Apart from the fact that the truck is well equipped with advanced instruments, it is extremely important to look into some winter upgrades to get good travel experience. When it comes to choosing the winter upgrades, there are a lot of truck accessories out there. From handling the tires to pulling the car, these winter upgrades will be much more beneficial during winter days. So, just spend quality time to research about these accessories. Be...
More and more information management options are becoming available today as tire pressure management systems begin to integrate with telematics and connected vehicle systems. Tire pressure monitoring and inflation systems are accepted as a proven way for fleets to manage one of their biggest consumable items.
With roadside breakdowns, it’s more a matter of when than if, according to Bill Dawson, vice president of maintenance operations and engineering for Ryder. While there are things a fleet can do to try to decrease the number of roadside events, “failures happen in the best of circumstances. Even with the greatest programs, you still are going to have some failures.
Keeping trucks on the road is the goal of every fleet. While today’s vehicles are durable and reliable, they still need to be maintained and they do breakdown on occasion. The efficiency of the maintenance and repair process can mean the difference between delivering a load on time and disappointing a customer.
Taking care of your tires is one of the most important things you can do for your business, and maintaining a good relationship with your tire dealer is one of the most important things you can do for your tires.
As harsh as the weather this time of year might be, business demands that commercial trucks of all sorts still need to hit the roads and make their deliveries. As a result, taking the time out to prepare your vehicles for the change of conditions is absolutely integral to ensure that both your drivers and your assets are ready to cope with the ferocity of winter.
As winter’s bitter cold arrives, the possibility of a no-start condition increases significantly. Not only can a no-start cause huge delays and the accompanying revenue loss, but the expense to have your truck repaired on the road typically exceeds what should have been a routine maintenance cost.
Air conditioning is a wonderful system to have in your truck. It could be very easy to just ride down the road and enjoy the cool breeze flowing from your dash vents, without ever thinking how critical it is to maintain the system, especially, if you drive a newer model truck.