Original Spare Parts ... Campaign by Daimler Commercial Vehicles
Spare parts represent a relatively small share of the operating costs of trucks, which tends to give the false impression that fleet operators can compromise on genuine parts and make do with cheaper aftermarket parts.
Our CSR-Partner Daimler Commercial Vehicles MENA tackles this topic and underlines that the impact of non-OEM spare parts is often overlooked by fleet operators until a defective part brings an entire vehicle to a juddering halt, leading to unplanned downtime and disruption in business. at the very least. In most cases, a cost-saving plan to use cheaper aftermarket parts backfires as the shorter lifecycle of such parts create the need for more frequent replacement and leads to additional costs in the long run.
Check out the full article of Daimler Commercial Vehicles MENA published in Plant Machinery Vehicles.