BATTERY PROBLEMS? ASK YOURSELF THESE 4 KEY QUESTIONS

It is no secret that reducing downtime is a top priority for fleets. Major causes of downtime involve electrical issues, specifically dead batteries. Ensuring charged batteries in all trucks within a fleet can be a daunting task. Limited manpower and electrical expertise prevent trucking fleet maintenance directors from overseeing a successful battery program, not to…

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DON’T COMPLICATE YOUR PROBLEM – HARNESS YOUR POWER

HOW A CUSTOM HARNESS CAN BE YOUR SIMPLE ANSWER     When directors of maintenance and technicians of heavy-duty, commercial trucking fleets think of harnesses, the first thing that comes to mind are harness manufacturers that require a large volume order and build to specifications provided by the fleet. However, when a specific issue arises…

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HOW PURKEYS SAVED OVER TWO BATTERIES A YEAR – PER TRUCK

Case Study: Reduced Component Usage and Wasted Warranty Returns Challenge One of the largest transportation logistics companies in North America hired Purkeys to solve electrical challenges as their fleet grew to 3,000 tractors in 1989. Due to the rapid growth, the Client had inefficient procedures in place, was not using the right products or testing…

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ONE EASY STEP TO ENSURE LIFTGATE BATTERY CHARGING

Eliminating the Challenge of Matching Tractors to Liftgate Trailers One major challenge with charging liftgate batteries is the coordination required by fleets to match the appropriate tractor with the liftgate trailer. As liftgates become more popular for freight delivery, solving this issue is critical in order to maintain fleet productivity. Since liftgates require tractors outfitted with…

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Solving the issue of sleeper trucks dying on the road for MCT Transportation

  Marshall Babbit, VP of Maintenance for WSE/MCT Transportation, repeatedly dealt with the issue of his sleeper trucks dying on the road due to bad batteries and charging issues. This problem caused both MCT Transportation and its drivers to lose money, time and patience. MCT Transportation had a problem. Purkeys delivered the solution. Purkeys thorough process begins…

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PURKEYS’ FACILITY TRANSFORMATION

  Last year, Purkeys did business in a facility that was split between two buildings. This move brought the Purkeys team together under one roof and brought communication to a new level. The space was designed with our dedication to deliver the best quality and our focus on ISO compliance procedures in mind. From the…

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