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Former Congressman to speak at Heavy Duty Aftermarket Dialogue

The Heavy Duty Manufacturers Association (HDMA) and MacKay & Company have announced the title and description of the presentation to be given by Geoff Davis of Republic Consulting as part of the third-annual annual Heavy Duty Aftermarket Dialogue (HDAD) conference. Davis’ presentation, entitled “Politics, What Does It All Mean?” ...

Aperia, Velociti announce partnership

Velociti Inc. and Aperia Technologies have announced a new partnership. Under the agreement, Aperia will make Velociti’s project management and deployment ...

GenNext webinar keys in on ‘four choices of leadership’

The average employee makes dozens of choices every day that impact the performance of his business. Typically large choices are ...

Profiling our Distributor of the Year finalists

It’s been another great year for the Truck Parts & Service Distributor of the Year program. After receiving votes for more than 30 aftermarket businesses during our open nomination process in the spring, we selected four great distributors as finalists for the 2014 award. Blaine Brothers, Sadler Power Train, ...

Omnitracs announces business changes

Omnitracs, LLC has renamed its FleetRisk Advisors business unit to Omnitracs Analytics, and has promoted Dean Croke to vice president over that business unit. Both developments reflect a renewed emphasis and expanded focus for Omnitracs on the value of predictive analytics and big data to improve operational efficiency, safety, driver ...

Bendix extends outreach to local elementary school

Volunteers from Bendix, along with one of the Bendix trucks, recently visited Prospect Elementary School in Elyria, Ohio to work with Junior Achievement of Greater Cleveland and help inspire and prepare students for future success. Bendix has been working with JA of Greater Cleveland and Elyria City Schools since ...

Baer promoted at VIPAR Heavy Duty

VIPAR Heavy Duty has announced the promotion of Chris Baer to the position of executive vice president. President Steve Crowley recently made the announcement during the organization’s annual conference in Marco Island, Fla. Baer joined VIPAR Heavy Duty in January of 2002 as director of program management and in November ...

TMC announces 2015 theme

American Trucking Associations’ Technology & Maintenance Council’s 2015 annual meeting and technology exhibition will be themed ‘Fueling the Future.’ Scheduled for Feb. 16-19, 2015 at the Music City Center in Nashville, the event will be highlighted by important discussions about fuel economy standards, alternate fuels, asset utilization and tire ...

University of the Aftermarket presents degrees

The University of the Aftermarket, an operating unit of Northwood University, awarded Automotive Aftermarket Professional (AAP) and Master Automotive Aftermarket Professional (MAAP) certificates to 25 industry veterans at the 2014 Automotive Aftermarket Products Expo (AAPEX) in Las Vegas. The University of the Aftermarket’s AAP and MAAP designation programs recognize ...

Solving the problem of sales

Rick Farrell, Tangent Knowledge Systems, says most sales organizations are very good at a game that is no longer being played; or at best a games whose rules have changed. Farrell, speaking at ReMaTecUSA Sunday at the Rio Hotel and Casino, says businesses have perfected the ability to consistently ...