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Jun 03, 2014, 09:59 ET

TMC Releases 2014-2015 Recommended Practices Manual

 American Trucking Associations' Technology & Maintenance Council has published its 2014-2015 Recommended Practices Manual, now available...

Mar 13, 2014, 10:31 ET
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TMC Names Recognized Associates, Presents Study Group Secretary Award

 American Trucking Associations' Technology & Maintenance Council named three industry suppliers as Recognized Associates during its 2014...

Mar 11, 2014, 14:26 ET
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Dan Umphress, A&R Logistics, Named TMC General Chairman

Dan Umphress, vice president of maintenance and fleet services for A&R Logistics, has been elected 2014-2015 general chairman and treasurer of...

Mar 11, 2014, 14:20 ET
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TMC Honors Seven with Silver Spark Plug Award

 American Trucking Associations' Technology & Maintenance Council awarded its highest honor — the Silver Spark Plug Award — to...

Mar 03, 2014, 11:10 ET

TMC Pilots Industry Data Scorecard Service

American Trucking Associations' Technology & Maintenance Council is piloting a new scorecard service for capturing and reporting on key...

Feb 28, 2014, 10:13 ET
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TMC Introduces Certified VMRS Specialist Program

 American Trucking Associations' Technology & Maintenance Council is introducing a Certified Specialist Program for users of the Vehicle...

Feb 21, 2014, 11:58 ET

ATA Chairman Phil Byrd Featured Speaker for TMC's 2014 Annual Meeting

 Phil Byrd, chairman of American Trucking Associations and president and CEO of Bulldog Hiway Express, will be the featured speaker for ATA's...

Feb 20, 2014, 12:29 ET

TMC Accepting Technician Scholarship Applications

American Trucking Associations' Technology & Maintenance Council is accepting applications for its 2014 scholarship programs available for...

Nov 25, 2013, 12:42 ET

'Turning Experience Into Practice' Theme for TMC's 2014 Annual Meeting

"Turning Experience Into Practice" is the theme of American Trucking Associations' Technology & Maintenance Council's 2014 Annual Meeting and...

Sep 27, 2011, 09:29 ET

Jeffrey Schlecht, Omaha Truck Center, Named Top Technician for Second Year

Jeffrey Schlecht, a technician for the Omaha Truck Center, Norfolk, Neb., was recognized as the nation's top truck technician as he was awarded...

Feb 23, 2010, 11:41 ET

Jerry Thrift, Ryder, Named New TMC General Chairman

Jerry Thrift, manager for new product development for Ryder System, was installed as the Technology & Maintenance Council's 2010-2011 general...

Jun 26, 2009, 13:30 ET

TMCSuperTech2009 - Truck Technicians to Test Their Skill at 5th Annual Competition

The Technology & Maintenance Council (TMC) of American Trucking Associations will hold its fifth annual National Technician Skills Competition...

Feb 24, 2009, 16:47 ET

TMC Honors Paul Abelson With Membership Award

Trucking journalist Paul Abelson, Lisle, Ill., is the latest recipient of the Technology & Maintenance Council's (TMC) Gerri Murphy Membership...

Feb 24, 2009, 16:36 ET

Detroit Diesel DD15 Engine Turbo Compounding Wins TWNA Technical Achievement Award

The Truck Writers of North America (TWNA) announced Detroit Diesel Corporation's DD15 engine turbo compounding as the winner of its Technical...