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2 Keys for Protecting Fleets from Freezing Temperatures with Fleet Management Software

As the “polar vortex” continues to pummel large parts of the U.S. with freezing air from the North Pole, standard winterization measures may prove inadequate to protect fleets from record-breaking low temperatures. In order to keep vehicles running in weather … Continue reading

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The What, Why, and How of Barcoding

Barcodes have only been around since the 1960s, yet it would be hard to imagine a world without them. Over the past several decades, barcodes have become an everyday part of life. Everyone is familiar with the little black and … Continue reading

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Recycling ROI: What’s Good for the Environment is Good for Business

As the “green” movement has risen to prominence over the past decade, its mission of environmental consciousness-raising has helped to refine and expand recycling practices. Blue waste bins with the triangle arrow symbol, and the rules governing how trash must … Continue reading

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What Makes a Great Fleet Manager?

This week our guest blog comes from Track Your Truck, a leading GPS solutions provider for the trucking industry, on the characteristics that make up a great fleet manager. You’ve got a fleet of trucks or other assets to manage, … Continue reading

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Implementing Precision Lubrication with CMMS Software

A recent piece in Plant Services lays out a compelling case for precision lubrication. Author Jason Kopschinsky, CMRP, provides a helpful, step by step breakdown of what should be done to ensure that lubricants are in proper condition and keeping … Continue reading

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Six Reasons to Ditch Spreadsheets for a Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS)

Spreadsheet programs like Microsoft Excel can be handy for organizing basic information into simple charts and lists, but for more complex tasks, like asset management and planning, spreadsheets are woefully inadequate. Using a jumble of spreadsheets to track maintenance tasks … Continue reading

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Guest Blog: One More Pallet on the Importance of Maintenance

Our guest blog this week comes from One More Pallet, an innovative freight and shipping company, who provide a breakdown of the key arguments in favor of a thorough, proactive maintenance routine.     By Max Snyder No matter what … Continue reading

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5 Ways Maintenance Software Can Reduce Fleet Costs

Labor, tires, and ever-fluctuating gas prices have all been steadily adding to the overall cost of maintaining fleets in recent years. Fortunately for fleet managers, there has also been a number of countervailing technological innovations that, if implemented effectively, can … Continue reading

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