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Coach Your Drivers to Better MPG

Helping rid your truck drivers of bad driving and maintenance habits is the quickest, most direct route to conserving your fuel budget.

Verizon Connect Offers Roadside Assistance

Verizon Connect has begun offering roadside assistance to customers of its Reveal telematics platform that helps connect administrators and their drivers to around-the-clock assistance.

TCO Is Not a Static Number

A vehicle’s total cost of ownership is comprised of its fixed costs, operating expenses, and depreciation per year or during the course of its service life, minus its anticipated resale value. During the course of a vehicle’s service life, TCO is subject to change due to a vehicle’s age and numerous external factors, which has a direct bearing on replacement policies.

Pep Boys Expands Tire Installation with Amazon.com

Pep Boys will take its Amazon.com Ship-to-Store tire installation national. Customers can now choose their neighborhood Pep Boys for the installation of any brand of tires purchased on Amazon.com.

Tire Prices Increase Due to Higher Commodity Costs

Higher commodity prices are putting upward pressure on fleet prices for replacement tires. National accounts are no longer as willing to absorb the majority of price increases, which are between 3%-8% on select tire lines.

Maintenance Costs Increase as Labor Rates Rise

Despite high build quality, vehicle maintenance costs are trending up due to increased advanced technology content, skilled labor shortages, higher tire prices, and more engines requiring synthetic oils and high-capacity oil pans.

Uptake Offers Predictive Fleet Maintenance Solution

The solution combines Geotab hardware, which captures data from approximately 100 different truck sensors, and Uptake's software, to help provide fleets with precise insights into which components will fail and when.