Mitchell 1 Awards 2016 SuperTech Grand Champion
Mitchell 1 has awarded FedEx Freight’s Eric Vos, the Grand Champion of TMC’s SuperTech 2016 National Technician Skills Competition, with a subscription to TruckSeries that will allow him to access all of Mitchell 1’s online service information products for Class 4-8 trucks for a full year. The event is part of the American Trucking Association’s Technology & Maintenance Council conference held September 18-21 at the Raleigh Convention Center, Raleigh, NC.
TruckSeries, Mitchell 1’s suite of complete software solutions for the trucking industry, provides integrated access to labor estimating, diagnostic trouble code procedures and repair information for medium- and heavy-duty vehicles in a single application. TruckSeries is used for testing at the Service Information station each year at SuperTech.
Scott DeGiorgio, general manager of Mitchell 1’s commercial vehicle group, commented that “Being Grand Champion for the second year in a row at the SuperTech skills challenge competition is a significant milestone in Eric’s career. The competition tests all the skills necessary to be a top truck technician, and we are pleased to recognize his accomplishment with a complimentary subscription to TruckSeries.” The TruckSeries software will give Vos and his company access to online repair information and tools to enhance repair efficiency on any brand of truck they operate and service.
Mitchell 1 has been a sponsor of the SuperTech national competitions since their inception 12 years ago. Each year Mitchell 1 has run the Service Information skills station, testing competitors on their ability to use computers and Web-based programs to diagnose and fix vehicles properly. For the 2016 SuperTech and FutureTech contestant qualifying rounds, Mitchell 1 created new curriculum for the skills station testing the ability of contestants to use wiring diagrams to diagnose and fix electrical problems. In addition to involvement at the national level, Mitchell 1 also supports and participates in many state technician skills competitions.
Mitchell 1′s TruckSeries is the only comprehensive repair information software suite of its kind available for Class 4-8 trucks, delivering a one-stop, single log-in, all-makes data resource with scalable wiring diagrams, digital pictures, DTC-to-diagnostics, and more, all delivered in seconds.