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Product Spotlight: Centurion

Posted by Chief Automotive on Oct 21, 2016 2:15:00 PM

Chief, introduces Centurion, the largest and strongest frame rack in the industry. With custom lengths up to 80 feet, technicians can simply drive the largest heavy-duty vehicles into position on the Centurion, swing the towers into position, and get to work in just 10 minutes. Each tower provides 55 tons of pulling power, so Centurion can straighten any truck, trailer, bus or other heavy-duty vehicle. 

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Topics: Heavy Duty

3 Reasons Your Heavy Duty Shop Needs a Frame Rack

Posted by Chief Automotive on Oct 18, 2016 2:17:25 PM

Managing a fleet can be a tough job. Aside from normal business aspects like profit margin, staffing and customer satisfaction, you must also concern yourself with things like logistics and planned maintenance. This makes an already stressful job almost seem unfair. That’s why, as a shop manager, you should always be looking for ways to streamline procedures and make your life a little easier.

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Topics: Shop Tools, Heavy Duty

5 Things We Learned from 100 Blogs

Posted by Chief Automotive on Sep 22, 2016 3:55:18 PM

Wow, 100 blogs! That went by pretty fast. But when you’re one of the top equipment manufacturers in an ever changing industry, you’ve got lot of information to get out. That’s why we decided to sit back, take a breather and reminisce (blog about) the 5 most important things we’ve come to know over 100 posts.

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Topics: Auto Body Repair, Industry and Company News, Welding, Training, Aluminum, Heavy Duty

What You Need for In-House Fleet Repair

Posted by Chief Automotive on Sep 15, 2016 8:23:00 AM

As soon as one of the trucks in your fleet is out of commission, the clock starts ticking. Downtime means down revenue, so getting your vehicle back on the road as soon as possible is essential. Doing repairs in-house is a great way to gain more control of the process. When you perform maintenance and collision repairs in your own shop, you and your team get to decide what to prioritize and how to handle the process. Done right, it can help you get vehicles back on the road faster and save money.

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Topics: Heavy Duty

New Resource: Moving Your Fleet Maintenance & Repair In-House

Posted by Chief Automotive on Sep 7, 2016 8:30:00 AM

Fleet repair and maintenance is a big cost for any company, and for some, it makes sense to move that work in-house. Doing so gives you more control over important decisions like which vehicles to repair first, ultimately helping you keep your trucks moving and making money. Before you make the move, it’s smart to have an idea of what you’ll need to change, update or invest in. Our ebook, “In-House Fleet Maintenance,” will help you sort through the process with a look at:

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Topics: Heavy Duty