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Top 3 Causes of Truck Repair Delays

Top 3 Causes of Truck Repair Delays

Lack of communication, improper diagnosis and parts availability were cited as one of the biggest causes of repair delays, according to panelists at an American Trucking Associations’ Technology & Maintenance Council meeting.

February 26, 2021

Inside the Tennis-Ball-Bounce Economic Recovery [Commentary]
Developing a Digital Tire Management Strategy
Telematics Data Could Help Businesses Grow

Telematics Data Could Help Businesses Grow

Trucking-related decisions often revolve around trucks, loads and drivers, but some fleets believe the strength of an invisible thread – in the form of telematics data – will decide which businesses grow and scale.

October 23, 2020

How HR Needs to Approach COVID-19

How HR Needs to Approach COVID-19

In a session packed with information for HR professionals, Katharine Weber, a principal with law firm Jackson Lewis, offered a breakdown of how to plan and brace for COVID-19's continuing effect on the trucking industry’s human resources departments.

October 22, 2020

3 Ways Fleets Can Solve a Technician Shortage

3 Ways Fleets Can Solve a Technician Shortage

Frustrated with the quality of technician talent your local school is churning out? Maybe you need to get more involved with the school to help solve the problem, rather than blaming the training providers and its graduates.

September 18, 2020

What Are Your Trailers Riding on and Why?

What Are Your Trailers Riding on and Why?

The choice of trailer components such as suspensions, sliders, and wheel ends, is pretty complex – and spring suspensions are making a comeback in some areas.

September 17, 2020

Fleets, Trucking Associations Work to Get Drivers Face Masks

Fleets, Trucking Associations Work to Get Drivers Face Masks

Truck drivers increasingly need face masks to meet both CDC recommendations and some state and local restrictions meant to spread the slow of the COVID-19 pandemic. We talked to fleets about what they're doing to get masks to drivers.

April 14, 2020

TMC: What’s in a Name? [Commentary]

TMC: What’s in a Name? [Commentary]

Once upon a time, TMC stood for The Maintenance Council of the American Trucking Associations. Then during an ATA reorganization in 2001, "Technology" was added to its name and mission.

March 16, 2020

Visibility, Communication Key to Shipper-Carrier Relationships
Tomorrow's Technicians Could Train with Augmented and Virtual Reality
Why Trucking Companies Need to Plan Now for a Cyber Attack
Commentary: How a Tough Winter Impacted Trucking
Driver Safety Behavior Insights Gleaned from Lytx Data

Driver Safety Behavior Insights Gleaned from Lytx Data

Could drivers be more drowsy on Tuesday mornings because of Monday Night Football? And what does wearing a seat belt have to do with the likelihood of having a crash? Those are among the insights Lytx shared at the American Trucking Associations’ Management Conference and Exhibition.

November 1, 2018

Commentary: Learn How the Best Fleets Manage Maintenance