PACCAR Parts announced Dec. 23 that its Fleet Services program was celebrating its 10th anniversary.
API. It’s a confusing acronym for the even more confusing “application programming interface.” An API is the way that data communicates and integrates.
We all know the struggles of having to manage workload with a limited number of employees due to budget constraints. In the fleet maintenance environment, this can also arise due to the current technician shortages we are seeing across the nation.
Many transportation fleets begin the process of preparing their trucks for winter in November, a process known as “winterizing.” However, the practice of winterizing your truck should take place all throughout the winter months, not just in November.
It takes a team to keep trucks moving smoothly through a shop facility and back onto the road, notes Shelley Oldenburg, medium-duty service manager at Kriete Truck Center—Madison.
One of my favorite aspects about writing for Fleet Service Technology magazine is when someone from the trucking industry says they read the articles. That gives me the perfect opportunity to ask them, “What trends or new technologies are you seeing come out?”
Manual transmission noises are fairly straightforward to isolate. The sound a transmission makes as a failure unfolds can help the technician to determine the issue.
Among the ways that fleet maintenance and service provider operations measure success, notes Renaldo Adler, industry principal for asset maintenance at Trimble Transportation, the one that often gets paid the most attention in the industry is the reduction of downtime.
Clore Automotive has introduced model PL6800, a 12-volt 100A flashing power supply and 100/40/10A battery charger from SOLAR.
We’ve all heard the old adage, “no news is good news.” While that saying may sound encouraging, the logical part of our mind probably wonders what’s going on with the “no news” part.