March 26, 2014 - Industry News
The Truck Renting and Leasing Association's (TRALA) Board of Directors has unanimously elected Dan Murphy, president and CEO of Idealease, Inc., as its chairman for 2014-2015.
Tags: TRALA, Leadership, Associations, IdeaLease, Technicians
January 29, 2014 - Industry News
Meritor has long positioned itself as a provider of information and training, but has gone one step further developing two Nissan high-roof NV3500 trucks that will deliver onsite product and systems education to fleets, warehouse distributors and independent service garages in the United States and Canada.
Tags: Maintenance, Training, Meritor, Aftermarket, Technician Training, Brakes, Technicians, HDAW 2014, HDAW
December 17, 2013 - Industry News
Twenty technicians have emerged from the original 106 competitors at Rush Enterprise's Tech Skills Rodeo in San Antonio. The semi-finalists are in nine testing categories, senior editor Tom Berg reports.
Tags: Rush Truck Centers, Rush Enterprises, Dealers, Technicians
For the eighth year in a row, Rush Truck Centers has brought in its top technicians for a grand competition in mechanical and electronic problem solving. Senior editor Tom Berg files this report from San Antonio.
Tags: Competition, Rush Truck Centers, Rush Enterprises, Technicians, Dealers
November 22, 2013 - Industry News
Peterbilt Motors Co. has teamed with Universal Technical Institute to create the Peterbilt Technician Institute program, an exclusive curriculum focused on comprehensive service technician training, the company recently announced.
Tags: Peterbilt, Aftermarket, Technician Training, In the Shop, Technicians, Universal Technical Institute
September 12, 2013 - Industry News
PITTSBURGH -- Technicians from FedEx Freight finished first, second, third and fourth in the TMC’s annual SuperTech competition that ended Wednesday, with Mark McLean Jr. from New York state named grand champion.
Tags: TMC, Technicians, TMCSuperTech, FedEx
July 18, 2013 - Industry News
The most recent Transport Capital Partners Survey reveals carriers experiencing problems finding not only qualified drivers, but also other qualified employees such as technicians, operations staff and fleet managers..
Tags: Drivers, Technicians, TCP
April 8, 2013 - Industry News
Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems launched the Bendix On-Line Brake School at www.brake-school.com, providing access to its knowledge database and technical resources.
Tags: Maintenance, Training, Bendix, Technician Training, Brakes, Technicians
April 5, 2013 - Industry News
Universal Technical Institute is now offering a Cummins engine program at its Exton campus. To celebrate the new program, UTI-Exton will hold a grand opening on Thursday, April 4 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Tags: Cummins, Aftermarket, UTI, Engines, Technicians, Training
December 11, 2012 - Industry News
For the third time in his career, Jason Swann of Rush Truck Centers in Dallas was named the All Around Winner in the Heavy-Duty Division in the Rush Truck Centers Skills Rodeo
Tags: Industry, Technicians, Rush, Dealers, Maintenance
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