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CONTENTS / JULY 2019

18

F E AT U R E S
18 VEHICLES

Examining the e-systems
available for today's fleets

30

D E PA R T M E N T S
8 UPTIME

How you can make the most out
of your shop's ROs

Electrification will change vehicle
operation and maintenance.

24 IN THE BAY

Do techs understand the
fundamentals of electrical
system diagnosis?

» CO V E R S T O R Y
10

10 Foundation for success:

How do you find and keep
technician talent?

Best practices for entry-level technician
recruitment and retention.

Evaluate and train technicians to
improve efficiency and accuracy when
diagnosing vehicle wiring issues.
» Tips and tricks for reading wiring
diagrams
» Nine essential aspects of vehicle
electrical system diagnosis

30 SHOP OPERATIONS
How to assess
replacement parts

Insights and guidelines to help fleets
choose the right type of part for the
right situation, keeping both uptime
and the bottom line in mind.

55 FLEET PARTS
& COMPONENTS

What's new in products for more
efficient fleet operation.

58 TOOLS & EQUIPMENT
A roundup of the latest tool
and equipment offerings.

61 CLASSIFIEDS

Product and service offerings.

» Tips for interview success
» Best practices for onboarding new employees
 On the cover: Photo courtesy of American Diesel Centers

VIEWS FROM THE EXPERTS
SPECIAL SEC TI O N
New Prospects for

TECHNICAL
ACHIEVEMENT

Education * Leadership * Competition * Opportunities
43 Invitation
44 TMC Fall Meeting
48 Competition Framework
50 PTDC Training Fair
51 TMC Membership

4 Fleet Maintenance | July 2019

36 REMAN,
REBUILD, REPLACE
Reasons fleets should
consider reman
By Raji El-Kassouf
AXLETECH

38 ECONOMIC
OUTLOOK

Uncertainties with today's
global economy
By Robert Dieli
RDLB, INC.

40 TIRE TACTICS

Factors to help determine
the lifecycle of tires
By Phillip Mosier
COOPER TIRE & RUBBER

54 MANAGEMENT
The "shop improvement"
conundrum
By Joel Levitt
SPRINGFIELD RESOURCES

62 GUEST
EDITORIAL

Increase shop
efficiencies through fluid
management
By Joshua Holmstadt
GRACO INC.

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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Fleet Maintenance

Uptime - How you can make the most out of your shop's ROs
Foundation for success: How do you find and keep technician talent?
Vehicles - Examining the e-systems available for today's fleets
In the Bay - Do techs understand the fundamentals of electrical system diagnosis?
Shop Operations - How to assess replacement parts
Reman, Rebuild, Replace - Reasons fleets should consider reman
Economic Outlook - Uncertainties with today's global economy
Tire Tactics - Factors to help determine the lifecycle of tires
Management - The "shop improvement" conundrum
Fleet Parts & Components
Tools & Equipment
Classifieds
Guest Editorial - Increase shop efficiencies through fluid management
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Fleet Maintenance - Uptime - How you can make the most out of your shop's ROs
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Fleet Maintenance - Foundation for success: How do you find and keep technician talent?
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Fleet Maintenance - Vehicles - Examining the e-systems available for today's fleets
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Fleet Maintenance - In the Bay - Do techs understand the fundamentals of electrical system diagnosis?
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Fleet Maintenance - Shop Operations - How to assess replacement parts
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Fleet Maintenance - Reman, Rebuild, Replace - Reasons fleets should consider reman
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Fleet Maintenance - Economic Outlook - Uncertainties with today's global economy
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Fleet Maintenance - Tire Tactics - Factors to help determine the lifecycle of tires
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Fleet Maintenance - Management - The "shop improvement" conundrum
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