2018 TMC

Fran Matso Lysiak | Equipment Editor
March 15, 2018 11:45 AM, EDT

Fleet Managers Need Solid Grasp of Technology as Well as Knowing How to Fix Trucks, Exec Says

ATLANTA — Whether part of the older or younger crowd, today’s fleet maintenance managers and executives must have skills that blend the essential, basic knowledge of fixing trucks with a solid grasp of technology and data in order to survive and thrive, an industry executive said. 

TMC, FleetNet Launch Benchmarking Service

Technology & Maintenance Couicil Executive Director Robert Braswell

ATLANTA — A benchmarking service built around fleet-supplied data on unscheduled repairs is being launched by FleetNet America and the Technology & Maintenance Council of American Trucking Associations, the groups announced here.

Joe Howard | Executive Editor
March 4, 2018
Business, Technology

TMW Integrates TMT Software With Navistar’s OnCommand Connection

ATLANTA — TMW Systems has released an integration that connects its TMT fleet-maintenance software with truck maker Navistar Inc.’s OnCommand Connection remote diagnostics and parts information system.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
March 4, 2018
Business, Equipment

‘Discovery’ Foam Mattress Debuts at TMC

Discovery mattress

ATLANTA — The latest model in a new line of mattresses for commercial vehicles designed to enhance comfort and ensure restful sleep was featured at the Technology & Maintenance Council annual meeting March 4.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
March 4, 2018
Business, Technology, Equipment

Phillips to Launch TrailerNet Hub to Integrate Trailer Sensors

Bill Ellis (left), Gerry Mead of Phillips Connect Technologies

ATLANTA — Phillips Connect Technologies, a division of Phillips Industries, is preparing to launch a technology platform that integrates the growing number of sensors and smart components available for trailers.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
March 4, 2018
Business, Equipment

SAF Holland Debuts Automatic Tire Inflation System

Roger Jansen of SAF Holland

ATLANTA — SAF Holland has introduced an automatic tire inflation system designed to maintain consistent air pressure across multiple tires by addressing both under- and over-inflation, and by warning the driver when a tire requires immediate attention.

Joe Howard | Executive Editor
March 4, 2018
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety

Eaton Sees Future of AMTs, Electrification

Eaton's Scott Davis

Roger Gilroy | Staff Reporter
March 4, 2018
Business, Equipment, Safety

Dana Introduces Tire Management, Axle Innovations

Dana's Tim Farney

ATLANTA — Dana Inc. introduced the next generation of its Rhombus TireAnalytics platform. It also introduced its new Spicer S172 series single-drive axle for Class 7 and 8 vehicles and its Spicer D172 series heavy-duty tandem axle for construction, heavy haul and severe-service applications.

Roger Gilroy | Staff Reporter
March 4, 2018

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