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Risk Insights: Combating Lost Work Truck Productivity

Risk Insights: Combating Lost Work Truck Productivity

 

Fleet or work trucks are equipment you need to accomplish more in a shorter period of time. In short, it is a tool that can help to make you more productive and profitable. If your trucks don’t work efficiently, you won’t be able to achieve your targeted output and revenue. 

 

To avoid losing work truck productivity or resolve the issue when it happens, your first and foremost mission would be to identify its most common causes: 

1. Mechanical Issues of Old vehicles

Everything deteriorates with age including mechanical equipment like trucks and engines. Older vehicles have… Continue reading

Risk Insights: Does My Commercial Motor Vehicle Need a USDOT Number?

Does My Commercial Motor Vehicle Need a USDOT Number

As owner or manager of a company that operates a number of commercial vehicles that engage regularly in interstate or intrastate commerce, it is important for you to be aware of the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) Number system.

What is a USDOT Number?

A USDOT Number works as a unique identifier for certain types of vehicles. It is issued to companies that are engaged in interstate and in some cases, intrastate commerce, that is – if you are transporting hazardous merchandise.  USDOT Numbers are issued by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), and they are intended to… Continue reading

Buying a Medium-Duty Truck? Here are 6 Things You Should Consider

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Commercial trucks are an important component of our economy. They contribute not only to business and infrastructure, but to the country’s income.

If you are planning to buy a medium-duty commercial truck to upgrade your fleet or to fulfill a business requirement, there are a few questions you need to ask yourself to make sure that need really exists. The questions are:

  1.  Are my vans and smaller commercial trucks exhausting their maximum suspension capacity when fully loaded?
  2. Are my trucks holding up traffic especially when running uphill?
  3. Is my delivery team taking too much time to complete each… Continue reading

When to Buy a New Truck for your Business

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High usage commercial trucks and trailers can rack up a lot of miles each year, which means that maintenance work is inevitable.  And over time, they’ll often become too expensive to maintain.  As a business owner, you want to figure out how to get the biggest return on your investment.  But that can be quite difficult when you’re deciding whether to keep on putting money into your old vehicles or to shop for a new commercial truck and trailer.

Timing a vehicle replacement for your business when it makes the most financial sense is crucial. … Continue reading

Truck-N-Trailer Commercial Trucks Services: Keeping Your Used Commercial Trucks at Peak Performance

Nearly 13% of all registered vehicles in the country are commercial trucks—all of which should be in top running condition at all times. Every commercial truck and trailer owner knows that their business operations rely heavily on well-maintained and regularly serviced equipment. Only with a top-performing commercial truck can you be sure about the safe and successful delivery of your products and services.

Behind every well-maintained commercial truck is a reliable service provider. In Oklahoma City, Truck-N-Trailer is your go-to repair and maintenance team. Having been in the used commercial truck and trailer business for decades, we know commercial trucks… Continue reading