TMC SuperTech

Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety

ATA Honors Industry Champions, Leaders at MCE

2019 LEAD ATA class Members of the 2019 LEAD ATA class were introduced at the awards banquet Oct. 28. (John Sommers II for Transport Topics)

AUSTIN, Texas — American Trucking Associations recognized champions from recent industry events, trucking companies focused on safety, emerging leaders and state trucking association executives during its annual Leadership and Awards Luncheon.

Roger Gilroy | Staff Reporter
October 28, 2018
Business, Technology, Equipment

FedEx Freight’s Phillip Pinter Captures TMC SuperTech Grand Champion Honors

2018 TMC SuperTech Grand Champion Phil Pinter of FedEx Freight 2018 TMC SuperTech Grand Champion Phillip Pinter of FedEx Freight by Jaclyn O'Laughlin

ORLANDO, Fla. — FedEx Freight technician Phillip Pinter earned the title of 2018 TMC SuperTech Grand Champion during the fall meeting here of American Trucking Associations’ Technology & Maintenance Council.

Fran Matso Lysiak | Equipment Editor
September 18, 2018
Business, Technology, Equipment

New Technicians Lack Skills, Fleets Find as Demand Grows

Panelists at Fleet Maintenance Forum, 2018 MATS Panelists (from left) Arrants, Shafer, Clemons, Morvilius and Cigala discus the state of truck technicians during the Mobil Delvac Fleet Maintenance Forum on March 21 in Louisville, Ky. (John Sommers II for Transport Topics)

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — More technicians will be needed soon, nearly 77,000 more by 2026. However, plenty of students are in the pipeline. But questions remain about their ability to meet real-world needs in a shop, and about how to keep them once hired, experts said.

Roger Gilroy | Staff Reporter
March 21, 2018