Improving the productivity of vehicle maintenance and shop operations is an ongoing challenge for fleet managers. For most fleet maintenance operations, contributing factors include shop design, technician proficiency and proper selection of tools and equipment.
Addressing the design of the shop itself can make repair and maintenance facilities more productive. Another contributor to shop productivity is technician proficiency. Trained and motivated personnel not only enhance efficiency but can also offset the ongoing challenge posed by a shortage of technicians. Finally, the selection of tools and equipment also contributes to the productivity of vehicle maintenance and shop operations.
Improving the productivity of fleet maintenance operations can be a formidable challenge. For a number of fleets, representing different types of operations, productivity is being increased without sacrificing quality of work.
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