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Maximize Uptime and Profits Through Effective Fleet Management Practices

October 04, 2012

Operating a lift truck fleet is a reality of your business, but managing a lift truck fleet in addition to focusing on your core business responsibilities can get complicated. Trying to keep tabs on service schedules is tough enough; when you add in the varying degrees of usage per unit, multiple facilities in different locations, and the possibility of having several service providers and part suppliers, it gets even trickier.

When lift truck fleets are not properly maintained or utilized efficiently, downtime increases, productivity is reduced and you may end up spending money when you should be making money. The challenge of properly maintaining your fleet can be resolved through an effective fleet management program. Fleet management programs help navigate hidden opportunities to reduce your materials handling spending. As you are confronted with some of the most difficult economic hurdles in decades, the need to shed cost for sustainability is a must if you are to emerge these economic times leaner, stronger and poised to take advantage of economic recovery. A strong fleet management program is essential to maximizing uptime and productivity and ultimately saving money over the long term.

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