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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THE STATE OF ENERGY

In his State of the Union address, President Obama said a lot of things that would affect the American people. One statement, in particular, will affect those of us in the trucking industry. “And even as we’ve increased energy production, we’ve partnered with businesses, builders, and local communities to reduce the energy we consume. When we…

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MAD SCIENCE WITH BRUCE PURKEY – EPISODE 1 – INVERTERS

Purkeys is the leader of electrical innovations in the commercial trucking industry. For over forty years, Bruce Purkey, President & Chief Creative Engineer, has solved countless electrical problems with his inventions. Widely recognized as the authority on electrical issues in the heavy duty trucking industry, many of his inventions have been awarded US patents and…

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