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Distributor of the Year finalists announced

Truck Parts & Service is thrilled to announce the finalists for this year's Distributor of the Year award: Blaine Brothers, (Blaine, ...

Hadley appoints Lampen

Hadley announces the appointment of Tim Lampen to the position of fleet/dealer account manager. In this role, Hadley says Lampen is responsible for developing new business ...

Surviving business struggles in the aftermarket

This is Part III of Truck Parts & Service's three-part special report on aftermarket family businesses. For an introduction, CLICK HERE. Joyful as it can be, leading a family business is not without challenges. If pride in a job well done is one of the biggest selling points, the stress of the job ...

The joys of running the family business

This is Part II of Truck Parts & Service's three-part special report on aftermarket family businesses. For an introduction, CLICK HERE. Those who’ve done it say running a family business can be incredibly rewarding, keeping active family involved and drawing others into the industry. “It’s not about making money to me,” says Joe ...

SPECIAL REPORT: All in the family

Trucking has always been filled with successful family businesses. Many of the largest fleets in North America — Swift, J.B. Hunt, Schneider, Werner Enterprises —started as small family businesses, as did some of the industry’s most recognizable truck brands — Kenworth, Mack, Peterbilt. While some of those large scale ...

All in the Family, Part I: The foundation

This is Part I of Truck Parts & Service's three-part special report on aftermarket family businesses. For an introduction, CLICK HERE. The aftermarket has been filled with smart, proactive family-led operations since its inception. Some of those businesses remain major players in the industry today. When Six Robblees first opened ...

Federal-Mogul Motorparts makes leadership changes

Federal-Mogul Motorparts, a division of Federal-Mogul Holdings Corp., announces a series of leadership appointments to better align the company’s regional operations and strengthen its business units while supporting global growth. The appointments, listed below, are effective immediately. Martin Hendricks has been named president, Motorparts, Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) Keith Power has been named ...

Aftermarket Distribution Summit to feature GenNext reception

GenNext will hold a reception at the upcoming CVSN Aftermarket Distribution Summit on Sept. 15 in Nashville. The reception will be held from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. after the first day of general sessions. GenNext is a non-profit organization that is focused on educating, mentoring and recruiting the next ...

Retired Worldpac president will speak at aftermarket leadership program

Tom O’Hare, the retired former president and CEO of Worldpac, will serve as the opening speaker for the next University of the Aftermarket Leadership 2.0 program. “Tom O’Hare is one example of the kinds of high-caliber aftermarket leaders and leadership concepts that participants will be exposed to during the ...

Marx to speak at University of the Aftermarket event

Tom Marx, CEO of Marx Group Advisors will share his expertise on mergers and acquisitions (M&A) as a featured presenter at the upcoming 2014 University of the Aftermarket Heavy Duty Leadership program. Marx will explore the topic “Surviving and Thriving During a Merger, Acquisition, Divestiture or Other Change in Ownership” ...