Keep Your Fleet Rolling in Profits: Preventative Maintenance and Repair Management

March 26, 2024

Running a trucking company is a balancing act. You need to keep your trucks on the road generating revenue, but not at the expense of constant breakdowns and repairs. PCS TMS for Carriers offers a powerful solution to this challenge, helping you optimize your fleet for maximum profitability. Our Carrier Fleet Management features allow you to track preventative maintenance and repairs so you can keep your fleet rolling.

The High Cost of Unmaintained Trucks

Trucks that aren’t properly maintained are a drain on your wallet. Breakdowns lead to delays, missed deliveries, and unhappy customers. These issues not only cost money directly but can also damage your reputation and future business opportunities.

PCS: The Key to Smart Fleet Management

Our TMS for Carriers goes beyond just dispatching loads. It provides a comprehensive suite of tools designed to keep your trucks running smoothly and efficiently. Here’s how it helps you save money:

  • Preventative Maintenance Made Easy: Schedule and track recurring maintenance tasks like oil changes, registrations, and preventative maintenance plans. The system automatically generates alerts for upcoming service needs, preventing breakdowns before they happen.
  • Detailed Work Orders: Create detailed work orders to track every service performed on each truck. This provides a complete service history, allowing you to identify potential problems early and make informed decisions.
  • Cost Tracking and Reporting: Track parts, labor, and other service costs associated with each truck. This detailed data empowers you to generate reports that reveal the profitability of individual vehicles. You’ll see which trucks are consistently costing more and can make informed decisions about repairs or replacements.
  • Integrated Parts Inventory Management (For In-House Shops): Manage your parts inventory seamlessly within the PCS TMS software. Track what parts you have in stock, what’s on order, and generate purchase orders automatically. This eliminates the need for separate systems and keeps your maintenance shop running smoothly.

Making Every Mile Count

By proactively maintaining your fleet with PCS, you’ll experience:

  • Reduced Repair Costs: Catch problems before they become major repairs, saving you money in the long run.
  • Improved Fuel Efficiency: Well-maintained trucks run smoother and use less fuel, boosting your bottom line.
  • Less Downtime: Preventative maintenance minimizes breakdowns, keeping your trucks on the road and generating revenue.
  • Smarter Truck Replacement Decisions: Detailed cost data helps you identify trucks that are becoming unprofitable due to maintenance needs. This allows you to plan for replacements strategically, ensuring your fleet remains efficient and cost-effective.
  • Increased Driver Satisfaction: By preventing breakdowns and keeping trucks in top condition, our TMS helps ensure drivers have a smoother, less stressful experience on the road.

See for yourself how PCS can transform your fleet management. Contact us today for a free demo of our TMS for Carriers and experience the difference proactive maintenance and data-driven decision-making can make. Don’t let truck breakdowns and unnecessary repairs eat into your profits. Take control of your fleet’s health and keep your business running smoothly for miles to come.