Shyft Group, Amerit Fleet Solutions reach service agreement for Blue Arc EVs

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Updated May 23, 2024
Blue Arc EV from Shyft Group

The Shyft Group has signed an agreement with Amerit Fleet Solutions to provide 24/7 maintenance and support services for Blue Arc EV trucks across the U.S.

"We're committed to keeping the customer at the center of all we do," says John Dunn, president and CEO of The Shyft Group. "As we transition to EV technology, we're focused on ensuring a seamless experience for our last-mile customers and drivers. Our comprehensive service model includes onsite dealer service, access to our Blue Arc EV Tech Support team, a proven parts ordering system, and now, Amerit's 24/7 EV Fleet Maintenance program to minimize downtime and keep fleets on the road."

Shyft Group states Blue Arc EVs will soon be available through a select network of dealerships, each staffed by technicians trained and certified by Shyft's Blue Arc engineering team, ensuring customers can conveniently service their vehicles at dealership garages. Complementing this dealer network, Shyft's dedicated in-house tech support team — comprising over 30 certified technicians and engineers — specializes in vehicle development, validation, and testing to maintain high service standards at all touchpoints, the company states.

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Moreover, Shyft's integrated service and parts solution ensures that high-quality parts are readily available, simplifying maintenance and repairs. Together with Amerit Fleet Solutions' network of mobile technicians, the Shyft Group's comprehensive support network helps facilitate continuous fleet operation and maximum vehicle uptime.

"We're confident in the design and performance of our Blue Arc EV truck," says Eric Fisher, senior vice president and general manager of Shyft Innovations. "Our commitment to commercial-grade performance, built on Shyft's 50-year history in last-mile delivery vehicles, enabled us to secure a roster of Tier 1 automotive suppliers for critical vehicle systems and subsystems that allow us to confidently meet customers' expectations and deliver a one-of-a-kind solution."

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