HOW WE INCREASE
Fleet managers are constantly seeking ways to decrease their cost per mile. Every tire-related issue results in time spent on maintenance and money spent on replacement equipment.
WHERE IT STARTS
But beyond maintenance-related challenges, problems with driver turnover are adding to the costly effect of downtime. In “Examining Driver Turnover and Retention in the Trucking Industry” by Harrison and Pierce, the average cost of losing one driver was estimated between $5,000 and $8,000. And retaining drivers is another significant challenge: Fleet Owner found that the average driver turnover for the first three months of 2017 was 74% in large fleets.
ONLINE MAINTENANCE GUIDE: THE LIFE OF A TRUCK
Whether you run a fleet or are only beginning your driving career, this guide will help you understand the little things that add up to big wins in fleet productivity.