Daimler Trucks boosts Express WriteUp app

Mobile app helps simplify truck servicing and repairs

daimler truck express write-up

We reckon technology is making as many changes in the road transport industry as just about any other industry on the planet.

Driveline technologies, including electric power-trains, telematics, driver assist and related safety systems etc. are all making it an interesting time to be covering heavy vehicles.

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And we love to bring you updates as these technologies come to market.

This one is yet to reach Australia, though hopefully we will see it soon, it’s called Express WriteUp.

It’s a mobile app developed by Daimler Trucks in the U.S. and works with the manufacturer’s Freightliner and Western Star trucks sold in North America.

The app allows service advisors to easily access the vehicles repair history, including warranty repair coverage and fault code information, via Bluetooth, or by scanning the VIN or QR code.

Now Daimler Trucks North America has made some further enhancements to the app, which they say should help improve efficiency around servicing/repairs.

Express WriteUp now allows truck drivers to complete digital interview forms that provide feedback about the trucks performance and note any issues that might require attention.

The changes also bring to the app a photo upload function that allows drivers to upload photographs of any issues that can be included in the requisition order at the service department.

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We will bring you further details on Express WriteUp as they come to hand, including any Australian availability info.

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