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Building a web presence on a budget

The Internet is a vast place and if your business isn't on there, you're leaving a lot of money on the table. Chris Walters, with Lester ...

New Mascot owners pledge commitment to market

Newly-acquired Mascot Truck Parts Canada, Ltd – a major remanufacturer of heavy-duty truck components – has announced the first steps of its strategic plan to increase remanufactured product availability across Canada and to lower delivery lead times for the critical components its Canadian wholesale customer base desires to ...

SRC named Remanufacturer of the Year

Jack Stack, founder, president and CEO of Springfield, Missouri-based SRC Holding was named the Remanufacturer of the Year Award for 2014 at ...

Shell sees possible fuel economy benefits with new oil category

At some point in 2016 or 2017, diesel engine oil proposed category 11 (PC-11) will debut in North America. While an introductory date is still up in the air, the makeup of the PC-11 category is beginning to come into focus, says Dan Arcy, OEM technology manager at Shell. Arcy ...

Surplus-Solutions.com improves website

Surplus-Solutions.com, an online marketplace for buying and selling surplus parts and labor, has unveiled a new website homepage and search features. "We want to remove all obstacles to shopping our site," Tom Brown, Surplus-Solutions.com COO, says. "When a buyer lands on our site, we are trying to get him to ...

Dieli to present at Heavy Duty Aftermarket Dialogue

The Heavy Duty Manufacturers Association (HDMA) and MacKay & Company have announced the title and description of the presentation to be given by Dr. Bob Dieli of RDLB, Inc. as part of the third-annual Heavy Duty Aftermarket Dialogue (HDAD) conference. Set for Jan. 26, 2015 at The Mirage in ...

Kaufman, Baer among Northwood education award winners

Heavy-duty industry professionals Derek Kaufman and Chris Baer are among the honorees Northwood University will celebrate during the 39th annual Automotive Aftermarket Management Education Awards during AAPEX 2014 next month in Las Vegas. Seven noted automotive aftermarket professionals will receive honors during a ceremony on Nov. 4, 2014. Northwood ...

Betts Truck Parts & Service completes branding initiative

Betts Truck Parts & Service, one of three divisions of the Betts Company, has announced the completion of a strategic branding initiative that began last year. Betts Company has executed its plan to develop marketing collateral for all divisions tailored to the company's updated brand profile along with the ...

Integrating online sales into your operation

United States retail e-commerce totaled $75 billion in the second quarter of 2014, according to a report released in August by the Census Bureau of the Department of Commerce. Though e-commerce accounted for only 6.4 percent of total retail sales during that period, the Department of Commerce says the e-commerce ...

Diesel Parts of America publishes new website, smartphone apps

Diesel Parts of America (DPA) has launched a new e-commerce site, www.dpausa.com. This site offers over 50,000 items for heavy equipment engine applications for all U.S. and Canadian customers.  DPA is a prime manufacturer and re-manufacturer of diesel fuel injectors and components for heavy equipment engine applications. DPA also offers an ...