Surviving the Looming Truck Driver Shortage

During the Second World War many North American soldiers were shipped overseas to battle the enemy. That left few to work at home. What happened to manufacturing? It didn’t stop; women took over the building of airplanes, military vehicles, and weapons. These days we’re facing another shortage of workers, those in the trucking industry, namely...

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Great Labor Rates

Great Labor Rates May Not be the Best Rates Heavy truck and trailer repairs are expensive, not just for parts and labor. What about towing costs, mobile service calls, layover costs for drivers, and lost revenue from downtime? Are we saying that we should be sympathetic toward truck owners and set our parts and labor...

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The Best Employee: YOU

The Best Employee You’ll Ever Find If you’re an independent truck repair shop owner/manager we know your needs are not the same as large shops. We also know that your focus needs to be on getting customers’ trucks back on the road quickly. But how can you do that when so much of your time...

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Reducing Engine Idling

The First Step to Reducing Costly Idling The American Automobile Association (AAA) estimates that one out of every six (16.5%) of deadly traffic accidents is due to drowsy driving. Drowsy driving can affect any driver at times. What has this to do with idling? Truck drivers are often more susceptible to sleepiness due in part...

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