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Bendix hires Little to HR role

Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems LLC continues to strengthen its leadership team by appointing Kimberly Little vice president, human resources – North America. Little, who joined ...

Distributor of the Year nomination period to begin Monday

Yep, it’s that time of year again. The nomination process for the 13th annual Truck Parts & Service Distributor of the ...

Karmak produces fleet consolidation advice paper

Karmak has released a document showcasing helpful tips and best practices for handling fleet consolidation within your customer base. Written by Jason Goby, product owner at Karmak, the document covers five areas where aftermarket businesses can be affected by fleet consolidation, and the best steps for those businesses to ...

TMC service providers offer tips for employee retention

The technician shortage facing the trucking industry isn't going away anytime soon. Industry experts believe things will get worse before they get better, and with a large percentage of techs nearing retirement, it's likely competing for the services of new technicians will become industry standard in the coming ...

TMC debuts interactive website

The Technology & Maintenance Council (TMC) has released TMC Connect, its new interactive content-rich website. TMC describes the site as a collaborative and social networking site that allows members to access TMC information about TMC initiatives, RPs and other industry maintenance and service tasks currently being addressed by the ...

HDA Truck Pride to sponsor GenNext

HDA Truck Pride has signed on as a corporate sponsor of GenNext, the heavy-duty aftermarket’s newest leadership group. HDA Truck Pride joins Minimizer, Meritor, Betts HD, and Midwest Wheel Companies as sponsors of the new program. Gen Next is set to have its first official event next month at ...

University of the Aftermarket to present Aftermarket 101 program in June

The University of the Aftermarket will present its annual “Aftermarket 101” program June 10-11, 2014 at Federal-Mogul’s headquarters in Southfield, Mich. The University says the program is specifically created for new employees in the automotive or heavy-duty aftermarket and will provide a better understanding of the industry, its structure ...

TMC awards Silver Spark Plugs; names board

American Trucking Associations’ Technology & Maintenance Council (TMC) awarded its highest honor — the Silver Spark Plug Award — to seven trucking industry professionals during its annual meeting Monday in Nashville. The 2014 TMC Silver Spark Plug recipients are: Jim Clark, recently retired as director of engineering for TMD ...

Monday at TMC

The first day of the Technology & Maintenance Council (TMC) annual meeting was a busy one. The day was filled with task force meetings, then fleet talk, the opening general session/fleet operator's forum and the opening of the TMC trade show. Here are some photos highlighting the day.

Accuride debuts new aluminum wheels

Accuride has introduced two new 22.5-in. x 14-in. Accu-Lite Duplex aluminum wheels. Released Sunday at the Technology & Maintenance Council (TMC) annual meeting in Nashville, Accuride says the new wheels are 4 lbs. lighter than the previous models they replace, and will give the company the lightest-weight range of ...