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How You Can Be Prepared For Brake Safety Week: A Simple Guide

by David Seewack on August 1, 2023

Brake Safety Week is fast approaching! From August 20-26, commercial motor vehicle inspectors from the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) will take to the highways, conducting roadside inspections focused on brake system components. read more

Category: Tips and Tricks, Trucking

Turbocharge Your Parts Hunt: FinditParts Empowers Parts Pros with Lightning-Fast Search and Access

by David Seewack on May 5, 2023

With FinditParts you get access to the nation's largest interconnected supply chain giving you lighting-fast access to OEM and aftermarket parts. We geographically located the closet part so you can rest assured that it will receive it as soon as possible. read more

Category: E-commerce, Logistics, Supply Chain, Tips and Tricks

Perfect Match: VMI and E-Commerce Parts Programs

by David Seewack on February 2, 2023

Fleets, dealers, leasing companies, and independent service providers all need to continually weigh their planned and projected upcoming needs against the capital expense required to keep parts shelves stocked. read more

Category: E-commerce, Inventory Management, Tips and Tricks

Getting Ahead of Seasonal Maintenance and Parts Needs

by David Seewack on January 16, 2023

Whether you’re heading into warmer or colder times of the year, getting ahead of weather-related problems goes a long way toward ensuring uptime and keeping breakdown cost off your balance sheet. read more

Category: Efficient Practices, Tips and Tricks, Truck Repair

Managing Parts Needs During Mobile Maintenance Events

by David Seewack on January 12, 2023

The drive to ensure and improve asset availability is increasingly leading to growth in both company-operated and outsourced mobile service operations. read more

Category: Efficient Practices, Tips and Tricks, Truck Repair

A Good Supplier Is an Invaluable Resource

by David Seewack on January 4, 2023

Productive supplier relationships yield measurable benefits in favorable pricing, on-time deliveries, and added value from access to needed expertise. read more

Category: Suppliers, Tips and Tricks, Trucking

5 Helpful Tips to Keep Your Fleet Ready for Fall

by Lyn Leoncito on September 2, 2021

Image Source: Unsplash.com Trucks and commercial vehicles—if well-maintained—are built to last. They could stay productive season after season if they are properly taken care of. Fall provides fleet managers with the perfect opportunity for truck maintenance. The milder weather during this season allows mechanics, drivers, and fleet operators to do ... read more

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8 Safety Tips for Operating Heavy Equipment

by Alvin Ybañez on August 30, 2021

Almost any worksite that involves construction or earthmoving tasks uses at least one type of heavy equipment. From the trusty ol’ bulldozer to advanced asphalt pavers, heavy machinery has made what was once daunting tasks faster and much more efficient to do. But while they help get work done more ... read more

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Tips to Make Your Truck Eco-Friendly

by Alvin Ybañez on August 23, 2021

The trucking industry is the lifeblood that keeps communities around the world humming along, but it does come at a price for the environment. According to a recent EPA study, 29% of greenhouse gas emissions are from the transportation industry, with trucks making up around 23% of that. This is ... read more

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Truck Stop Dos and Don’ts

by Phoebe Trilles on August 16, 2021

Truck stops play a critical role in helping truckers across the nation work efficiently and effectively. However, not all truck stops are created the same. Some may have all the amenities and services that you need—such as a gas station, restaurant, wide parking lot, showers, lounges, souvenir shops, and more—but ... read more

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