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TMC Opens Top National Technician Skills Competitions

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September 15, 2019

TMC Opens Top National Technician Skills Competitions

Raleigh, North Carolina — Today, American Tucking Associations’ Technology & Maintenance Council launched its annual National Technician Skills Competitions—TMCSuperTech 2019—here at the Raleigh Convention Center.  Now in its 15th year, the event is North America’s premier skills competition for professional commercial vehicle technicians. 

TMC Opens Exhibit Hall During 2019 Annual Meeting

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March 17, 2019 

TMC Opens Exhibit Hall During 2019 Annual Meeting

Atlanta – Today, American Trucking Associations’ Technology & Maintenance Council opened the doors on a sold out exhibit hall as part of TMC’s 2019 Annual Meeting & Transportation Technology Exhibition.

TMC Names Kenneth Calhoun General Chairman and Treasurer

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March 17, 2019 

TMC Names Kenneth Calhoun General Chairman and Treasurer

Atlanta – Today, American Trucking Associations’ Technology & Maintenance Council announced that Kenneth Calhoun, fleet optimization manager at Altec Service Group,has been elected 2019-2020 general chairman and treasurer during the organization’s Annual Meeting.

TMC and FleetNet Maintenance Report Finds Costs of Repairs Increasing

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March 16, 2019 

TMC and FleetNet Maintenance Report Finds Costs of Repairs Increasing

Atlanta, Georgia — The average cost of mechanical repairs in the trucking industry increased for the second straight quarter, while miles between unscheduled roadside maintenance remained unchanged, according to the latest benchmarking report from American Trucking Associations’ Technology & Maintenance Council and FleetNet America, an ArcBest company.

TMC and PIT Group Unveil 2019 Collaborative Research Program

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March 16, 2019

TMC and PIT Group Unveil 2019 Collaborative Research Program

Atlanta, Georgia —– Today, American Trucking Associations’ Technology & Maintenance Council and PIT Group of FPInnovations, announced the organizations will be conducting joint research projects on fuel savings and emerging braking technologies.

TMC Honors Five with 2019 Silver Spark Plug

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March 18, 2019

TMC Honors Five with 2019 Silver Spark Plug

Atlanta – Today, American Trucking Associations’ Technology & Maintenance Council honored three professionals with its highest honor — the Silver Spark Plug —at the opening of TMC’s 2019 Annual Meeting & Transportation Technology Exhibition.

ATA Truck Tonnage Index Rose 7 Percent in August

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September 18, 2017

ATA Truck Tonnage Index Rose Seven Percent in August

Arlington, Va. — American Trucking Associations’ advanced seasonally adjusted (SA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index jumped 7.1% in August, following a 0.5% gain during July. In August, the index equaled 149 (2000=100), up from 139.1 in July.

Nation’s Top Technicians Vie for Coveted Title at TMC Skills Competitions

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September 15, 2017

Nation’s Top Technicians Vie for Coveted Title at TMC Skills Competitions

Orlando, Florida – Today, American Trucking Associations’ Technology and Maintenance Council opened up the 13th annual National Technician Skills Competitions at the Marriott Orlando World Center.

TMC Releases 2017 Recommended Practices Supplement

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June 29, 2017 

TMC Releases 2017 Recommended Practices Supplement

Arlington, Va. – Today, American Trucking Associations’ Technology & Maintenance Council released their 2017 Recommended Practice Supplement, featuring 58 new or revised Recommended Practices, with a goal of increasing equipment maintenance efficiencies. The RP Supplement is a TMC member benefit but also available for purchase on CD-ROM or print.

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