Technician Shortage Spurs Fleets to Outsource More Work

  (Shell Lubricants)

(Shell Lubricants)

The truck technician shortage is causing some fleets to outsource more of their repair and maintenance work to dealerships.

“Technicians are getting harder and harder to find,” said Scott Allen, director of fleet assets and maintenance for Dupré Logistics. “The really skilled ones that work on specific engines and transmissions are very hard to find and they’re even harder to keep…”