PIT Group Introduces Fleet Efficiency Review

Recognized industry experts offer comprehensive analyses of equipment and maintenance management practices

 

Nashville, TN -- February 27, 2017 – PIT Group, a research and engineering group focused on improving fleet maintenance and operations in theNorth American transportation industry, today announced at the 2017 TMC Annual Meeting & Transportation Technology Exhibition, Fleet Efficiency Review, a comprehensive analysis of fleet maintenance practices by recognized industry experts.

Fleet Efficiency Review is a complete analysis of your operations with recommendations that will lead to a fast return on investment,” said Yves Provencher, director of the PIT Group. “With carriers facing increasing operational challenges, and maintenance teams leaner than they have ever been, it is nearly impossible to stay on top of new technologies and legislative requirements. Fleet Efficiency Review provides an action plan that can help you stay abreast of best operational practices."

Joining forces with PIT Group to provide Fleet Efficiency Review is Dwayne O. Haug, an industry veteran who adds first hand, operational experience to PIT Group’s ten years of trucking technology and analysis expertise.

Fleet Efficiency Review will provide you with key information to meet your goals,” said Dwayne O. Haug. “In cooperation with and endorsement of your fleet’s equipment and maintenance management team, we will identify your strengths and areas for improvement. Fleet Efficiency Review will deliver a clear picture of your operation, how you compare to the industry and what immediate actions need to be taken to positively impact costs.

The cost for Fleet Efficiency Review is calculated based on fleet size. A full analysis covers:

Vehicle Acquisition and Disposal

  •  Truck and trailer specs review
  • Impact on fuel consumption and maintenance
  • Warranty

Maintenance Practices

  • Maintenance costs
  •  Tire management
  • EPA mandated items (DEF/DPF filters)
  • Outsourcing
  • Parts inventory
  • Preventive and predictive maintenance
  • Technician skills and training
  • Shop layout

 

About PIT Group

PIT Group, a division of FPInnovations, is a neutral, third-party organization that focuses on testing technologies and evaluating operational effectiveness for member fleets. PIT Group’s four main areas of focus are: testing fuel efficiency of technologies using its Energotest, verifying that ELD solutions meet the US and/or Canadian requirements, assessing fleet operations for areas of improvements and research, testing and development of smart mobility solutions.  PIT Group’s Energotest is recognized in the trucking industry as the gold standard for fuel economy tests and is ISO 17025 certified. Fleets across North America rely on PIT Group’s insight and advice because of their operations and maintenance expertise.

For more details, visit http://www.thepitgroup.com.

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