Disorganized Small Parts Cost You Time and Money

It’s a problem that may occur frequently in your shop. You need a small part, such as a screw, heat-shrink terminal or O-ring, and you must stop everything to look for it. Maybe it’s in a box or drawer, mixed up with other small parts that need to be sorted and organized. Maybe it’s been misplaced, or you used the last of your stock and didn’t replenish it. Perhaps the part was improperly stored and no longer usable. You find yourself running out to a brick-and-mortar store to buy parts more often than you’d like.
Tags: Vendor Managed Inventory

Prepare Your Fleet for Winter

Winter is here, but many parts of the United States already have seen wintry conditions, in some cases for months. But even if winter’s cold, ice and snow already have made an appearance in your area, it’s not too late to take some precautionary steps to prepare your fleet for the winter months ahead.
Tags: Fleet, Winter, Tips

Rodents Damaging Your Engine? It May Be The Wire

It’s a fact of life that rodents are relentless chewers. They don’t discriminate, chewing on practically anything. When it comes to vehicles and farm equipment, rodents love to crawl up into dark engine compartments, particularly in cold weather, and make their nests. This often results in extensive damage and a hefty repair bill, not to mention safety issues and downtime caused by equipment failure.
Tags: Electrical, Prevention, Liability