Fleet costs are going through the roof. Fuel prices are setting record highs and strained supply chains create unique challenges. Fleets that don’t manage their biggest spends, like tires, will feel the brunt of today’s market increases. That’s why it’s important to have a holistic tire program that offers a bird’s eye view of overall […]
Longtime Double Coin customer Chris Hanna, owner of Palmetto Yacht Management, shares some good tips on keeping his team safe and healthy during the Covid-19 epidemic.
Data for trucking fleets is like a hunting dog . . . it points you in the right direction, but you have to take the critical step of aiming and pulling the trigger.
Taking care of tires is a top priority for fleet managers because a complete tire management program can be the difference between solid profits and just getting by.
When deciding between deep or shallow tread truck tires, I recommend that fleet managers and owner operators consider 10 key factors.
What exactly is a “gizmo?” I define it as an unspecified object that you don’t know the proper name for and have little confidence that the product will actually work.
At Palmetto Yacht Management, we’ve been hauling boats and yachts up and down the East Coast for 10 years now. I’ve been thinking about the keys to success for owner operators and would like to share my top 5:
An effective strategy and well-functioning system for parts management will help fleet operations reduce vehicle downtime, increase efficiency, lessen excess inventory and decrease capital costs.
Parts inventories can be intimidating to manage, and if not done well, can be costly. On average, parts are 50 percent of what labor cost is for the typical trucking fleet.
In my last post we talked about the frustrations of an executive maintenance leader. Now let’s talk about how fleet management can reduce these frustrations to help maintain and motivate their maintenance leaders.
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