preventive Maintenance Program for Its Pre-Owned Vehicles

John Sommers II for Transport Topics

Ryder System launched a preventive maintenance program for its pre-owned vehicles, the Miami-based company said. Under the program, customers can finance or prepay for their selected preventive maintenance plan when they purchase a pre-owned vehicle, the company said.

July 5, 2017
Equipment, Safety

Roll On Through the Seasons

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March 17, 2015