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TAMPA, Fla. — Trucking executives are not doing enough to attract talented, younger technicians to the increasingly complex field of truck maintenance, said Darry Stuart, incoming chairman of the Technology & Maintenance Council.“There are still too many companies that don’t recognize the value of” their technicians, said Stuart, who manages the maintenance and operations of several trucking companies a year as president of DWS Fleet Management Services. Stuart was announced as the new chairman of TMC here at the group’s annual meeting Feb. 6-9. He said drawing more attention to the technician shortage is among his top priorities as chairman.For the full story, see the Feb. 12 print edition of Transport Topics. Subscribe today.
February 12, 2007 8:20 AM, EST