Industry Briefs

Deadline for Distributor of the Year nominations is June 30

Deadline for Distributor of the Year nominations is June 30

There is a little more than a month remaining in the nomination period for the 16th annual Truck Parts & Service Distributor of the Year award. If you haven't made your selection yet, now is the time. ...

Former Phillips, Haldex sales rep passes away

Parker Hilands, retired national sales manager - trailers of Phillips Industries, died on May 3, 2017 in Nashville. He was 69. Hilands had been working with Phillips Industries since leaving Haldex Brake Corporation in 2013, where he was director of fleet and OEM sales. “Parker was a great people person with a big heart,” says Pete Joy, global business development, Phillips Industries. “As a sales leader, he ...

Kelly Truck Parts excelling with philanthropic efforts

Kelly Truck Parts was recognized in its community last week for its efforts in raising money for local cancer patients and the Wyakin Warrior Foundation. Led by owner Ronnie Kelly, Texas-based Kelly Truck Parts has helped raise more than $23,000 over the last two years for local cancer medical coverage ($6,000) and the Wyakin Warrior Foundation ($17,000 in partnership with East Texas Truck Center). Kelly Truck Parts has ...