Category Archives: Fleet Management

C. E. Niehoff Company Profile

Elreg Distributors has partnered with C.E. Niehoff for many years and we are proud to carry their products for many reasons, one being their quality reputation. Niehoff alternators are known for their high-efficiency and fuel-saving features that make them the premier choice for demanding industries. Let’s take a look at the advantages of Niehoff alternators … Continue reading C. E. Niehoff Company Profile

Keeping your passengers warm through the coming winter

Your passengers are your customers. Repeat customers are the center of every business, and yours is no different. Keeping your passengers warm in the winter is one of the best ways to turn them into repeat customers. It’s particularly important when you have ambitious ridership numbers to maintain month over month. That means reliable equipment … Continue reading Keeping your passengers warm through the coming winter

Maintenance for the complete refrigerated trailer

  Refrigerated trailers, or reefer trailers, transport temperature-sensitive freight all over the world. A reefer trailer has the capacity to transport all sorts of temperature sensitive goods in a variety of environmental conditions, including: Food Pharmaceuticals Antiques Art Chemicals Because these trailers deliver important, temperature sensitive goods, maintenance is incredibly important. An equipment failure can … Continue reading Maintenance for the complete refrigerated trailer

Eliminate Belt Failure on Transit Buses with One Simple Upgrade

OADs™ Now Available for Transit Bus Applications Overrunning alternator decouplers (OADs ™) are becoming the design of choice for many modern applications. OADs™: Reduce belt slippage during rapid acceleration or deceleration. Reduce stress on the drive belt and the accessories it drives. Reduce belt flutter & noise. Increase alternator life. Increase belt drive life. Increase … Continue reading Eliminate Belt Failure on Transit Buses with One Simple Upgrade

How to Get Your Commercial Fleet Ready for Cold Weather

Get your commercial fleet ready for the cold The first official day of winter is 2 months away, but you know the real cold weather will arrive long before that. That cold weather puts increased strain on the vehicles in your fleet, and it’s your responsibility to do everything you can to keep the fleet … Continue reading How to Get Your Commercial Fleet Ready for Cold Weather

How to Install Your MP Bus Circulator Pump Correctly

The Best Circulator Pumps in the Industry A good circulator pump helps your vehicle draw more heat from the engine, using it to keep your drivers and passengers comfortable instead of immediately dumping the heat to the outside air. For some engine models, circulator pumps are absolutely essential. For others, circulator pumps are more of … Continue reading How to Install Your MP Bus Circulator Pump Correctly

New High Efficiency Almott Alternators | Save on Fuel for Your Transit Bus Fleet

The annual fuel expense for a transit bus operating with a competitor 450 alternator is about $4,886.95. Transit buses using the Almott 25AT-450-3, which we now carry, save about $306 per year. This assumes: Buses operating 4,000 hours each year. Fuel prices around $2.42/gallon (USD). A typical urban city transit schedule. An average electrical load … Continue reading New High Efficiency Almott Alternators | Save on Fuel for Your Transit Bus Fleet

How to Prevent Summer Heat Damage to Your Fleet

The success of your fleet depends on optimizing vehicles and operators to perform at peak efficiency for as long as possible (and in the most cost-efficient configuration as possible). This includes strategic maintenance scheduling and reducing instances of unexpected repairs or other downtime. Extreme hot weather can throw a wrench into your plans. In fact, … Continue reading How to Prevent Summer Heat Damage to Your Fleet

10 Ways You Can Be a Better Fleet Manager (Infographic)

You’re a fleet manager. You’re busy. You have a lot to think and worry about, including: Budgeting for alternator and starter needs Time management of parts deliveries Vehicle and operator deployment And as a fleet manager, you always have your eye on the bottom line; which is keeping costs down while boosting efficiency. At Elreg … Continue reading 10 Ways You Can Be a Better Fleet Manager (Infographic)