Business, Technology

Truck Dealers Say Telematics Advancements Can Help Attract New Crop of Technicians

Peach State Truck Centers

YOUNTVILLE, Calif. — Telematics and mobile communications can help fleets better utilize their equipment and drivers, while providing truck dealerships the ability to more quickly make repairs and stock replacement parts.

Neil Abt | Editorial Director
August 3, 2015
Business, Technology

Rush Honors Top Technicians at Truck-Tech Rodeo

Lincoln (center) with Rusty Rush (left) and Stewart

SAN ANTONIO, Texas — The trucking industry continues to see a shortage of technicians, industry officials said here at an annual gathering and competition of technicians who work for the biggest U.S. truck dealership.

Michael G. Malloy | Web Editor
December 17, 2014
Special Coverage, Business, Technology

TMC Launches Committee to Attract Technicians

John Sommers II for TT

NASHVILLE Tenn. — The Technology & Maintenance Council said it is launching a new effort to attract more technicians to the industry and improve their training.

March 10, 2014
Business, Technology

SuperTech 2012 Champion Becomes ‘Go-to Guy’ for Fellow Mechanics

One of the consequences of proving that you’re the best truck technician in the land is that you become the “Google” of your world, as in, “Let’s Google it.”

September 9, 2013
Business, Technology

Service Industry Urges Action to Fight Technician Shortage

PITTSBURGH — Facing the prospect of having to replace tens of thousands of technicians in the coming years, officials from the trucking and fleet maintenance industries have urged companies to work closely with educators as one way to attract new talent.

September 24, 2012