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  • Roadside breakdowns spike in winter, report finds

    June 26, 2019 12:21PM by Truck News

    ARLINGTON, Va. – If you think winter weather impacts your fleet’s maintenance costs, you’re right. A new benchmarking report from the Technology & Maintenance Council (TMC) of the American Trucking Associations, showed breakdowns increased 22% in the first quarter versus

  • News Equipment

    Ocean Trailer expands Winnipeg facility

    May 16, 2019 2:15PM by Truck News

    WINNIPEG, Man. – Ocean Trailer has finished renovations at its Winnipeg location. Additional shop bays have allowed the company to hire more technicians and better utilize its space, according to branch manager Mack Keay. “This added space has already improved

  • Product Technology

    Trimble, Decisiv partner on TMT ServiceConnect

    March 17, 2019 5:39PM by James Menzies

    Trimble has partnered with Decisiv to launch TMT ServiceConnect, allowing TMT customers to connect to more than 4,500 service centers. The new add-on module gives TMT users direct connectivity to streamline repairs and improve communication with service providers, Trimble and

  • News Equipment

    Goodyear rolls out new products

    January 29, 2019 4:05PM by James Menzies

    DALLAS, Texas – Two new regional haul tires, an e-commerce platform for commercial tire buyers, and updates on Tire Optix were among the announcements made by Goodyear at its No Limits customer conference. The new tires and e-commerce platform were

  • News Equipment

    Roadside breakdowns decrease, tire failures increase in Q2

    September 24, 2018 9:38AM by Truck News

    ORLANDO, Fla. – Fleets went further between roadside breakdowns in the second quarter, but experienced an increase in tire failures due to hot weather. Those were a couple findings from a FleetNet America benchmarking survey done with the Technology &

  • News Equipment

    TMC, PIT Group form partnership

    September 21, 2018 10:59AM by Truck News

    ORLANDO, Fla. – PIT Group has announced a strategic partnership with the Technology & Maintenance Council (TMC) of the American Trucking Associations. The two groups will exchange technical and truck maintenance expertise. TMC will partner with PIT Group in field

  • Bison receives Ovation Award for use of maintenance technology

    September 13, 2018 5:18PM by Truck West

    HOUSTON, Texas – Bison Transport was recognized with a 2018 in.sight Ovation Award for how the Winnipeg-based carrier has leveraged the TMT Fleet Maintenance program. Trimble handed out several Ovation Awards during the PeopleNet in.sight User Conference in Houston this

  • News Equipment

    ATA maintenance council releases updated technical guide

    August 9, 2018 4:23PM by Truck News

    ARLINGTON, Va — The American Trucking Associations’ (ATA) Technology and Maintenance Council (TMC) says there are more than 40 new or revised practices in its new recommended practices manual. The group released the 2018-2019 manual was released this week with

  • Tremcar West now ABSA certified in Edmonton

    June 5, 2018 4:15PM by Truck West

    EDMONTON, Alta. – Tremcar West’s Edmonton location has been certified by the ABSA, the pressure equipment safety authority, to repair and perform alterations on pressure vessels, as well as modifications on pressure rings. Salvatore Tanzi has been appointed as Tremcar

  • Pilot Flying J is helping drivers get ready for CVSA Roadcheck

    May 29, 2018 11:03AM by Truck News

    KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – Roadcheck is coming and to help drivers through the inspections Pilot Flying J is offering free mid-trip inspections. The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s (CVSA) International Roadcheck event will run June 5-7 and will focus on Hours of

  • News Equipment

    Penske does a million voice-directed inspections

    May 17, 2018 9:14AM by Truck News

    READING, Penn. – Penske Truck Leasing says it has completed a million voice-directed preventive maintenance inspections. It is part of Penske’s recently deployed paperless technology. “Our new approach to a voice-guided preventive maintenance process is exceeding our expectations for shop

  • News Equipment

    Wabash Canada launches GoRight brand

    November 8, 2017 6:10AM by Truck News

    KITCHENER, Ont. – Wabash Canada has announced it’s launching a new GoRight brand for its fleet maintenance business. The company says it has developed a fleet maintenance program that can reduce maintenance costs and improve fleet management, safety, and productivity.

  • News Equipment

    Penske Truck Leasing opens Windsor location

    June 19, 2017 6:40AM by Truck News

    WINDSOR, Ont. – Penske Truck Leasing has opened a new location in Windsor, offering full-service truck leasing and commercial truck rental, as well as contract truck fleet maintenance services. The new facility is located at 4505 Fourth St. It features

  • News Equipment

    TMW targets small fleets with new maintenance management platform

    February 27, 2017 9:41AM by James Menzies

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – TMW Systems has launched a new, cost-effective maintenance management system that it says will allow the company to break into the small fleet market. Designed for fleets with 150 or fewer assets, FleetCheck is designed to provide

  • Keeping up with the pace of change

    December 1, 2016 1:24PM by James Menzies

    As trucks become more complex, finding and developing technicians to work on them becomes more challenging