careers for the automotive and transportation industries

Home Archive for category "Blog"
formats

“Why Is My Check Engine Light On?” 4 Causes Explained for Students in Auto Mechanic College

February 22, 2018

The odds are pretty good that, at some point in your life, you’ve driven in a car that constantly had its check engine light on. It seemed like there was no explanation, that the light being lit was as natural as the wind. Of course, that’s not exactly true. If the check engine light is

Read More…

 
 Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Reddit Share on LinkedIn
Comments Off on “Why Is My Check Engine Light On?” 4 Causes Explained for Students in Auto Mechanic College  comments 
formats

Why Pros With Mechanic Training Are Impressed by the Economical New Ford Transit

February 15, 2018

In recent years, the Canadian minivan market has been pressured by competition from SUVs and crossovers of all shapes and sizes. Ford is understandably looking to rekindle sales of vans, which have been a big seller for the company in the past. The 2019 Ford Transit Connect van is part of that effort, which is

Read More…

 
 Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Reddit Share on LinkedIn
Comments Off on Why Pros With Mechanic Training Are Impressed by the Economical New Ford Transit  comments 
formats

The Differences Between LTL and FTL Shipping Explained to Students in Dispatcher Training

February 8, 2018

When it comes to transporting goods via truck, businesses have a range of distinct transportation options to choose from. These shipping options are largely built around the division and distribution of goods amongst vehicles. Wholesalers and other businesses that choose the right option, for the right price, can reap the benefits of achieving lean and

Read More…

 
 Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Reddit Share on LinkedIn
Comments Off on The Differences Between LTL and FTL Shipping Explained to Students in Dispatcher Training  comments 
formats

Clutch Replacement Time: Making the Call by Relying on Your Automotive Training

February 1, 2018

Regardless of where you stand in the manual versus automatic transmission divide, if you work in the automotive industry, you need to know how to care for a three-pedaled car. The extra pedal in a vehicle with a stick shift serves a very important purpose, and that is to operate the clutch. Being a serviceable

Read More…

 
 Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Reddit Share on LinkedIn
Comments Off on Clutch Replacement Time: Making the Call by Relying on Your Automotive Training  comments 
formats

Avoiding that Tow Truck: 4 Mid-Winter Tips Straight from Mechanic School

January 25, 2018

When temperatures really plummet and the snow falls heavily, conditions can be quite grueling. The combination of worsening driving conditions, road salt, and frosty air nipping at bolts and circuits can lead to added wear and tear. In many regions, towing companies might even need to work in overdrive as winter conditions see cars getting

Read More…

 
 Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Reddit Share on LinkedIn
Comments Off on Avoiding that Tow Truck: 4 Mid-Winter Tips Straight from Mechanic School  comments 
formats

The Benefits of Going Waterless During Your Career in Automotive Detailing

January 18, 2018

Waterless car detailing has been on the rise in recent years, with many new products, businesses, and other ventures sprouting up all over the country and around the world. The factors pushing its use are evident. Many consumers are becoming more and more eco-conscious, and are increasingly searching for greener options. In addition, with water

Read More…

 
 Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Reddit Share on LinkedIn
Comments Off on The Benefits of Going Waterless During Your Career in Automotive Detailing  comments 
formats

5 Qualities Often Found in Top Dispatchers

January 11, 2018

Have you ever dreamt of communicating with drivers all over the country? Transportation operations specialists often get to do just that, playing an essential role in the trucking and transport sector as they help ensure that goods get delivered on time and in one piece. In fact, there’s a good chance that many of the

Read More…

 
 Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Reddit Share on LinkedIn
Comments Off on 5 Qualities Often Found in Top Dispatchers  comments 
formats

The Benefits of Texting Clients During Your Automotive Service Career

January 4, 2018

Could texting customers be the key to increasing business during your service advisor career? While it might sound simplistic, many independent garages, dealerships, and other auto repair facilities have found that communicating through text has dramatically increased customer satisfaction. Not only that, but it can also help attract younger clientele. The J.D Power 2017 Customer

Read More…

 
 Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Reddit Share on LinkedIn
Comments Off on The Benefits of Texting Clients During Your Automotive Service Career  comments 
formats

Are Telematics Systems Worth It? A Fresh Perspective to Consider Before an Automotive Career

December 28, 2017

From recommending nearby restaurants to providing potentially lifesaving services in emergency situations, telematics systems are transforming the driving experience, and pushing the limits of what vehicles can do. However, although these systems are becoming increasingly common, they are not cheap. While car owners will usually get a certain period of free service with new purchases,

Read More…

 
 Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Reddit Share on LinkedIn
Comments Off on Are Telematics Systems Worth It? A Fresh Perspective to Consider Before an Automotive Career  comments 
formats

How to Achieve Great Fleet Efficiency After Dispatch Training

December 21, 2017

The busy and varied nature of the transportation industry means that to truly get the absolute best out of your fleet, you need to go above and beyond. It’s not just about sticking to a tried-and-tested routine, but about using your training to search for new solutions and approaches to finding even better ways of

Read More…

 
 Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Reddit Share on LinkedIn
Comments Off on How to Achieve Great Fleet Efficiency After Dispatch Training  comments