September 23, 2015
The TMC SuperTech Skills Competition kicked off this week with truck technicians on day 1 working on challenges involving every facet of a heavy-duty truck.
July 13, 2015
The weekly program covers issues involving maintenance, inspection and specification of brakes, on-board vehicle electronics and electrical systems, engines, seating, tires and more.
June 18, 2015
Terex Utilities held its annual Service School from June 9-11 in Watertown, S.D., hosting 71 people representing 38 utility companies.
May 20, 2015
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April 30, 2015
HDA Truck Pride named Davenport and Willingham the 2014 Truck Service expert of the year at the HDTA Truck Pride Annual Meeting in San Antonio, Texas.
March 12, 2015
Mitchell 1's TruckSeries upgrades existing software that provides labor estimating, diagnostic trouble code procedures and repair information for Class 4-8 trucks.
March 9, 2015
Con-way Freight employees in Gary, Indiana, have voted against joining the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers Union .
December 18, 2014
The 9th Rush Truck Centers Tech Skills Rodeo in San Antonio, Texas pitted the company's top heavy and medium duty technicians against each other in trouble shooting challenges and written tests. It was an eventful couple of days with a supplier expo, exhibits from OEMs and celebrity drivers all in attendance. Photos by Steven Martinez.
December 17, 2014
Rush Enterprises named technician Erick Lincoln of Albuquerque, New Mexico, its all-around champion for the company’s ninth Tech Skill Rodeo. The competition took place Dec. 15-16 at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio, Texas.
November 24, 2014
Mack Trucks recently launched a new skill contest open to technicians in its dealer network called the Mack Masters Competition. There will be 991 participants making up 263 teams in a competition of hands-on skill and knowledge of Mack systems and procedures.
October 17, 2014
The Hendrickson Vehicle Suspension Institute scheduled the next date for its heavy duty suspension training program on Nov. 18 -20.
October 15, 2014
TMD Friction announced 2015 class dates for its quarterly brake training course. There will be classes on Feb. 4, April 29, Aug. 12, and Nov. 11 in Troy, Mich.
September 29, 2014
The Technology & Maintenance Council’s SuperTech competition recognizes and improves technicians’ skills. But Mike Delaney's interviews found that winning is not the only thing. It also improves entire companies.
September 24, 2014
Mark McLean was declared the winner of the TMC SuperTech National Technicians Skills Competition for the second straight year, helpng FedEx technicians sweep the top three spots in the event.
September 23, 2014
Third-party logistics companies set a template in the transportation industry that has guided the rise of third-party maintenance providers, according to Larry Chaplin, president of Master Fleet LLC, at TMW's annual user conference.
CORRECTED2 -- An original field of 133 technicians was narrowed down to 112 in the first round of the 10th annual SuperTech competition, going on this week as part of the Technology & Maintenance Council’s Fall Meeting.
September 22, 2014
Organizers of TMC's SuperTech competition in Orlando, Fla., say they are ready to test 133 top technicians from across the United States beginning Monday. High scorers will emerge after two days of pitting their skills against pre-arranged flaws in 25 different areas of truck diagnostics and repairs, with the winners announced at a lunch on Wednesday.
September 15, 2014
The American Trucking Association’s Technology & Maintenance Council will hold its Fall Meeting Sept. 22-25 at the Walt Disney Swan and Dolphin Resort in Orlando, Fla.
September 9, 2014
The 10th annual TMCSuperTech National Technician Skills Competition is set to take place later this month at the Walt Disney Swan & Dolphin Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Fla.
August 19, 2014
The American Council of Frame and Alignment Specialists has announced SOLD ’15, a two-day program focused on building better truck service businesses.
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