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CVSN announces private strategic planning participants for Summit

The Commercial Vehicle Solutions Network (CVSN) has announced the nine supplier companies who will host Private Strategic Planning Sessions at ...

DiPonio joins Phillips Industries

Bob DiPonio has joined Phillips Industries as a consultant focusing the company’s trailer OEM business. Phillips says DiPonio is a veteran of the commercial vehicle industry most recently as vice president of OEM Sales for Tramec. His industry experience also includes his role as vice president of sales at Haldex and previously as director of ...

GATS kicks off in Dallas

The Great American Trucking Show opened at noon Thursday at the Dallas Convention Center. With more than 500,000 sq. ft. of exhibits, the Overdrive "Pride & Polish" truck beauty show and various educational sessions, the day was filled with activities. Below are photos from the event.

Phelps joins Rugby

Rugby Manufacturing has hired Gary Phelps to its inside sales team. Phelps will be responsible for working directly with Rugby Distributors on quoting, parts and other distributor needs. Prior to joining Rugby, Phelps worked in construction. “We are excited and pleased to have Gary join our Rugby team,” says Ray ...

Bret Baier talks mid-terms at CVOC

The upcoming mid-term election and civil unrest globally dominated discussion when Fox News Anchor Bret Baier took to the stage Wednesday at the fifth-annual Commercial Vehicle Outlook Conference in Dallas. Baier says this November's election is setting up nice for the Republican Party. "This year could be a wave win ...

Bendix Spicer celebrates birthday

Ten years ago, Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems LLC and Dana Commercial Vehicle Products, LLC – companies with almost 200 combined years in the commercial vehicle industry – created Bendix Spicer Foundation Brake LLC (BSFB). Their joint venture celebrates its first decade this week as a single, complete source for ...

Northwood holds Heavy Duty Leadership course

Twenty-seven heavy-duty aftermarket professionals gathered at Northwood University earlier this month for the third-annual Heavy Duty Leadership education conference. Heavy Duty Leadership is a week-long leadership development program specifically designed for professionals working in the North American commercial vehicle aftermarket, Northwood says. Students in the year’s class represented a ...

FleetPride acquires Republic Diesel

FleetPride, Inc. has acquired the assets of Republic Diesel truck parts and service business. The acquisition includes Republic Diesel's heavy-duty parts and service operations in Jeffersonville, Ind., as well as Kentucky locations in Louisville (Jennings Lane), Lexington, and Prestonsburg. Republic Diesel will continue to operate its driveline repair, machining and ...

White paper: 5 ways to improve order fulfillment

A new white paper from Kardex Remstar reviews five order improvement strategies. There’s always room for improvement in a picking operation – whether it’s faster throughput, optimized labor productivity, increased accuracy, improved space utilization or better accommodation of demand spikes. Download the white paper here.

Ox Bodies adds Walters

Ox Bodies, Inc. announces Brenda Walters has joined the company as site controller. In her new position, Walters will have direct responsibility for all financial accounting at the Fayette, Ala. facility, the company says. “We are thrilled to have Brenda joining our team,” says Bob Fines, TBEI, president and CEO.  ...