By: DickinsonFleet On: August 16, 2018 In: Company News, Industry news Comments: 0

Fleet Owner recently published an article on the best practices for recruiting and retaining technicians. As you might imagine, this is a topic we have been focused on at Dickinson Fleet Services. Not only do we want to attract top talent to work as part of our team, we...

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By: Brien Richmond On: April 05, 2018 In: Company News Comments: 0

  Indianapolis, IN. (April 5, 2018) – Dickinson Fleet Services is pleased to announce the acquisition of Fleet Enterprises with operations in Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, Pennsylvania and Tennessee. Dickinson Fleet Services along with majority shareholders Ridgemont Equity Partners announced the acquisition on April 5, 2018. The acquisition will expand and...

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By: Brien Richmond On: February 26, 2018 In: Company News Comments: 0

Vanair Named Most Valuable Partner of the Year. One of the keys to success at Dickinson Fleet Services is surrounding ourselves with partners and suppliers to help take care of the needs of our customers. Together, we’re all able to each fill an important role in making sure we...

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By: Brien Richmond On: February 14, 2018 In: Company News Comments: 0

At Dickinson Fleet Services, the fine individuals working in our Customer Care Call Center truly CARE about our clients. We’re firm believers in providing exceptional customer service, of course, but are also firm in training our representatives to act as an extension of YOUR team, not just OURS. This...

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By: DickinsonFleet On: January 03, 2018 In: Industry news Comments: 0

One of the biggest stories to come out of 2017 was, of course, the autonomous truck. While it’s clear that this is the direction the industry is headed, what’s unclear is exactly what it means for everyone involved – especially CDL drivers. But there is one big thing that...

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By: DickinsonFleet On: December 14, 2017 In: Company News Comments: 0

Wow…it’s hard to believe 2017 is going to be coming to a close very soon. What a year it has been for all of us here at Dickinson Fleet Services! Let’s take a look… 20th Anniversary Celebration Earlier this year, our company celebrated its 20th anniversary in beautiful St....

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By: DickinsonFleet On: September 19, 2017 In: Industry news Comments: 0

We’re pleased to announce that the 2017 TMC SuperTech Competition road will continue for both technicians from Dickinson Fleet! Stay tuned – the final results will be announced the evening of September 19th, 2017 at the awards banquet. These technicians each began their journey at our 2nd Annual Top...

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By: DickinsonFleet On: July 17, 2017 In: Company News Comments: 0

Are you a Fleet Manager with a nationwide fleet of trucks? Then you know how big of a deal it is to make sure everything is running smoothly. Downtime = loss of revenue and loss of revenue = not good. The challenging part is, not only do you need...

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By: DickinsonFleet On: May 19, 2017 In: Industry news Comments: 0

Press a button. Get a load. Can it really be that simple? Uber is now officially in the trucking game and this is the promise it makes. But will it disrupt the trucking industry like it has the taxi cab business? There’s now doubt the original target market is...

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By: DickinsonFleet On: April 07, 2017 In: Industry news Comments: 0

Spring has sprung and it appears the warm weather is finally here. That also means as the Winter is behind us, the rain is moving in as the temps (finally) begin to rise. For many people ,this means it’s time for some “Spring cleaning” around the house. But for...

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By: DickinsonFleet On: March 28, 2017 In: Industry news Comments: 0

The annual commercial vehicle inspection push is coming. It will be here before you know it and NOW is the time to start preparing. That’s right, June 6th -8th DOT Inspectors will be conducting numerous roadside inspections and many CDL drivers are not going to be prepared. Are yours?...

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By: DickinsonFleet On: February 28, 2017 In: Company News Comments: 0

Dickinson Fleet Services recently celebrated its 20th anniversary in beautiful St. Petersburg, FL. Our company was founded on 2/1/1997 and just wrapped up another record breaking year in 2016. Coming together at the Trade Winds Island Resort in Florida was the perfect way to create a memorable gathering for...

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By: DickinsonFleet On: January 10, 2017 In: Company News, Truck Maintenance Comments: 0

The new year is here. One thing is for sure, there are a number of advancements in our services that I’m excited about as we gear up to make the coming months as successful as possible for our clients. At the top of that list are our new mobile...

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By: DickinsonFleet On: December 09, 2016 In: Truck Maintenance Comments: 0

How do you know when it’s time to hire a new fleet maintenance provider? How do you know when you aren’t getting the repair attention you deserve? What if everything is just kind of status quo?

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By: DickinsonFleet On: November 17, 2016 In: Company News, TRAIT Comments: 0

Your business is about moving products across the nation as quickly, safely and efficiently as possible. When your fleet isn’t moving, it isn’t making any money. At Dickinson Fleet, our primary objective is to keep your fleet moving. We offer the industry’s best preventative maintenance service delivered with the...

