Heavy Truck Recalls

Recalls on heavy trucks can be costly for truck owners. Fleets must deal with downtime and usually require an employee to drive the tractor to

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How’s Your CSA Score?

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) collects data on commercial motor vehicles (CMV)s operating under a US interstate Department of Transportation (DOT) number in

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Tech Specialization

Should We or Shouldn’t We? Fleet maintenance and repair shops and independent shops at some point will consider tech specialization as a means of increasing

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Breakdowns Happen

No matter what make of truck you drive, no matter which brand of components it has it is subject to breakdowns at any given time

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A Few More EMDECS Updates

Simplified Technician Time Logs This update eliminates the need to enter tech start and end times on a job. Simply enter tech’s total hours and

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More EMDECS Updates

More EMDECS Updates If you’re using the EMDECS shop management system and your fleet employs Owner Operators, or if you perform repairs on outside Owner

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EMDECS Continues to Innovate

EMDECS is the flagship fleet maintenance shop management system of BrightOrder Inc., the first software shop management system to be utilized via the internet in

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Automatic Slack Adjusters

Automatic Slack Adjusters (ASA)s represent an advancement in truck brake technology. In the days before ASAs manual slack adjusters required daily inspection and manual adjustment

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Hauling Steel Coils

If you are new to hauling freight and are considering handling steel coils on a flatbed trailer, at first it may feel a lot like

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Cross Border Trucking

Cross Border Trucking Issues Many Canadian based fleets cross the border with the United States to pick up or deliver goods. Many US based fleets

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