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Karmak sets goals to expand Fusion platform

The books haven't yet closed on 2014 but Karmak, a provider of business management solutions for the commercial transportation industry, is already looking forward to 2015. At the company's annual Leadership & Technology conference, held this week in St. Louis, Adam Madsen, director of product management, says the company is already ...

Cummins team wins scholarship contest

A Cummins-backed team has nabbed first prize in the Tauber Institute for Global Operations Spotlight! Team Project Showcase Scholarship Competition. The ...

Fleet Engineers adds sales & marketing VP

Fleet Engineers, Inc. has hired Kenneth D. Griswold as Vice President of Sales and Marketing.  Griswold spent the last twenty ...

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 ...

Rudy Guiliani to speak at upcoming VIPAR Heavy Duty conference

Rudy Giuliani, the former mayor of New York City, will serve as the keynote speaker for the VIPAR Heavy Duty Annual Business Conference, scheduled for Oct. 19-24, 2014 at the Marco Island Marriott in Marco Island, Fla. Giuliani’s presentation will address “Principled Leadership.” In addition, he will touch upon ...

Meritor sells Mascot brand

Meritor, Inc. announces it has completed the sale of its Mascot operations in Canada and the United States to an entity that will operate under the name Mascot Industries LLC. All other Meritor brake and trailer axle remanufacturing operations, as well as Meritor's distribution business, are not affected by the sale and will continue to operate ...

Dayton Parts named master distributor for Doleco USA

Dayton Parts announces a master distribution agreement with Doleco to distribute Delco’s cargo restraint products to North American customers, effective immediately. For 80 years Dolezych Gmbh & Co. KG of Germany has been committed to safety when lifting, transporting, and safeguarding loads of all kinds. As a global leader ...

DOTY Finalist: Sadler Power Train

Sadler Power Train Sadler added 10 employees in the last year. When he says it out loud, John Sadler can barely believe it. Ten people. “That’s big. We rarely have like that,” says the president of the back-to- back Truck Parts & Service Distributor of the Year finalist. “But then when ...

Two weeks remaining to register for next ACOFAS clinic

The American Council of Frame and Alignment Specialists (ACOFAS) will host a two-day technician training clinic on computer technology and diagnostic equipment in November. Scheduled for Nov. 4-5, 2014 at the Country Inn & Suites (201 Airgate Dr., Morrisville, NC 27560) just outside of the entrance to the Raleigh-Durham ...

What was the most useful tool you’ve purchased in 2014?

Service Opportunities Learning Days (SOLD) organizers are conducting a technician survey to identify “What tool or equipment did you purchase this past year that has made your job easier?” The survey can be found at www.sold15.info, by clicking the Technician Survey section. SOLD organizers say tools can include “scanners, alignment ...