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The vertical lift module Montgomery County, Md., recently purchased stores about 3,200 parts numbers for the County fleet. An operator inputs a parts number, and the machine fetches it, depositing the tray in the access opening. Photo courtesy of Montgomery County.

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Storage Solutions for Maintenance Facilities

Whether renovating or constructing a new fleet maintenance facility, or just outgrowing space due to fleet growth, there are storage solutions available that will help with space constraints — and they come with other benefits as well.

Service body trucks enable field technicians to easily reach the tools they use most frequently

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6 Principles for Selecting Upfits with Ergonomics in Mind

Spec’ing vehicles with driver ergonomics will make a happier, safer driver who will be more enthusiastic and better prepared for work.

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How to Avoid Running a Truck Until its Wheels 'Fall Off'

Truck lifecycles can be calculated to the mile and the dollar. This can help fleets replace vehicles at the optimal moment.

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Selecting the Right Ladder Rack for the Job

While choosing the right ladder rack for a fleet vehicle involves consideration of a number of factors, including storage, van roof height, and need for accessibility, there is a rack available for every fleet need.

Transit Connect

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All-New Transit & Transit Connect Offer Power of Choice

With a variety of roof heights and vehicle lengths, the Transit and Transit Connect will be able to fit the needs of a wide variety of commercial fleets. The new vans will go on sale in 2014.

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2013 Cargo Van Comparison

A side-by-side comparison of the venerable models and newcomers shows that there’s a van for every type of cargo.

Enhancing product visibilty helps technicians more readily keep track of inventory. Keeping a van organized based on repetition of duties increases efficency.

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7 Factors to Consider When Upfitting Cargo Vans

Upfitting can be an involved process, but it can be broken down into seven factors to maximize productivity and benefit the company’s bottom line.

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What You Need to Know About APUs

Evaluating auxiliary power units (APUs) before making any usage decisions can help save time and money for fleets in need of additional power.

Media had a chance to watch the teardown of the two Cummins ISX diesel engines using EcoPower re-refined oil.

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Putting Re-Refined Oil to the Test: Engine Results After 1 Million Miles

The first-ever, official million-mile engine test of re-refined oil in actual fleet service was completed in July after a four-year run. By

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7 Keys to Crafting an Effective Fleet Safety Policy

With the potential to save lives and reduce accident management costs, a carefully crafted safety policy is a necessity.

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Fleet Tracking And Telematics

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A specialized form of leasing wherein some or all fleet costs are estimated in advance, then budgeted and billed by the fleet management company with periodic invoices (usually monthly).

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