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Double Coin names new sales managers

Double Coin and CMA has named Rico Austin as Regional Sales Manager for the Southwest Region, and Bill Telefonow as Regional Sales Manager for the Canada Region. Aaron C. Murphy, Vice President of CMA, says each brings a multitude of industry experience to the company's growing sales team. With 15 years in the ...

Merchandising your facility

In parts sales it’s easy to focus on what’s behind the counter. But spend too much time thinking about what’s behind the curtain and you can ...

GALLERY – Friday at the HDA Truck Pride Annual Meeting

Friday proved to be another busy day at the HDA Truck Pride Annual Meeting in San Antonio. Beginning with educational sessions in the morning for vendors and distributors, the day was filled with excellent discussion to help strengthen HDA Truck Pride members' businesses and grow in the aftermarket. Friday also ...

GenNext holds reception at HDA Truck Pride meeting

GenNext HD held a reception for current members and interested parties last Wednesday before opening of the 2015 HDA Truck Pride Annual Meeting in San Antonio. GenNext President Steve Hansen kicked off the event by describing the non-profit organization's successful 2014, and the group's vision for the coming year. ...

Creating distinction in your operation

If you were a customer, would you do business with your company? That’s an interesting question to ponder, but unfortunately one not enough business owners are willing to ask themselves, says Scott McKain. Speaking at the HDA Truck Pride Annual Meeting Thursday in San Antonio, McKain says self-evaluation is one ...

GALLERY – HDA Truck Pride meeting underway

The 2015 HDA Truck Pride Annual Meeting is now underway in San Antonio. The event began with a reception Wednesday evening and kicked into high gear on Thursday with its annual stockholders meeting, opening general session featuring a keynote presentation by Scott McKain, the presentation of the 2014 Truck ...

Distributor of the Year nominations rolling in

The 2015 Truck Parts & Service Distributor of the Year nomination period is open, and active. Nominations have been coming in for the last two weeks, and it looks like the competition for the annual award will be stiff once again. The Distributor of the Year nomination process is open to ...

DENSO expanding North American R&D

DENSO says the company will expand its North American research and development capabilities to include heavy duty and commercial vehicles, adding it has established a cross-functional team of market research, product engineering, and researchers that will focus on bringing-to-market products that improve fuel efficiency, expand connectivity and safety, and promote electrification ...

Bendix’s Indiana facility honored for excellence

The Huntington, Indiana, manufacturing campus of Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems has received the 2014 KB-Truck Knorr Excellence Award, given by the Munich, Germany-based Knorr-Bremse (KB) Group at its World Meeting in March. Bendix is a member of KB, the leading worldwide supplier of pneumatic braking and related safety systems ...

Consistency breeds success

Your customers loathe downtime. Every minute their trucks sit cost them in lost revenue and maintenance expenses. Which is why when you quote them three hours on a repair, they aren’t thrilled to find out it’s going to take six. While no repairs are exactly the same every time, your ...