If you own a fleet maintenance facility and need heavy duty mobile column lifts and accessories, it’s time to make the switch to SLEC, Inc! No company has more experience than SLEC, Inc. in the inspection and repair of SEFAC, SLEC, and Somers portable lifts. We provide the highest quality made-in-America parts for SEFAC and SLEC columns, and always go above and beyond for our loyal customers. Here are just a few of the things you can expect when you become a SLEC customer.
Here at SLEC, we love to hear positive reviews from satisfied customers! We recently received a great review from Nicholas Milione, Logistics & Support Manager of Plymouth & Brockton Street Railway Company.
SLEC recently completed our biggest contract to date- supplying 20 x 44,000 lb capacity columns for a major East Coast transit company. While we have supplied rail jacks in the past, this was by far our biggest contract. The columns were lined up and ready for final testing in February, then went through operator training before being put into action.
A recent fleet study found that 87% of those surveyed didn’t know how much their fleet was spending each year on diesel particulate filter (DPF) cleaning. Also, 65% of those surveyed didn’t know how much their fleet was spending annually to replace damaged DPF filters. Do you know how much your fleet is spending on DPF maintenance? If not, continue reading to learn why it’s important to know about the steps to take to help improve fuel economy and engine performance.
Mach1 Roadside Assistance is a new app that believes the roadside assistance industry can be improved by making it on-demand and automated. The app can be thought of as “the Uber of roadside assistance,” as it will dispatch the closest service provider in real-time through their dispatching system. Continue reading to learn more about Mach1 and how it can help service providers.
As a truck driver or fleet manager, it’s crucial to be prepared for a breakdown at any moment, as they are usually unpredictable. To get your truck back up and running, it’s important to properly handle a truck breakdown safely on the side of the road. Continue reading for a few tips on how to be prepared for a truck breakdown and handle an equipment failure safely.
Truck driver fatigue is a very serious issue, as it is one of the top reasons for driver-related accidents. There are millions of trucks on the road transporting U.S. goods every day of the year, and despite an effort to implement rules to improve driver safety, there has been a 20% increase in the number of commercial truck accidents over the past decade. Continue reading to learn more about the connection between truck-related accidents and fatigued drivers.
Fleet management is a huge job that requires overseeing and controlling lots of different factors, from gas expenditures to speed monitoring. Anything that you can do to make the process more efficient will also make the job easier. One place to focus your attention is on your vehicle maintenance processes. Using these steps to establish a good maintenance process will help the efficiency and cost-effectiveness of your fleet management program overall.
One of the biggest factors that impacts the profit margins of your transportation company is the amount you spend on fuel. It’s such a central component to the success of your business that it’s necessary to use it effectively. Follow this guide for improving your fleet’s fuel management.
Fleet management is a huge job that requires overseeing and controlling many different factors, from gas expenditures to speed monitoring. Anything that you can do to make the process more efficient will also make the job easier. One place to focus your attention is on your vehicle maintenance processes. Using these steps to establish a good maintenance process will help the efficiency and cost-effectiveness of your fleet management program overall.
The days of using dedicated bays and creepers in your fleet maintenance facility are over! If you haven’t already, now is the time to make the transition over to mobile column lifts by SLEC. We can assure you that our products will allow you to maximize your facility’s space and allow you to make faster and easier repairs! We have decades of experience, and we firmly believe that we offer the best customer service in the entire industry. Continue reading as we discuss three significant advantages of choosing to be a SLEC customer.
When your business relies on a fleet of vehicles to get the job done, ensuring that they are all properly maintained and working well is critical to your success. Not only do you want to ensure that they look good to keep a professional image, but if they don’t work well, they may cause loss of profits due to lateness and other damages. By following these four tips, you can help keep your fleet on the road where you need it.
Gas prices have been extremely volatile over the last few decades. In addition to affecting the everyday driver, they have had a significant impact on transportation companies who are heavily dependent on fuel for their vehicles. Also, the average fleet manager needs to be concerned about the actions of their drivers for a few other important reasons. Keep reading and discover some of the major challenges fleet’s face today and reasons why fleet management software is a potential solution to many of these problems.
The transportation industry continues to evolve, and 2018 was no exception. For example, in the world of trucking, electronic logging devices (ELD’s) have offered a solution to monitoring a driver’s Hours of Service while on the road. Also, school buses have also advanced through the way in which newer models include high visibility markings, reinforced side panels, higher back seats for additional passenger protection, more emergency exit space, and alternative fuel source capabilities. Keep reading and discover a few transportation trends to keep an eye on in 2019!
SLEC is proud to announce that our recent advertisement has earned positive recognition as a 5th place ranking of a recent SIGNET study. This study was published on behalf of Mass Transit Magazine, where our advertisement was noted as comparable to ‘illustrious organizations as Proterra, MCI and BAE Systems’.
Diesel and gasoline have historically served as the primary fuel sources in the transportation industry for the last century. However, several alternative fuel sources are also readily available today. In addition to diversifying fuel sources, these new and innovative sources are also helping to reduce the output of pollution from the transportation industry. This list includes and is not limited to ethanol, propane, biodiesel, and electricity. Consider this brief overview of alternative fuel sources and their individual impacts on the world, as well as their implications for the transportation industry.
The U.S trucking industry has made significant progress in the last century. According to trucking.org, almost 71% of all the freight tonnage moved in the U.S. goes on trucks. We have become practically dependent on these large commercial vehicles to keep our economy in motion. Since we are always striving to better ourselves through technology, we can expect even more advancements to come from the world of trucking.
Electronic logging devices (ELDs) are game changers in the trucking industry. ELDS offer a solution to monitor a driver’s Hours of Service (HOS) while on the road. In addition to logging a drivers hours, they have several other capabilities as well. Here are some ways ELD’s can benefit truck drivers and the trucking industry as a whole.
With each SLEC rebuild subject to a stringent refurbishment process to ensure the highest quality product, value, and performance, our rebuilt lifts provide you with reliable equipment that is sure to look and run like new. Currently, we have factory rebuilt columns available in stock. Rated at 15,000lbs/per leg, these rebuilt columns each include 6-month parts and labor warranty.
SLEC is proud to announce the recent promotion of Raymond Decarlo as our new National Sales Manager.