Technicians

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December 22, 2015

6 Takeaways from 2015 in Truck Parts and Service

The truck parts and service aftermarket got a lot of attention in 2015, as the focus of many fleets shifted to total cost of operation rather than cost per mile. This shined a bright spotlight on maintenance and repair practices as ways to keep asset utilization high.

December 15, 2015

Commentary: A New View of Truck Repair

While truck dealers and other service providers may not be able to do anything to fix the driver shortage, they can play a big role in helping keep trucks on the road longer, which can reduce the need for additional drivers.

December 14, 2015

Rush Truck Centers Tech Rodeo Rocks San Antonio

Each year for the past decade Rush Truck Centers has sent its best technicians to compete hear to head in the Tech Skills Rodeo. This year 300 techs from across the network tested for a chance to make the trip to the finals in San Antonio. More than 160 techs and parts specialists made the trip.

November 11, 2015

HDA Truck Pride Partnership Aims to Recruit Trucking Technicians

HDA Truck Pride is partnering with the ASE Industry Education Alliance to recruit recently trained technicians for the trucking industry.

September 24, 2015

TMC SuperTech 2015 in Photos

Take in some of the sights from the Technology & Maintenance Council's SuperTech 2015, held in Orlando, Fla.

September 24, 2015

Video: 2015 TMC SuperTech Skills Competition Day 2

The TMC SuperTech Skills Competition took place over two days and this year included a student competition which let aspiring technicians test their skills alongside some of the most skilled professionals in the field. 

September 24, 2015

Stemco App Designed as a Resource for Maintenance Staff

Stemco has launched the Stemco Mobile app that is designed as a resource and reference guide for distributors, technicians, parts managers and fleet managers.

September 23, 2015

FedEx Freight Technicians Win 1, 2, 3 at TMC SuperTech

Eric Vos, Brian Blevins and Josh Nordick helped FedEx Freight sweep the top three spots in the 11th annual TMC SuperTech Competition.

September 23, 2015

Video: 2015 TMC SuperTech Skills Competition Day 1

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

TMC's Tech Talk to Celebrate 500th Broadcast

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 Hosts Annual Service School for Mechanics and Technicians

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

9 Best Practices for Recruiting and Retaining Technicians

For many fleets the diesel technician shortage is already a reality. Here are nine things that will help you in your technician recruiting and retention efforts.

April 30, 2015

HDA Truck Pride Names Truck Service Expert of the Year

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 Releases TruckSeries Suite for Technicians

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

Union Loses Vote at Con-way Freight Facility

Con-way Freight employees in Gary, Indiana, have voted against joining the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers Union .

December 18, 2014

2014 Rush Truck Centers Tech Skills Rodeo

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 Gives Out Awards for Tech Skills Rodeo

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 Launches Dealer Technician Competition

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

Hendrickson Schedules Suspension Training for November

The Hendrickson Vehicle Suspension Institute scheduled the next date for its heavy duty suspension training program on Nov. 18 -20.

October 15, 2014

TMD Announces Dates for Brake Training Classes

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.

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