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As the workforce evolves, so must your business

What color is a yield sign? If you said yellow, congratulations, you're in the majority. You're also wrong. Public highway yield ...

Blast from the past: One upping your profitability

This article is originally from the October 2012 issue of Truck Parts & Service, and is a supplement to an ...

Meritor names new executive chairman, president

The Board of Directors of Meritor, Inc. announce Ivor J. (Ike) Evans, Chairman of the Board of Directors and CEO, ...

GenNext hits membership milestone

More than 250 people have now signed up for GenNext HD. “We’re happy to hit this milestone and we see significant growth on the horizon,” says Steve Hansen, GenNext president.  Created with the goal of aiding the next group of heavy-duty aftermarket leaders, GenNext is bringing value to its members in ...

Whining isn’t a strategy

Running a business today is incredibly difficult. Competition is intense. Customers are tough to please. The economy is volatile. Though as true as those statements may be, that doesn’t justify them as excuses for struggles you may have in your business, says Stan Slap, CEO at Slap Company. Running a ...

Centric Parts hires trio

Centric Parts has hired three new members to its management staff. The moves are being made to keep apace of Centric’s steady growth in both the scale and scope of its North American operations. Centric Parts says the new team members include: Srinivas (Sri) Adusumilli, vice president information technology; Alan Leukhardt, engineering manager; Mohit (Moe) Uppal, vice president ...

Speaker lineup confirmed for Aftermarket Distribution Summit

The Commercial Vehicle Solutions Network (CVSN) has confirmed its speaker lineup for its 10th annual Aftermarket Distribution Summit. This year’s anniversary event will be held Sept. 12-16, 2015 at the Newport Marriott in Newport, R.I. CVSN says the event will feature a keynote address from former America’s Cup sailor Dennis ...

Powderly joins BettsHD

BettsHD has named Ed Powderly as vice president of sales. Most recently, Powderly was business development manager, aftermarket, for Hendrickson USA, LLC. Powderly will report to Betts Company president and COO, Bill Betts, responsible for all sales activities at BettsHD. “Ed comes to BettsHD as an experienced sales and marketing ...

Bergstrom announces management appointments

Bergstrom Inc., has appointed Jim Elliott to global vice president of program management, and Gus Anton to division president of North America. “Bergstrom has achieved significant global growth over the past few years and leaders like Jim and Gus are part of the reason we’ll be able to build ...

Six steps toward an effective service facility

One of the biggest obstacles in improving service shop productivity is building design.Bad processes can be written and improved but expanding a tiny shop is a much more challenging (and expensive) task. Which means for service providers looking to improve the functionality of an existing location, you have to ...

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Jason Cannon