HDA Truck Pride

Industry report: The State of the Independent Aftermarket

The following comes from the January 2016 issue of Truck Parts & Service. To read a digital version of the ...

HDA Truck Pride, iMatics LLC partner on aftermarket telematics

HDA Truck Pride has partnered with iMatics LLC to introduce a comprehensive telematics program for the commercial vehicle aftermarket. A first in ...

Global Parts adds new Georgia location

Global Parts, headquartered in Conley, Ga., has acquired Highway 85 Auto & Heavy Duty Truck Parts in Senoia, Ga. With the acquisition, Global Parts now has seven locations from Louisville, Ky., to Jacksonville, Fla., covering the southeastern U.S. Global Parts says the Senoia location completes the company's geographic spread to thoroughly service ...

Five ways to “win your share” of business

One of the best marketing tools in business today is free and available to anyone. It connects buyers to sellers around the block and across the globe. It's the Internet, and if you aren't making it a priority in your business you are leaving business on the table, says ...

Davenport and Willingham named Truck Service Expert of the Year

Davenport and Willingham has been named the HDA Truck Pride 2014 Truck Service Expert of the Year. Alan Davenport and Bobby Willingham were presented the award at the HDA Truck Pride Annual Meeting in San Antonio last month. Alan Davenport and Bobby Willingham met while working as technicians at a ...

Merchandising your facility

In parts sales it’s easy to focus on what’s behind the counter. But spend too much time thinking about what’s behind the curtain and you can forget what’s right in front of you, says Butch Hill, president at HD Group. During a brief presentation Friday at the HDA Truck Pride ...

GALLERY – Friday at the HDA Truck Pride Annual Meeting

Friday proved to be another busy day at the HDA Truck Pride Annual Meeting in San Antonio. Beginning with educational sessions in the morning for vendors and distributors, the day was filled with excellent discussion to help strengthen HDA Truck Pride members' businesses and grow in the aftermarket. Friday also ...

Distribution: An industry at a crossroads?

Bob Greenwood is adamant. Heavy-duty aftermarket distribution is at a crossroads. The president and CEO at Automotive Aftermarket E-Learning Centre says the aftermarket is on the cusp of a major change, one that will impact every business within the industry whether they like it or not. And perhaps more ...

GenNext holds reception at HDA Truck Pride meeting

GenNext HD held a reception for current members and interested parties last Wednesday before opening of the 2015 HDA Truck Pride Annual Meeting in San Antonio. GenNext President Steve Hansen kicked off the event by describing the non-profit organization's successful 2014, and the group's vision for the coming year. ...

Creating distinction in your operation

If you were a customer, would you do business with your company? That’s an interesting question to ponder, but unfortunately one not enough business owners are willing to ask themselves, says Scott McKain. Speaking at the HDA Truck Pride Annual Meeting Thursday in San Antonio, McKain says self-evaluation is one ...