Gear up for important decisions with the new Calibrate quarterly magazine.
With a view from the repair shop to the corner office, Calibrate offers more involved discussions into the trends and issues surrounding equipment and maintenance.
Be ready to lead the next office conversation about driver seat comfort, electric refrigerated trailers, or 24-hour repair shops!
A professional answers our questions about challenge and innovations in his department.January 28, 2022
A D.C. court of appeals ruling exempts trailers from federal greenhouse gas and fuel-efficiency rules, but California mandates will create the same technology standards for many fleets, while others are adopting the technology because of the economic case for it.
Faulty trailer lighting is one of the most common roadside violations that inspectors find.
As of September, it has been 18 months since industry members were face-to-face at a Technology & Maintenance Council meeting. This year’s Fall meeting in Cleveland showed, just as the trucking industry did last year, how resilient it is.
With the increased volume of OTR shipping and the rising average cost of new and used Class 8 diesel trucks, the importance of scheduled and emergency maintenance practices remains crucial.
Graduates of diesel technician programs will enter a market with an increasing technician shortage.
TMC is anticipating the ability to pursue several research projects under its agreement with FPInnovations/The PIT Group that had been deferred because of COVID impacts and restrictions. This partnership enables TMC to bring its own research projects directly to The PIT Group, including accessing on-track testing capabilities.
Transport Topics has launched a digital event series that spotlights its supplemental publications, and featured its new Calibrate equipment-focused magazine and redesigned iTECH technology publication in its debut episodes.
Transport Topics hosted a special two-day virtual event, RETOOL, taking deep dives into the most important topics and trends within the trucking industry’s equipment and technology spheres. Watch the replay.August 4, 2021