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By: DickinsonFleet On: November 01, 2016 In: Industry news Comments: 0

As 2016 comes to a close, you can’t help but notice the mobile maintenance trends that are shaping the transportation industry. The message is clear -more Fleet Managers than ever are making the progression toward using a mobile truck repair and maintenance provider. When you stop to think about...

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By: DickinsonFleet On: October 25, 2016 In: Industry news Comments: 0

Are you looking to upgrade your Fleet Management System in 2017? Better yet, SHOULD You Be? Even if things are cruising along great, it might be time to consider the upgrade now. Especially if your current FMS is 3-5 year old. Reason being, competition is out there and regulations...

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By: DickinsonFleet On: August 25, 2016 In: Industry news Comments: 0

Are you looking for a truck maintenance solutions provider? Frustrated with your current one? Thinking of making a change? Here are 4 questions that every Fleet Manager should consider asking their current or future truck maintenance provider… #1 – How do you work within my budget? Many truck maintenance...

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By: DickinsonFleet On: July 18, 2016 In: Mobile Truck Repair, TRAIT Comments: 0

Dickinson Fleet Services is focused on meeting customer challenges by harnessing innovative technology. This focus was the driving force and #1 reason for developing TRAIT. TRAIT is a proprietary iPad based software that stands for Technician Reporting and Information Tool. WATCH: How TRAIT Works Put TRAIT To Work for...

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By: DickinsonFleet On: June 30, 2016 In: Company News Comments: 2

Dickinson Fleet Services is kicking off an inaugural program here in 2016 to recognize its most talented technicians. Things are heating up as the regional competition and qualifiers for the Top Tech Finals have been going throughout the month of June, with the finals taking place in Indianapolis in...

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By: DickinsonFleet On: April 26, 2016 In: Industry news Comments: 0

The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s (CVSA) International Roadcheck will be June 7-9, 2016. And the big question this year will be: are your tires safe? A Focus On Tires That’s right, each year International Roadcheck places special emphasis on a category of violations. The special emphasis for 2016 International...

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By: DickinsonFleet On: April 18, 2016 In: Industry news Comments: 0

I recently saw a Student Driver Placement magazine and couldn’t help but notice the headline on the cover: “Trucking is almost out of technicians!” As you can imagine, that’s pretty attention grabbing for a company that provides mobile truck repair and maintenance services. It all comes back to numbers....

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By: DickinsonFleet On: March 31, 2016 In: Truck Maintenance Comments: 0

Could you be saving money on your truck maintenance? I know. I know. It’s kind of a strange question for a truck repair and maintenance company to ask, right. I mean, you’d think we would want you to spend MORE. Honestly, the question kind of reminds me of the...

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By: DickinsonFleet On: March 15, 2016 In: Mobile Truck Repair Comments: 0

We’ve covered a lot of technology updates lately here on the Dickinson Fleet blog. Everything from wearables in trucking… to transportation management systems… to wellness seats… and, of course, self-driving trucks. Blinded by Shiny Tech Gadgets

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By: DickinsonFleet On: November 25, 2015 In: Company News Comments: 0

This time of year, we can’t help but pause to take a moment to share all that we we thankful for here at Dickinson Fleet.  Here are 3 things that come to mind as we look back on the first 11 months of this year…  1. Our Customers We’re...

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By: DickinsonFleet On: November 16, 2015 In: Industry news, Mobile Truck Repair, Truck Maintenance Comments: 0

Let’s get right to it.  Here are 3 quick truck maintenance questions I’d like for you to consider… 1. What’s your plan for handling truck repair and maintenance in 2016?  2. Better yet, how have things gone so far in 2015?  3. And finally, does anything need to change?...

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By: DickinsonFleet On: September 16, 2015 In: Industry news Comments: 0

FleetOwner.com recently published its “Trucking By The Numbers” report.  One thing we always pay special attention to at Dickinson Fleet Services is the breakdown on economics; specifically as it relates to companies with fleet operations.  It’s highly important for us to understand things from our customer’s point of view....

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By: DickinsonFleet On: August 17, 2015 In: Company News, Press Release Comments: 0

Technicians Committed To Safety Dickinson Fleet Services would like to proudly recognize a select group of mobile technicians for their outstanding commitment to safety. These professionals not only perform their job in all weather conditions, but also maintain a dedication to doing things the right way and as safely...

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By: DickinsonFleet On: August 03, 2015 In: Press Release Comments: 0

Performance Food Group (www.pfgc.com) has partnered with Dickinson Fleet Services (DFS) to handle its truck repair and maintenance needs.  As the parent company to a leading family of food service distributors, Performance Food Group (PFG) delivers food and food-related products to more than 150,000 independent and national chain restaurants, quick-service...

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By: DickinsonFleet On: July 28, 2015 In: Mobile Truck Repair, Press Release Comments: 0

Dickinson Fleet Services (DFS) has opened a new mobile truck support location in beautiful Miami, Florida.  While DFS has been providing managed onsite mobile truck repair services in the Greater Miami location for several years now, the company has reached the point to where a new support shop was...

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