Truck News


  • 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

  • Product Equipment

    Mitchell 1 updates TruckSeries with 1Search Plus

    March 17, 2019 2:45PM by James Menzies

    Mitchell 1 has launched enhancements to its TruckSeries truck repair software suite, adding 1Search Plus for more precise searching capabilities. At the spring meetings of the Technology & Maintenance Council, the company showed an easy-to-use graphical design and consolidated information

  • 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

  • News Equipment

    Mack, Volvo Uptime Centers seeing impressive benefits

    November 11, 2016 9:15AM by Truck News

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Mack and Volvo have received an award for their Certified Uptime Center training programs. The companies received a Brandon Hall Group gold award for Best Learning Program Supporting a Change Transformation Business Strategy. The awards are given

  • News Equipment

    Meritor partners with TruckDown to give Service Point members more exposure

    January 26, 2016 4:26PM by James Menzies

    LAS VEGAS, Nev. — Meritor has announced a partnership with TruckDown, a Winnipeg-based company that helps fleets find qualified truck service centers in the US and Canada. Used by 20,000 registered fleets, TruckDown also allows its 440,000 users to rate

  • Trailer Wizards buys Al’s Trailer Service

    November 11, 2015 5:29PM by Truck News

    LONDON, Ont. – Canadian commercial trailer company Trailer Wizards has acquired London, Ont.-based Al’s Trailer Service, which adds to the company’s existing network and will bring support to its nearby London Total Customer Care Centre. “Al’s Trailer Service is a

  • Feature Equipment


    April 28, 2015 9:43AM by James Menzies

    Marc Poland, service manager at Sheehan’s Truck Centre, gave a presentation at Performance Innovation Transport’s (PIT) annual conference a couple months back and provided what I felt were some useful tips on how to expedite the service of your vehicle.

  • Digging deep and broad

    November 14, 2014 8:00AM by Carolyn Gruske

    Performing a true cost of ownership analysis means searching all departments

  • Freightliner looks to limit downtime to three days, max

    July 30, 2014 10:08PM by James Menzies

    NAPA VALLEY, Cali. — Freightliner has set an internal goal to limit the downtime of its vehicles to no more than three days, for even major repairs. Richard Howard, the company’s newly appointed senior vice-president of sales and marketing, revealed