When Tow Trucks Need A Tow: 3 Tips To Avoid Roadside Breakdowns

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September 7, 2017

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Having a proactive tow truck maintenance plan in place can be the difference between a smoothly operating business with a profitable bottom line and an unsafe, inefficient environment with skyrocketing, unpredictable costs of operations. Working with industry leaders that you can trust to get a quality job done will help your business operations, increase employee morale and help adhere to safety requirements and best practices.

The costs of running a tow truck business are high, and maintenance is one of the largest expenditures on the tow truck fleet manager’s expense report.  Wiers Fleet Partners recommends following these three tips for your tow truck maintenance plan:

  1. Be proactive with your tow truck maintenance. Wiers Fleet Partners recommends this to its clients as one of the top ways to keep your fleet working at its safest and most optimized performance levels. The team at Wiers will work closely with you to implement smart repairs today that can prevent larger, more costly issues down the “road.” By aligning your fleet with the expert technicians at Wiers, you’ll keep your fleet in tip-top shape and extend the life of your equipment.  
  2. Get technical. By using Telematics’ powerful technology features, Wiers can help you take traditional tow truck maintenance on the road. The insights provided by Telematics can help pinpoint problems the moment they begin, allowing for a quick response, less downtime and smoother overall operations.
  3. Keep extensive records. Let’s face it, keeping detailed records can make or break your business, but the good news is technology has made it easier than ever to keep a “paper trail” digitally. Using Telematics, you can easily meet all reporting regulations and easily organize your reports.

It’s as simple as one, two, three. Well, maybe simple isn’t the correct word, but creating a tow truck maintenance plan is critical to your trucking operation’s success. Wiers has a team of experienced professionals ready to partner with your business today. Their success hinges on your success, and they truly understand the needs of the trucking industry (having been on your side of the “wheel” themselves).

Wiers will work closely with you and your team to understand your unique business needs, budgets and challenges. Then, create a proactive, easy-to-execute tow truck maintenance plan that is reliable, affordable and adds value every step of the way.

Create your tow truck maintenance plan with Wiers today!


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