Fleet Operation and Maintenance Practices in International Areas 650273
Trucking in countries around the world are in various stages of development and fleet operation and maintenance practices vary with the conditions in the individual countries. Extreme conditions of temperature, altitude, dust, humidity, and in the quality of service available influence the equipment and accessories necessary for operation in different countries. The heavy duty American truck has earned an excellent acceptance in rugged work but flexibility of production is necessary to provide the accessories required for unusual operating conditions. Examples of the service facilities of both the end users and the Cummins distributors in selected countries are included in the paper.