Kenworth TruckTech+ is a diagnostic program that has enabled Dart Transit to improve uptime. Dart maintains a fleet of 300 Kenworth T680s. This has automated much of the drivers responsibility for reporting alerts in a timely fashion. The company can now call the driver proactively to get corrective actions taken care of.
- Now, we get an email notification when the soot level gets to a critical level and can call the driver and get action taken before a de-rate takes place.
- The system has also taken some of the guesswork out of fleet maintenance for Dart, the company says, sending codes and detailed information to Dart remotely allowing the company to make informed decisions.
- We will be able to collect a vast amount of data and use this in trend analysis, plus we’re going to integrate remote diagnostics into our fleet maintenance software.
“The Eagan, Minnesota-based truckload and intermodal carrier began implementing TruckTech+ at the beginning of 2016. Since then the company has had better visibility on the health of its Kenworth trucks.”