2016 TMC Annual Meeting

Jonathan S. Reiskin | Associate News Editor
March 3, 2016 3:00 PM, EST

Technician Shortage Is Focus of New TMC Chairman White

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — When the Technology & Maintenance Council annual meeting closes March 3, Douglas White Sr. will become the group's next chairman and take his turn at trying to wrestle with the technician shortage.

Special Coverage, Business, Technology

Training, Outreach Key to Solving Technician Shortage, Maintenance Execs Say

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The key to solving the technician shortage lies in developing the workers of tomorrow rather than recruiting from the shrinking pool of experienced technicians, maintenance executives and business leaders said.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
March 3, 2016
Special Coverage, Business

Meritor Introduces New Wheel-End Package

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Meritor Inc. unveiled a new wheel-end package called AxlePak7, which includes tire-pressure monitoring from Pressure Systems International.

Transport Topics
March 3, 2016
Special Coverage, Business, Safety, Autonomous

TMC Award Winners Recognized for Service

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — American Trucking Associations’ Technology & Maintenance Council honored several industry professionals March 2 with a variety of awards for their service to the council and the industry.

Transport Topics
March 3, 2016
Special Coverage

Maintenance Executives Take Out the Trash

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Many truck maintenance shops are awash in waste, but some carriers are working diligently to slice away at the mountain of stuff they send to landfills.

Jonathan S. Reiskin | Associate News Editor
March 2, 2016
Special Coverage, Business

Be Proactive to Minimize Corrosion Effects, Experts Advise

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Corrosion is unavoidable, but experts say minimize it, slow it down during a vehicle’s useful life and realize help is at hand.

Roger Gilroy | Staff Reporter
March 2, 2016
Special Coverage, Business

Daseke Continues to Seek Additions to Flatbed Enterprise

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Flatbed entrepreneur Don Daseke continues to build his rapidly growing company by hunting for merger candidates, even though the current business environment does not favor an initial public offering for what is now the second-largest company in his sector of trucking.

Jonathan S. Reiskin | Associate News Editor
March 2, 2016
Special Coverage, Business

Kalmar Ottawa Offers Bose Seats

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Kalmar Ottawa has partnered with Bose to offer fatigue-reducing seat suspension technology in its terminal tractors.

Transport Topics
March 1, 2016

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