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condition-based maintenance at UPS

May 19, 2009

UPS Freight has joined the growing list of companies that are focusing on condition-based maintenance. According to a recent Transportation Topics article, UPS Freight’s telematics systems “will be upgraded with proprietary firmware and an internally developed algorithm” that will help them better manage their trucks and analyze potential problems. UPS made the move to cut […]

the “real world” of maintenance

May 8, 2009

We got a chuckle from this list of 34 Signs You’re Living in the Real World of Maintenance from Reliable Plant. Among our favorites … We have a couple of machines that vacationed in Hawaii on frequent flier miles built up on parts air-shipped in for them. We discussed whether it was possible that a […]

under pressure

April 1, 2009

We are being extra cautious and taking everything we read this morning with a grain of salt (see the date — yes, we have been fooled in the past). But this one is legitimate: California passed legislation that will require auto shops to check the tire pressure of every car that comes in. This seems […]