Focus on technology that improves vehicle uptime and fleet efficiency
NORTH BARRINGTON, IL., June 27, 2018 — Idealease, Inc. recently held its 24th annual Best Practices Meeting at the Westin in Indianapolis, Indiana, drawing more than 225 Idealease commercial truck management and service professionals, representatives from Navistar, Inc., the maker of International® Trucks, and Idealease preferred suppliers. Allison Transmission, the primary sponsor of the meeting, hosted a tour of their manufacturing plant and world headquarters for attendees, as well as hands-on experience of Allison Transmission products. During the three-day meeting, participants attended 17 separate educational sessions on products and maintenance procedures and diagnostics, conducted by Idealease preferred suppliers and corporate.
The Idealease Annual Best Practices Meeting is the cornerstone event in building the Expertise and Responsiveness of Idealease. “Idealease is committed to providing superior vehicle uptime and service efficiency to our customers so they can serve their own customers even better,” said Dan Murphy, Idealease President and CEO. “Idealease offers products and services that allow our customers to keep their commitments to their customers. Our annual Best Practices Meeting and ongoing technical training programs keep our field staff up-to-date on the latest training, technologies and service processes that improve our customers’ vehicle uptime and fleet efficiency.”
The highlight of the meeting was the launch of the new Rhombus Tire Analytics and Management program by Dana Corporation. “Tires are the number one cost for Idealease,” said Dave Helge, VP Maintenance and Safety, “and the Rhombus Tire Analytics and Management program provides insight into the performance of tires by make, model and application, allowing our locations to control tire costs more accurately. We look forward to the relationship with Dana Corporation and the benefits of this program.”
The annual Idealease Best Practices Meeting is a source of invaluable information for Idealease general managers, service managers, warranty administrators and technicians and contributes greatly to the Expertise and Responsiveness of its more than 430 Idealease service locations across North America.”