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CONTENTS / OCTOBER 2020

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12

Proper
brake bleed
procedures
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Vehicles

Keys to maximizing trailer ROI
To optimize the utilization, performance, and
lifecycle cost of trailers, fleets can focus on
three key areas: specifying, telematics, and
preventive maintenance.
» How leasing can improve trailer ROI

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20

» O N T H E CO V E R
In The Bay

Best practices for maintaining
hydraulic braking systems

Attentive monitoring and maintenance practices
assure operational efficiency and prolong the life
of the hydraulic braking system.

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26
PM tips
to reduce
operating costs
P. 12

Shop Operations

Solving the parts puzzle

In order to increase uptime, fleets must
configure a parts network to ensure the parts
they need get where they are needed.

VIEWS FROM THE EXPERTS
36 Management
CMMS marketplace
By Joel Levitt

SPRINGFIELD RESOURCES

SPOTLIGHT ON...

40 Economic Outlook
Signs of economic recovery
By Robert Deili

32 Contending with
accelerated BEV tire wear

MACKAY & COMPANY

The instant torque and higher weight of
electric vehicle powertrains can take a toll on
commercial vehicle tires, but proper spec'ing
and maintenance can help ease the burden.

42 Diagnostics

Choosing the right diagnostic
tool for roadside triage
By Gregg Wartgow

34 Cold weather HVAC
considerations

CONTRIBUTING EDITOR

54 Guest Editorial

Ensure both the heating and cooling
components of the HVAC system are in
working order for the winter months.

The propane-powered
alternative
By Todd Mouw
ROUSH CLEANTECH

Solving the
parts puzzle
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D E PA R T M E N T S
FROM THE EDITORS

8 Uptime

How fleets can connect with tech schools

10 Editor's Note

The aftertreatment blues

4 Fleet Maintenance | October 2020

46 Fleet Parts &
Components

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

51 Tools & Equipment
A roundup of the latest tool
and equipment offerings.

On the cover: 1216033265 | RistoArnaudov | Getty Images

52 Classifieds



Fleet Maintenance

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Fleet Maintenance

Uptime: How Fleets Can Connect with Tech Schools
Editor's Note: The Aftertreatment Blues
Keys to Maximizing Trailer ROI
Best Practices for Maintaining Hydraulic Braking Systems
Solving the Parts Puzzle
Contending with Accelerated BEV Tire Wear
Cold Weather HVAC Considerations
Management: CMMS Marketplace
Economic Outlook: Signs of Economic Recovery
Diagnostics: Choosing the Right Diagnostic Tool for Roadside Triage
Fleet Parts & Components
Tools & Equipment
Classifieds
Guest Editorial: The Propane-Powered Alternative
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Fleet Maintenance - Uptime: How Fleets Can Connect with Tech Schools
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Fleet Maintenance - Editor's Note: The Aftertreatment Blues
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Fleet Maintenance - Keys to Maximizing Trailer ROI
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Fleet Maintenance - Contending with Accelerated BEV Tire Wear
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Fleet Maintenance - Management: CMMS Marketplace
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Fleet Maintenance - Economic Outlook: Signs of Economic Recovery
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