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The company transports raw materials and finished products between warehouses across the country. The company has 50 short- and long-haul trucks and it was looking to extend its oil-drain intervals to reduce operational and maintenance costs.
Since changing to both Shell Spirax and Shell Rimula, after analysis, it was safely able extend its fleet drain intervals from 3,000 to 9,000 km for its engine oil, and from 60,000 to 100,000 km for its gear oil.
Operating in Venezuela, the company delivers agricultural produce to supermarkets across the country. It's fleet operates in an average ambient temperature of 33°C. The company wanted to increase the operational efficiency of its delivery trucks by extending their oil-drain intervals
As a result of changing to Shell Rimula R6 LM 10W-40, they have increased the average oil-drain interval of its trucks by 87% from 8000 to 15,000 km. The company benefits from increased fleet availability, reduced oil consumption and less scheduled maintenance.
It has also improved its lubrication practices through having better trained maintenance staff, and reports a total annual cost saving of NZD$140,000.