Articles Tagged With: parts
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May 2012

Maintenance Shops: Learning Curve Continues to Grow

Second annual Bus Maintenance Survey finds that many agencies around the nation are experiencing difficulties with alternative propulsion, as they continue to add new equipment in the shop to service as well as learn new ways to make repairs to the vehicles. Meanwhile parts issues, including concerns about availability, lead times and frequent failures, remains the biggest issue.

September 2011

New Flyer Offering Life-Long Supply Chain Bus Solutions

The company is adapting to become a one-stop shop of supply-chain solutions and training tools as the relationship between transit operators and vehicle manufacturer becomes more interactive.

June 2010

Outsourcing Inventory Management Yields Savings

Transit agencies see several cost savings in outsourcing parts inventory management, including personnel, storage and procurement costs. Other advantages include dealing with just one parts vendor, reduced inventory, streamlined supply chain and improved availability.

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