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Truck Labor Rates

Truck Labor Estimating Faster, Easier, Smarter

Truck Labor helps service professionals estimate faster and easier than ever before. You’ll find everything you need to estimate a job in mere seconds, saving time and getting trucks back on the road faster. When you eliminate the guesswork, you work smarter and can write more accurate estimates with confidence.

Standardized Labor Times

With Truck Labor, you can increase shop throughput and profits by delivering consistent and accurate estimates to your customers – every time. Also, measure technician productivity to identify areas needing improvement. Once you understand how well your shop is performing, you can take steps to increase velocity.


Find all makes and models of Class 4-8 trucks, covering model years 1990 to current — all in one location, with a single log-in. No more manual searching multiple databases, so you save time and increase productivity.

Estimator Tool

Enhance your customer experience with professionally formatted estimates personalized with your customers’ information. The Estimator Tool also allows you to customize labor rates for different customer types or service operations. Every estimate you write will consistently align with your shop’s business goals and objectives —improve your bottom line.


Truck Labor brings estimating for Class 4-8 trucks into the 21st century. Cloud-based technology automatically updates labor time data and saves your shop’s latest estimates for quick retrieval. You can rest assured knowing your estimates are accurate and secure. The intuitive navigation guides you through the steps to quickly generate an estimate. First, you’ll identify the vehicle by selecting a year/make/model. Then, choose your labor operations, add parts if applicable, and print the estimate. Cloud-based software is the latest advancement in technology, but the real upshot for you is the efficiency it adds to your operation.


  • Engine
  • Brake
  • Electrical
  • HVAC
  • Steering
  • Suspension
  • Transmission
  • Driveline/Axles
  • Accessories

The Mitchell 1 Advantage

Mitchell 1 has been the leader in mechanical labor estimating times for over half a century and now brings this expertise to the Class 4-8 industry. Our comprehensive database of labor times has been developed using a painstaking methodology perfected over time. The Truck Labor estimating solution for commercial vehicles allows you to quickly and easily find the information you need from a single source, and write estimates with more confidence than ever before.