Zen and the art of fleet maintenance

Deierlein, Bob
October 1997
World Wastes;Oct97, Vol. 40 Issue 10, p26
Trade Publication
Explains how motor vehicle fleet managers can reduce maintenance costs by devoting time on analysis and long-term planning. Value of changing shop hours to optimize fleet size; Switching mechanics to evening/night shifts; Evolution of the meaning of the acronym PM, from preventive maintenance to predictive maintenance; Data compilation; Computerized equipment maintenance program. INSET: Top ten maintenance mistakes..


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