Study: My Understanding of Vehicles
Roadside Truck Maintenance Services
A truck is a four wheeled low flatbed horse drawn vehicle. Categories of trucks are based on the weight and are classified into three main groups. They three categories include heavy trucks, medium trucks and light trucks. Aside from the main category there is a sub category which are specialized very heavy trucks and truckers. A hauler is a specialized type of truck or transporter which is used in moving oversize loads while off-road heavy trucks are used in mining and are required to have an escort and special permits as they are way too large for the highway. The size of light trucks is that they lie between being large than mini trucks but are smaller than medium trucks and some examples include; minivan, pickup truck, sport utility truck and panel trucks. Medium trucks are larger than light trucks but smaller than heavy trucks and some examples include; van, platform truck, flatbed truck, fire truck, recreational vehicle, medium standard truck and box truck.
Trucks that are heavier than medium trucks are known as heavy trucks and they include; dump truck, concrete transport truck, log carrier, refrigerator truck, tank truck, tractor unit, mobile crane and garbage truck. Different technologies are being tried out on trucking companies in order for the repair service to be efficient. The technologies are inventory, financial and logistics technologies. Trucking companies are able to be on top of their game in terms of finance by using financial technologies which minimize delayed payments by preparing the invoices early enough and sending them before time. Invoices, expenses and other money issues and matters are some of the financial related issues that are dealt with financial technologies.
Inventory technologies enable tracking and follow up of repair services. Not only does inventory technologies aid in follow up and tracking but also the reduction of paper work is noted. The company is saved on lots of tasks by reducing the amount of paperwork therefore are able to focus on their core business while utilizing their resources efficiently. The other type of technology is logistics in which companies are able to keep track of the delivery or transport of trucks. Schedules are generated by using logistics technologies which yield in maximization of resources that in turn effect to less costing and fuel savings.
Some of the repair services are; brake issues, electrical system issues, and engine failure. As a result of the many different working parts that are inside an engine result to truck repair services being very expensive. Also continuous combustion of the engine can naturally result to wear and tear of the truck which causes a lot of problems. Not only does the repair service offer service contract but also a warranty which controls the high repair cost.
Quality mechanics have the experience in maintaining and repairing all types of vehicles not just trucks. Different trucking companies offer a variety of repair services.