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Con-way Freight Technicians to Compete at SuperTech
Thursday, May 23, 2013
Con-way Freight Technicians to Compete at SuperTech10:01 EDT Thursday, May 23, 2013
Trucking Maintenance Technicians from Around the Country Will Test Their Skills at Technology & Maintenance Council Event in September
ANN ARBOR, Mich., May 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Con-way Freight, a less-than-truckload (LTL) carrier and subsidiary of Con-way Inc. (NYSE: CNW), today announced that 11 of its top truck maintenance technicians will compete in the Technology & Maintenance Council's (TMC) annual SuperTech skills competition this September in Pittsburgh.
SuperTech is a national technician skills competition to determine the industry's top maintenance technicians through a variety of troubleshooting tests over a two-day event. Finalists compete in groups of six through various hands-on workstations and are judged on their ability to understand service information, follow complex diagnostic processes and solve problems under a strict time limit.
"Our technicians play a valuable role at Con-way Freight, ensuring all equipment is operating at peak performance and quickly resolving any issues that may arise," said Tim Staroba, senior director of maintenance for Con-way Freight. "They help ensure that our equipment remains in top operating shape, safe and reliable. We're thrilled to send 11 of our top people to compete nationally."
Con-way Freight will send the following technicians from its national network of shops to the competition:
- Greg Kereluik, Detroit
- William Stroud, Shreveport, La.
- Glenroy Schad, Phoenix
- Richard Fasoli, Springfield, Mass.
- John Green, Des Plaines, Ill.
- Nick Lazaroff, Minneapolis
- Ken Walsh, Phoenix
- Steve Ard, Shreveport, La.
- Jonathan Joubert, Shreveport, La.
- Tony Hedgecock, Charlotte, N.C.
- Jose Parraguez, Carlstadt, N.J.
The core mission of the TMC is to leverage Technology for Quality Maintenance. The council develops recommended engineering and maintenance practices that are voluntarily adopted by fleets, OEMs and component suppliers. For more information on the TMC, visit http://tmc.truckline.com.
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About Con-way Freight
Con-way Freight is the industry's leading less-than-truckload (LTL) freight transportation company, providing guaranteed, day-definite regional and transcontinental service with exception-free delivery, on-time service performance and faster transit times through a single, unified network of 425 operating locations in the United States, Canada, Mexico and Puerto Rico. Con-way Freight offers LTL freight transportation across North America and through Global LTLTM delivery in the United States from around the world. Global solutions include international less-than-container load (LCL) ocean shipments from Asia through its OceanGuaranteed® service; direct service to more than 30 Bahamian and Caribbean ports through TropicalDirect(SM); and domestic offshore transportation to Alaska, Hawaii and Puerto Rico. Based in Ann Arbor, Mich., Con-way Freight is a certified FAST highway carrier and is C-TPAT/PIP-, ACE- and CSA-certified.
Con-way Freight is a subsidiary of Con-way Inc. (NYSE: CNW), a $5.6 billion diversified freight transportation and logistics services company. For more information, visit www.con-way.com/en/freight.
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