Constructive Maintenance Management

When fuel prices rise and times get tough, “there’s no shortage of ‘too good to be true’ solutions vying for fleet managers’ attention,” say officials at the Technology & Maintenance Council (TMC). “Being able to separate what’s real...


  • TMCSuperTech2011: TMC’s seventh annual national technician skills competition, this is North America’s premier skills competition for professional commercial vehicle technicians where they compete for top honors and valuable prizes.
  • PTDC Technician Training Fair: TMC’s Professional Technician Development Committee (PTDC) is putting a series of training sessions developed to help commercial vehicle technicians, shop supervisors and fleet managers keeps their skills sharp.
  • TMC Task Forces: More than 100 task forces will be meeting to continue work on developing a variety of recommended practices, information reports and position papers to benefit the trucking industry.
  • Town Meeting: At this session, TMC presents information about what’s happening within the organization.
  • Fleet Operators’ Forum: Here, fleet attendees bring up equipment problems that they’ve been unable to resolve successfully with their product manufacturer or supplier.
  • Fleet Talk: Consistently ranking as one of the most popular features at TMC general meetings, this session is a lively dialogue discussion on what works, or doesn’t work, in vehicle maintenance.
  • Shop Talk: This session will be on failure analysis and will feature expert trouble spotters from all types of vehicle parts who can examine and diagnose the most common failures on-the-spot.

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