Video Q&A – What Dashboards do you recommend contractors use to run equipment operations?

Typically, in our busy season we will look at a number of repair requests that might be outstanding on a dashboard that are coming in, in the morning. Typically, the service manager likes to deal with those by 10:00AM in the morning, and have all those repair requests transformed into actual work orders, and be completely caught up on the …

Video Q&A – Why is Real-Time Data Important to Equipment Contractors?

Real time data in our operation, for our equipment, is very valuable because it takes the anxiety out of not being aware of where situations are at with the equipment.  That awareness is equipment repairs, it could be utilization, cost of equipment repairs to date, and repair requirements in the moment. Typically on pre-trip inspections, done on a daily basis, …

Video Q&A – Why are Pre-Trip Inspections important?

Pre-Trip inspections are important ultimately #1 for the safety of the equipment when it’s out in the workplace.  We need to keep the public safe. We need to keep the operator safe.  Equipment needs to be working in a safe and efficient manner.  Also to prevent future downtime and wear items that might need more attention, grease, oil, etc.  The …