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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 ...

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 deployment strategies, will be the most ...

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 ...

Dieli to present 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 Dr. Bob Dieli of RDLB, Inc. as part of the third-annual Heavy Duty Aftermarket Dialogue (HDAD) conference. Set for Jan. 26, 2015 at The Mirage in ...

Kaufman, Baer among Northwood education award winners

Heavy-duty industry professionals Derek Kaufman and Chris Baer are among the honorees Northwood University will celebrate during the 39th annual Automotive Aftermarket Management Education Awards during AAPEX 2014 next month in Las Vegas. Seven noted automotive aftermarket professionals will receive honors during a ceremony on Nov. 4, 2014. Northwood ...

Betts Truck Parts & Service completes branding initiative

Betts Truck Parts & Service, one of three divisions of the Betts Company, has announced the completion of a strategic branding initiative that began last year. Betts Company has executed its plan to develop marketing collateral for all divisions tailored to the company's updated brand profile along with the ...

CRM expert to present at HDAW

Randy MacLean, founder of Waypoint Analytics, will be a featured presenter at Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week (HDAW) 2015, scheduled for Jan. 26-29, 2015 at the Mirage in Las Vegas. HDAW organizers says MacLean’s presentation, Elevating Sales Systems Using Analytics & CRM, will focus on three major topics: Why companies are ...

CK Commercial Vehicle Research fleet study now available

CK Commercial Vehicle Research has completed its 2014 annual fleet study. Sixty-six representatives from small, medium and large for-hire, private and government fleets operating 40,000-plus Class 8 vehicles responded to this year’s 20-question survey covering: Planned 2015 truck and trailer purchases for replacement and added capacity, brand choices, driver ...