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Distributor of the Year 2015 voting to begin March 30

The open nomination process for the 2015 Truck Parts & Service Distributor of the Year award will begin in less than ...

Harbour Group acquires Phillips and Temro

Phillips and Temro Industries, Inc. (PTI), a global OEM and aftermarket provider of custom engineered thermal systems and solutions for trucking, automotive, oil and gas, off-road and EV/hybrid vehicles, announes its acquisition by Harbour Group, a privately owned operating company based in St. Louis. Financials were not released. In ...

Pancero offers leadership tips during GenNext webinar

For the better part of four decades, the business world has been dominated by one generation: the Baby Boomers. Identified as ...

Bigwood joins Noregon Systems

Noregon Systems says Tim Bigwood has joined the company as vice president of operations. Bigwood, who has over 16 years of experience in operations, will be responsible for driving execution and alignment among Noregon’ s product fulfillment, sustainment, call center and information technology teams, the company says. He will ...

Chusid promoted at Spectronics

Spectronics Corporation has promoted Daniel Chusid to technical sales and regulatory compliance specialist. Chusid joined Spectronics eight years ago as a sales administrator. In his new role, he will be responsible for maintaining legal and regulatory compliance for the company. He also will provide direction to affected business areas ...

GenNext holding sales leadership webinar on Wednesday

GenNext will hold its first quarterly educational webinar this week. The webinar is titled "Strengthening Your GenNext Leadership Skills - Are You Good Enough To Get Better?" and will be presented by sales expert Jim Pancero. Pancero has presented to various heavy-duty aftermarket groups in recent years, and is very involved ...

Arkilander new vice president at Palfinger North America

Tim Arkilander has been named executive vice president of sales and business development for Palfinger North America. Reporting directly to Mark Woody, managing director of the Palfinger North America Group, he will be responsible for all Palfinger Truck Mounted Forklifts, among other product lines. In his former capacity, Arkilander has ...

Abel Truck Parts joins VIPAR Heavy Duty

Abel Truck Parts has joined the VIPAR Heavy Duty network of distributors as a stockholder. Located in Independence, Ohio, Abel Truck Parts is a distributor of parts to the heavy-duty truck and off-road equipment industry in Northeast Ohio. In addition to parts sales the company also manufactures custom hydraulic ...

Inland Truck Parts expands in Texas

Inland Truck Parts announces it opened a new 31,000 sq. ft. facility on Jan. 26, 2015, to better serve its customers in the greater Lubbock, Texas area. "We've always been committed to providing high-quality parts and superior service," says Inland General Manager Doug McClure. "This move allows us to employ ...

How and why to build a customer loyalty program

The heavy-duty trucking industry prides itself on relationships. Relationships between suppliers and distributors. Between distributors and end users. Between suppliers and OEMs. Even between competing OEMs. It’s an industry where loyalty is earned, valued and appreciated. Now it also can be rewarded. Through the implementation of customer loyalty programs, heavy-duty ...

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