Telematics data driving toward predictive, prescriptive maintenance: Mead
ATLANTA, Ga. – Gerry Mead, Phillips Industries’ executive director – innovation, recognizes the value of telematics data in the maintenance process. More of it is emerging every day. He just wonders whether fleets are taking advantage of the insights that are already at their fingertips.
Charging and maintaining electric trucks will be no small task
ATLANTA, Ga. -- Any fleet that wants to introduce more than a handful of electric trucks will need to do some big thinking around big chargers, big cables, and the big investments for charging and maintenance capabilities.
IN PRINT — Tool Time: 8 tools shops can’t live without
Few things will improve a mechanic's productivity better than the proper tool. Sure, any wrench will turn a fastener, but a torque wrench will ensure exact clamping force. In the digital realm, the right app can offer quick access to underlying fault codes and even help to refine shop schedules.