A well-organized shop is a well-run one, and one of the ways a well-run shop can set itself apart is with a strong inventory management system. Taking care of inventory properly can help you know whether you are stocking too many parts and ensure that you have the parts you need for the typical day’s repairs, and in general, you won’t be wasting yours or your technicians’ time sorting through a disorganized parts room, ordering parts that already should have been on-site or looking frantically for a part that should be there.
There are digital solutions that can help. Parts inventory software is available from a variety of providers, digitizing your inventory process and parts room and getting everything onto one system.Read the full article here.
The integration will provide Fleetsoft’s customers in the school bus industry with OnCommand Connection’s real-time insights into vehicle health and maintenance requirements. The integration will enable a proactive maintenance approach for reduced costs and improved uptime.
“Fleetsoft’s integration with OnCommand Connection, which provides the industry’s most comprehensive GPS and telematics solutions, gives Fleetsoft’s customers access to all the information they need to manage their entire fleet,” said Kurt Claussner, president of Fleetsoft. “This partnership is designed to create a seamless, integrated user experience like no other. We look forward to working together moving forward.”
With OnCommand Connection, Fleetsoft customers gain access to real-time data on engine fault codes, vehicle status, vehicle location and odometer readings. Fleetsoft is integrated with OnCommand Parts Catalog On-Line and Service Portal as well for easy retrieval of vehicle information. This fall, Fleetsoft customers will be able to send purchase orders directly to Navistar’s FleetCharge purchasing program.
“Our ‘Better Together’ approach means that this integration delivers incremental benefit not just to Fleetsoft customers but to customers of OnCommand Connection as well,” said Sean Slyman, Navistar’s director, Connected Services, Bus Solutions. “By integrating with Fleetsoft’s system, OnCommand Connection can continue to grow its Advanced Remote Diagnostics offerings to its customers, providing a whole new dimension of efficiency and proactive maintenance for the school bus industry.”
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