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Luxury suite, concert tickets up for grabs in HDAW early-bird registration contest

Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week 2016 is holding an early registration contest for distributors who plan to attend next year's conference. HDAW organizers say distributors who sign up for next year's conference by Nov. 1, 2015 are automatically entered for a chance to win: High Roller Package: This package includes a ...

Building an online presence through video

Buoyed by the ubiquitous monolith that is YouTube — the No. 2-ranked search engine in the world behind Google — online ...

Sales of PowerCool radiators booming

Detroit Radiator Corporation says it plans to end the summer with double the expected sales numbers for its PowerCool radiator. “Of ...

‘Heavy Duty Aftermarket 2.0: Upgrade Your Business’ named HDAW 2016 theme

Organizers of the 11th annual Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week (HDAW) have announced the theme and leadership for next year's event, which will be held Jan. 25-28, 2016, at the Mirage in Las Vegas. The theme will be “Heavy Duty Aftermarket 2.0: Upgrade Your Business," and the new event co-chairs are ...

Low-rolling resistance tires addressed in Confidence Report

Trucking Efficiency has released a Confidence Report on low-rolling resistance tires. The report, produced by the North American Council For Freight Efficiency and Carbon War Room, says that while the typical upfront purchase price of a tire is only approximately $0.04 per mile, given the range of rolling resistance among dual ...

TMC extends registration for TMC FutureTech

American Trucking Associations’ Technology and Maintenance Council has extended the deadline for the National Student Technician Competition, TMC FutureTech 2015, to Aug. 28, 2015. Applications can be found on event sponsor Velociti Inc.’s website here. The event, designed to promote career opportunities as heavy-truck technicians, will be held in ...

How to benefit from your industry relationships

Building relationships with professional contemporaries is a great resource in business. Whether you’re a manager or an entry-level employee, there’s value in surrounding yourself with people who support you. People you can turn to for encouragement, guidance and advice. There are very few industries where those benefits are more regularly ...

Universal Group adds regional sales manager

Steve Gaddis has joined The Universal Group LLC as regional sales manager for the sales territory covering Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico and Arizona. Gaddis has 19 years experience in the heavy duty truck and trailer industry, having previously held the position of national accounts manager at FleetPride ...

Turning your sales managers into sales leaders

Selling in the aftermarket today requires a proactive approach that starts at the top of your sales organization and descends down throughout your team, says Jim Pancero. The days of sales managers sitting alone in an office approving price cuts and putting out fires is over. During the GenNext ...

Inland Truck Parts expands Fargo capabilities

Inland Truck Parts & Service is expanding its capabilities to better serve the customers of its Fargo, N.D. facility. Inland says it has added Saturday hours at its location in Fargo, and now boasts 14 new service bays as part of a 20,000-sq.-ft.-facility expansion that has brought in the West ...