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VIPAR celebrates 25 years of success

The silver anniversary for VIPAR Heavy Duty has been good as gold. Speaking at the opening general session of the group's ...

Tech demand outpacing schools’ ability to supply them

Growing up, there was little doubt Jeremy Dones would join the military. What might come after was anybody’s guess. “I always liked trucks,” he says. “It was kind of a family thing; always working on stuff and fixing things.” After a four-year tour of duty with the U.S. Marine ...

CVSN installs new directors

The Commercial Vehicle Solutions Network (CVSN) installed three new directors to its board at its Aftermarket Distribution Summit last month in Nashville. In an effort to ...

GenNext holds successful webinar

GenNext held its second training webinar as part of its Educate, Mentor and Recruit platform last week. The speaker was “The Telephone Doctor” Nancy Friedman. An expert in customer service and public relations, Friedman’s presentation focused on some topics addressed during her speech at CVSN’s Aftermarket Distribution Summit last ...

TruckPro rolling out Mitchell 1 platforms across network

TruckPro, the largest independent truck and trailer service center network across Canada, has chosen Mitchell 1’s suite of online truck repair solutions to enhance the ability of their service centers to accurately diagnose and repair Class 4-8 trucks. Mitchell 1’s suite of Web-based products now being utilized by the ...

Bergstrom celebrate 65 years in business

This year marks the 65th year in business for Bergstrom Inc., a global leader in the design and supply of climate systems to the commercial vehicle industry. The Rockford, Ill.-based company is celebrating this milestone with “Blue Sapphire” events at six facilities across the United States and world. Bergstrom was ...

A clean sell: Providing DPF cleaning

For the service providers out there, what do you offer in your preventive maintenance package? Do you include diesel particulate filter (DPF) cleaning? If you don’t, it’s not a bad idea to consider adding it. Most DPFs in use in North American trucks today can be cleaned in an hour ...

TMC, NATMI joining forces to boost CDM/E, CSM/E programs

American Trucking Associations’ Technology & Maintenance Council (TMC) and the North American Transportation Management Institute will team up to strengthen and increase the visibility of the Certified Director of Maintenance certification (CDM/E) and Certified Supervisor of Maintenance certification (CSM/E), the agencies announced. As part of its five-year strategic plan, ...

Turning cores into cash

You wouldn’t throw cash away, or toss a pile of checks in the trash. So why are there old cores collecting dust in your warehouse? While they admittedly don’t look or smell like greenbacks — in the aftermarket — cores equal cash. The more you return, the more you earn. Creating ...

New engineering VP at Reyco Granning

Reyco Granning has hired of John Stuart as vice president of engineering. With more than 24 years of experience in engineering for the transportation industry, Stuart has served in senior leadership positions for some of the leading manufacturing companies in both the trailer and powered vehicle markets, Reyco Granning ...