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Special Coverage

Technician Shortage High on Chairman Kevin Tomlinson's List of Priorities

Tomlinson by John Sommers II for Transport Topics

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Outgoing Technology & Maintenance Council Chairman Dan Umphress has formally passed the gavel to his successor, Kevin Tomlinson, director of maintenance for flatbed carrier South Shore Transportation in Sandusky, Ohio.

Eric Miller | Staff Reporter
February 20, 2015
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Cost of Diesel Shouldn't Deter Fleets From Alt-Fuel Vehicles, Industry Execs Say

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The current lower cost of diesel fuel should not deter fleets from purchasing alternate-fuel vehicles, a panel of industry executives said at a session of the Technology & Maintenance Council annual conference here.

Eric Miller | Staff Reporter
February 19, 2015
Special Coverage

Alternative Fuels, Efficiency Top Agenda at TMC Meeting

2014 Photo by John Sommers II/ Transport Topics

Alternative fuels and ways to measure fuel economy are prime subjects at the Technology & Maintenance Council’s annual meeting Feb. 16-19 in Nashville.

February 12, 2015
Special Coverage

TMC 2015 Live Coverage

Let this page be your what's-happening-right-now guide to the Technology and Maintenance Council convention in Nashville Feb. 16-19. Our live blog will capture photos, videos, tweets and latest headlines from the exhibit hall, press conferences and group sessions.

Transport Topics
February 4, 2015
Business

TMC Meeting and Expo 2015 Theme to be “Fueling the Future”

John Sommers II for TT

American Trucking Associations’ Technology & Maintenance Council said the theme for its 2015 annual meeting and transportation technology exposition will be “Fueling the Future.”

Transport Topics
November 3, 2014
Business

Industry Must Focus on Preventive Maintenance, Volvo Trucks Exec Says

Eric Miller for TT

ORLANDO, Fla. — The trucking industry needs to change its mindset to performing preventive maintenance rather than fixing trucks too often after they break down, a top Volvo Trucks North America executive told a meeting of maintenance technicians and executives.

Eric Miller | Staff Reporter
September 23, 2014
Special Coverage

ATA Forms Special Committee to Study Road-Fund Options

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — A specially formed committee of carrier executives will meet in Dallas this month to discuss ways to raise funds to pay for the next highway bill other than through a fuel-tax increase, American Trucking Associations Chairman Philip Byrd Sr. said.

March 14, 2014
Special Coverage

Photo Gallery From TMC Meeting

John Sommers II for TT

The Technology & Maintenance Council has wrapped up its 2014 meeting. See our photo gallery for highlights from the event.

Transport Topics
March 13, 2014
Special Coverage

TMC Honors Several With ‘Recognized Associates’ Award

American Trucking Associations’ Technology & Maintenance Council honored three industry suppliers with its Recognized Associates award for the improvement of equipment.

Transport Topics
March 13, 2014
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Ricky Barker Recognized by TMC as Front-Line Supervisor of the Year

Ricky Barker, region shop and fleet manager for Trimac Transportation, was recognized as the front-line supervisor of the year by American Trucking Associations’ Technology & Maintenance Council and Brent Hilton received the leadership award.

Transport Topics
March 13, 2014

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