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High Demand for Technicians in Heavy Truck & Equipment Industry

Posted by on 12 November 2012

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Every industry is affected by the ups and downs of our economy. In many cases there are more people looking for jobs than there are openings, especially as new waves of graduates attempt to join the workforce. Another side of that struggle is the shortage of skilled workers in the field. The burden of tuition leaves young people who might go to school for technical training unable to. As a result of that, the low numbers of enrollment can lead to some programs shutting down before they even begin. One example of that shortage is of technicians in the heavy duty truck and equipment industries. As the current generation of techs get closer and closer to retiring there is a growing demand for the next wave of workers. Unfortunately the veterans also get "stolen" from dealers, or offered extra compensation to leave their current employer.

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The Importance Of Preventative Maintenance

Posted by on 6 June 2012

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Trucks and equipment are used to accomplish tough jobs, so their owners expect them to be tough, stay tough, and never take a day off. Unfortunately that mindset could be a huge mistake that results in equipment downtime and hefty repair bills. The most recent edition of Lift and Access includes an article backing up this very idea: "Preventive Maintenance Saves Dollars".

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