Whenever your business takes delivery of a new mixer truck, whether you’re just starting out in the business or adding a new vehicle to your fleet, your maintenance people need to do a deep dive into the accompanying owner’s manual. New models arrive with differences due to manufacturers keeping abreast of technological improvements and incorporating them.
That can mean you have several different models in your fleet and your managers are required to document maintenance for numerous, somewhat different trucks. Later we’ll show you how that may not need be a hardship. In fact, it can be very good news.
Ensure that your drivers know exactly what their responsibilities are regarding operating and driving your vehicles, and also inspecting their truck each day which is designed to keep operators safer on the job. Safety needs to be the focus of everything your drivers do. Constantly hammer that message home. Accidents can prove costly and dangerous to the point of life-ending. Prevention is key.
Having a vehicle history available instantly with maintenance and repair records can really boost your fleet’s resale value. And updating the fleet with new trucks can be done over time, one at a time saving a huge capital outlay at one time. Trust EMDECS from BrightOrder, a specialist in truck service and repair software. For a free demo contact BrightOrder to see how EMDECS can simplify your maintenance to keep your trucks road ready.