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Creating distinction in your operation

If you were a customer, would you do business with your company? That’s an interesting question to ponder, but unfortunately one not enough business owners are willing to ask themselves, says Scott McKain. Speaking at the HDA Truck Pride Annual Meeting Thursday in San Antonio, McKain says self-evaluation is one ...

Consistency breeds success

Your customers loathe downtime. Every minute their trucks sit cost them in lost revenue and maintenance expenses. Which is why when you quote them three hours ...

The Distributor of the Year nomination period is now open

Dear readers, Truck Parts & Service has opened the nomination period for its 2015 Distributor of the Year award. Now in its ...

University of the Aftermarket introduces online courses

The University of the Aftermarket, an operating unit of Northwood University, is offering aftermarket professionals nine online courses that will begin on either May 18 or June 29, 2015. The courses enable industry professionals to earn continuing education units (CEUs) that can be applied toward their AAP (Automotive Aftermarket ...

Rondini joins Marx Group Advisors

Denise Rondini has joined Marx Group Advisors as a vice president and member of the company's Advisory Board. In addition to her new role, Rondini will continue as president of Rondini Communications, a company specializing in researching and writing about the medium- and heavy-duty trucking industry. Her clients include ...

Walter Surface Technologies appoints new leader

Walter Surface Technologies announces Michael Christodoulou has been appointed as president and COO of the company. Prior to joining Walter, Christodoulou was president of Cummins Eastern Canada LP, the distributor for Cummins Inc., a worldwide leader in the design, manufacturing, sale and service of diesel engines. Christodoulou began working ...

GenNext debuts GenNext University

GenNext introduces a new feature to its website, GenNext University. GenNext University is designed to be a central repository of educational content to help develop the skills and abilities of organization members, GenNext says. Current content includes recent webinars with keynote speakers Jim Pancero, David Wheatley and Nancy Friedman.  If you are a ...

Registration open for 2015 Heavy Duty Leadership course

Northwood University and its University of the Aftermarket program has opened registration for its 2015 Heavy Duty Leadership course. The week-long course is a cornerstone in the industry’s efforts to foster the development of a new generation of visionary executives who will help drive the heavy-duty aftermarket to new levels. The University of ...

Truck Trailer & Equipment opens new location in Baton Rouge

Truck Trailer & Equipment has opened a new location in Baton Rouge, La. The new location gives the company five locations across Tennessee, Louisiana and Mississippi. Truck Trailer & Equipment has been servicing the commercial vehicle marketplace across the state of Mississippi since 1967. The greater Baton Rouge market ...

Through the years with our Distributor of the Years

With the nomination period for the 14th annual Truck Parts & Service Distributor of the Year award now open, we are looking back at the impressive list of businesses who have nabbed our top prize. With the exception of 2014 winner Six Robblees' each acting business above is again eligible ...