Kansas Breaks Ground on Expanded Diesel School
Kansas will be able to train more diesel technicians with a new $1.2 million grant from the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration.
Technicians Gear Up for Truck Technology Changes
SAN ANTONIO — As truck technologies and emissions systems continue to evolve and electric-powered trucks begin to hit the market, the knowledge and expertise required to service and maintain these vehicles is also shifting.
Texas Schools Awarded Grants for Trucking Vocations
Educational grants for careers as truck drivers and diesel mechanics are among $54 million in awards by the Texas Workforce Commission to schools to buy equipment and expand job options for students.
5 Questions With Ginnapher Velez of Clean Harbors
Five questions with Ginnapher (Ginn) Velez, senior vice president of asset management and fleet operations at Clean Harbors.October 7, 2022
TMC Recommended Practices Are the Foundation of Maintenance
The essence of achieving superior quality in a fleet maintenance operation is critically dependent, literally, upon the nuts and bolts that hold the truck together.
Guide To Raising Labor Rates In A Heavy-Duty Repair Shop
You’ll learn what impacts your labor rate and what factors you need to consider when raising it. You’ll also learn how to raise that rate—and the right way to communicate that raise to customers.August 1, 2022
Minnesota’s Gabe Krebs to Compete in WorldSkills in Shanghai
One year from now, some of the world’s brightest and most highly trained young adults will gather in Shanghai for the 46th WorldSkills technician event. The contestants will go head-to-head seeking gold, silver and bronze medals.
Arkansas’ Mobile Job Simulator Promotes Industry
Be Pro, Be Proud, a workforce development initiative, puts students behind the wheel of a truck driving simulator inside a tractor-trailer.
ATA, TMC Celebrate Professional Technicians With Appreciation Week
American Trucking Associations’ Technology & Maintenance Council recognized several service professionals Sept. 26 during the inaugural National Technician Appreciation Week.
Demand for Virtual Training Accelerates During Pandemic
The pandemic is accelerating the transition to virtual learning for truck technicians, and the industry might never turn back.