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Trucking’s technician shortage: Young techs talk how fleets can better recruit them
Five active technicians spoke at the Technology and Maintenance Council’s (TMC) Fall Meeting in Orlando this week, where they were quizzed on why they entered the industry, what motivates them to succeed and mostly importantly, how to recruit their counterparts for similar positions.
September 25, 2015
One-minute interview: TMC GM Kevin Tomlinson says industry’s moving forward, limited by labor shortage
CCJ Equipment Editor Jack Roberts got a quick interview with Kevin Tomlinson at the Technology and Maintenance Council’s (TMC) Fall Meeting, who tells us what he sees going well in the industry and the challenges nearly all fleets face currently.
September 24, 2015
EPA rep: Next round of emissions regs won’t cause performance problems seen with Phase I
EPA representative Matt Spears said the emissions regulations will make the country’s fleet “the most technologically advanced and fuel efficient” in the world. Fleets and owner-operators have been skeptical of the regulations’ impact on truck costs.
September 24, 2015
FedEx Freight scores a clean sweep at TMC’s 2015 SuperTech competition
Teamwork, unwavering support from top management and personal dedication all paid off Wednesday for FedEx Freight as the company’s maintenance division swept all the top honors at the Technology and Maintenance Council’s 2015 SuperTech Technical Challenge.
September 23, 2015
Analyst: Carrier conditions very favorable, Class 8 sales on track for record year
Kenneth Vieth, president and senior analyst for ACT Research, says that the current economic conditions in the U.S. are extremely favorable for carriers today, although he cautions that fleets should expect slow, sustained, growth instead of a white-hot boom.
September 22, 2015
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