VSP News: Industry Insights, Episode 20 - Readers weigh in on the technician shortage

Sarah Shelstrom, publisher of Professional Tool & Equipment News and Professional Distributor magazines, notes that a recent editor’s blog on the technician shortage hit a nerve among readers. Readers noted that the technician shortage is compounded by the fact that the technician’s job needs to be more rewarding in light of the costs they have to cover. The role of the technician is changing and the industry has some major challenges that it must address.