SOV Insights

Welcome to the Sage Oil Vac news section, your spot for mobile lube equipment news and resources. Browse the articles below to learn from customers how the Sage Oil Vac system works on their jobsite, see company and product updates, and find resources to help keep you the cleanest man on the jobsite.

Non-CDL Lube Trucks Address Labor and Jobsite Maneuverability Challenges

Finding drivers and navigating tight urban jobsites requires an innovative approach. BY AARON SAGE The long-standing driver shortage continues to worsen while many contractors also face ever more crowded urban jobsites. These challenges place a squeeze on existing mobile lube activities. Large Class 7 or Class 8 lube/fuel trucks have been the norm on jobsites […]

Tips To Build Effective Preventive Maintenance Programs

You’re already aware of how preventive maintenance (PM) programs can help reduce operating costs, increase reliability and extend equipment life. Yet many operations remain stuck in a corrective maintenance rut where they spend much of their time repairing or servicing machines that are down. While preventive maintenance is a simple concept, developing actual preventive maintenance […]

Proactive Maintenance Squeezes More From Aging Fleets

Let’s face it. Difficulty sourcing new equipment means you will need to ask more from aging fleets. Extending equipment life cycles with proactive maintenance and filling gaps with used machines are common coping strategies to deal with shortages and economic uncertainty. Despite the end of the COVID-19 pandemic, the construction equipment supply chain is still […]

Preventive Maintenance Trailers Service Fleet Spread Across Florida

Servicing a truck fleet scattered across multiple plant locations presents mindboggling logistical challenges for dedicated shops. So here’s the million-dollar question: Do you bring all the equipment to the shop for preventive maintenance, or do you bring the shop to the equipment with a preventive maintenance trailer? Maschmeyer Concrete faced this daunting decision with its […]

Non-CDL Truck Maintains 200 Machines Across 35 Jobsites

When you have more than 200 pieces of heavy equipment to service on 35 jobsites across the fourth largest U.S. city, efficiency is essential. That’s the challenge Sprint Sand and Clay faces each day as a contractor specializing in dirt work and selling construction materials to contractors and home builders in Greater Houston, Texas. When […]

4 PM Tips to Increase Jobsite Safety and Protect the Environment

Working around heavy machinery requires constant vigilance. Slips and falls while getting on or off heavy machinery are common causes of injury. Fatigue can also contribute to careless mistakes. This June, take some time to review your preventive maintenance safety efforts — both in the shop and in the field — in recognition of National […]

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