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Parts and Labor Costs Rose in the Third Quarter of 2023

Parts and Labor Costs Rose in the Third Quarter of 2023

Benchmarking Report from TMC and Decisiv reveals less favorable news for fleets and service providers. 



Washington — American Trucking Associations’ Technology & Maintenance Council and Decisiv Inc. said that parts and labor expenses rose 1.9 percent during the third quarter of 2023, according to data released in the latest Decisiv/TMC North American Service Event Benchmark Report.

Position Available - NFI Industries - Director of Maintenance Procurement

Job Summary:

The Director of Maintenance Procurement is responsible for leading a comprehensive and efficient parts program for the fleet. The individual in this role will accomplish objectives through the use of proper purchasing procedures, inventory control, security, pricing and technology. This role will be responsible for creating a parts system that provides accountability and visibility to Fleet services with a focus on equipment reliability and uptime.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

TMC Study Group Position Paper: 2023-2, Recommendations Regarding Further Development of Truck Platooning Technologies

The Technology & Maintenance Council’s (TMC) S.18 Automated Vehicle Platooning Task Force examined the current state of truck platooning commercialization by examining a variety of use cases, trials, and current efforts towards product introduction. The Task Force found that, despite intense activity over the last decade, current commercial activity to introduce platooning in longhaul operations is minimal, even as it is gaining a foothold in off-highway niche markets. To the degree that commercialization becomes relevant, TMC provides herein several recommendations that system developers should address to best serve the interest of trucking fleets.

TMC Announces 12 Technician and Engineering Scholarship Winners

TMC Announces 12 Scholarship Program Winners 
Scholarship Grants Help Students Train for Technician, Engineering Careers


Doug Nickles Crowned TMCSuperTech 2023 Grand Champion

FedEx Freight’s Nickles Claims TMCSuperTech Grand Championship  
FedEx Sweeps National Technician Skills Competition Podium and Team Titles

TMCSuperTech 2023 & TMCFutureTech 2023 Station and Overall Winners

Here are the winners for TMC's Day 2 Heavy-Duty Track and LMV, Trailer and Student Competition Tracks.

TMCSuperTech 2023 & TMCFutureTech 2023 Order of Finish

Here is the final Order of Finish for all Four Tracks at TMCSuperTech and TMCFutureTech 2023.

TMCSuperTech 2023 Heavy-Duty Finalists