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Silver Streak Trucking Keeps Running with Mack

Mack’s GuardDog Connect telematics solution helps reduce downtime by proactively monitoring fault codes that could lead to an unplanned visit to the dealer or even shut down or de-rate a truck.

6 Tips to Understand & Leverage Predictive Analytics

Predictive analytics is the concept of utilizing data to predict when issues may occur. Six tips are shared to help reduce downtime related to unscheduled maintenance, handle increases in vehicle needs, and more.

7 Mistakes to Avoid for Smooth Roadside Repairs

Even with the greatest preventive maintenance programs, you still are going to have some failures.Yet not all fleets do a good job of managing the breakdown process. Here’s a look at common mistakes fleets make when it comes to emergency roadside service.

Cummins to Offer Engine Maintenance Notifications

Cummins announced its new Connected Adviser telematics system at TMC's Annual Meeting in Nashville, which allows customers to receive information analyzed by engine experts at Cummins, making it easier for fleet managers to make service decisions about the vehicles in their fleets.

ARI VehicleDowntimeView Tracks Repair Times

ARI has developed VehicleDowntimeView, technology that uses GPS monitoring and telematics data to measure how long a vehicle is out of service and provide data to manage the reduction of a fleet’s total downtime.

Consequences of Extended Truck Replacement Cycles

The more expensive the asset, the longer it is kept in service; however, the need for short-term cost savings prompts some fleets to even further extend cycling parameters and defer replacements.

Best Practices in Truck Maintenance

Maintenance continues to be among the most expensive aspects of running a Class 3-7 truck fleet. But, there are ways to control these costs and remain efficient.

New Ways to Look at Downtime

The age-old problem of downtime will always be a reality, but with new strategies at hand, fleets have more ways to keep trucks on the road longer.