Technology, Equipment

Getting Back to Work: New Fleet Strategies

Getting Back to Work: New Fleet Strategies

Leading fleets are finding this 15-minute PM is saving repair costs and cutting down time. The technology is proving to be the solution to increase uptime, lower repair and PM costs, and end aftertreatment problems, providing quick ROI.

June 8, 2020
Business, Technology, Equipment

Putting the ‘Up’ in Uptime

"Uptime,” or keeping trucks running and earning money for their fleets and drivers rather than broken down on the side of the road, is a much-touted term in this industry — for good reason.

Fran Matso Lysiak | Features Editor
March 9, 2018

Volvo Trucks Announces Seven Dealers Are First Certified Uptime Centers

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Volvo Trucks said seven dealers have been designated as Certified Uptime Centers, representing the first businesses to earn that recognition.

February 29, 2016

'Uptime' Becomes a Focus of Navistar's Turnaround

Seth Clevenger for TT

LISLE, Ill. — Navistar Inc. declared a renewed focus on building increasingly dependable trucks and providing enhanced support to its customers to keep them on the road, beginning the next phase of its quest to regain market share and return to profitability.

February 9, 2015

Navistar Sets Focus on ‘Uptime’ for Customers’ Trucks

Seth Clevenger for TT

Navistar Inc. said it was planning a new mission with a focus on maximizing uptime and keeping customers’ trucks on the road.

February 4, 2015

Mack Trucks Creates Body Builder Order Manager Position and Support Unit

Mack Trucks has named Gene Olenick to a newly created body builder order manager position.

January 15, 2015

Predictive Maintenance Is Focus at Volvo, Mack Uptime Center

GREENSBORO, N.C. — Volvo Trucks and Mack Trucks offered a glimpse into their new Uptime Center, where 630 employees monitor vehicles around the clock, and the companies say major advancements in fleet management and remote diagnostics will be developed.

December 15, 2014