There was a recent panel of experts that represented five vocations that shared their thoughts on parts at a dialogue in Las Vegas. The first thing that was discussed was the most significant maintenance challenge that everyone faced. After treatment devices was the answer from everyone and finding the right servicing interval.
- He first asked the fleets to talk about their most significant maintenance challenge. Hands down, the answer was aftertreatment devices– especially finding the right servicing interval.
- Tom Moore, senior vice president of the National Private Truck Council, said NPTC-member fleets are moving to more of a predictive maintenance model and are using data to better manage the buy-sell cycle.
- Piller said Swift is working with high school students to encourage them to choose technical schools after they graduate.
“A panel of fleet executives representing five vocations, 63,000 power units and 130,000 trailers shared their thoughts on what they need from heavy-duty aftermarket parts and service providers at the recent Heavy Duty Aftermarket Dialogue event in Las Vegas.”