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Ohio City Fleet Manager Joins Waste Authority

The Solid Waste Authority of Central Ohio (SWACO) has hired Bill Burns as its fleet & facilities maintenance manager. Burns previously worked as the fleet operations manager at the City of Columbus, Ohio.

What to Do When OEMs Stop Making Your Vehicle

Just when you think you have the perfect fleet configuration, the unthinkable happens: your OEM discontinues a model your fleet has come to rely on. If your fleet faces this situation, here’s what to do.

Kardex Remstar Launches Remote Support

Kardex Remstar is launching a cloud-based Remote Support platform that focuses on continuously monitoring the status of a customer’s installed systems and remotely maintaining them when necessary.

Rising Parts Costs Drive Vehicle Thefts

Thefts of vehicles in the U.S. rose again last year by more than 4%, according to preliminary 2017 crime data from the FBI. Many of the vehicles that are recovered are missing wheels and rims or other key parts.

Tampa Boosts Productivity by Outsourcing Parts

Since the City of Tampa, Fla., began outsourcing its parts room in January, the fleet has been able to improve technician productivity, improve parts availability, and streamline its procurement processes.

N.C. City to Decide on Ending Maintenance Contract

The City of Fayetteville, N.C., has one year to decide if it will terminate its fleet maintenance contract with a utility, which has been performing the city’s maintenance work for at least 12 years.