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SKF names new global director

SKF says Hans Sjöström has been appointed new global director of the SKF Vehicle Service Market Business Unit. Sjöström is replacing Christer Cedervall who takes up the role of Director, SKF Industrial Market Demand Chain & Logistics Services. Sjöström has been with SKF for 18 years, holding positions such as Director SKF Automotive Market Business Development ...

Power Heavy Duty holds advisory council meeting

The Power Heavy Duty Advisory Council recently met in Salt Lake City, Utah to further the group’s mission to provide top quality supplier programs and services to its independent distributors and service specialists. The council consists of five Power Heavy Duty members who assemble on a regular basis to ...

Five ways to “win your share” of business

One of the best marketing tools in business today is free and available to anyone. It connects buyers to sellers around the block and across the globe. It's the Internet, and if you aren't making it a priority in your business you are leaving business on the table, says ...

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.

One month left to nominate a Distributor of the Year finalist

The open nomination period for the 14th annual Truck Parts & Service Distributor of the Year award will remain open until Friday, June 26, 2015. All independent distributors are eligible for the award, which honors the aftermarket industry's best. The award is sponsored by Meritor and Minimizer. To nominate a distributor, please click ...

Detroit Radiator execs featured in book

Detroit Radiator Corporation CEO Randy Pruitt and general manager David Bitel are featured examples in the new book Rocket Fuel: The One Essential Combination that Will Get You More of What You Want from Your Business, written by Gino Wickman and Mark C. Winters. Gino Wickman, CEO of EOS Worldwide, featured ...

Ryan promoted at Point Spring & Driveshaft

Sean Ryan has been named executive vice president and chief operating officer at Point Spring & Driveshaft, effective May 13, 2015. The appointment was approved by the company's Board of Directors. Point Spring & Driveshaft CEO Bill Ryan believes son Sean brings a fresh perspective into his new position. "Sean spent ...

Boyer joins BBB Industries

BBB Industries has appointed John Boyer as vice president, product and category management, effective immediately. Boyer will report to CEO Don Bigler and will lead the company’s product management efforts across all product line categories. “We are delighted to have John join our senior leadership team.  John brings significant industry ...

Univ. of Memphis establishes award honoring Mike Pennington

The University of Memphis has established the D. Mike Pennington Award for Outstanding Mentoring in the Department of Journalism. The award honors distinguished alumnus D. Mike Pennington, Class of 1972, and is the first mentoring award in the College of Communication and Fine Arts and the first faculty award ...

GenNext holds quarterly leadership webinar

GenNext hosted its second webinar of 2015 yesterday with an engaging discussion on leadership from Peter Palmer and John Deane of Dale Carnegie training. The webinar, titled “Getting Results without Authority,” focused on using clear, accountable and positive communication to motivate employees in the workplace. Using the tenets of Dale ...