According to an industry overview by Stertil-Koni, today’s technicians are demanding better working conditions in addition to higher pay.
Unscheduled Maintenance Costs Increase 3% in CY-2021
Part and labor prices have increased 4-8%, while part and labor availability have decreased. Due to difficulties sourcing replacement vehicles, fleets are keeping units in service longer. This caused repair spend to increase in 2021.