Work orders are documents produced by a company to authorize the start of a specific project. They can be generated by any department depending on the type of work they are starting. Learn more here.
Work orders are the backbone of any operation's maintenance management system. Breakdowns happen, even with the best maintenance practices, and the more asset-intensive the operation is, the more important it becomes to use a work order process which minimizes downtime. Learn more about work order software.
A first-class fleet maintenance operation is the only way to ensure that your fleet will continue to reliably drive the profits home. Fleet managers who resist the crucial digital transformation for fleet operations and maintenance can be sure that their competitors have already deployed it in today's era of smart fleet management. That's where Whip Around comes in.
Digitizing one’s entire vehicle inspections brings a plethora of benefits to fleet companies like yours. Aside from keeping the office paper-free, it allows for real-time fleet vehicle inspections, cloud-based storage of all reports, and streamlined processes. Whip Around was built with these principles in mind to ensure fleets can efficiently manage their day-to-day vehicle inspections smoothly. With our electronic DVIR solution focusing on the use of mobile devices, users of Whip Around fleet management can easily take total control of all vehicle inspections with ease.
Conducting maintenance: you wouldn't consider putting it off for your car, but many people find themselves ignoring the need for maintenance on their work equipment. Unfortunately, failure to maintain your equipment can lead to costly problems down the line. Do you need more help remembering to take care of maintenance on your equipment?
As the owner or operator of a business that depends on a fleet of vehicles to serve customers, you likely know how important it is to ace your DOT inspections. Here is a look at some of the challenges associated with old paper versions of the form and how the new and improved DOT Inspection Form paves the way for superb efficiency and accuracy.
This year's Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) international roadcheck, the largest enforcement program for commercial motor vehicles, will take place June 4-6 and focus on steering and suspension systems alongside general maintenance. During the three day event, popularly dubbed the 'inspection blitz,' truck drivers can expect to undergo a thorough examination of their vehicle and engine. These inspections will take place at inspection sites, weigh stations and patrol locations along major highways and roadways across the United States and Canada.
The pre-trip inspection is a fundamental safety procedure best practiced by all CMV (commercial motor vehicle) operators to ensure safe over-the-road operation. A thorough pre-trip inspection checklist is required to eliminate all possible mechanical or safety issues before departure to ensure smooth over-the-road operations. Identifying damage or maintenance issues early on should be the first step.
As of May 17th, 2018, streamlined efficient fleet management is a requirement for federal level government fleets. That sounds like a job for Whip Around (WA). Streamlined reporting and compliance have already made the Whip Around app an industry leader in the private sector, bringing versatile DVIR capability to commercial fleets around the world. With WA, inspections can be carried out anytime, anywhere, and reports are available for decision makers on demand.
Understanding the 6 levels of DOT inspections in detail can help you prepare drivers, vehicles, and the required documentation they'll need to keep the fleet rolling through even the most intense inspection levels. Here are the 6 primary levels of DOT inspections.
School buses are the safest vehicles to transport students to and from school, even safer than your personal vehicle. Whip Around helps schools and other institutions keep up with those rules and regulations and ensures the highest level of safety for students.
As the business owner that specializes in service delivery, your livelihood hinges on your ability to provide five-star service. Here are the key industries Whip Around serves and the specific ways that the platform enables businesses to thrive.
Waste collection and hauling truck technologies have revolutionized the tactics of fleet management in the 21st Century waste management industry. In the "green-minded" age of sustainability and public environmental sensitivity, the industry faces a high level of scrutiny. Thus, this raises the performance bar for waste disposal operators and fleet managers. According to a July 2018 report at Waste Today by industry expert and editor Adam Reding, the waste management sector has experienced a significant emphasis on accountability, efficiency, and preventative maintenance.
Maintaining a competitive edge in the transportation and logistics industry is easier said than done. Owners and operators are often forced to wear many hats. In addition to increasing profits and expanding their customer base, business owners must remain abreast of changing industry regulations and introduce strategies to improve efficiency. Below is a look at the key issues facing logistics providers and the top five ways Whip Around can help your business avoid those challenges and become a leader in the logistics industry.
Dispatchers, customer service representatives, drivers, mechanics — as the fleet manager or owner of a passenger transport business, you have the challenging responsibility of juggling many different facets of a business to produce results. More than anything, it's pivotal that your drivers are accountable to keeping your business's vehicles — whether it's a limo, bus, van, or motor coach — clean, inspected, well-maintained, and DOT compliant.