Mitchell 1 Recognizes TMCSuperTech Grand Champion

SAN DIEGO, CA (September 25, 2023) – Mitchell 1 awarded TMCSuperTech 2023 Grand Champion, Doug Nickles (Above – Center/Left), a FedEx freight technician from East Moline, Illinois, a one-year subscription to its TruckSeries repair information software program. With this award, Nickles will have access to all of Mitchell 1’s online maintenance and repair information for Class 4-8 trucks, the company said.

It was the first time that Nickles earned the Grand Champion title at the TMCSuperTech 2023 National Technician Skills Competition, Sept. 18, 2023, at the Huntington Convention Center in Cleveland, Ohio. Four other FedEx Freight techs also finished in the Top 5 of the Heavy Duty track. Wesley Salley of Round Rock, Texas, placed second and Kelby Bentley, the 2019 Grand Champion, placed third.

Mitchell 1 said it was an original sponsor and supporter of the TMCSuperTech National Technician Skills Competitions. They established the testing protocol for and annually administer the Service Information Skills Station, utilizing TruckSeries to assess competitors’ ability to use web-based programs to diagnose and fix vehicles properly. This year’s winner of the Service Information Station competition was Lucas Coyle from Travel Centers of America.

Mitchell 1 testing is also used at individual state SuperTech competitions and TMCFutureTech events, the company said.

“TMCSuperTech is an important part of our annual calendar, and we look forward to participating and meeting the competitors every year,” said Kristy LaPage, director of Mitchell 1’s commercial vehicle group. “All the competitors participating in this year’s event deserve industry recognition for building the knowledge base necessary to keep commercial vehicles on the road and operating efficiently. These highly skilled individuals really are an essential component to all of our success and we are honored to acknowledge them.”

The TruckSeries software suite provides integrated access to labor estimating, diagnostic trouble code procedures and repair information for medium- and heavy-duty trucks in a single application. TruckSeries is the only comprehensive truck 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 interactive wiring diagrams, ADAS quick reference, digital pictures, DTC-to-diagnostics, and more, all delivered in seconds.

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About Mitchell 1

As a member of the Snap-on® TOTAL SHOP SOLUTIONS brand family, Mitchell 1 has been a leading provider of repair information solutions to the motor vehicle industry for more than 100 years. Mitchell 1 offers a complete line of integrated repair software and services, including vehicle repair information, business management and shop marketing services, to help commercial truck and automotive professionals improve productivity and profitability. For the commercial truck segment, TruckSeries software provides information required to estimate labor times, diagnose and repair all makes of Class 4-8 trucks.

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